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shotgun shells debate

Old 12-31-2008, 05:13 PM
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I used to use the old federal premium tungsten iron shells i got for like 10 bucks a box 2s and 4s out of a Modified choke kill birds left and right, now that i am out of them i shoot Winchester Xpert HV 3in 3s out of a Skeet choke and drop birds, i tried black clouds and a box later got 2 birds , every time i would watch feathers fly and nothing would fall or even glide, but my uncle shot a snow about 80yds up and it fell like a stone so i might pick up some 3s and give them another try now that i got a skeet choke.
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Old 01-02-2009, 12:34 PM
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Its hard to beat kent faststeels there reasonably priced and are good
thats what i shoot, and i love them.
I'd go with kent
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Old 12-29-2009, 03:28 PM
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Kent® Fasteel™ is the best I have tried; better than Federal®, Remington®, or Winchester®. I have bought two boxes of Black Cloud in #2 & #4 steel; just haven't had a chance to use them yet.
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Old 12-29-2009, 04:53 PM
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xpert 4's...kent 2's and BB's....and just bought a box of blackclouds 3's only cuz i had a gander gift card to blow.
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Old 01-01-2010, 08:49 AM
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Dang this is an old post. Funny how much i hated blackcloud. Its all I buy now.
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Old 01-01-2010, 11:22 AM
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i go with kent fasteel and i haven't and wont try the other kent products because ive heard of the problems
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Old 01-01-2010, 12:51 PM
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My buds and I all use Winchester Xperts in 3" #3s. We use it for all our hunts, whether over water or land, ducks or geese. We are quite happy with these loads and they work for our applications with no trouble at all.

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Old 01-02-2010, 05:48 PM
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I usually shoot Federals or Remingtons and depending on the day and how high they are flying I shoot #2 or #3. I like to mix it up in the chamber so the third shot has the faster shell.

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Old 01-03-2010, 04:58 AM
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You can't use extended choke tubes with BC that are NOT MADE for BC. They shread the wad and destroy the principal of the load. JUST USE the choke tubes that come with your shot gun and probably IC or buy a tube designed for Black Cloud
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:23 AM
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the black clouds did the damage on the ducks i shot at.but they got my gun super dirty and the farthest shot i madethis late season(55-60)yards i made with the kent 2's.also bout 2 boxes of hevi metal and 1 of dead coyote to try out and im getting a box of fed premium ultra shock.
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