Turkey with a .410?

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Everyday Hunter
 
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Turkey with a .410?

Postby Everyday Hunter » May 7th, 2009, 12:07 pm

Anyone here ever shoot a gobbler with a .410 shotgun? I'd like to try.

What brand, model, etc.

Thanks.
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RE: Turkey with a .410?

Postby nhtrkybstr » May 7th, 2009, 1:24 pm

Can't use them here. Nothing smaller than 20 gauge.
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RE: Turkey with a .410?

Postby mark hay » May 7th, 2009, 1:34 pm

I THINK IT WOULD BE A HOOT ! i would have bought one just for turkey hunting IF I COULD AFFORD IT .

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RE: Turkey with a .410?

Postby icdedturkes » May 7th, 2009, 1:36 pm

Just for the heck of it I patterned my SXS stevens full and full this year at 20 yards with 3 inch 7.5s. At 20 yards 120 in a ten inch circle which is more than adequate to knock their fool heads off.

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RE: Turkey with a .410?

Postby CB on the run » May 7th, 2009, 3:56 pm

A couple of young fall birds have fallen to a .410 with lead 6's from our group.  It was a .22/.410 single shot, I don't know the make or model.  I personally took several fall birds with a Franchi 28ga with 1oz #6 lead but had to pass on a fall gobbler that came by me at around 40 yards so I went back to the 20ga.  I was a sweet carrying gun but I didn't reload 28ga and ammo was pretty expensive so it left the arsenal last fall to a new home with a 14 yr old young lady starting out her hunting/shooting career.
 
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