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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-17-2008, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
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I use size 7 1/2 shot in my 20 ga for squirrel. my style is if i can see it im gonna shoot unless its getting closer, then ill wait a min. I use 2 3/4" estate loads packed with 1 oz. of 71/2. should i use larger shot?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-17-2008, 10:20 PM
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i like 6's in 2 3/4 12 gauge for squirrels.the 20 is a fun gun though

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-18-2008, 01:04 PM
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personaly i agree with joel. 6 in a 2 3/4 12 ga. but my dad says its to small and to use a 4. but 6 worked for me.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-19-2008, 12:57 PM
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i like the 6 shot as well. 7 1/2 seems too small to me unless they are real close.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-22-2008, 04:08 PM Thread Starter
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today i shot my uncles 12 ga and i like it!!!! kicks about as much if not a hair less than my 20. a few days ago i paternd my 20 at 20 yards and it was sad. my pattern was 6 inches low and left. for now im using a semi-auto .22 with a 15 round tube mag. with hollow points.
id like some size 4 or 6 for the .410, 16 or 12


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