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Offline jdb

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Chokes and loads
« on: February 03, 2018, 09:18:17 AM »
I know that testing is the only real way to find the tightest load for my shotgun but what's the general consensus on choke tubes and loads? I have 870's btw
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Re: Chokes and loads
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 10:16:06 AM »
I favor the nice uniform pattern of IC.  It generally performs well with any size steel shot.

I did not see this was in the Turkey Hunting forum.  My advice is for ducks.
« Last Edit: February 03, 2018, 04:24:15 PM by Bill W »

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Re: Chokes and loads
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2018, 11:18:01 AM »
Indian Creek or Jebs or Sumtoy and Carlson’s. Waiting for my dad to get back from vacation so I can pickup and pattern my 20ga with my Carlson’s choke with the TSS 9’s.


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Re: Chokes and loads
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2018, 02:39:09 PM »
I use several different shotguns and I've found FULL choke with either 3" # 4 duck loads ( which I have plenty of ) work well or Ive got some old 2 3/4" 1 1/2 oz 4's is devastating. Try different chokes and loads to find out what your shotgun shoots the best on a pattering board. Good luck

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Re: Chokes and loads
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2018, 07:04:18 PM »
I shoot a longbeard xr with hevi shot magnum blend in 3 1/2"
You would be happy with that choke and the xr shells its designed for.  Patterns great our of my gun.  I shoot a sx3

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Re: Chokes and loads
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2018, 07:10:44 PM »
I just got a new sumtoy, .640

Looking forward to testing out some turkey loads.

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