Tndeer Logo

Page 3 of 4 <1234>
Topic Options
#3624952 - 03/24/14 02:49 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: deerhunter10]
Andy S.
TnDeer Old Timer
14 Point


Registered: 07/26/99
Posts: 7990
Loc: Atoka, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Boll Weevil
That .640 choke seems tight...might be OVERchoking the load resulting in a less than optimal pattern.
x2. With your setup, I'd be looking for .660 constriction choke and then find the right shell (3" #5 or #6 for this constriction) and go to the range. Best of luck.
_________________________
Andy S.

If I had saved all the money I spent on hunting, I'd spend it on hunting.

Top
#3625048 - 03/24/14 05:32 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: deerhunter10]
Recoil
4 Point


Registered: 03/21/13
Posts: 397
Loc: Williamson County

Offline
Just get the bird to come in at 25 yards or less.
Top
#3625076 - 03/24/14 05:54 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: Recoil]
Southern Sportsman
8 Point


Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 1022
Loc: West TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Recoil
Just get the bird to come in at 25 yards or less.


And then just hunt with a .410. No need for anything bigger if you're that good all the time.

Top
#3625080 - 03/24/14 06:03 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: Southern Sportsman]
hunter82
6 Point


Registered: 12/27/04
Posts: 520
Loc: clay county tn

Offline
I use a Mossberg 500 with a hastings .660 choke and with the new long beard shells I get 255 pellets in a 10" circle at 45 yards.I use the 6 shot longbeards
Top
#3625348 - 03/24/14 09:48 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: hunter82]
whiskey
4 Point


Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 311
Loc: Port Royal, TN

Offline
If you haven't made a final decision, I have an UnderTaker HTL .675 choke for a mossy 500 that I will send you. I shot it with 3" Hevi #7's with it a few years back out of a 500. PM me your address if you need it.

Clean your barrel really good too! Lots of solvent and scrubbing.
_________________________
VooDoo Mafia

Top
#3625372 - 03/24/14 10:32 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: Setterman]
catman529
spiderboy
16 Point


Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 17080
Loc: Franklin TN

confused Online
sure is a loose pattern, but I can't see how that wouldn't still kill a turkey at 40 yards 9 times out of 10.
_________________________
>>>------------------>

Top
#3625608 - 03/25/14 09:26 AM Re: 40 yards [Re: catman529]
Grizzly Johnson Moderator
Team Grizzly
16 Point


Registered: 10/07/08
Posts: 15393
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
 Originally Posted By: catman529
sure is a loose pattern, but I can't see how that wouldn't still kill a turkey at 40 yards 9 times out of 10.


He may not have your luck Catman.... ;\) I'd rate it more like 1 out of 10.....
_________________________
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

Top
#3625676 - 03/25/14 10:38 AM Re: 40 yards [Re: whiskey]
Frank G
8 Point


Registered: 12/20/12
Posts: 1409
Loc: Hardin Co, TN Pickwick Lake

Offline
Would keep it 30 yards and under with that pattern, 40 is way to iffy as set up.
_________________________
Team M.I.A.
Captain

Top
#3627985 - 03/27/14 04:30 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: Frank G]
m_allison71
8 Point


Registered: 10/10/02
Posts: 1189
Loc: Castalian Springs, TN

content Online
http://s2.photobucket.com/albums/y21/m_allison71/?action=view¤t=IMG_20140327_164026483.jpg

Would you say this is a more suitable pattern? And thanks for the choke and shells Whiskey.


Edited by m_allison71 (03/27/14 04:36 PM)
_________________________
Turkey hunting, the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

Top
#3628004 - 03/27/14 04:51 PM Re: 40 yards [Re: m_allison71]
Southern Sportsman
8 Point


Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 1022
Loc: West TN

Offline
That does look better, but it's really hard to tell with those little turkey head targets.
Top
Page 3 of 4 <1234>


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, Grizzly Johnson 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105861
RUGER
87563
Deer Assassin
65615
BSK
61366
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
buckslayer85, crose84, Fisher 1959, AKeys, GUIDO
13383 Registered Users
Who's Online
158 registered (SuperX2, jackscreek, 8kler, rockytopcop, EastTNboy, birddog, 14 invisible) and 206 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13383 Members
42 Forums
95685 Topics
1120091 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
October
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.046 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.