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what choke for steel to shoot duck? #5349774 10/09/14 02:59 AM
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Never shot duck but will be this year. I have a Browning citori white lightning. It has a full choke and a improved in the tubes now. I've never shot steel before as I've only dove hunted. What chokes do I need to run steel and not hurt my gun? The gun is a 20 ga too so any load recommendations are appreciated also.

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The chokes you put in need to be rated for steel. That being said, steel patterns tighter than lead. 99% of the time I use IC for steel. Once in a while I might put in a mod.

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Originally Posted By: Dave Speer
The chokes you put in need to be rated for steel. That being said, steel patterns tighter than lead. 99% of the time I use IC for steel. Once in a while I might put in a mod.


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Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5349991 10/09/14 11:42 AM
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I'd replace the full with another I or a M

Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5350293 10/09/14 03:08 PM
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Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5350479 10/09/14 04:40 PM
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Well teal is out and damn the ducks were flying 10 ft from my face this am and low too. Saw alot of ducks this am

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Shot some dove that were the size of turkeys!

Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5350971 10/09/14 09:12 PM
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shoot hybrid steels, like heavy metal. Shot size and choke should be patterned. Decoying birds skeet or IC , passing mod is plenty. I shoot #2 and 3's at big ducks. 3.5 oz if really mad at them



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Originally Posted By: Greekangler
3.5 oz if really mad at them


I of course know what you meant.... but wholly crap, a 3.5oz load would be a shoulder breaker for sure. Either than or a shotgun destroyer.

Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5352659 10/10/14 06:37 PM
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Get you a Kicks High Flyer choke tube in Modified.

Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5357541 10/13/14 05:46 PM
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I got 2 kicks in full. Thanks for the recommendation. If I don't like 2 fulls since I shoot over under I can give my dad one of em or put it on my a5 and get a modified. Thanks again

Re: what choke for steel to shoot duck? [Re: pervis] #5357964 10/13/14 09:34 PM
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It can get a bit confusing when talking about chokes because different types of shot will pattern differently. Then you have some aftermarket choke makers that actually chokes with the idea that they will be used for waterfowling and steel shot. The chokes may be labeled "full" but might actually be less constrictive than a factory full choke.

I'd say most people probably just use IC or Mod chokes. I have a "Full" Kicks choke that is meant to be used with steel shot that I've used a few times when goose hunting.


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