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Offline tracker#1

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O/U 20 gauge
« on: May 12, 2019, 09:07:16 AM »
 In the market, looking for suggestions on a O/U 20 gauge, 24" or 26" barrel. Most likely sending it out to Sumtoy. What would you recommend ?

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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2019, 09:14:53 AM »
Love my beretta. Had local guy lengthen forcing combs and put two Jebs chokes in. .560 in the top and .585 in the bottom (goose choke). Running tss #9 in top and hevishot #7 in the bottom. Straight up wicked. 


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Are you willing to step out of the boat as Peter did?  Think about it, he wouldn't have walked on water without stepping out of the boat!

Offline TalksToTurkeys

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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2019, 05:31:50 PM »
I went with the Browning Cynergy Field 26” barrels. I'm shooting a 1 3/8oz. TSS Hand load through a Trulock .615 (skeet 2) choke out of the top barrel getting a nice 20” pattern at 25 yards with 250 in the 10”.
A Trulock .585 in the bottom barrel shooting 1 7/16 oz. TSS handload gives me the same pattern at 40 yds. Both barrels are dead on.
I took off the factory ivory bead and put a HiViz competition fiber optic on it. I'm trying to find some type of camo gun sock to use for turkey hunting, I really don't want to dip or coat it.





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Offline howl

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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2019, 07:38:03 AM »
youth models of Stevens 555 or Yildiz with a thick recoil pad put on

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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2019, 03:04:25 PM »
I’m working on a franchi instinct SL.  Put sumtoy rib mount and .562/.570 chokes.  It’s bout to go get dipped/cerakoted.  I’ll post pics when done.


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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2019, 01:18:17 PM »
Love my beretta. Had local guy lengthen forcing combs and put two Jebs chokes in. .560 in the top and .585 in the bottom (goose choke). Running tss #9 in top and hevishot #7 in the bottom. Straight up wicked. 


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Man that’s sweet. I got a yildiz youth 20. I’m going to get it dipped in original bottomland


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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2019, 02:03:30 PM »
I’m working on a franchi instinct SL.  Put sumtoy rib mount and .562/.570 chokes.  It’s bout to go get dipped/cerakoted.  I’ll post pics when done.
Love to see what finished product looks like


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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2019, 08:22:48 PM »
Love my beretta. Had local guy lengthen forcing combs and put two Jebs chokes in. .560 in the top and .585 in the bottom (goose choke). Running tss #9 in top and hevishot #7 in the bottom. Straight up wicked. 


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Man that’s sweet. I got a yildiz youth 20. I’m going to get it dipped in original bottomland


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Thanks.  I’ve always wanted one, and it has not disappointed  super light trekking through the woods!


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Are you willing to step out of the boat as Peter did?  Think about it, he wouldn't have walked on water without stepping out of the boat!

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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2019, 10:24:16 PM »
I just purchased a CZ upland ultralight green. Couldn’t justify dragging an expensive OU through the turkey woods. It has a matte black finish and a green anodized receiver. It is less than 6lbs and has no mid rib which makes it easy to attach a sling between the barrels. It shoots straight and the patterns I’m getting are slightly better than my m2 20ga.

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Re: O/U 20 gauge
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2019, 05:27:03 PM »
Love my beretta. Had local guy lengthen forcing combs and put two Jebs chokes in. .560 in the top and .585 in the bottom (goose choke). Running tss #9 in top and hevishot #7 in the bottom. Straight up wicked. 


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Man that’s sweet. I got a yildiz youth 20. I’m going to get it dipped in original bottomland


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Here is dipped gun. Guy that did it did a ok job. He was highly recommended so I was a little disappointed but the turkeys won’t see it


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