The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Dave McCracken Memorial Shotgun Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 15, 2002, 02:28 PM   #1
mrschmitt
Member
 
Join Date: July 26, 2002
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 18
Grouse Hunting Ammo?

I am going grouse hunting with my new 870 express 12 gauge in a couple of weeks, and was wondering what load and or brand/model was a good one to use. I don't mind paying a bit extra if it gets me a better shot off. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated,
Matt
mrschmitt is offline  
Old September 15, 2002, 03:24 PM   #2
TScottW99
Junior Member
 
Join Date: September 15, 2002
Location: Salem, VA
Posts: 11
Well that is one of those depends questions It really depends on your gun/choke/load combo since every gun patterns differn't with differn't combos. However I like the Remington #6's, Kent #6's and Federal #6's. When hunting grouse I use either a mod or a full choke depending on where i'm hunting and the time of year, i.e, heavy foilage and such. Best bet is to get a friend or two and go in and buy a couple boxes of differn't shells and shot sizes and try them out on some paper. Any of the major manafactures offer a good load it's just trying to find which patterns best for you. Good Luck.
TScottW99 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05303 seconds with 7 queries