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#6865436 - 08/22/17 06:17 PM Dove shells
twinbubba Offline
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Just for grins, what is your favorite gauge/shell MFG/load for dove hunting.
For me 20ga/RIO/7.5
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#6865452 - 08/22/17 06:33 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
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Winchester AA Super Handicap 12 ga. 7.5 shot
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#6865457 - 08/22/17 06:37 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
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Registered: 08/30/14
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Loc: Pantego, TX
16 ga handload with 1 ounce reclaimed shot. So a mix of 7.5, 8 and 9.

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#6865562 - 08/22/17 08:02 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
Creek Henry Offline
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Fed 20ga 1oz #7.5

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#6865579 - 08/22/17 08:14 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
topwater13 Offline
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Any heavy field load, 1250+ fps, 11/8oz 6's or 71/2. Neither me nor my gun is picky. I prefer 6's if I am down south slaying white wings.

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#6866031 - 08/23/17 09:28 AM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
DEERSTRANGLER Offline
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28ga 3/4oz AA #9's

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#6866039 - 08/23/17 09:32 AM Re: Dove shells [Re: Creek Henry]
TiggerV Offline
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Originally Posted By: Creek Henry
Fed 20ga 1oz #7.5


Where are you getting those?? I am having a booger of a time finding those in 20g, 1oz without paying thru the nose....

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#6866236 - 08/23/17 12:19 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: hovercat]
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Originally Posted By: hovercat
16 ga handload with 1 ounce reclaimed shot. So a mix of 7.5, 8 and 9.
Interesting concept....what ratio....how does the shot pattern? What choke?

Don't mean to highjack but have considered doing something similar in 3" 12 gage......
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#6866384 - 08/23/17 02:59 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
hovercat Offline
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No pattern, but does fine on clays and dove. Full choke Ithaca 37.I am just too broke to buy shells when I have 50 pounds of this shot I bought when it was cheap.
Edit reclaimed shot is what they vacuum off the skeet range occasionally. So the ratio is whatever. Cleaned, re graphite and bagged, it used to be quite inexpensive.


Edited by hovercat (08/23/17 06:36 PM)

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#6866408 - 08/23/17 03:19 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
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Winchester Super X high brass 7.5

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#6866418 - 08/23/17 03:26 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
Texan Til I Die Offline
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My 12 likes AA Sporting Clays in 7.5 and my 20 likes Rio 6 or 7.5 high brass 1 oz loads. But if the birds are flying good, it really doesn't matter. The cheapest shells you can find will work.
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#6866444 - 08/23/17 03:42 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
Nitro27 Offline
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Remington shurshot heavy dove #6

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#6866451 - 08/23/17 03:49 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
Ders26 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/16
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I like the Rio 7.5 with my 20. It usually does the trick.

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#6866452 - 08/23/17 03:50 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Interesting how nobody said 8s but when you go to Acadmy or Dicks 90 % of the dove loads for sale are 8s.

So hard to find 6s

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#6866479 - 08/23/17 04:19 PM Re: Dove shells [Re: twinbubba]
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The cheapest 20ga. 71/2 loads I can find.

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