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Author Topic: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?  (Read 3444 times)

Offline 1Longbow

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Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« on: July 13, 2015, 03:42:44 PM »
Anyone use Prairie Storm shotgun shells for turkeys?  Results ,chokes?

Offline nickp

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2015, 05:17:53 PM »
They can do the job most likely out to 40, but for the price I would probably shoot a cheaper turkey load.  They seem to give me a more even pattern than pheasant shells.  I tried them through an old 20 gauge single shot (2 3/4") with factory full and some other pheasant shells through that and my 12 and all were more erratic it seemed than turkey loads, or even just high brass game loads for that matter.  I don't know if it is the velocity or what that does it. 

Offline BandedSpur

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2015, 06:53:44 AM »
 Prairie Storm contains some of Federal's Flitestopper pellets. They have a ridge around the centerline, to purportedly produce more trauma. That may be, if they hit the bird. They are also the pellet that Federal puts in Third Degree to open the pattern. The last thing a 20 ga needs is some of the payload opening early and not staying in the pattern. There are better options out there.

Offline nickp

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2015, 01:14:13 PM »
That would be why then.  I wouldn't trust that shell unless I was hunting close quarters.

Offline surehuntsalot

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2015, 06:34:28 PM »
haven't messes with the prairie storm shells yet, but I got some of the Winchester xr rooster shells that I'm gonna try out in the old 20
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Offline Mowoodsman

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2015, 12:15:21 PM »
Have you ever tried the Fiocchi Golden Pheasants?  I've used both in 12 and 20ga with #5 or #6, 3'' shells.  They're damn good for the price.  I bought mine years ago and dry boxed them.  I think I paid around $18 a box. I use a Trulock precision Hunter in my Franchi and a ported jellyhead in my Browning.  Pretty damaging to anything within 40 yards.
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Offline twoanthree-quarters

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2016, 05:09:10 PM »
I was just going to ask that question.
I just picked up a box of there Golden Turkey shell's
#5 nickel plated 3" , haven't tryed them yet, will post when I do.

Offline owlhoot

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Re: Prairie Storm Shot shell ?
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2016, 05:16:07 PM »
Lots of better choices