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Old 12-22-2010, 06:56 AM
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I'm 70+ years old and during my youth my first shotgun was a Win. mod.12 20ga.....Took many deer and hogs with it using slugs, plus rabbits and quail with shot shells....and I still have it!!
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Old 12-22-2010, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by salukipv1
PS- the only time I've had a deer drop with a 12ga slug was a doe/button buck at 75yds I think, and a buck I spined at 20yds, I once put 5 rounds in the heart of a buck at like 40yds that just stood there...

These guys who say they love/prefer 12gauges make me laugh, to each their own though, but for deer, I see no reason for a 12 ga over a 20ga.
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I have 5 different slug guns with rifled barrels and scopes. I am not sure why but I do. My 2 favorites are my H&R's. I have a 12 gauge and a 20. The 12 is my go to gun. I can honestly say that me nor anybody else I know has seen the 20 gauge shoot better than the 12. It all depends on the shell you are shooting. Personal preference is another big factor. I have shot deer out to 246 yards with my 12 gauge. I am sure my 20 will do it to. I just havent had the oppurtunity to shoot a deer over 120 yards with it yet. I can say that my 20 gauge H&R with the thumbhole stock and a nikon 4x12x50 shoots a 1 inch group at 100 yards and is 13 inches low at 200. My 12 gauge with a 4x16x50 shoots hole for hole at 100 yards and is 11 inches low at 200. I personally prefer my 12 gauge since it has been the demise of more deer than my 20 gauge but only because I have had it longer.

I think I am going to need some taller boots!! it is getting pretty deeeeeeeep!!!!!!!!! Doc
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Old 12-22-2010, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by salukipv1
PS- the only time I've had a deer drop with a 12ga slug was a doe/button buck at 75yds I think, and a buck I spined at 20yds, I once put 5 rounds in the heart of a buck at like 40yds that just stood there...

These guys who say they love/prefer 12gauges make me laugh, to each their own though, but for deer, I see no reason for a 12 ga over a 20ga.
It was the neighbors concrete deer!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-22-2010, 04:51 PM
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Hardy har har har! That was waaay too funny SecondChance.

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Old 12-22-2010, 07:22 PM
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870 20ga., cant beat it!! killed many deer with it using hornady slugs. It out performs any 12 ga. by far. Much flatter shooting
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Old 12-28-2010, 05:32 AM
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not very knowledgeable on guys guys, so which choke tube works the best for sluge...talking a 20 ga remington 870 express...modified? full?
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Old 12-28-2010, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by mission17
not very knowledgeable on guys guys, so which choke tube works the best for sluge...talking a 20 ga remington 870 express...modified? full?
Get a full rifle barrel and put on it.
Don't mess with rifled chokes.
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Old 01-16-2011, 02:46 PM
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Just had a buddy take a big doe this morning at 87yds (Laser Ranged) with my Trophy Slugster with a Federal Barnes Expander and it was DRT!!!!!!! He took a pic but is too graphic for here to show. I will say that you can put an orange/fist into the exit hole and was dead before its leggs buckled!!! His 10 yr old was witness to it.
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Old 01-16-2011, 03:12 PM
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I just put a new stock and fore end on my 20ga. slug gun.

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