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Can you shoot a slug or buckshot through a turkey choke?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by afroman006, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. afroman006

    afroman006 1/2 ton status

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    I saw the biggest ****ing pig EVER last weekend while I was out turkey hunting and decided I should start carrying a slug or two with me, just in case such an opportunity presents itself again. Can I safely shoot a slug through a tight-ass turkey choke tube (and I mean a tube tight enough to shoot a paper plate pattern at 30 yards)? If not, will buckshot work?
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Buckshot, probably. Stay away from slugs. Carry a pistol, if it's within shotgun range you should be able to bring it down no problem.
     
  3. Jagged

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    Most turkey chokes will tell you the largest size shot you can use (generally lead BB or something like that)
     
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    Sounds like an excuse to buy a new gun? :thinking:
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Can't you just take the choke out?
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Wouldn't that mess up the threads?
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Pork sammitch Vs threads... quite the conundrum....:D
     
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    You have a point.
     
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    Its coming right at us!
     

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