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What's a good all-around gun that I can use for deer, turkey, and some larger game?

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  • What's a good all-around gun that I can use for deer, turkey, and some larger game?

    What's a good all-around gun that I can use for deer, turkey, and some larger game?

  • #2
    I use my Mossberg 500 pump for all the above.

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    • #3
      870 combo

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      • #4
        benelli pump the best pump i own great all wether gun easy to take down and put back together and the recoil reducer option is excellent for big loads like turkey loads, buck shot or slug for deer.I personally have put over 25000 rounds through mine everything from 9 shot dove rounds to 000 buck. as for larger game than whitetail i would go with a rifle 243 or greater more stopping power and penetration for large game with thicker skin. GOOD LUCK OUT THERE

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        • #5
          A 12ga. is good for all those applications, with the right load.

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          • #6
            223. It might be hard to shoot a turkey with it but it will bring down a deer.

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            • #7
              a ithaca deerslayer 3 well do the job for you. you can put a slug in the lungs at 200 yards!

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              • #8
                seeing as you want to hunt both deer and turkey you'll need a shotgun with probably .12 gauge as a safe bet. Then you'll need to buy some quality slugs to shoot with them.

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                • #9
                  the old trusty 30-06, wide range of grain size in bullets

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                  • #10
                    I'd suggest the 835/935 mossbergs(pump/semi). Both will shoot up to the 3.5in shells and WILL take down ANYTHING in North America(limited range though). The 835(I have)has a "ported barrel" which reduces recoil, the 935(auto, reduces too)not sure about the barrel though(don't have, yet). That and a "good" slip on recoil pad you should'nt have any problems.
                    Good Luck and Good Hunting !

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                    • #11
                      I'd suggest the 835/935 mossbergs. They will both shoot the 3.5in. shells, and WILL take down ANYTHING in North America(limited range though).The 835(I have has a ported barrel(reduces recoil),the 935(auto) will do the same but not sure on the barrel(don't have one,yet). This with a quality slip on recoil pad you should'nt have any problems hunting anything.
                      Good Luck and Good Hunting !

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                      • #12
                        Sorry about the double post.

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                        • #13
                          Remington 870

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                          • #14
                            Try a benelli nova 12 ga. if you don't want to spend more than $400, but if you do try a benelli m2 if you don't shot 3.5" shells or sbe2 if you do. I have both the nova and m2 and I have hunted deer, turkey, doves, duck, geese, and coyotes with them. Won't trade my m2 for any other shotgun.
                            If you can hunt turkey with a rifle try a Ruger M77 in 30-06 or 7mm.

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                            • #15
                              I agree with buck hunter I think the 870 is the best all around shotgun.

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