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Old 07-08-2006, 11:48 AM
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I have fallen in love with a Browning 20 guage turkey gun. I haven't bought it yet and was wondering the capabilities of the 20 on geese and ducks. Are there many factory goose loads available?
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Old 07-14-2006, 08:47 PM
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When i used 20 i used #2 on everything and they work good

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Old 07-18-2006, 10:36 AM
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I used a 20ga w/ #6 Hevi-shot last year and was dropping them inside 30yrds. Also managed to take a longbeard in the spring as well.
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Old 07-19-2006, 10:26 PM
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If you shoot Hevi #6 or 7.5 shot or Kent T/M #3 to 6 shot you can kill farther than any 12 shooting steel.
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Old 07-20-2006, 12:56 PM
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How long is the barrel..not that is matters to the birds but it might for the other hunters next to you. I hunt with a guy who uses a 24" turkey gun for goose and duck and you do not want to be nect to him in the pit and have him shoot near your ears.
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:34 PM
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It has a 22 inch barrel. Anybody going to a local gun shop ask to handle the Browning 20 guage turkey gun. It is in full camoflage and has there dura-touch coating. Just pick it up and aim it. I love it. I think i'll get one pretty soon. It is almost a full pound lighter than my dad's 12 that is the same model. One more thing I like is that the safety is on the receiver instead of down by the trigger.
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Old 08-14-2006, 09:51 AM
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i love my browning 20 gauge for ducks but i've never used it for geese
i just get out my 12 gauge for goose season which is 10days before
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Old 08-14-2006, 05:26 PM
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A 20ga will work fine, just do your part callin and decoy placement. Same power just less pellets.
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