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Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by ohyes, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. ohyes

    ohyes

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    mad_dog30 "Invictus"

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    What Prezz said,,, But I use a Mossberg 835 Ultimag with excellent results.
     
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    Big Bird NRA Life Member

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    Doesn't matter. Single shot/pump/auto/double all will work. 3 or 3.5 magnums aren't needed either. Every turkey I've killed has been laid out with a 2 3/4 mag dram equivilent load. Never lost a single bird. Turkeys are both stupid and easy to kill. My hunting partner's 14 year old son has killed three turkeys in the last two years with a 20 guage. Just be sure it has a full or tighter choke.

    They have great eyesight and that's about all you can say about the birds.
     
  5. MrMurphy

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    Tight choked 12ga seems to do it.
     
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    duncan Lifetime Member Millennium Member

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    Rem 870 12 gauge is my turkey gun
     
  7. noway

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    remington 870 superexpress with remington 21" cantilver bbl and 4x scope is my turkey killing, add 1 .7/8th of #5s and you have a perfect match and winning combo. Not too many turkey will live thru this unless you flat out miss.

    [Turkeys are both stupid and easy to kill}

    Turkeys are actually smart game animals and awhole lot smarter and harder to kill than a deer.
     
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    TScottW99 NRA Life Member

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    I have two turkey guns at the moment, a Mossberg 500 12 guage 24" barrel and a Benelli Nova 12 guage 24" barrel. Both have proven to be excellent guns in the turkey woods.

    Now I'm working on getting my dream turkey gun. A Thompson Center Encore 12 guage with a EOTECH sight mounted on top. One shot, One Kill ;f
     
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    any 12ga..with 2 3/4 or 3' loads..number 5's

    or any .22 magnum rifle..ahhh those were the days..
     
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    Sixgun_Symphony NRA4EVR

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    Another vote for Mossberg 835. I generally use 2 3/4 turkey loads.
     
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    bustedknee The Snowflakes have invaded GT

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    I cast my vote for 22 magnum.