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Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby Kirksingleton » Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:22 am

Hi, I am a turkey virgin!
I have a sbe2 28" and bought federal turkey 3.5", 5 shot.
Should I buy a turkey choke or is the factory full good?
I was thinking about buying the Carlsons waterfowl three pack and using the extended full in that.
Please help! Thanks.
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby duckman27 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:21 pm

I shot a nice Tom last weekend with a factory full choke but the bird was at 15yds so it didn't really matter what I was shooting. I would recommend getting a choke specifically designed for turkey. Also take a look at the Hevi Shot turkey loads in 3 inch. Mag Blend of Hevi 13. They're the best thing out there as far as turkey loads go.
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby thomashamm2 » Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:55 am

THe benelli crio+ choke are exceleent
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby rebelcj7 » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:15 am

Factory chokes can be good, only way to know is to pattern it and see. I might suggest, as mentioned, check into Hevi Shots Turkey Choke. Although I shoot Hevi13 3" #6's thru it, I have seen others shoot regular lead and the patterns are great.
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby Kirksingleton » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:28 am

ok, thanks for the replys!
I just ordered the Hevi shot turkey choke.
I will pick up some shells and five them a try also!
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby Kirksingleton » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:30 am

It sounds like you guys like the heve13 better than the hevi turkey?
also 3" not 3.5?
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby rebelcj7 » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:31 am

Good deal, do post up how it worked for your gun.
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Re: Turkey choke help for sbe2

Postby duckman27 » Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:42 pm

Kirksingleton wrote:It sounds like you guys like the heve13 better than the hevi turkey?
also 3" not 3.5?


Hevi 13 or Mag Blend are the way to go. The 3's will usually pattern tighter than the 3 1/2s. The recoil on the mag blend is about as stiff as it comes so save your shoulder and shoot the 3s
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