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#3227447 - 04/20/13 07:55 PM What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with
Deek1965
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I had heard that to be an expert turkey hunter the most challenging weapon to use is a .410 due to Mohican sneek necessary to get so close and marksmanship required to such a small amount of powder and lead. My smallest was 870 12ga, 3 inch , number 4s
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#3227458 - 04/20/13 08:18 PM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: Deek1965]
Gravey
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My first turkey gun was a Mossberg 500 12 gauge shooting 3" shells. My son killed his first one two years ago with a Mossberg 500 Bantam 20 gauge and 3" shells. Hoping to get him #2 in the morning.
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#3227486 - 04/20/13 08:48 PM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: Gravey]
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#3227494 - 04/20/13 08:58 PM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: PalsPal]
shopson
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20 gauge with 3" mags or 12 gauge with 2 3/4 mags. One was first gun for my son and second was my first turkey gun.
To old to be Mohican sneaking and don't want to have to be a great marksman so I use enough to get the job done and then some.

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#3227631 - 04/21/13 03:55 AM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: shopson]
smstone22
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Killed 2 of mine with a 20 gauge this year, I may just start using it all of the time. I have killed with a 870 Wingmaster 12 gauge fixed modified choke and 2 3/4" shells, had to be close on that one.
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#3227634 - 04/21/13 04:02 AM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: smstone22]
Meathunter73
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Winchester 1300 3" #5's short barrel but not sure exactly!

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#3227778 - 04/21/13 10:33 AM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: Meathunter73]
fredfred
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Golf ball \:D Purely by accident though
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#3227783 - 04/21/13 10:43 AM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: fredfred]
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May switch to a 20 myself.

My father-in-law's gun shoots a better pattern than my 12 \:D
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#3227830 - 04/21/13 11:49 AM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: RUGER]
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I killed my 3rd longbeard this season with my dads Benelli M1 20ga. First one ever for me with a 20. May start carrying it quite a bit, its a couple lbs lighter than my SBE2.
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#3227880 - 04/21/13 01:14 PM Re: What is smallest weapon you have taken turkey with [Re: Benelli 4 Life]
DeerKiller2012
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A .22 lol jk , 20 gauge
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