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Offline Bowguy

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“Better pattern”
« on: February 25, 2019, 08:40:41 PM »
I see lots of guys talk about better patterns. This might be confusing or misleading to some. Better is very subjective. To a 10 year old child ,better might be something he can hit with. Perhaps not even requiring a turkey choke.
To another better might be a scary tight pattern up close but impressive at 40 yards.
To the new folks deciding, make sure your pattern is best (better) for you and realize this may change in a year or so to something different

Offline Tom Foolery

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Re: “Better pattern”
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2019, 09:17:43 PM »
I like a good hunting pattern too

I’m a fan of a solid 10” and a nice even 20” halo at 40yds.  They’re all tight at 20 and in.

My 20 gauge is in the 140’s in the 10” and 240-250 in the 20”. 

When I shot 3.5” lead 6’s it was 140’s 10 and 300ish in the 20”

Hevi13 7’s were around 270-300 in the 10 and 400-450 in the 20

I could have tighten the 10 up but I like the extra on the outside.  At 20 they all look the same.

Offline Bowguy

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Re: “Better pattern”
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2019, 02:39:40 AM »
I agree up close they’re all tight and I’m perdonally another who likes a killing type pattern

Offline gobblers roost

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Re: “Better pattern”
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2019, 12:56:04 PM »
Some are to tight wonder why they miss.

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