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#3150058 - 02/03/13 12:41 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
Southern Sportsman
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Registered: 09/18/11
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Loc: West TN

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Has he killed birds with it yet? Its a great looking pattern but, imHo, i wouldnt even consider shooting a turkey with 9 shot past 20 yards. I dont even like 7 shot. How much energy can a pellet that small retain
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#3150095 - 02/03/13 01:38 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: Southern Sportsman]
X-Tennessean
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Registered: 07/14/09
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Loc: Hunt Tn, live n Mo !

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 Originally Posted By: Southern Sportsman
Has he killed birds with it yet? Its a great looking pattern but, imHo, i wouldnt even consider shooting a turkey with 9 shot past 20 yards. I dont even like 7 shot. How much energy can a pellet that small retain


TSS is alot denser from my readings and search ! You will be surprised at the penetration capability of this stuff. Much much better than one would expect, im sure there are some youtube vids check it out !

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#3150162 - 02/03/13 03:12 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
Rockhound
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Registered: 04/04/11
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 Originally Posted By: 8 POINTS OR BETTER
It is a Youth Rem 1100 2 3/4" chamber, with a primos jelly head .570 choke, shooting 1 5/8 oz of TSS #9.


BOOYAH!!!!! \:\)
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#3150163 - 02/03/13 03:14 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: Southern Sportsman]
Rockhound
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 Originally Posted By: Southern Sportsman
Has he killed birds with it yet? Its a great looking pattern but, imHo, i wouldnt even consider shooting a turkey with 9 shot past 20 yards. I dont even like 7 shot. How much energy can a pellet that small retain


Tss #9 retains enough energy at 1100 fps to kill WAY over half a football field. WAY over
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#3150421 - 02/03/13 06:52 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: Rockhound]
Andy S.
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Looks awesome Chris, thanks for sharing. How was the recoil? I'm guessing not bad.
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#3150432 - 02/03/13 07:04 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: Southern Sportsman]
8 POINTS OR BETTER
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Registered: 08/15/07
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Loc: Hardin, Co.

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 Originally Posted By: Southern Sportsman
Has he killed birds with it yet? Its a great looking pattern but, imHo, i wouldnt even consider shooting a turkey with 9 shot past 20 yards. I dont even like 7 shot. How much energy can a pellet that small retain



TSS #9 will out penetrate copper plated lead #4 at 40 yds.
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#3151768 - 02/04/13 06:31 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
mathews338
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Registered: 11/05/09
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That's awesome!
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#3151990 - 02/04/13 08:06 PM Re: One bad 20 ga. [Re: Andy S.]
8 POINTS OR BETTER
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Registered: 08/15/07
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Loc: Hardin, Co.

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 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
Looks awesome Chris, thanks for sharing. How was the recoil? I'm guessing not bad.


Not to bad, I'd say some where between a 12 ga light dove load and a high brass 12 ga load. I plan on letting my 7 year old use it this year, but he will practice with 20 ga dove loads.
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