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favorite load

Postby nhtrkybstr » May 10th, 2009, 4:33 am

Alright everyone, what's your favorite turkey load. Mine was a rem nitro turkey 3" mag in number 5 shot. However, my moss 535 wouldn't eject them well, so I changed to federal mag-shok in 3" mag # 4, and have been very pleased with it.
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Moonshine Gobbler
 
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RE: favorite load

Postby Moonshine Gobbler » May 10th, 2009, 4:39 am

So far my 870 S/M likes the federal Heavy Weight with the flite control wad, out of a tru glo choke. #6's, I wanna try the 7's see how they do. It also shoots Win. Supreme #4 lead real nice.

In my winchester it was 1 7/8oz #4 fed. 3"

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RE: favorite load

Postby icdedturkes » May 10th, 2009, 6:47 am

Nitro Company 20 G 1 7/16 straght Hevi 7s

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RE: favorite load

Postby mark hay » May 10th, 2009, 2:40 pm

12 ga.
2 3/4 in.
1 5/8 oz.
#6's
WIN. SUPREME DOUBLE X MAGNUM TRKY LOADS
 
they perform great from my double.

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RE: favorite load

Postby mark hay » May 10th, 2009, 2:55 pm

ounces                #4      #5       #6       #71/2
1 1/4                 169      213      281      437
1 3/8                 186      234      309      481
1 1/2                 202      255      337      525
1 5/8                 220      276      366      569
1 7/8                 253      319      422      656
2                      270      340       450      700
2 1/4                 304      382       506      786
 
average number of pellets per ounce
data from Win. reloading manual .
 
#4 = .130 dia.
#5 = .120 dia.
#6 = .110 dia.
#7 1/2 = .095 dia.
 

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RE: favorite load

Postby dawei » May 11th, 2009, 2:31 pm

[color="#0000ff"]For my Model 500C Mossberg® 20ga - Hevi13™ 1¼oz #6 Shot
                                                                   - Winchester® Supreme™ 1 5/16oz #4 (Pb)

For my Remington® SPR220 20ga - Remington® Nitro Turkey™ 1¼oz #5 (Pb)
                                                             
[/color][color="#0000ff"]- Winchester® Supreme™ 1 5/16oz #4 (Pb)[/color]
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RE: favorite load

Postby Stringbender » May 24th, 2009, 8:49 pm

Remington  870  12  Ga  28"  barrel
Primos  Jelly  Head
Heavy  Shot  3"  #5   2  ounce  load
 
This  combination  has  worked  well  for  me  the  past  two  years

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RE: favorite load

Postby Warbird » May 26th, 2009, 4:12 am

12 ga Nitro H-51013 3.5" 2-1/4OZ 7's
12 ga Fed hw 3.5" 1-7/8 oz 7's
12 ga Hevi13 3.5" 2-1/4 oz 6's
10 ga Nitro H210 2.5 oz 7's
10 ga Nitro H210 2.5 oz Triplex


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