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wattlebuster
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:09 pm    Post subject: 2 yr old Reply with quote

I got this 2 yr old a few days back an been meaning to post it but aint got around too it till now. He came in strutting and drumming an got to meet Achilles and 120 grns of #2s. He's got a 8 inch beard with half inch spurs and weighed bout 16 lbs



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What was the exact load you used? Round ball or shot?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

100 gr of Fg with 1/8th inch felt on top of powder then 1/8th inch hard overpowder card. Then 120 gr of #2 shot with a thin overshot card

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice bird and smoothbore. How long is the barrel on your smoothbore ?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 3:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

32in colerain. Jug choked full

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks wattlebuster. The picture makes the barrel appear shorter.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use the same load for turkey, but in my 10 bore with 46 inch barrel.
We still have 2 feet of snow in the woods, so things are a bit delayed here .
Maple syrup is about a month behind.
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