What’s your go to Turkey gun?

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What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Wlog » Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:02 pm

I’m in the market for a new Turkey gun. Not wanting to break the bank and thinking about looking at used guns first.


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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Ryan549 » Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:26 am

I shoot the Remington 870 Express 3.5” shells.
My son shoots the 2.75” shells out of it too.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby UntouchableNess » Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:14 am

Winchester model 37A, 30" barrel, full choke, 3" chamber. Bought new in 1976 for $23 at a hardware store closing. :lol: Been a while since I've bought a gun turkey license, have opted for the bow tag.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Wlog » Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:27 am

Ryan549 wrote:I shoot the Remington 870 Express 3.5” shells.
My son shoots the 2.75” shells out of it too.


870 or mossberg 500 are probably the way to go for inexpensive and reliable. Kind of what I was thinking.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Wlog » Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:28 am

UntouchableNess wrote:Winchester model 37A, 30" barrel, full choke, 3" chamber. Bought new in 1976 for $23 at a hardware store closing. :lol: Been a while since I've bought a gun turkey license, have opted for the bow tag.



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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby UntouchableNess » Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:05 am

Wlog wrote:
UntouchableNess wrote:Winchester model 37A, 30" barrel, full choke, 3" chamber. Bought new in 1976 for $23 at a hardware store closing. :lol: Been a while since I've bought a gun turkey license, have opted for the bow tag.



Are you hunting from a pop up blind with the bow?


Yup, DoubleBull blind with decoys.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby muddy » Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:04 am

I have a Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 and love it. Last year I took my old Winchester 1300 Turkey Special out for fun and it still broke a beak.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Tennhunter3 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:29 am

Mossberg Pump. 12 gauge. I have think its a 500.

I really like Mossberg shotguns they are great for the price..

Most of my expensive guns are no better then the mid priced ones they come off the same assembly lines most of the time.

Haven't turkey hunted much I might try too this year.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Chuck B » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:39 am

I use REM 870. I am in market for a 410 tho. For my kid. Heck maybe I will shoot it too. Have heard good things.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby WV Bowhunter » Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:05 am

I have several different 20 ga shotguns I use for turkeys. Franchi Affinity, Rem 1100’s, and Rem 870. All will kill birds dead further than I care to shoot with my handloads.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby UntouchableNess » Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:05 pm

Chuck B wrote:I use REM 870. I am in market for a 410 tho. For my kid. Heck maybe I will shoot it too. Have heard good things.

Dad started me on pheasants with a .410, I still have it. It takes an almost expert shot to use a 410. 410 shells are EXPENSIVE since there isn't much demand. I'd suggest a 20 gauge for a beginner, just my experience.
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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Tufrthnails » Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:43 pm

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Re: What’s your go to Turkey gun?

Unread postby Ack » Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:34 pm

muddy wrote:I have a Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 and love it. Last year I took my old Winchester 1300 Turkey Special out for fun and it still broke a beak.


Same here 8-)

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