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Offline Karl Blanchard

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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2024, 10:56:21 AM »
This may be an option for you if your tru glo is for a pic rail

https://meadow-creek-mounts.myshopify.com/products/picatinny-weaver-rib-mount

No idea if anyone makes a saddle mount for the weatherby but that's also an easy option.
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2024, 11:49:17 AM »
This may be an option for you if your tru glo is for a pic rail

https://meadow-creek-mounts.myshopify.com/products/picatinny-weaver-rib-mount

No idea if anyone makes a saddle mount for the weatherby but that's also an easy option.

All saddle mounts I found were for other guns. I know that something would probably work but....I'm gonna call that company and see if this is an option for me.  Thanks!

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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2024, 02:16:52 PM »
look at burris speedbead for non invasive mounting for your red dot...
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2024, 04:02:49 PM »
I put a red dot on my son's shotgun.
Cheapo 12guage from Walmart.
It was drilled and tapped,but no rail or scope base would line up.
Only one company I found even sold one,his birthday is in March.
I was on a time crunch to make something work
I ended up drilling holes in a different rail. His rail is only held on with 3 screws instead of four.
Buying scope bases for shotguns ,seems more difficult then it should be.
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2024, 08:19:08 AM »
I put a red dot on my son's shotgun.
Cheapo 12guage from Walmart.
It was drilled and tapped,but no rail or scope base would line up.
Only one company I found even sold one,his birthday is in March.
I was on a time crunch to make something work
I ended up drilling holes in a different rail. His rail is only held on with 3 screws instead of four.
Buying scope bases for shotguns ,seems more difficult then it should be.

sumtoy is pretty good with most bases...
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2024, 08:41:30 AM »
look at burris speedbead for non invasive mounting for your red dot...
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I've used a Beretta 391 with a shim area mount, it was very good. This Burris system looks good and for about $60, no drilling required.
https://www.burrisoptics.com/mounting-systems/speedbeadtm-vent-rib-mount
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2024, 09:17:48 PM »
look at burris speedbead for non invasive mounting for your red dot...
:yeah:
I've used a Beretta 391 with a shim area mount, it was very good. This Burris system looks good and for about $60, no drilling required.
https://www.burrisoptics.com/mounting-systems/speedbeadtm-vent-rib-mount



I wonder if that system would work on the CZ Drake 410. With 410s being so much smaller of barrels. And the CZ drake not being tapped. I may have to look into it more. Been thinking about a red dot for turkey hunting.
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2024, 09:32:49 PM »
look at burris speedbead for non invasive mounting for your red dot...
:yeah:
I've used a Beretta 391 with a shim area mount, it was very good. This Burris system looks good and for about $60, no drilling required.
https://www.burrisoptics.com/mounting-systems/speedbeadtm-vent-rib-mount



I wonder if that system would work on the CZ Drake 410. With 410s being so much smaller of barrels. And the CZ drake not being tapped. I may have to look into it more. Been thinking about a red dot for turkey hunting.
Since it mounts on the rib. If adaptors slide between the barrel and rib you should be OK.
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #23 on: February 18, 2024, 10:42:55 PM »
look at burris speedbead for non invasive mounting for your red dot...
:yeah:
I've used a Beretta 391 with a shim area mount, it was very good. This Burris system looks good and for about $60, no drilling required.
https://www.burrisoptics.com/mounting-systems/speedbeadtm-vent-rib-mount



I wonder if that system would work on the CZ Drake 410. With 410s being so much smaller of barrels. And the CZ drake not being tapped. I may have to look into it more. Been thinking about a red dot for turkey hunting.
Since it mounts on the rib. If adaptors slide between the barrel and rib you should be OK.

Thatís what I was thinking. It should slide in no problem. I think the only concern I have is how narrow the rib is.
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2024, 05:33:15 AM »
look at burris speedbead for non invasive mounting for your red dot...

 :yeah: I have the speed bead and a FastFire red dot on my Benelli, love it. I just remove the red dot for upland and waterfowl
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2024, 08:23:52 AM »
I called Burris and according to the customer rep they don't have a mount that will work with the Weatherby. I ordered 2 different sights. The 1st one is the Hi-Viz Tom Buster and the 2nd is the Dead Ringer beard buster. They both mount to the rib. I'll see which one I like the best and use it. They were only 20 bucks each so no huge money spent. Next up will be finding a good patterning choke.

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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #26 on: February 19, 2024, 10:49:53 AM »
I did a 20g nova last year. Mounted a bushnell rx using a Sumtoy base. The RX is the same footprint as Leupold Delta point. Local gun shop tapped it for $80. Patterned Federal, Browning and Herters TSS. Herters was as good as Federal for $15 less.

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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2024, 11:17:40 AM »
the Elements dont come tapped for a red dot mount on receiver.. this will have to be a mod you make.

Going to have to start searching for a Smith to do that work.

If you are looking for a gunsmith in the Castle Rock area, try 3 Peaks Firearms.  He's good.
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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #28 on: April 21, 2024, 12:31:28 PM »
Well gents, the new shotgun performed well today.

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Re: New dedicated turkey gun
« Reply #29 on: April 21, 2024, 01:21:44 PM »
Boom lets gooooo!

 


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