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Old September 14, 2006, 08:58 AM   #1
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Choke for Turkey

I have a Mossberg 835 3.5in mag. I need to know what choke I need to hunt Turkey. I guessing "Full". Am I wrong? I live in Up-State NY, if that matters.
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Old September 14, 2006, 09:17 AM   #2
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AMT If you bought it new I believe it comes with a xtra full choke(mine did) that will be perfect for Toms.
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Old September 14, 2006, 09:23 AM   #3
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Old September 14, 2006, 10:50 AM   #4
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You're limited to sizes 4-6. I use 4s. If you have a turkey choke [ extra full] use it but always pattern the load to see exactly how uniform and tight the pattern is .I found a nice buffered load which gives a more uniform pattern.
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Old September 14, 2006, 11:34 AM   #5
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Yeah, try several. After spending a bunch of $$$ and time on several different combinations last year, I settled on a TruGlo Strut Stopper choke and Remington Nitro (lead) 3.5" turkey loads(#6 shot.) I'm a big fan of Federal ammo, but their turkey loads didn't seem to pattern very well in my 835.
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Old September 14, 2006, 07:30 PM   #6
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You'll never know until you pattern the gun. With some of the various turkey loads, the Full choke might even pattern better than the x-full. The best way is to find out from your own gun. Try different loads and different chokes.
Good luck, and have fun.

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