Im all about the browning A-500.... Many think its not a good duck gun, but it has enough weight to keep me steady through the swing so i can really lock down on the target.. I highly suggest owning one
I had a 12 ga Winchester 1300, put a lot of animals, and even clay birds down with it and never had a problem. I wanted a semi, so I traded it in for a traditions als 2100. And if you read the other topic for the 2100 then you will see just what I think of it! I shoulda just stuck with what was working!! If it ain't broke don't fix it! Especially with a traditions!!
I use a Model 12 20 ga., modified choke with solid rib barrel for jump-shooting and what little decoying I do.. It shoots ducks just fine with the No Tox factory #4 Bismuth load. On the heavy duty stuff like pass shooting ducks I use a 16 ga. Merkel 1620, Bismuth 1 1/8 oz. #4 or #5. And on geese I have a Benelli Super Black Eagle; very reliable but it pounds the heck out of me. The Merkel is easiest to hit with, but I love the Model 12 too....
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