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by hawglips
June 5th, 2019, 9:30 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 46
Views: 4401

Re: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

WHO: me DATE: 5/21 TIME: 5:54am STATE: UT SUB SPECIES: Merriams AMMO: 12 ga 2 oz TSS handloads (8-1/2s) CALL & MAKER: Quaker Boy Boss Hen, World Champ BEARD : 8-1/4" RIGHT SPUR: 1/2" LEFT SPUR: 1/2" WEIGHT: 16 lbs #1 REASON FOR Success : being able to sweet talk him away from hens https://uploads.ta...
by hawglips
June 5th, 2019, 9:25 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 46
Views: 4401

Re: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

WHO: me DATE: 5/4 TIME: 11:40 am STATE: VA SUB SPECIES: eastern AMMO: 28 XL handloads (28 ga TSS 9-1/2s) CALL & MAKER: Quaker Boy Boss Hen, Billy White Hustlin Hen BEARD : 9-1/4" RIGHT SPUR: 3/4" LEFT SPUR: 3/4" WEIGHT: 16.7 lbs #1 REASON FOR Success : recognizing the type turkey I was dealing with ...
by hawglips
April 3rd, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys
Replies: 345
Views: 38263

Re: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys

A buddy just killed this one in SC....

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by hawglips
April 3rd, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys
Replies: 345
Views: 38263

Re: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys

Here's a 28 ga Franchi 48AL Alabama bird from 3/23, with the story. In the afternoon I went to another place with my buddy. We decided to set up and cold call in the corner of a field. The highlight of that hunt was that as we were working a turkey that was gobbling to us, a game warden came up and ...
by hawglips
March 23rd, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 46
Views: 4401

Re: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

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by hawglips
March 21st, 2019, 10:27 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 46
Views: 4401

2019 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190322/0b2353e56dc4e7e91bf66c8218768621.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190322/c05fcc2e836112e35df3bb915252770f.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190322/ad731d17e788f3bed44c07bd924f6a8c.jpg Alabama 3/21/19 1” & 3/4” spurs, 10-1/2” beard, 20 lbs Billy W...
by hawglips
December 22nd, 2018, 2:49 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 59
Views: 10239

2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Eastern Jake 12/22 10:20a.m. Primary call- Quaker Boy Boss Hen 20 ga Stevens 220A single shot, fixed full 20 Stubby XLG (1-5/8 oz TSS 9s) 35 yds Came in quiet with a hen to a cold calling set up. Did the typical skirt move. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181222/cd1eccc7650dd10eea17183a4a88e7c6....
by hawglips
December 22nd, 2018, 2:39 pm
Forum: Fall Turkey Hunting & Turkey Dogs
Topic: Late fall bird
Replies: 4
Views: 940

Late fall bird

Found some today that were willing to come in quietly where I could get a bead on one. Got to draw first blood with my new (to me) Stevens 220A and a new 2-3/4” 20 ga load (Big 20 Stubby XLG). https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181222/cd1eccc7650dd10eea17183a4a88e7c6.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cd...
by hawglips
October 26th, 2018, 9:18 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Re: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

I'm going to take the 220A out tomorrow for a field test if the creek don't rise. Loaded up the StubbyXLG load for it and gonna shoot it with just the bead.
by hawglips
October 15th, 2018, 3:57 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: Fall longbeard
Replies: 8
Views: 870

Re: Fall longbeard

Very nice!
by hawglips
October 12th, 2018, 1:56 pm
Forum: Hunt Strategies
Topic: 4 in a line!!
Replies: 25
Views: 5258

Re: 4 in a line!!

