.410 for Turkey

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  1. skimerhorn

    skimerhorn Senior Refuge Member

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    Anybody on here tried it yet? Thinking about picking up the new single shot saveag andoading with tss for next spring
     
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    soiltester Elite Refuge Member

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    Joe Hunter Senior Refuge Member

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    I shot one this spring with a 3-inch .410 3/4-ounce No. 6 lead Federal Hi-Power shell. After shooting a few 25-yard patterns with the full choke, I decided I wanted him no farther than 20 yards and it all worked out one morning for me, not him!

    If I was going to make a habit of shooting turkeys with a .410, I would probably look into using TSS.

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    skiebuster Elite Refuge Member

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    IndianCreek will have turkey chokes for the 410s in a month or 2. Nice thing about the TSS in 410's is they are patterning as good or better than when I started turkey hunting 20 years ago with the 12ga 3.5 turkey loads with lead. I make the (foxtrotammo)383 Stroker in 410 with 9's or 9.5's and they shoot good.
     
  6. SB2MAG

    SB2MAG Elite Refuge Member

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    I’ve shot two turkeys with a .410. First my Mossberg pump .410 with full choke. Remington 2 1/2” lead 4s. Missed him on the first shot at seven yards. Got him with the second shot at 15. I didn’t pattern the gun so maybe that’s why I missed at seven yards.

    With my New Haven bolt action fixed full choke, I spent a lot of time and money and eight different types of ammo trying to get a good 25 yard pattern. Remington 3” 5s worked the best at 25 yards. I missed a hen at 27 yards. Never touched a feather. I thought it was closer than that. But I did get a Jake at twenty yards.

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    I’ve switch to Apex TSS 9.5s for my daughter. She didn’t have any luck this spring. Maybe this fall she’ll get one.

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    BTW, that’s 30 yards.
     
  7. skiebuster

    skiebuster Elite Refuge Member

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    Apex has a new 410 that just debuted.. your gonna want to shoot it. Its on par with my Foxtrotammo 383 Stroker
     
  8. skimerhorn

    skimerhorn Senior Refuge Member

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    Well I got the steve a. 410 yesterday. Just need some tss and a red dot and well see how it does. Plan on just toting that next spring till I get a bird with it
     

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    skiebuster Elite Refuge Member

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    have 3 INV+ guns and will have the IndianCreek test chokes next week. I sent 2 Mossberg barrels to Sumtoy in Georgia and had William thread for INV+ and my motherinlaw bought me a BPS Micro Midas for my bday present. I will be doing a lot of shooting next week after my chokes arrive. IndianCreek stated to me that my loads were the most consistent of all the testing they done over a month period. (Foxtrotammo 383 Strokers) Average in the 170's in the 10 at 40 yards. soon as I get to shooting I will be posting up about it from the guns I have on hand
     
  10. skimerhorn

    skimerhorn Senior Refuge Member

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    That would be great. I was debating between foxtrot and apex
     

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