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Can anyone give me some advice on a good choke tube for a remington 870 express. I am looking to do some turkey hunting and i am not quite sure on what choke tube i should buy for my gun. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Choke tube
If you can find a Primos tight Wad you can't beat it. I bought about 30 chokes for my 2 guns including 2 custom built and tuned to my gun and the $20 Primos tight wad is the best performer of all the ones I have, it has a great even spread with no holes and is capable to 50 but a hammer at 40.
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best place to check......
http://oldgobbler.com/TheForum/index.php/board,2.0.html
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remington
Save the research...rem turkey choke tube with winchester 3 1/2' # 6 Xtends..... You will be very happy. Sight it in first with some bird shot......
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Primos & Hevi Shot "MAX BLEND"
I just patterned my Encore turkey barrel with this combination. It worked very well at 40 yds. See my post about it. Cabelas has all of this on the shelf now. An Indian Creek or Rhino choke may even be better but both are a lil more money and not available locally.
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Gobble Stopper
I use the same gun you do and i use the "Tru Glo Gobble Stopper". It's probley the cheapest choke out their. But can put 10 pellets in the kill zone at 60 yards. I have seen my buddies shoot $800.00 turkey guns and only put 3 pellets in the kill zone. I have another guy that shoots the870 express and he tried the gobble stopper and it did not shoot the same as mine. Trile and error is the only way. Also try different shoot sizes; that will make a difference as well.
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Chokes
I have been hunting turkeys for several years with an 870 with an extra full Rem-choke. I have put down several birds in EXCESS of 50-yds. I use 3" #6 or #4.
The last bird was taken at 54 yds/range finder. 11.5 inches, 21lbs.
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Choke
I have an 1187 with a Primos Jelly Head. I do not like lead shot and shoot only heavy shot type ammo. I started out shooting Nitros which are about $7 a SHELL. They are incredible. This gun put around 350 pellets in a 10 Inch at 40 yards, with 40 in the kill zone.(nitro 4/5/7) I then tried the Heavy 13 2oz #6. About $3 a shell but still put 300 pellets in a 10 inch circle at 40 yards with almost 40 in the kill zone. This is the shell I now shoot. Every turkey I have shot at with either of these shells died....on the first shot! Thats over 20 birds!
For comparisons sake, the Winchester extended range put about 200 pullets in the 10 inch and 20+ in the kill zone. These numbers arent as impressive but will kill ANY turkey that every lived...and hey are easier to find.
A variety of Lead #6's yielded between 100 and 125 in the 10 inch and roughly 10 in the kill zone at 40 yards. Again this is plenty enought to kill any turkey.
Personally, I prefer the first couple just because it erases any doubt. Now, why do I like the Jelly Head? Most chokes that throw a tight pattern start off like a golf ball and and open to a basketball. I find the Jellyhead has a much more uniform pattern throughout the range. Many tubes, like a Rhino make it TOUGH to hit at close range because your almost shooting a rifle!
With ALL this being said, every gun is different and will respond to chokes differently. If your budget conscience, try some friends chokes. If not available, try some of the cheaper ones like the TruGlo or TightWad. If you decide to try Heavy Shot, make sure your tube can shoot it! Many tubes, especially the cheaper ones, are not heavy shot safe. You might also consider checking out the forums on NWTF.com Good LUCK!!
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Thanks
Thanks fellas for all the input and info. I appreciate it.
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chokes
shoot the full choke that came with the gun i got a turkey choke an i miss a lot of birds not gonna use it this year
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sight
Splook, did you take the time to sight in your gun? Shotguns VERY rarely shoot perfectly straight. Also, with a tighter pattern you have much less margain for error at closer ranges. One of the drawbacks of adding range. Once you modify a shotgun for turkey hunting, you no longer point it. You MUST aim.
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Choke's
I would personally try the Rhino choke, Indian Creek, or Pure Gold. Look at OldGobbler.com, its a site thats for turkey hunting. They have a special turkey gun forum, complete with different gun, choke, and load combination pictures.
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choke
My dad experimented with his 870 and found that using the factory Remington full choke with 3 1/2" #5's or #6's in the Heavi-Shot did very well.
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Great choke
Just got my kicks .655 choke in today. I put 62 pellets in a turkey head target at 35 yds. Go to Kicks chokes.com
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Choke Tubes
What does the number on the choke tubes mean. Does a .660 shoot a tighter pattern than a .670 or it the other way around.
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choke
The smaller the number the more constriction it has. A .670 will shoot a tighter pattern than a .680
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remington factory tube
no doubt....remington factory turkey choke tube..
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choke
shoot it and make sure it hits where u aim it--also use just a full ckoke or a tube designed for hevi shot if you use hevi shot--some extra full tubes are for lead only
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