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what is your turkey gun setup?
« on: January 25, 2021, 01:59:34 PM »
would love to hear your go to setups. last year i used a 12 ga and have just purchased a 20ga franchi to setup specifically for turkey hunting.
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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2021, 02:17:37 PM »
Browning Silver, .675 Terror choke! :chuckle:

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2021, 03:32:21 PM »
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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2021, 03:45:32 PM »
Stephens Model 320 in 20ga. I love all things 20ga! My shoulder cant handle shooting a 12ga much anymore, so 20 it is! Plus I had a neighbor give me like 700 rounds of 20ga ammo!

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2021, 03:51:18 PM »
Winchester SXP Longbeard edition 12 ga 3”magnum
Indian Creek Diamond .665 constriction
Federal TSS 3” 7 shot
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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2021, 04:29:05 PM »
Mossberg 500 12 gauge, turkey choke, Remington Nitro Turkey shot shells. Yeah, I am a budget hunter. :)
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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2021, 05:06:52 PM »
Mossberg 835 in 12 ga, factory turkey choke, burris FF 3 and winchester longbeard 3 inch xr #6's.

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2021, 05:08:12 PM »
I take my duck gun, swap the choke and ammo, Stoeger M3500.

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2021, 05:23:32 PM »
I take my duck gun, swap the choke and ammo, Stoeger M3500.
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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2021, 05:25:38 PM »
This year am going archery for turkey as am hunting a friend's back yard and nearby landlocked BLM land.   

But for the years that I go shotgun, these days I pack the 12ga O/U with RMC brass shells with #7 TSS18 hand loads.    I hunt turkey from behind a ground fence blind so don't care that the O/U isn't camoflaged.   And my TSS18 loads are only 7/8oz of shot and 1650fps.....so it feels more like shooting a 20ga than a 12ga.   

If weather will be wetter, I pack the waterfowl shotgun, Browning A5, with my waterfowl TSS18 hand loads.   

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2021, 09:08:35 AM »
guess i should put my gun in here too - decided to drop some weight and ease up on the shoulder as i get older!

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SBE2 rob Roberts custom 12 ga
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Apex ninja 3.5" ammo 

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2021, 01:32:54 PM »
Wincheater SXP 12 ga. Tru Glo super turkey choke.  Alao have a Stoeger 350 12 ga 30" barrel with the factory turkey choke and a Winchester 1300 12 ga this is my multi purpose shotgun.  This year will hopefully be the ten point cross bow.

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2021, 02:33:05 PM »
I use the same gun for waterfowl, upland, turkeys, etc.: Remington 870 Express. I wore the factory finish off over the years, so I painted it a few years back.

For turkeys, I use the Remington Super Full choke and Remington Nitro turkey ammo. I get great patterns with that combo.

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2021, 03:40:18 PM »
I run an SP-10 with the Remington Nitro turkey shells, #5 shot with and Indian creek choke tube.

(That way if I miss, I'll likely scare them them to death.)  Man, does it bark!

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Re: what is your turkey gun setup?
« Reply #14 on: January 26, 2021, 08:13:21 PM »
Bag of corn, 10/22 and banana clip!

 


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