I've hunted with up to 5 in a group. The most I ever hunted with in one group, and killed a turkey, was 4. It complicates things to try and get everybody still.... But I prefer to hunt alone.
by hawglips
September 8th, 2018, 10:39 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Re: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

Hal, I posted patterns in my factory full 220A over 4 years ago shooting the Kyle Smith 1 oz. and your 1 5/16 oz. loads. They looked good enough for hunting. The trigger is smooth and light. POA/POI off the bead--eh. http://www.gobblernation.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=7616&p=77874&hilit=Savage...
by hawglips
September 7th, 2018, 10:08 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Re: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

Spuriosity wrote:
September 7th, 2018, 7:36 am
Looking good. If it's as light as the Yildiz, I don't think I'd want to shoot more than 1&5/8s oz. So I assume you like the new wads?
I may slip down to 1-7/16 oz...
by hawglips
September 7th, 2018, 10:04 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Re: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

el diablo wrote:
September 7th, 2018, 8:07 am
Nice work Hal! 1 7/8oz probably made you feel alive when ya touched it off. lol
Yeah, that's a fact...
by hawglips
September 7th, 2018, 10:03 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Re: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

For hunting, I don't see how re-choking would make an appreciable difference. All the patterns look fine. There doesn't appear to a be significant difference in counts in any of the patterns. It's just how much your shoulder is willing to take among the load choices. You might quibble with the 10-2...
by hawglips
September 7th, 2018, 10:00 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Re: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

coconut wrote:
September 6th, 2018, 8:11 pm
9’s?
Sorry, yes, 9s.
by hawglips
September 6th, 2018, 7:30 pm
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads
Replies: 16
Views: 2092

Stevens 220A 20 ga, 2-3/4", 28" fixed full, new loads

I bought a new-to-me Stevens 220A 20 ga (2-3/4" chamber) with a 28" fixed full barrel a few weeks back. The muzzle mics in at .581. It's as light as my Yildiz .410 and carries around real nice. I decided to put sling swivel studs on it so I could sling, but since the forearm snaps off, I wrapped cam...
by hawglips
April 27th, 2018, 9:33 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 59
Views: 10239

2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Grandson tagged out NC 17.7 lbs, 10-1/4” beard, 2 x 1-1/4” spurs Hustlin Hen 12 ga Mossberg 500, Carlson’s XF Sporting Clays Choke, 2 oz T98 2-3/4” Henned-up field bird left the hens and came about 150 yds across the field to the Call https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180428/fce8aa69076a40790b8c3d4...
by hawglips
April 20th, 2018, 10:46 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 59
Views: 10239

2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

Grandson NC Late afternoon hunt 16 lbs, scraggly beard, 1-1/8” spurs Various calls during extended cold call session 12 ga Moss 500, original TSS T98 load https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180421/8a4c102b1fea978d054a06ca978c24f1.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180421/ead024136ab851852180160f...
by hawglips
April 18th, 2018, 3:54 pm
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys
Replies: 345
Views: 38263

Re: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys

A buddy killed this one Monday....

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by hawglips
April 18th, 2018, 3:49 pm
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys
Replies: 345
Views: 38263

Re: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys

Check out the spurs on my .410 bird from yesterday...

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by hawglips
April 17th, 2018, 1:26 pm
Forum: Gobbler Talk
Topic: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD
Replies: 59
Views: 10239

Re: 2018 GOBBLER NATION KILL THREAD

WHO: hawg DATE: 4/17 TIME: 6:40 am STATE: NC WEAPON: .410 Yildiz O/U AMMO: TSS 9x10 370NM CALL & MAKER: Quaker Boy Kee Kee BEARD 1: 9-1/2" RIGHT SPUR: 1-5/8" LEFT SPUR: 1-7/16" WEIGHT: 19.4 lbs #1 REASON FOR THIS SUCCESSFUL HUNT: careful planning on approach, lucky positioning, sounded more attracti...
by hawglips
April 17th, 2018, 10:00 am
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys
Replies: 345
Views: 38263

Re: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys

Had .410 fun this morning.

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by hawglips
April 14th, 2018, 10:19 pm
Forum: Small Bore
Topic: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys
Replies: 345
Views: 38263

Re: 28 ga. & .410 turkeys

Trulock 520....

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