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I have an opportunity to go out duck hunting with some work friends. Before i do i want to make sure i have the right stuff. Im

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  • Ncarl
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    The only time you have to worry about steel shot tearing up you shotgun or any of its pieces is if you have a very old gun.

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  • ejunk
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    the choke that came with your gun are almost certainly fine. in a perfect world you'd have time to pattern them before you hunted, but a modified or improved cylinder choke is the way to go if you're hunting ducks over decoys.

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  • DakotaMan
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    Don't worry, they would have a difficult time selling the concept of removable chokes or steel shot if shot destroyed them. Any choke will work but as OH says, modified is the preferred choke for steel.

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  • .30-06Hunter
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    Yes steel will be fine

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  • Ontario Honker Hunter
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    Modified is the choke you want to use with steel. Not only is the pressure less than full but it usually gives a better pattern.

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  • I have an opportunity to go out duck hunting with some work friends. Before i do i want to make sure i have the right stuff. Im

    I have an opportunity to go out duck hunting with some work friends. Before i do i want to make sure i have the right stuff. Im trying to make sure my chokes will be able to shoot steel. I have had a mossberg 500A pump with what im pretty sure is the accu-choke set that comes with it. According to mossberg website i should be able to shoot steel and other non-toxics through them but i wanna be extra sure i can so i dont crack a tube. Tube sets are $100 easy so hopefully mine work to save me a little money. Any help or advice will be much appreciated. Thank you.

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