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What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby aboz » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:22 am

Figured I would try to bring some life to the forum. Also just curious what everyone in our state shoots? Out of my Bennelli I shoot either Winchester Expert 3" 2's, or Blackcloud 1's or BB's for Geese.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby QH's Paw » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:02 pm

Kent Faststeel 3" #1s for everything.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby sparelink » Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:08 am

3" Kent FastSteel #4's for duck and #2 for geese
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby Swamp Puppy » Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:44 am

Kent 3" #3's #2's if I can't get #3.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby aboz » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:03 am

Does Bi-Mart sell cheap boxes of the fasteel all across the state, because here it's cheap.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby QH's Paw » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:16 am

aboz wrote:Does Bi-Mart sell cheap boxes of the fasteel all across the state, because here it's cheap.

Yes, if it is an ad item, it is all of their stores. I had to get some shells while on a coast hunt last season. The closest store I knew for sure was in Lincoln City. They had $10 ad running in the coupon book, just the same as the rest of the stores. I'm guessing that probably saved me 20-30 bucks on that trip. Since I had to go through that area anyway, it didn't cost anymore in gas to stop on the way through.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby andymac32 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:56 pm

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Winchester xpert 3'' #3 and kent fasteel 3'' 2 & 3's for ducks mostly. I get gift cards for xmas and my bday all the time and with them ill get some Blackcloud #3's and the occasional box of hevi shot 4's.

For geese I use 3" bb's. We as a group dont target geese specifically that often. So whatever brand is on sale at the time.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby Tealer » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:00 pm

Been shooting hypersonics, Hevi metal and Kents. All in 4's for ducks and bb for geese.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby njonesy_07 » Sat Aug 04, 2012 2:37 am

Kent 3" 1 1/4oz. #3s for ducks...if I'm not shooting reloads. :thumbsup:
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby h2ofowlr » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:41 am

I used to hit the season opener sale on Kent and pick up all my ammo at once. I was shooting 3", 1-1/8oz, #2 steel or BB's for ducks and geese. This year I am just going the Cheap shells on ducks and Hevy Metal or BC for snow geese. 3-1/2" #1's
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby cleanmiss » Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:57 pm

Blackclouds 3" #3, Hevi metal 3- 1/2" #2's. both of these pattern well out of my Berretta. Kents had holes all thru the pattern for me. Doesnt seem to matter, i can miss the same with any shell i load. The thing that i have noticed was the clean kills. Hardly any cripples. I made some long shots with the hevi metals and it killed them dead (somtimes a little too dead).
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby Huskies12 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:19 pm

Winchester Xpert 3" #4s for the ducks.
Winchester Xpert 3-1/2" #3s for specks.
Winchester Xpert 3-1/2" BBs for late season honks.
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby Taggin Turkeys » Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:41 pm

This year I bought two cases of black cloud bb's 3inch 1/1/4 for everything but I shoot high 60 yds. :grooving:
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby Tealer » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:27 pm

Taggin Turkeys wrote:This year I bought two cases of black cloud bb's 3inch 1/1/4 for everything but I shoot high 60 yds. :grooving:


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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby pisspoorfisherman » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:20 pm

Kent FastShot 4's for pass shooting. They just weren't doing the job this past weekend. I can only blame the shells because I miss only one shot a season. Nobody's perfect right? :biggrin:
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby JON » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:30 pm

Taggin Turkeys wrote:This year I bought two cases of black cloud bb's 3inch 1/1/4 for everything but I shoot high 60 yds. :grooving:


WEAK! Where I come from 60 is a gimme. If you were a true skybuster you would step it up to at least 75. :rolleyes: Course I use a 3.5 inch lead reload so that range is well within my range. You can pm me for the recipe. :wink:
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby tlrmike99 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:22 pm

I shoot the Remmington 1 1/4 oz 3"#3 for ducks, and have taken my fair share of closer honks with them, and 3" or 3 1/2" BB for hunting geese.

I will say, this will vary a ton based on your specific gun... not brand and modle, but actual gun! Both a friend and I have identical guns, but his patterns #2's better and had big holes in the pattern with #3's, my gun is just the opisite. Both shooting modified chokes.

If I get Kent, then I have to go with #4's for duck, and they pattern better than the #3's.

Seems like I am the only one I talk to around here that patterns thier guns..... make a huge difference!
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Re: What Shell do You Shoot?

Postby Tealer » Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:49 pm

JON wrote:
Taggin Turkeys wrote:This year I bought two cases of black cloud bb's 3inch 1/1/4 for everything but I shoot high 60 yds. :grooving:


WEAK! Where I come from 60 is a gimme. If you were a true skybuster you would step it up to at least 75. :rolleyes: Course I use a 3.5 inch lead reload so that range is well within my range. You can pm me for the recipe. :wink:


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