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Old 08-07-2008, 03:16 PM
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I usually go with 2 3/4" 1 1/2 oz #6 at 1300fps.
wow, lol really wanna put the hammer down on them eh
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Old 08-07-2008, 07:32 PM
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one that hits them hahahaha
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Old 08-08-2008, 06:20 AM
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:33 PM
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No cripples and usually I can find most of the pieces of the bird
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Old 08-11-2008, 11:09 AM
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Here in South Dakota, our birds have been educated and are very wary. Opening weekend I might put 6 shot in my gun, after that, its fives and fours, usually 3 inch, and I have plenty of boxes of shells with 1 5/8 oz. shot. I think I have seen 1 7/8 oz. shot for sale as well. But like I said our birds are very jumpy, and in the late season they get very thick skin. They would be laughing at you if you tried to bring them down with 7 1/2 shot.
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Old 08-11-2008, 02:27 PM
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i dont believe anyone said anything about using 7.5's on pheasant.
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Old 08-11-2008, 02:40 PM
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Did you read any of the posts?
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Old 08-11-2008, 02:57 PM
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hahahahhaa OOPS! lol i guess i didnt as carefully as i thought. yes i agree 7 1/2's a on the weak side for pheaants. our bnirds in maine are all stocked and not skittish at all and i wouldnt use anything smaller then 6's. personally i like 1 oz of #5's and a mod choke. works well
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:25 AM
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3 1/2 # 2's...we grow em BIG up here
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Old 09-02-2008, 01:24 PM
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Rimjob's right, our pheasants would probably swing back past you againjust to rub it in if you tried 7.5 shot :-) Unless you're plannin on shooting them right off the end of your barrell, (good luck getting that close) more shot isn't going to make a difference when it's light anough to deflect off them!
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