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#5958153 - 10/02/15 05:46 PM Best shot size for squirrel with a 410
Duke4456 Offline
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Registered: 09/29/15
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Was thinking about taking the old pump 410 out for a squirrel hunt wanted to know what size shot y'all recommend and more importantly where to find them
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#5958167 - 10/02/15 06:02 PM Re: Best shot size for squirrel with a 410 [Re: Duke4456]
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welcome ta THF... Been haven good luck with #6 winchester super speed Xtra... Edit: got them at walmart... flag


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#5958646 - 10/03/15 06:28 AM Re: Best shot size for squirrel with a 410 [Re: Duke4456]
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When I used my 410 for squirrels, I preferred Remington Xpress 3" #5s
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#5958737 - 10/03/15 08:21 AM Re: Best shot size for squirrel with a 410 [Re: colt.45]
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Originally Posted By: colt.45
welcome ta THF... Been haven good luck with #6 winchester super speed Xtra... Edit: got them at walmart... flag


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#5958756 - 10/03/15 08:36 AM Re: Best shot size for squirrel with a 410 [Re: Duke4456]
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Appreciate the input fellas I have a Winchester model 42 my grandfather passed down to me and I wanted to take it out but had trouble finding shells and had never used it for squirrel.
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#5958834 - 10/03/15 09:40 AM Re: Best shot size for squirrel with a 410 [Re: Duke4456]
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6 is my go to shot size for squirrel. 7.5 works but not quite as much well. 4 shot has too few in the pattern for a 410 from my experience.
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#5959709 - 10/03/15 10:05 PM Re: Best shot size for squirrel with a 410 [Re: Duke4456]
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Yep 6 shot. Need to be pretty close. Lots of fun.
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