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#3126790 - 01/16/13 01:56 PM Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name
oldmanelrod
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Has anyone used Federal Premier or Premium (not sure of name)3 inch turkey loads? If so how has it performed?
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#3126807 - 01/16/13 02:04 PM Re: Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name [Re: oldmanelrod]
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Premium.

They are pretty good loads but unless you get old stock they use the flight controlled wad, which means you need to use a none wad striping choke like a factory one, old school Undertaker or one specifically designed for it.

I use to shoot them from my 870 when i had it using a $20 undertaker choke with very good results, actually liked it the best from the lead group. Havent shot it in a few years though so not sure if anything has changed in their loads.
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#3126846 - 01/16/13 02:29 PM Re: Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name [Re: REN]
deerhunter10
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like ren said I haven't shot them in a while but I had good results from them I had to change chokes a lot though to find one with the results I wanted. but I haven't shot them in probably 3 years though.
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#3127840 - 01/17/13 06:23 AM Re: Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name [Re: deerhunter10]
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Had great results out of a kicks gobblin thunder
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#3129135 - 01/18/13 05:44 AM Re: Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name [Re: Rockhound]
tickweed
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they are bad, all I use, all you need
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#3129151 - 01/18/13 06:06 AM Re: Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name [Re: tickweed]
Rockhound
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The lead gave me great patterns in my 12 ga.


The federal heavyweight #7's puts about 55% of the shot in a 10 in circle at 40 yards in my 10 ga. and nothing is walking away from those shells. The #7 shot will blow through 1/2 in plywood at 40 yds.
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#3129490 - 01/18/13 11:39 AM Re: Federal Premier or Premium not sure of the name [Re: Rockhound]
oldmanelrod
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Thanks for the answers. I do use a 870 turkey gun, with a 24 in barrel and Remington factory turkey choke so it sounds like I will be okay. Found some on the shelf at a local sporting goods for $14.97 per box. Guess I will give them a try. Not much $ for a test fire.
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