what choke for a 870

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what choke for a 870

Postby Delta_Ducker » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:01 am

I was thinking about switching from the factory choke to new one but I dont know what to get. Anny suggestions??
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby TuJays » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:45 am

Since your asking I would suggest a Wad Wizard supreme for your 870 and also suggest that you shoot round steel pellets and stay away from gimmick shot.
A Wad Wizard Supreme choke tube along with 3", 1 1/4 ounce of hard round steel pellets in #2, #3, or #4 shot size in the 1400fps range is a extremely deadly and inexpensive combination.
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby Jon Bergren » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:44 am

I shoot an extended IC and Lite Mod for mallards (ducks) and the Mod and Imp Mod for geese. Carlsons are excellent extended chokes for the money. I have shot over 3000 steel patterns and found the extended non ported chokes to give the best patterns. I also use Briley, Trulocks and Terrors. I have found the stripper chokes like Wad Wizard not to work very well. Ned S
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby BurninPowder » Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:14 pm

TuJays wrote:Since your asking I would suggest a Wad Wizard supreme for your 870 and also suggest that you shoot round steel pellets and stay away from gimmick shot.
A Wad Wizard Supreme choke tube along with 3", 1 1/4 ounce of hard round steel pellets in #2, #3, or #4 shot size in the 1400fps range is a extremely deadly and inexpensive combination.

I echo this advice. With the exception that I use a Patternmaster. Same principal different name.
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby DuckManClyde » Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:41 pm

its surprising how so few of people suggest patternmaster i thought they were top of the line when it came to chokes :huh:

maybe its just better marketing, the only 2 ive ever seen advertised were the PM and the heavy shot chokes.
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby Skeet123 » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:00 pm

The factory works just fine. I use a LM Carlson and like it though. Patterns are slightly more uniform for me.
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby z51 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:07 am

Skeet123 wrote:The factory works just fine. I use a LM Carlson and like it though. Patterns are slightly more uniform for me.


X2 a quality lite mod choke is a great around duck and field choke.
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Re: what choke for a 870

Postby wjarrell » Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:43 am

I have a Carlsons Full in my 870 and it patterns alright. If I could do it over again I would have gotten the modified.
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