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Old October 14, 1999, 11:33 AM   #26
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BlueJays, sorry this took so long - hope you see this post. You can get a "Speed Feed" stock for that 870 here:

http://www.botach.com/speedfeed_synt...placement_.htm

Others, what choke should I use on my Benelli M1 for firing slugs (or should I say what choke should I NOT use?)?

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Old October 16, 1999, 06:43 AM   #27
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CMOS, if a rifled tube is made for that, try that first. Otherwise,USUALLY an open choke works best for slugs,tho I recall an old 16 ga 97 Winchester that had a full choke and a long string of successes.

What may be more crucial to accuracy is slug selection,and that requires benching. Buy a messa those 5 round packs of divers brands, swallow a dose of your anti-inflammatory of choice,and fire some groups at say, 25 yards.
Test the best of those at 50, then buy a bunch of those,with matching lot number. This'll hurt some but it's worth it.
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