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Which Choke tube for buckshot

Old 12-26-2004, 10:29 AM
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Default Which Choke tube for buckshot

Which choke tube will 00 buckshot perform better with
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Old 12-26-2004, 07:02 PM
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Default RE: Which Choke tube for buckshot

full choke or even a turkey choke
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Old 12-26-2004, 07:49 PM
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It all depends on the gun you are shooting....ive always used teh remigton 11-87...full choke--copper plated 3 in. 00 buckshot worked the best putting 8-10 pellets in a 20" x 20" target at 50 yards..lead 00 did not work nearly as well as copper plated..recently i bought a winchester supreme over/under...put the top barrel full n bottom modified and that gun put 9-11 pellets in about a 12 in. spread at 50 yards...that was also copper plated 00...lead worked good but it didnt have the tight pattern like copper plated did...you just have to try different rounds and different chokes i patterned both guns with every type of buckshot i could htink of until i found what shot the best...
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Old 12-26-2004, 08:43 PM
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I agree with NJDeer. Guns and loads perform differently. You would be better served if you tried a few different chokes (perhaps start with full) and different loads (some will argue that #1 or 0 buck kills better that 00). Do some experimenting.
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Old 12-26-2004, 09:35 PM
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Buckshot... cylinder bore or improved cylinder. Try it. That is why riot guns come that way.
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