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Choke and shot size?
« on: December 10, 2020, 06:34:57 PM »
Whatís your go to choke and shot size?  Iíve been using modified and #2 shot for ducks this year with good luck. Havenít done any goose hunting yet
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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2020, 06:41:44 PM »
Modified or an IM with #3 shot.  I shoot it for everything. 
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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2020, 06:50:00 PM »
IC and #4 for the first 2 then a #2 that's for 12ga. Now for the 10ga skeet 2 1/4oz #4 then factory #2
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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2020, 06:51:04 PM »
Same as h2o here, currently shooting a .720 (Improved) with Winchester #3s, been very happy with that combo.  I have a .710 (Modified) and #2s for longer shots, but neither have made it out of the garage for some time now.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2020, 07:44:49 PM »
I shoot a modified and #2ís black cloud.  Itís impressive how is smacks em so much harder further out.  It just jumps on em.  I really like the step ups from the olí federal steel shot.  I would probably go #3ís for ducks though.  Kinda like I shoot #5ís for pheasant...makes me feel good is all.  Not quite the 6ís (might be further out you know) and not quite the #4ís (might have a closer shot, ya know.).  :chuckle:

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2020, 08:02:23 PM »
Factory IC  or CL choke 3" Federal Red box 2's. Go pattern that load at 40 yards. My Benelli SBE3 rocks it 70/30 pattern with about 90% in the 30" circle.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2020, 08:21:02 PM »
muller passing choke, winchester sx3, black cloud 3 in #3 1 1/4 1450 FPS. From the decoys to the outer limits ducks, geese, whatever, it all dies.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2020, 09:43:50 PM »
3/8 oz of #6 steel. Works like a charm
9/16 oz #4 bismuth
Ducks fall dead with the 410. IC and modified.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2020, 10:16:15 PM »
TSS18 shooter here.

For O/U am doing Open and IC chokes with #7 shot on ducks and geese.

For Browning A5 am using IC and occasionally modified

7/8 oz. Loads in 2 3/4" custom loaded shells.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2020, 06:39:15 AM »
Tss has worked amazing for me as well in the 410. I'm just out of shells. I will reload those in future for sure. Nothing better. I've even rocked turkeys out to 30 yards stone dead with number 9s.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2020, 01:56:54 PM »
IM or full with 1ís-2ís. I learned on a full choke from the age of 9. I hate sounding ducks. I would rather miss.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2020, 02:16:12 PM »
12ga SRM "Terror" .675 in Browning Silver. 3" 5's for Turkeys , 3" steel 3's and steel BB's. Factory full for steel in Gold 10 shooting steel BB's or T's.

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Re: Choke and shot size?
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2020, 02:39:21 PM »
Modified or an IM with #3 shot.  I shoot it for everything.

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