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#3184686 - 03/05/13 07:57 PM Shotgun Suggestions
backroads
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I need an inexpensive all around shotgun which will primarily be used for turkey hunting. I would like your suggestions on something inexpensive where I can change chokes. Thanks
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#3184689 - 03/05/13 07:59 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: backroads]
Deer Assassin
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rem 870

mosberg 835
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#3184706 - 03/05/13 08:06 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: Deer Assassin]
mr.big
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I have had an 835 for almost 20 years that kills on both ends,,Hastings .670 choke and Win Supreme HV 6 shot,,
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#3184758 - 03/05/13 08:45 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: mr.big]
mike243
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Mossburg500 or a rem 870 either wont break the bank & will shoot 3" shells which have killed many a critter before a 3.5 was ever thought about.
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#3184767 - 03/05/13 08:54 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: mike243]
Kimberman
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870
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#3184824 - 03/05/13 10:30 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: Kimberman]
Hunter 257W
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Mossberg 500 if you want the very cheapest "good" quality shotgun that will do it all. The Remington 870 Express won't break the bank either and is definitely good quality.
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#3184846 - 03/05/13 11:18 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: Kimberman]
PinchPoint
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 Originally Posted By: Kimberman
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#3184851 - 03/05/13 11:24 PM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: PinchPoint]
Nhill
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If you want an all around shotgun, I would stay away from a 3.5" gun like an 835. They are capable of shooting bird loads, but aren't known for reliably cycling them.
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#3184870 - 03/06/13 04:32 AM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: Nhill]
mike243
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Never seen a pump 3.5 have any issue with smaller shells.they wont hold as tite of a pattern with the lower shells though
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#3184888 - 03/06/13 05:44 AM Re: Shotgun Suggestions [Re: mike243]
stik
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870. is there anything else?
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