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#6204537 - 02/29/16 07:40 PM My Gun is Ready!
thedoveshooter Offline
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Registered: 03/02/10
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Loc: Tomball, TX
I recently bought a new-to-me Beretta 390 and just got around to patterning it this evening. I tried a Hastings extra-full and full with a few different loads at 35 yards. Below is a pic of the best pattern. The paper is 24"x24". The extra-full was kind of stringy with every load.

That's shooting with a full choke using Federal 3rd Degree 3" 12 gauge 1 3/4 oz (20% Flitestopper #6, 40% Lead #5, 40% Heavyweight #7). This load was also the only load that was truly centered. I double checked by shooting it twice.

3rd Degree shells were kind of expensive (at least for me) but I figured I only will be shooting a few times anyway.



- thedoveshooter
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#6206431 - 03/01/16 11:00 PM Re: My Gun is Ready! [Re: thedoveshooter]
KeithTT Offline
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Base of the neck and let em' have it. Good luck this season!
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#6220540 - 03/12/16 07:44 AM Re: My Gun is Ready! [Re: thedoveshooter]
Tophers Offline
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Registered: 09/03/14
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Good pattern. Great gun also- if looking to sell It anytime let me know.

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#6220950 - 03/12/16 02:43 PM Re: My Gun is Ready! [Re: Tophers]
thedoveshooter Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tophers
Good pattern. Great gun also- if looking to sell It anytime let me know.


Nope. Just got it myself! I had to search a little, but finally got one. And mine is one of the Made in Italy ones. smile
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