12 gauge choke tube

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by triggerfinger, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. triggerfinger

    triggerfinger New Member

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    What choke wil deliver the tightest patern for a 12 gauge
     
  2. tonydewar

    tonydewar New Member

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    as tight as you can get with the right load . .050+
     

  3. GunDoc

    GunDoc New Member

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    You'll need to experiment to determine that. Lead, steel, non-tox, shot size, shell size, buckshot, even the shape of the shot -all will pattern differently. Studies years ago revealed that a modified choke patterned better with steel than full. Pick a load you like and then hit the pattern board. This will also tell you if the gun fits you well by having the patterns hit where you're aiming. A tight pattern that shoots low and left isn't much good unless you compensate for it or have the gun fitted to you. Only testing can reveal these things for you.