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#3179786 - 02/28/13 09:34 PM Your choke size
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just kind of curious if ther mite be an average size choke that turkey hunters go to when choose'n, seems ya hear a lot mention the .660 or .665 sizes often, most of mine are .660,.660 & a .643.

What'cha got ??
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#3179789 - 02/28/13 09:36 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: FOX FIRE]
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660 on top barrel. 673 bottom barrel.
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#3179800 - 02/28/13 09:40 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: FOX FIRE]
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It's hard to really answer due to the fact that different gun manufactures have different bore diameters which makes a choke diameter different for each. Example is the benelli bore is .723 which is MUCH smaller then say a mossberg or invector barrel. Benellis usually like a tighter exit diameter in the 650-660 range where you definitely don't want to use that diameter in a mossberg.

Hopefully that makes sense. As a general term I'd say 665 is average among most guns but that doesn't say what your gun will like. She'll choice also will come into play
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#3179827 - 02/28/13 09:53 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: REN]
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Never mind I didn't read you post right. Ignore my rambling hahah


650 and 656 in my stoegers
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#3179836 - 02/28/13 10:00 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: REN]
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.660 in my 870
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#3179850 - 02/28/13 10:15 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: Spurhunter]
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Rem 870-660
Benelli SBE-1 660 unless shooting nitro then 673
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#3179860 - 02/28/13 10:34 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: Roost 1]
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Rem 11-87 or 870sm.... .655, .660, .662, .665, .670, .672, .680 all depends on what shot size and density I am using.
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#3179869 - 02/28/13 10:55 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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Currently .662
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#3180013 - 03/01/13 07:55 AM Re: Your choke size [Re: PinchPoint]
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Mossberg 835 .690
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#3180657 - 03/01/13 06:35 PM Re: Your choke size [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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 Originally Posted By: Grizzly Johnson
Rem 11-87 or 870sm.... .655, .660, .662, .665, .670, .672, .680 all depends on what shot size and density I am using.


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