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7 1/2'S OR 8'S??????

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by grntitan, Dec 1, 2010.

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  1. grntitan

    grntitan Well-Known Member

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    I'll bite.......

    8's because i'd rather have 100 slightly smaller soldiers than 50 bigger ones.

    Matt
     
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    Kentucky nines.
     
  4. 7771

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    7 1/2 for everything
     
  5. ScottEslick

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    How about 8.5? Come on even more!

    Scott
     
  6. smsnyder

    smsnyder Well-Known Member

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    Smoke targets with Rio 8 1/2 back to 22 yards.
     
  7. DTrykow

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    7.5 for handicap. 8's for 16yd. Glad I got that off my chest. Been bothering me for awhile. Dave T.
     
  8. GW22

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    I mix them 3-to-1 to get 7-5/8s.

    -Gary
     
  9. grntitan

    grntitan Well-Known Member

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    "Been bothering me for awhile"

    LOL too much..... Glad you got that off your chest. Bet your BP went down.

    Matt
     
  10. smsnyder

    smsnyder Well-Known Member

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    anyone try 10 shot?
     
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    Until you decide, mix 7 1/2's with 8's. BT-100dc
     
  12. lancelot

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    Frank Hoppe, of whom I am a great admirer, told me he is now using 8's for everthing. This was less than a year ago. About 20 years ago Al Ljutic told me to never shoot another 7 1/2 as long as I lived.

    Must be something to it.

    Ron Ireland
     
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    For winter calcuttas here in Wisconsin I use 9's, 4's and 5's. Seriously, I use hard 7 1/2s for evrything from October on due to cold weather. There is a reason the ATA states no shot larger than 7 1/2's.
    Steve Balistreri
     
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    8's from 16 to 18 yd line and 7 1/2 from 19 to 25 yd line - just me
     
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    It must be snowing outside--------aw crap, it is!!!

    Rich in Indiana
     
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    I've used 12s in .38 cal snake loads (can be bought at well stocked sporting stores) on skeet birds. Well, those and the mod. 15 S&W, 4"......Bob Dodd
     
  17. Pull & Mark

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    Looks like Winter is setting in abit early this year. LOL. I like to use 8 l/2's at 16 yards. Also I see that someone on here likes to use Rio's #8. He may not know it but since all Euro made shells are on the Metric system and there shot sizes run smaller than the USA shot sizes he's using 8 l/2's and does not even know it. DID YOU!!! LOL. Break-em all. Jeff
     
  18. skeeljc

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    7 1/2's only. 8's won't break rabbits!

    Jim Skeel
     
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    7 1/2'S OR 8'S??????

    The unequivocal answer is, "YES! And sometimes 8-1/2's too!"
     
  20. shot410ga

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    It's all about the numbers..........
     
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