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Need help finding a gun. #7123520
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Im looking for a older H&R 10 gauge turkey gun. I believe they had a 24 barrel. Some were camo some werent. If someone knows of one at a gun shop that will ship to my FFl please let me know.


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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123530
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I HAD one. A case of Bud Light will give you the same migraine you get every time you shoot it, but a lot cheaper.


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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: WV Danimal] #7123540
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Originally Posted by WV Danimal
I HAD one. A case of Bud Light will give you the same migraine you get every time you shoot it, but a lot cheaper.


I started turkey hunting with a 3" H&R 12 gauge. That baby kicks like a mule. I can't imagine a 10 gauge.

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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123602
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Unless it is a special gun to you I would spend a few dollers more and upgrade to the auto loader Ithaca mag 10, Remington SP-10 or Browning gold 10 the browning has a five round cap the Ithaca and remington have a three round cap I have a Ithaca mag 10 it's a good gun the patter it throws is the problem a pretty poor pattern at 50 yards but the barrel had been messed with by the last owner Ithaca's also had feed problems remington's and browning's don't have any feed problem as far as I know if you decide to go that rout and get a Ithaca the cheaper of the three let me know if you have any problems mine had several.sent pm

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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123614
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I have a sp- 10 it's awesome whacks the we wee out of gobblers and yotes have you thought about getting it threaded for chokes?

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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123695
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The H&R would be a much better carry if chasin turkeys up and down the hills.
With new shot materials such as TSS and HW-15,I don't see why anyone would carry a 12ga much less a heavy 10 ga in the turkey woods.

Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123728
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Im not turkey hunting with it. My 7 year old son killed his turkey this year with a .410 at 27 yards and tss#9s. I just want to buy that model.


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10 gauge kills on both ends. My son has the 12 gauge and a 3 in shell knocks your filling out of your teeth. God bless the person shooting the 10 gauge. His has a piece of cold rolled steel in the stock to add weight. Came from the factory that way.

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If you are not going to use it to hunt 12 guage be easier to find

Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123803
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The barrels were longer then 24 inches closer to 30, back with steel shot 10 ga shells were exempt when that started. It was tough to even find shells back then, I found some paper 2 7/8 I believe at a gun shop old stock. I had a buddy shoot it and the paper shells kept it from latching correctly he shot it once it broke open and his thumb hit his nose. He said he had never been hit by a man that hard. LOL


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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Ohiowoodchuck] #7123813
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Its just called the H&R Pardner. The model 176 had the barrel length up to 36


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I have a sp- 10 it's awesome whacks the we wee out of gobblers and yotes have you thought about getting it threaded for chokes?

my mag 10 has briley screw in chokes I have been looking for a sp-10 barrel to put on it they are a little different but will work I don't know why the barrel that is on it don't pattern vary good thought about
sending it to dimond gunsmithing and having the barrel shorten to 26 inches and having rem chokes put in it and back bored the barrel on is 28 the gun should have a 32 inch full choke barrel I think it was shorten to 28 inches and but might be a replacement. I also have a the deerslayer barrel with the rifle sights on it it shoots slugs good 1 3/4 oz federals


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Originally Posted by WV Danimal
I HAD one. A case of Bud Light will give you the same migraine you get every time you shoot it, but a lot cheaper.

Yep. 10 gauge has got to be brutal. I bought a 12 gauge new. Shot 2 turkey loads through it and sold it

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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: WV Danimal] #7124920
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Originally Posted by WV Danimal
I HAD one. A case of Bud Light will give you the same migraine you get every time you shoot it, but a lot cheaper.

Yip, I have had two over the years and a double 10ga. I bought my first one about 1980. After I bought a 3 1/2" 12ga I sold them both. I can get just as good performance from the 12ga.


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Originally Posted by WV Danimal
I HAD one. A case of Bud Light will give you the same migraine you get every time you shoot it, but a lot cheaper.

Yep. 10 gauge has got to be brutal. I bought a 12 gauge new. Shot 2 turkey loads through it and sold it

The 3 1/2" turkey loads in a 12 ga to me are as much as any 10 ga from my 35 years of experience.


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Re: Need help finding a gun. [Re: Pirogue] #7125094
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Originally Posted by Pirogue
The H&R would be a much better carry if chasin turkeys up and down the hills.
With new shot materials such as TSS and HW-15,I don't see why anyone would carry a 12ga much less a heavy 10 ga in the turkey woods.

I put my old heavy 12's away because of the weight and got myself a 20 Stevens by Savage arms single shot. It is already drilled and taped and I put a red dot scope on it off my 12 as well as the sling and went with the TSS. Got to use it this fall and man it has some knock down power. Very light and quick to move around when that old gobbler comes in from the wrong direction. Comes with a factory turkey choke tube. Kinda high dollar for a single shot, but still a lot cheaper than an auto-loader.

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