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hevi shot vs. lead shot

Old 01-06-2008, 08:06 AM
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Shot lead for almost 30 years using my own handloads.The beards on my wall tell me I dont need to go trying to fix something that aint broke.Its all about knowin your pattern at lethal ranges.To me you cant improve on dead under 45 yards,thats my personal limit as far as range is concerned.Very nice to see many here doing what they can to make clean kills....
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:12 PM
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I shot my first turkley with a 2.75" Win. Supreme #4. You couldn't have made him any dead-er. After 3 with hevi-shot, I'm now like many others...won't go back to lead, if I can help it.


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Old 01-08-2008, 05:52 PM
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ORIGINAL: Bobgobble2

Shot lead for almost 30 years using my own handloads.The beards on my wall tell me I dont need to go trying to fix something that aint broke.Its all about knowin your pattern at lethal ranges.To me you cant improve on dead under 45 yards,thats my personal limit as far as range is concerned.Very nice to see many here doing what they can to make clean kills....
Man your just like that jalvja, you Old uns just can't see better in the future [8D]
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Old 01-09-2008, 08:14 AM
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ORIGINAL: Bobgobble2

Shot lead for almost 30 years using my own handloads.The beards on my wall tell me I dont need to go trying to fix something that aint broke.Its all about knowin your pattern at lethal ranges.To me you cant improve on dead under 45 yards,thats my personal limit as far as range is concerned.Very nice to see many here doing what they can to make clean kills....
Man your just like that jalvja, you Old uns just can't see better in the future [8D]
ROFL!!!!Jim might be a little old...(lol)..., but I can still see these....

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Old 07-15-2017, 05:54 PM
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Hevishot will greatly out perform any day of the week
there is truly not much of a comparison from a ballistic
standpoint
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Old 07-15-2017, 06:20 PM
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Another newbie bringing up a thread that's ONLY 9 1/2 years old!
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Old 09-09-2017, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by JoeA
I shot my first turkley with a 2.75" Win. Supreme #4. You couldn't have made him any dead-er. After 3 with hevi-shot, I'm now like many others...won't go back to lead, if I can help it.
I tried the Magnum Blend shells for the first time this past
turkey season. I was fortunate to take a huge TOM at
63 yards. I am amazed at how good the Blends perform
No more lead for me
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Old 03-08-2018, 09:56 PM
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Wow! Somebody did some paleontology to dig up this particular thread. (2008).
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Old 03-09-2018, 04:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Topgun 3006
Another newbie bringing up a thread that's ONLY 9 1/2 years old!
Ahhhh the memories...
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Old 03-09-2018, 11:34 AM
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Carlson's Longbeard XR choke with Winchester Longbeard XR, for me, is deadly. I shoot an Ithaca 12ga, 3" #6 shot. Dropped a nice gobbler last year at ~55 steps in an open field, he didn't twitch. The year before I took a bird under 15 steps that literally produced a jellyhead...

The Longbeard XR greatly outperforms anything else I've shot, and is vastly superior to lead. My son's 20ga Weatherby is setup with the Hevi-shot choke for the Hevi-shot Magnum blend, but this year we're trying the 20ga Longbeard XR (choke and #6 ammo), which we just couldn't get before it sold out last year...
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