Fan Club wrote:My thought is that if you get him at 25 yards dead to rights, yer' Grandpa's cardboard low brass shells will do the trick...
All kidding aside I haven't seen the LB XR for sale locally yet, only in the Cabelas catalog. Ones thing's for sure right off the top, the LB XR at 18.99 for 10 is a whole lot more appealing than 37.00 for 5 on the HS blended. (rebate aside)
Your choke tube should work for any turkey load, just some better than others. Unfortunately the only way to find out is to hit the range and punch some paper. If you have the discretionary income, by all means let us know how XR and HS compare. Me I'm still laying 'em down with the Federal 4s I've been using for almost 20 years and striving to become a better turkey hunter, not a better long range shot. Please don't take that as knock on what you want to do Dewey, to each his own my brother!
kygobbler wrote:Hey Dewey, Im planning on doing some more shooting the next two days comparing the Longbeards to the Double X's. As far as my first half test went Im really not impressed with the Longbeards. Hopefully, I will tell more about them in the next day or two. If I have any left over I have no problem sending a couple up there. I have the 3.5" #5 and #6. With that .664 choke that should throw them for quite a distance. If that will work for you just send me an email but if the 3.5" is too much for you I understand. .
kygobbler wrote:Now Im just curious, what are you using now? Why are you looking at the Hevi Mags? IMO, if what you are using now works why change. I just don't understand why pay over $7 a shell when a little over a buck shell (Winchchester Double X) kills just as many within 40 yards.
eddie234 wrote:Ive heard this years hevi 13 and magnum blends have changed components. patterns aren't as good as years past.
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