Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
missNdixie, Dicster, TMartinez, Mike HunterC, Timmins Ranch
61979 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81782
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44187
BOBO the Clown 42269
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38628
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34376
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31245
facebook
Forum Stats
61979 Members
46 Forums
429926 Topics
5927362 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6204537 - 02/29/16 07:40 PM My Gun is Ready!
thedoveshooter Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/02/10
Posts: 1205
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
_________________________
Fightin Texas Aggie Class of 2009


Top
#6206431 - 03/01/16 11:00 PM Re: My Gun is Ready! [Re: thedoveshooter]
KeithTT Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 02/15/10
Posts: 2092
Loc: fort worth TX
Base of the neck and let em' have it. Good luck this season!
_________________________
Great hunt's at a great price!
www.peckerwreckercalls.com
Night Bright Predator Lights
Keith Aikens Outdoors www.facebook.com/keithaikensoutdoors

Top
#6220540 - 03/12/16 07:44 AM Re: My Gun is Ready! [Re: thedoveshooter]
Tophers Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/03/14
Posts: 122
Good pattern. Great gun also- if looking to sell It anytime let me know.

Top
#6220950 - 03/12/16 02:43 PM Re: My Gun is Ready! [Re: Tophers]
thedoveshooter Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/02/10
Posts: 1205
Loc: Tomball, TX
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
_________________________
Fightin Texas Aggie Class of 2009


Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide