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post #16 of (permalink) Old 11-17-2008, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by terry1 View Post
I shoot a Remington 870 20ga. with a Hastings 24" fully rifled cantilever mount barrel. I have a 2.5X20 Simmons scope on it, and shoot Remington "buckhammer" slugs. Its very accurate for a shotgun out to about 100 yards. This is what I have to hunt with in the NY southern zone where i live.
I use an 870 12ga with a smooth bore and the remington managed recoil rifled slugs. Gets the job done with no problem. A box of 5 cost less than $3.50 at Walmart and the kick is practically non-existent. But I wouldn't push them beyond 100 yards for deer and 50 yards for bear.
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