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Author Topic: LB #5s, Remington 870  (Read 699 times)

Offline jwright8

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LB #5s, Remington 870
« on: March 02, 2021, 06:17:02 PM »
Info on the paper





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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2021, 10:14:47 PM »
nothing wrong with that
I shoot a lot of lead loads myself
it's not the harvest,it's the chase

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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2021, 12:59:29 AM »
I think that will do just fine , nice pattern.

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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2021, 09:45:16 AM »
Very nice! LB’s fer me!
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Offline jwright8

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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2021, 06:28:01 PM »
I really want to love these shells because of price and pattern they throw. But I for the life of me have yet to find a box that stays consistent enough for me to trust them. Anyone else have this problem?


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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2021, 07:37:22 PM »
I SHOT THE LONG BEARDS 3 INCH#6 FOR 2 YEARS TILL I COULD'NT GET THEM TO SHOOT A GOOD PATTERN IN THE SAME GUN I SWITCH CHOKES STILL SHOT THE SAME I PUT MY CHOKE IN MY BROTHERS GUN SHOT MY SHELLS IT SHOT THE SAME WAY PUT HIS CHOKE BACK IN SHOT WITH HIS CHOKE IT SHOT LIKE S**T . I JUST BIT THE BULLET AND WHEN TO TSS #9 AND NOT LOOKED BACK.....

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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2021, 06:16:29 PM »
nice - what optic/sight?

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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2021, 12:02:37 AM »
I really want to love these shells because of price and pattern they throw. But I for the life of me have yet to find a box that stays consistent enough for me to trust them. Anyone else have this problem?


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Yes, I stopped shooting then because of inconsistency. They would throw real tight then all the sudden they would throw horrible pattern. I’m now shooting Grand Slam 6s in my 1300 with IC .660 and went with apex 9s in my Cz 1012 with a full choke.

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LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2021, 07:45:05 AM »
I SHOT THE LONG BEARDS 3 INCH#6 FOR 2 YEARS TILL I COULD'NT GET THEM TO SHOOT A GOOD PATTERN IN THE SAME GUN I SWITCH CHOKES STILL SHOT THE SAME I PUT MY CHOKE IN MY BROTHERS GUN SHOT MY SHELLS IT SHOT THE SAME WAY PUT HIS CHOKE BACK IN SHOT WITH HIS CHOKE IT SHOT LIKE S**T . I JUST BIT THE BULLET AND WHEN TO TSS #9 AND NOT LOOKED BACK.....
I’ve quit shooting them after a bad box last year. You never know, and I’m not taking me out of the equation, but I’m pretty convinced they cost me two birds last year before I figured out the problem.

Here’s what my gun typically shoots LBs like at 20yds. Pretty ordinary and expected.

Here’s what my gun did with that bad box at 20yds. Every shell shot like this. Now imagine what that pattern would’ve looked like farther out, say at 30 or 40.



I made the switch this year to Hevi-13 #7s. Have recently learned those are being discontinued. Would stock up on them if it weren’t for the ammo crisis. Guess I’ll be finding something new to shoot next year.


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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2021, 07:30:10 PM »
Those last 2 shots look  like good Spreader loads.  Did Winchester replace them?   

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Re: LB #5s, Remington 870
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2021, 05:22:42 PM »
I have a couple bad boxes as well. Winchester said they will reimburse me but I am going to ask for replacements as they are unobtanium right now. My old Double X's will have to get me by this year.