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#1667882 - 12/11/09 08:51 PM Word on the street
buckdead
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Hevi-Shot will introduce new turkey loads for 2010. There will be a new Hevi-13 shot size #7 in 12 gauge 3" with 2 oz. of shot and a 3.5" shell with 2.25 oz. of shot as well as a 20 gauge shell with 1.25 oz. of #7 shot. Those shells will provide a 33% pellet increase over the comparable #6 shot loads.

They will also introduce the "Hevi-13 Magnum Blend" turkey loads with a uniform mixture of shot sizes #5, #6 and #7. The idea with these shells is to provide a balance between the added knockdown power of the #5 shot and higher pellet counts with the #6 and #7 shot sizes.

These shells are supposed to be available for the 2010 spring season. I will be trying them out if I can get my hands on them. Hopefully they will perform similiar to the Nitros. It would be nice if they where cheaper than the Nitros too \:\)


Edited by buckdead (12/11/09 08:54 PM)
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#1669374 - 12/13/09 04:26 AM Re: Word on the street [Re: buckdead]
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I like the theory. I've had VERY good luck with the Winchester Supreme shells (multiple kills over 50 yards) so it will have to pattern very well!
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#1669676 - 12/13/09 11:03 AM Re: Word on the street [Re: adamf5353]
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I have a kill with Hevi that goes 58 yds(remington 870 super mag) probably a lucky shot tho.

I got a $200 mossberg that patterns better with the cheap Rem. shells than with Hevi and seems to throw a better pattern than my super mag..... Go Figure.

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#1670222 - 12/13/09 06:32 PM Re: Word on the street [Re: adamf5353]
buckdead
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 Originally Posted By: adamf5353
I like the theory.

its not really a theory. its been done before just not mass produced by a big manufacturer
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#1670995 - 12/14/09 08:03 AM Re: Word on the street [Re: buckdead]
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#1677507 - 12/17/09 12:15 PM Re: Word on the street [Re: DOC1187]
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I guess we will get to try them out this year.

http://www.hevishot.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=127
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#1677821 - 12/17/09 03:39 PM Re: Word on the street [Re: ]
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they are going to up the velocity to 1200 fps. im definatly going to give them a try. they have made a quality products in the past and i dont think they will disappoint with these either.
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#1677839 - 12/17/09 03:51 PM Re: Word on the street [Re: buckdead]
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i shoot the nitro h378i 3" 1 7/8oz #7 1200 fps about $6 bucks a shell
i think the new hevi 3" 2oz #7 can perform as good if not better and hopefully cheaper.
i might sell off my nitros to buy a supply of these new shells \:\)
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#1678112 - 12/17/09 06:39 PM Re: Word on the street [Re: buckdead]
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I would hate too leave nitros as I know what they will do. Someone can try them for a season then i might.
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#1678609 - 12/18/09 07:07 AM Re: Word on the street [Re: muddyboots]
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I would feel more comfortable if there were some larger shot mixed up in there with the 7's.

Just a LITTLE light for my taste, but hey what I know about a turkey and about 2 bucks will get you a coke. \:D

I used one Nitro last year, had 7.5, 5 and 6 in it I think.
Bad boy right there.
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