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Old May 28, 2011, 09:37 PM   #1
MZ84
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Location: Fayetteville, NC
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Steel shot in an old single shot?

I'm considering adding an older break-action single shot 12 gauge to my collection. I found an Ithaca M66 in good shape at my LGS, but I'm wondering:

Can these older guns handle the pressure of magnum steel shot loads? I'm looking for something inexpensive to keep in the closet for occasional hunting trips and such and I want to make sure I don't blow the thing up.

The receiver says it takes 3" shells, but will it stand up to a modern, magnum goose or turkey load?

Also, I realize a heavy load will probably kick the snot out of me in a light gun like that.

Thanks,

M. Z.
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