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#3672984 - 05/18/14 03:59 PM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: Tennessee Lead]
Puckett Creek
4 Point

Registered: 04/25/12
Posts: 100
Loc: Rutherford Co.

5 shot is my favorite too!

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#3673206 - 05/18/14 09:24 PM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: Tennessee Lead]
6 Point

Registered: 06/23/01
Posts: 622
Loc: Greeneville, TN

I used the 3" # 5's this spring. Killed 3 longbeards and a coyote and had no complaints from any of them!
#3673251 - 05/18/14 10:20 PM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: TW]
4 Point

Registered: 04/11/14
Posts: 153
Loc: tn. sequatchie county

I got to much invested in federal h.w. flight control 3" #7 in 20ga. but the way you boys talk about those loads makes me want to try them. Do they make them in 3" 20ga?
#3673972 - 05/19/14 10:49 PM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: 260rem]
Southern Sportsman
8 Point

Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 1033
Loc: West TN

I dont think they have any 20 gauge loads yet, but as popular as they have become I would expect to see them next year.
#3674992 - 05/21/14 01:57 PM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: Tennessee Lead]
Roost 1
10 Point

Registered: 07/24/11
Posts: 4178
Loc: KY

Got mine... \:\)
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#3675195 - 05/21/14 08:12 PM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: Roost 1]
16 Point

Registered: 07/20/05
Posts: 19355
Loc: Rutherford / Wilson County Lin...

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Good to know where I can get some if needed. ^^^ ;\)
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

#3675513 - 05/22/14 11:16 AM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: Gravey]
12 Point

Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 5433
Loc: Arlington, TN

You should be good for a while. I like #5's too.
#3680310 - 05/30/14 01:39 AM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: Tennessee Lead]
10 Point

Registered: 12/17/02
Posts: 4260
Loc: Bradyville, TN USA

Plateau, got me 3 boxes some weeks back from midway. Been shooting Winchester xtended range 3 inch 5 shot for many years, but finally just about out. Hoping for the same success with these.
Did you do any paper shooting with them for pattern results and what is your gun and choke combo?
QDMA member...Cannon co.
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#3680340 - 05/30/14 05:20 AM Re: Box of 100 dead turkeys! [Re: deerchaser007]
Plateau Hunter
8 Point

Registered: 05/19/00
Posts: 1954
Loc: Cannon County, TN

I shot a few on paper @ 25 and 40 yards and my gun shoots a bit high. So I just adjusted my hold to make the front bead appear like a 1/2 moon rising above the rib and that seems to work well. I haven't given them a thorough workout on paper like REN and some others as I should but they perform super well. I had been using the Win Supremes #5 in previous seasons-these LBXRs are a definite step up in killing power. My new shotgun is a Benelli M2 with a 21" barrel and I have been using the stock Benelli full choke thus far. I really like this gun- it is very light and handy. I bought it to use for turkeys and summertime coyotes.
We were soldiers once, and young.

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