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Remington 870 super mag

Old 04-09-2012, 12:34 PM
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I was wondering what the best choke/shell combo is for the 870 super mag. i currently have a tight wad choke with remington nitros 3 1/2" in 4 shot and are only getting a few pellets in a turkeys head target at 40 yards
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Old 04-09-2012, 01:35 PM
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I shoot an 11-87 S M with the Remington turkey / predator choke that came with the gun.The shell I have the best pattern with is the Hevi-13 3 1/2" 2 1/4oz 6's .it will put 190+ hits in a 10" circle at 40yds.....
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Old 04-09-2012, 01:50 PM
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Link to the choke tube...
http://www.exploreproducts.com/remin...age-turkey.htm
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:19 PM
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Hey Hunter323 - I shoot the 870 super mag I use 3" Winchester & Rhino Choke Tube. It's a great combo!!!

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Old 04-09-2012, 07:28 PM
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I have the Rem. 870 and I use Rhino choke with Nitro 4x5x7 loads and get I think 67 in the head and neck.
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:02 PM
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I shoot an 870 SPS-T. Basically a super mag just for turkeys. I use a Jellyhead choke and Remington Wingmaster HD in 3 1/2" 6 shot. It is devastating. This combo will reach out and get them if need be. I shot two last year at 51 and 55 yards. I never thought I would find a round that would replace the old Rem. Hevi shot mags, but the HD's did. I tested several top shells ( Hevi 13, Hevi shot blend, Win. Extended, Federal Flight control ), and the HD's outperformed them all. Of course each setup is different. The heavier than lead loads are worth the extra dollars.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:25 AM
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Originally Posted by superstrutter
I shoot an 870 SPS-T. Basically a super mag just for turkeys. I use a Jellyhead choke and Remington Wingmaster HD in 3 1/2" 6 shot. It is devastating. This combo will reach out and get them if need be. I shot two last year at 51 and 55 yards. I never thought I would find a round that would replace the old Rem. Hevi shot mags, but the HD's did. I tested several top shells ( Hevi 13, Hevi shot blend, Win. Extended, Federal Flight control ), and the HD's outperformed them all. Of course each setup is different. The heavier than lead loads are worth the extra dollars.
This is the exact same setup I used in my old 870...absolutely devastating patterns! Hevi-Shot Magnum Blend patterns better out of the Mossberg 835 that I am now using.

Remington has since stopped manufacturing the 3.5" #6's...only make them in 3" now. Hard to find. I have a couple boxes of 10 left if you're interested...let me know.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Bible_Man

Remington has since stopped manufacturing the 3.5" #6's...only make them in 3" now. Hard to find.
I just bought two boxes of 3 1/2" 6 shot a couple of weeks ago. Bass Pro has plenty of them. They are hard to find at other places though. Bass Pro is the only place I can find HD's in 3 or 3 1/2. Found then here in Louisiana and Texas.
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:26 AM
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I have both the 1187 supermag and the 870 supermag. In the 1187, a mad max choke. I use to shoot win ext range 5's in 3". Went to magnum blend 5,6,7's to try somethin else. Pretty impressed. The 870 has a jellyhead in it. I shot magnum blends out of that. Not as impressed. But stillI dead turkey. Shot ext range 5's, 3". Not bad at all. Dead birds both guns to 50 yds either way. But definitely different animals. But im also a 40 and under type of dude. If ya wanna go cheaper I have shot basic 3" 5's winchester. They shot pretty decent to 40 yds. Goodluck to ya. Just mess around with different combos.
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:25 AM
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I shoot winchester supreme #5, 3 1/2" out of the undertaker choke with my super magnum. It has a killer pattern.
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