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Thread: Getting the boy ready for next season

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    Apr 2015
    wash thy mouth out.......SOME of us still enjoy a good single barrel hunt LOL....my older brother has my bakail because folks dont like to hunt with me when I have it..I DONT miss with it....amazing what a couple of thousand rounds through same shotgun will do to your shot to kill ratio.
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    Feb 2013
    gamebore 20 gauge 30 gram leads loads will handle everything from ducks to pheasants to geese or would if you could still use them over water.. i used winchester aa loads for quail in 9.s and any 7,s seemed ok out of my 870.s
    i shot a lot of decoying geese with 30gram 3.s/4,s with 32 gram fiochhi 2,s as loads 4 and 5 in the mag.
    3 inch 20 gauge lead is pretty much over kill
    if you can get them put a box of fiocchi 32 gram loads thru then try your trap loads
    turks are finicky with the light stuff
    .the two geese i killed with 3 inch federal blackcloud steel 2,s [the largest available shoot size]were not instant.
    one i had to chase the tho hit a a quartering angle at about 30 metres the 2nd hit right above my melon in a full frontal wing spread pose at about the same distance traveled 50 metres and dropped dead.
    surprising givin the helluva thump when i tagged it.
    in homage to the old poms tale of pattern over shot size steel trap loads could be handy on known distance birds
    Last edited by gsp follower; 26-07-2021 at 02:09 PM.
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