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bigshooter23

ok guys just recently my beretta xtrema blew out the barrel shooting trap. so now i am forced to shoot the 20 guage beretta. any suggestions for steel shot and what works good.

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Borch

My daughter have shot many ducks and several geese with her 870 20 gauge with 3" Federal #3 & #2 steel shot. Keep the shots at a reasonable distance and the fowl will not know they were shot with a 20 instead of a 12. laugh.gif

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Ufatz

Carefully shoot at reasonable ranges and you'll do fine. I have taken many ducks with a twenty. But,

I am really puzzled by your statement that your 12-guage "blew out a barrel shooting trap." Jeeeze, a Beretta? Seems sorta unusual. Have you contacted them about that? What happened? confused.gif

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TTfromBlaine

MY exact same thoughts.

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winniewalleye777

I shot my rem 870 20 ga. for waterfowl a little bit last year, and I used 3" Kent Fasteel #2 and #3. It got the job done on a few longer range geese and was very consistent with ducks and pheasants at close range.

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bigshooter23

yes i have contacted beretta about the blow out. if i knew how to load a picture on hear i would show u. any help? any way i bought a benelli super black eagle II tonight. thing is amazing u throw it up and the sights are right there. shot 86 out of 90 clays. thats with throwing from the sides behind and up above in a fork lift.

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Ufatz

Hey B'shooter, thats mighty fine shootin'!! Let us know how the blown barrel situation works out please. Did it just go BOOOOOM and split? Were you shooting handloads? I'm sure the factory people are going to be very seriously interested in the incident. grin.gif

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bigshooter23

anyway of showing u guys pictures on here? but no factory load remington sport load. 2 3/4" 8 shot. gun is on its way over to italy or germany for testing.

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2thepointsetters

Can you email it. I will post it for you. northuplandhunter @ yahoo com

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bigshooter23

i will i will, thanks for the help. nice to know i have all my fingers and can see yet.

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2thepointsetters

here they are. you are very lucky.

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lookincalifornia

wow! that is nasty shocked.gif

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Lip'em

Lucky to still have both eyes I would say!! shocked.gif

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