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Post by willie » August 19th, 2017, 2:27 pm

i looked on heavy-shot web-site and it looks like they are jumping on the tungsten band wagon. HEVI-X for waterfowl.

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by hoobilly » August 19th, 2017, 3:08 pm

Would that x be considered a 10 and this be a Hevi-10 density pellet?

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by rackmaster300 » August 19th, 2017, 7:31 pm

Yes, not even the density of lead. High 9's.

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Post by hoobilly » August 19th, 2017, 9:49 pm

rackmaster300 wrote:
August 19th, 2017, 7:31 pm
Yes, not even the density of lead. High 9's.
if its cheap enough and in a 25 round box...

it might be better than regular old steel

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by rackmaster300 » August 20th, 2017, 5:43 am

Guys on their Facebook page said Midway was selling boxes of 25 for around $35.

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Post by ICDEDTURKES » August 20th, 2017, 6:52 am

Don't quote me but their hevi steel years ago was 9.8, it was a great waterfowl load.

But going through a couple cases a year and the fact I hate the company, I switched to Fed Blue Box
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Re: nevi-shot

Post by hoobilly » August 20th, 2017, 7:04 am

ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 6:52 am
Don't quote me but their hevi steel years ago was 9.8, it was a great waterfowl load.

But going through a couple cases a year and the fact I hate the company, I switched to Fed Blue Box
I have never shot the federal blue box. patterns good?

20ga?

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by ICDEDTURKES » August 20th, 2017, 7:12 am

hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:04 am
ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 6:52 am
Don't quote me but their hevi steel years ago was 9.8, it was a great waterfowl load.

But going through a couple cases a year and the fact I hate the company, I switched to Fed Blue Box
I have never shot the federal blue box. patterns good?

20ga?
No 12.

I don't take waterfowl patterning that serious, big paper, shoot, duck can't get through that, g2g.

Heck by the end of the year I'll have what looks like a skittles bag. Blue, red, green, maroon lol
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Re: nevi-shot

Post by hoobilly » August 20th, 2017, 8:10 am

ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:12 am
hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:04 am
ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 6:52 am
Don't quote me but their hevi steel years ago was 9.8, it was a great waterfowl load.

But going through a couple cases a year and the fact I hate the company, I switched to Fed Blue Box
I have never shot the federal blue box. patterns good?

20ga?
No 12.

I don't take waterfowl patterning that serious, big paper, shoot, duck can't get through that, g2g.

Heck by the end of the year I'll have what looks like a skittles bag. Blue, red, green, maroon lol
any serious fowler has their ammo bag looking like that for sure. I want to kill a few ducks and geese this year and will be using my Benelli 20ga and hoping to find a viable goose load. I have plenty of hevi7 duck loads and will use them for mallards etc

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by ICDEDTURKES » August 21st, 2017, 7:41 am

hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 8:10 am
ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:12 am
hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:04 am


I have never shot the federal blue box. patterns good?

20ga?
No 12.

I don't take waterfowl patterning that serious, big paper, shoot, duck can't get through that, g2g.

Heck by the end of the year I'll have what looks like a skittles bag. Blue, red, green, maroon lol
any serious fowler has their ammo bag looking like that for sure. I want to kill a few ducks and geese this year and will be using my Benelli 20ga and hoping to find a viable goose load. I have plenty of hevi7 duck loads and will use them for mallards etc
For something different this year, I am gonna give a go at Divers. Bought two green kayaks and have so many 80-200 acre lakes within 10 minutes that hold them

Only shot them a few times, but loved it. Figuring I can get by with 3 dozen dekes on long lines

Iffin y'all don't hear from me in November, probably dumped a kayak in frigid water and died lol
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Re: nevi-shot

Post by hoobilly » August 21st, 2017, 7:47 am

ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 21st, 2017, 7:41 am

For something different this year, I am gonna give a go at Divers. Bought two green kayaks and have so many 80-200 acre lakes within 10 minutes that hold them

Only shot them a few times, but loved it. Figuring I can get by with 3 dozen dekes on long lines

Iffin y'all don't hear from me in November, probably dumped a kayak in frigid water and died lol
I really enjoyed shooting divers.

Had a chance to go to Canada with the MightyLayoutBoys but didn't

wish I still had my MLB layout boats..

