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Whats a good steel shot choke for a 870?

Old 08-03-2011, 04:55 PM
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Default Whats a good steel shot choke for a 870?

Im looking to do alittle more duck and goose hunting this year and was just woundering whats a good steel shot choke for my 12ga 870 super mag that wont break the bank? Ive just been using the the stock mod choke that came with the gun but i was just woundering if there was something better out there?
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:17 PM
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i like the factory mod choke.
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Old 08-04-2011, 05:24 AM
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Your factory choke might be good as is. Pattern your gun and see if you need a aftermarket choke first, you might be surprised with the results.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:17 AM
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Ask for George;

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Old 08-04-2011, 02:52 PM
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I went to IC or Improved Cyliner with steel shot.

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Old 08-04-2011, 09:24 PM
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Id use a modified or full choke depending on how far you are planing to shoot.
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Old 08-05-2011, 06:13 PM
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With my 870 Ultra Mag the IC or Mod choke. BB and #2 shot patterned the best out of both chokes, I use mod 99% of the time when I do use the gun for waterfowl. Please pattern your gun with the sells and shot size you want to use to find out the best
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Old 08-13-2011, 06:52 AM
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Of course, the first step is to pattern your factory choke before buying a replacement.

I have the same model gun as you, factory choke patterns extremely well out to 40yds with the Kent Faststeel 3" #2 shells that I shoot.
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