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Choke tubes?

Postby huntermem_1 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:11 pm

I'm looking at buying a new choke tube.
Do you guys have any ideas on why brands and models to get and maybe what to stay away from.
Any help would be great thanks


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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby blackandwhites » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:24 pm

I am a big fan of Carlson's Chokes. I am not a fan of patternmaster chokes. The patternmaster I had was very picky on which loads it shot well.
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby MAX4Utah » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:53 pm

I second the Carlson's. You can order direct from their site. Lots of choices and good prices.
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby Wack em', stack em', pack em' » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:35 pm

I have shot many types. I prefer, and have in all of my Berettas, Patternmaster duck or goose chokes. 70% tighter group efficiency. I have loved them. Taken them to Canada next week.
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby duckslayer74 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:40 pm

blackandwhites wrote:I am a big fan of Carlson's Chokes. I am not a fan of patternmaster chokes. The patternmaster I had was very picky on which loads it shot well.



X2 on the Patternmaster chokes. Kicks Highflyers are great chokes for a decent price, I really like my Terror chokes too but they cost a bit more.
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby utarchery » Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:15 pm

X2, kicks and patternmasters are great! preferably the patternmaster extra full. i had better luck with the two over carlsons and briley. ive shot all types of shells throught my patternmaster and all shoot great through it! i have heard of loads such as the black cloud and 1700FPS remington not shooting good throught them but i later found out that anything faster that 1500FPS doesnt pattern well through any choke. if you ask me, all guns are different so go to cabelas and buy a few different chokes and see what works well with your gun and prefered shells. then take back what you dont want to keep, theyll take anything back!! lol

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blackandwhites wrote:I am a big fan of Carlson's Chokes. I am not a fan of patternmaster chokes. The patternmaster I had was very picky on which loads it shot well.



X2 on the Patternmaster chokes. Kicks Highflyers are great chokes for a decent price, I really like my Terror chokes too but they cost a bit more.
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby hunt4life » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:47 pm

I just bought a .700 Terror choke for my beretta a400. Did a lot of research on various forums before making the decision. Shipping was fast as they are made in Idaho. Only had it for a week but so far I like it a lot.


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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby Bighunter76 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:53 pm

I love my pattermaster it works killer on my set up, but my dad uses a Kicks and it works great for him don't know about Carlsons never used one I would ask what gun is it going on and what are the loads that you use?
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby sketch21 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:17 am

hunt4life wrote:I just bought a .700 Terror choke for my beretta a400. Did a lot of research on various forums before making the decision. Shipping was fast as they are made in Idaho. Only had it for a week but so far I like it a lot.


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How did you get a terror for your a400? I called srm and said they don't make terrors for optima hp.

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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby blackandwhites » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:25 am

Wack em', stack em', pack em' wrote:I have shot many types. I prefer, and have in all of my Berettas, Patternmaster duck or goose chokes. 70% tighter group efficiency. I have loved them. Taken them to Canada next week.


Have you patterned both Carlson's and PM's ON PAPER? Just checking because your comment sounds like one of their sales pitches.
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Re: Choke tubes?

Postby hunt4life » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:52 pm

sketch21 wrote:
hunt4life wrote:I just bought a .700 Terror choke for my beretta a400. Did a lot of research on various forums before making the decision. Shipping was fast as they are made in Idaho. Only had it for a week but so far I like it a lot.


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How did you get a terror for your a400? I called srm and said they don't make terrors for optima hp.

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I emailed them and asked because I couldn't find it on the sight. They said they made it in a .675 and .700. Called them right up and ordered it over the phone and had it 2 days later. Says optima hp right on it.

Try giving SRM a call again.


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