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#3140938 - 01/27/13 12:18 AM Remington 870
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Looking for the best setup for a remington 870 wingmaster magnum for turkey.Looking for best choke and shot. Any opinions are welcome, thanks in advance for info.
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#3140972 - 01/27/13 06:17 AM Re: Remington 870 [Re: ficht295]
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Primos jellyhead .665 and hevishot magnum blend .... very hard to beat!!
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#3140999 - 01/27/13 07:13 AM Re: Remington 870 [Re: wkyhunter]
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 Originally Posted By: wkyhunter
Primos jellyhead .665 and hevishot magnum blend .... very hard to beat!!
yep turned my 870 into a turkey killing machine
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#3141538 - 01/27/13 06:14 PM Re: Remington 870 [Re: ]
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Yep I prefer a kicks gobblin thunder .660 or .655.
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#3141697 - 01/27/13 08:01 PM Re: Remington 870 [Re: Roost 1]
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I currently shoot a 870 SP with 23" bbl. I use an Indian Creek .665 choke with 3.5" Nitros and/or 3.5" MagBlends and its poison on the turkeys. I shot a Kick's GT .670 choke for years with 3.5" Winchester High Velocity #4s and was very pleased with that combo as well. If yours is a Wingmaster, you'll be shooting 3" shells, correct?
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#3141944 - 01/27/13 11:49 PM Re: Remington 870 [Re: Andy S.]
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Yes it will be a 3in shell. Thanks for all the info.
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#3155219 - 02/07/13 03:56 PM Re: Remington 870 [Re: ]
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 Originally Posted By: LSUtigers
870, 3", win mags in 12 gauge #4's not sure on choke, take em all the time out to 60 yards, so I don't touch setup.


And here we go again \:\)
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#3156108 - 02/08/13 11:12 AM Re: Remington 870 [Re: REN]
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My 870 shot the best with winchester high velocity 6s with a comp n choke xxx full.
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#3156176 - 02/08/13 12:09 PM Re: Remington 870 [Re: PREDATORDJ365]
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For 3" shells I would go with .655 1 3/4oz load. Winchester HV 5or6 should work nicely..
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#3156510 - 02/08/13 04:52 PM Re: Remington 870 [Re: REN]
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 Originally Posted By: REN
 Originally Posted By: LSUtigers
870, 3", win mags in 12 gauge #4's not sure on choke, take em all the time out to 60 yards, so I don't touch setup.


And here we go again \:\)


I'm starting to think I'm the crazy one REN. I had my forcing cone lengthened, keep my barrel deep cleaned, shoot 3.5 inch Hevishot 6's through a Jellyhead choke, and I've never considered pattern shooting mine past 50 yards. After reading the stuff on here, my gun should be deadly to 90 yards!
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