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Old 05-13-2013, 01:55 PM   #1
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I own a 870 and when squirrel hunting I have always used 6 shot heavy game loads with modified choke. Is using cheap 7 1/2s going to give the same results?

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Old 05-13-2013, 03:06 PM   #2
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No not in my experience they will do fine at 10-15 yards but.farther than that you will have some get away...I use number 4s with a modified or full choke

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NO..............I use 3 inch #4 in my .410 or a .22LR solids.................

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NO..............I use 3 inch #4 in my .410 or a .22LR solids.................
3"number 4s in a 410 are fun to hunt squirrels with too
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I have killed many squirrels with my Rem. Express Super Mag with 2 3/4 shells, 7.5 shot and modified choke.

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Just keep using #6, I can get it for $5.50 a box here.

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I use #6 or #4. Fewer pellets to spit out, and easier to find than the finer shot.

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