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what to do with this ammo? #14691102 03/22/20
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anything listed here good for ducks?

2 3/4" steel HV 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7's.

3" mag steel HV 2, 5's.


if not ducks, what else?
thanks.


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Re: what to do with this ammo? [Re: bobski] #14691361 03/22/20
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It depends on how far you want to shoot them

2's, and 3's(any length) work well for pass shooting ducks.

4's, 5's and 6's work well for shooting over decoys if you keep your shot in close. A duck passing your decoys 50 yards out isn't a decoying duck. The 6's work nice on early season teal.

Save the 7's for rails and snipe.


After the first shot the rest are just noise.

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sounds good. thanks!


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btw...what would steel mag 3" bb used for?


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Re: what to do with this ammo? [Re: bobski] #14691850 03/22/20
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Originally Posted by bobski
btw...what would steel mag 3" bb used for?


Pounding vermin!

Geese for waterfowl use.

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of course...geese!
thanks.
and armadillos!


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Coyotes don't like a face full of it either!

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Originally Posted by bobski
btw...what would steel mag 3" bb used for?



3” BB’s are what I shoot 99% of the time for waterfowl. Divers, sea ducks, puddle ducks and geese it’s just a versatile load in my opinion. And yes, it will kill coyotes that wander too close...


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2 and 3 steel, in that order, are my first picks for larger ducks and pheasants where non-toxic pellets are required. If shooting ducks over decoys in fields I'll use #4 shot early when the birds are real close. I'll also use 3 or 4 shot when I expect teal or wood ducks.

The rest are for finishing off cripples, shooting crows, or informal targets.

3" BB is my main goose load and is good for pass shooting ducks.

Re: what to do with this ammo? [Re: bobski] #14707199 03/25/20
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Originally Posted by bobski
anything listed here good for ducks?

2 3/4" steel HV 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7's.

3" mag steel HV 2, 5's.


if not ducks, what else?
thanks.


All of them listed will kill ducks! 6 and 7 wouldn't be my first choice but I dam sure would kill ducks with them.


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Re: what to do with this ammo? [Re: bobski] #14809703 04/22/20
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I keep a case of 3s or 4s for ducks.. 2s for geese because they pattern well in my gun. I like the kill the birds in the wheel house. Zero sky busting..

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