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#900835 - 09/05/08 04:35 PM Re: Question! [Re: BamaFaninTN]
tntaxidermist
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3 inch shells are plenty for turkeys. I shoot a Winchester 1300 with 3 inch #5 shells. I have put it up against many Moss. 835 and usually out patterns them. Most turkey guns out there will work, you just have to find the right shell and shot # that performs with the gun.
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#904260 - 09/08/08 08:36 AM Re: Question! [Re: ]
Gravey
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Another vote for the Mossberg 835. With 3 1/2" #5's she packs a punch at both ends but you'll never notice when Mr. Tom is in front of you. I put a limbsaver on mine and it helps with the recoil.
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#909990 - 09/11/08 02:31 PM Re: Question! [Re: BamaFaninTN]
cruff10
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Registered: 08/26/04
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Loc: Wartburg, TN (Morgan Co)

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use what you got!!!! 3" is all I use now...I rolled 3 turkeys last year at shots from 50 yards, 45 yards and 30 yards...

and btw...I have a Benelli Nova.... and I have shot 3.5s but don't see the extra benefit for the extra kick!!!!

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#916942 - 09/15/08 07:44 PM Re: Question! [Re: cruff10]
DPH
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Registered: 06/16/03
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870 super mag is all i've ever used.
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