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#3119542 - 01/11/13 06:13 PM Hevi Shot
Yotekiller011
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I prepared for turkey season last year and bought a Gobbling Thunder choke tube for my 935. Well starting doing more research to find out that the maker of the choke does not recommend shooting Hevi Shot through the tube and had to shoot a different tube. Hevi shot says it wont hurt the tube and many people use the same combo. So, is the choke tube company just worried about liabilty or will it hurt the choke and my gun?
Is there better combos?


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#3119558 - 01/11/13 06:22 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: Yotekiller011]
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It doesnt hurt them.
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#3119561 - 01/11/13 06:25 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: muddyboots]
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i was told kicks had an affiliation with a lead shell manufacturer and thats why they put that on their chokes. I dont know if thats correct or not but i have a couple buddies who shoot it through theirs.
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#3119616 - 01/11/13 07:00 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: muddyboots]
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 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
i was told kicks had an affiliation with a lead shell manufacturer and thats why they put that on their chokes. I dont know if thats correct or not but i have a couple buddies who shoot it through theirs.
I have heard that also.
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#3119726 - 01/11/13 07:58 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: timberjack86]
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Great! I had heard the same. it patterns great with the blend. The Jelly Heads ok but not near as good on the paper.
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#3119753 - 01/11/13 08:13 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: muddyboots]
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 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
i was told kicks had an affiliation with a lead shell manufacturer and thats why they put that on their chokes. I dont know if thats correct or not but i have a couple buddies who shoot it through theirs.


That is correct.... several people on OldGobbler use that combo.
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#3119883 - 01/11/13 09:17 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
 Originally Posted By: muddyboots
i was told kicks had an affiliation with a lead shell manufacturer and thats why they put that on their chokes. I dont know if thats correct or not but i have a couple buddies who shoot it through theirs.


That is correct.... several people on OldGobbler use that combo.
I've heard the same
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#3120006 - 01/12/13 12:05 AM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: turkeyslyr3]
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I've shot a crapload of hevi through my kicks as well as lead and federal heavyweight.

I would not be scared to say that kicks probably makes the stoutest choke out there.

Kicks is in bed with Winchester, he will tell you that Winchester extended range, and nitros are safe but hevi is not... hmmmm
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#3120031 - 01/12/13 01:18 AM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: Rockhound]
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Kicks Gobbling Thunder been shooting them them before most people ever heard of them... I have shot most everything thru a GT with no problems.... They are connected to Winchester....
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#3121112 - 01/12/13 08:22 PM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: Roost 1]
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Charlie Boswell is in bed with Winchester. That's why he doesn't recommend shooting Hevi-Shot thru his Kick's chokes. I've been shooting Hevi-Shot thru Kick's chokes for years with no problems and they throw great patterns.
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#3121488 - 01/13/13 07:08 AM Re: Hevi Shot [Re: CAMARO12]
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Thanks guys, I'll slaying with confidence, 935 camo, Kicks Gobble Thunder .685, Nikon red dot same camo, and Hevi Blend.
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