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by swampchicken » August 21st, 2017, 11:46 am

hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 8:10 am
ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:12 am
hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:04 am


I have never shot the federal blue box. patterns good?

20ga?
No 12.

I don't take waterfowl patterning that serious, big paper, shoot, duck can't get through that, g2g.

Heck by the end of the year I'll have what looks like a skittles bag. Blue, red, green, maroon lol
any serious fowler has their ammo bag looking like that for sure. I want to kill a few ducks and geese this year and will be using my Benelli 20ga and hoping to find a viable goose load. I have plenty of hevi7 duck loads and will use them for mallards etc
For a goose load in 20ga I use winchester experts in shot size #4. Kept my shots inside of 40yds and make sure to center pattern on head and neck. My girlfriend even used them and pulled a triple on big canadas last season.

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by hoobilly » August 21st, 2017, 4:22 pm

swampchicken wrote:
August 21st, 2017, 11:46 am
hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 8:10 am
ICDEDTURKES wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 7:12 am


No 12.

I don't take waterfowl patterning that serious, big paper, shoot, duck can't get through that, g2g.

Heck by the end of the year I'll have what looks like a skittles bag. Blue, red, green, maroon lol
any serious fowler has their ammo bag looking like that for sure. I want to kill a few ducks and geese this year and will be using my Benelli 20ga and hoping to find a viable goose load. I have plenty of hevi7 duck loads and will use them for mallards etc
For a goose load in 20ga I use winchester experts in shot size #4. Kept my shots inside of 40yds and make sure to center pattern on head and neck. My girlfriend even used them and pulled a triple on big canadas last season.
I will keep that in mind.. I been seriously thinking about loading a 1oz tss #7 load for geese that will smoke them I would think lol
been a long time for a triple on geese for me. once when hunting with my cousin we had a huge flock skip over the trees and I said kill'm
stood up and barrel was pointed straight in the sky. lead 1 foot in front of the beak and 3 in a row. He shot 3 times and never cut a hair

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by Spuriosity » August 22nd, 2017, 7:04 am

Dang, y'all got hairy geese? :shock:

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by decoykrvr » August 22nd, 2017, 8:30 am

ICDEDTURKES,
A couple of tips. Start your longest line out about 80-90 yards from your shooting position and place a few decoys which show a lot of white, ie. Canvasbacks, Goldeneyes at the outer end of the line. Use the J-hook spread with a small wad of decoys at the bottom of the J where you want the divers to ball up prior to landing about 20-25 yards in front of you. Get a black/white flag and use it vigorously whenever you see ducks. Keep a handful of swatter loads in your pocket for cripples and reload w/ the swatters without taking your eyes off the downed ducks and finish them off quickly, since you won't be able to out paddle them. I always set a few puddlers and a couple of goose decoys off to the side 10-20 yards from the bottom of the J w/ landing room between the puddler dekes and the J. Save your calling for the geese and puddlers and rely on the flag for the divers. Stay dry!!

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by swampchicken » August 22nd, 2017, 9:10 pm

hoobilly wrote:
August 21st, 2017, 4:22 pm
swampchicken wrote:
August 21st, 2017, 11:46 am
hoobilly wrote:
August 20th, 2017, 8:10 am


any serious fowler has their ammo bag looking like that for sure. I want to kill a few ducks and geese this year and will be using my Benelli 20ga and hoping to find a viable goose load. I have plenty of hevi7 duck loads and will use them for mallards etc
For a goose load in 20ga I use winchester experts in shot size #4. Kept my shots inside of 40yds and make sure to center pattern on head and neck. My girlfriend even used them and pulled a triple on big canadas last season.
I will keep that in mind.. I been seriously thinking about loading a 1oz tss #7 load for geese that will smoke them I would think lol
been a long time for a triple on geese for me. once when hunting with my cousin we had a huge flock skip over the trees and I said kill'm
stood up and barrel was pointed straight in the sky. lead 1 foot in front of the beak and 3 in a row. He shot 3 times and never cut a hair

I'm going to try a 3/4 oz load of 8s this year for ducks and geese out of the 20ga.

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Re: nevi-shot

Post by hoobilly » August 23rd, 2017, 7:59 pm

swampchicken wrote:
August 22nd, 2017, 9:10 pm

I'm going to try a 3/4 oz load of 8s this year for ducks and geese out of the 20ga.
man that will put the hammer to them

good clean kills

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