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KX 5

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by soup, Oct 13, 2010.

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  1. soup

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    ALL KX5 SHOOTERS ,

    Just wondering what you like / dislike about the KX5 ? How many have had modifications done such as Gracols -Jones Adjusters or after market choke tubes .

    Thank you in advance for your time and help .

    HIT
     
  2. Bucko43

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    I never use recoil systems on my guns. I simply take off the butt pad and replace it with a 1" thick kick-eez pad and I'm good to go. My KX-5 shoots real nice with good patterns produced from the steel chokes, but I purchased a titanium choke for it and upped my scores by 2 to 3 birds.

    Kevin
     
  3. zelmo96

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    Got mine in May and love it. Raised the comb 1/4" and am good to go. Shot my best score ever in the caps(98) and my singles average with it is up 3 birds. I might just try the K80 Combo now. Factory chokes are fine for me now, I use a #3 for singles and caps(24yds) and won't change until my cap scores fall off. Good luck, Al Baker
     
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  5. 3357

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    I added a Graco adj lop pad plate and a kick-eez pad and briley ext choke tubes everything else is just right.
     
  6. doubleman

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    I love mine it has a Jones adjuster and no other mods. I use the factory steel choke tubes #2.5 from 16 yards and #3 for caps(25yards). The factory steel chokes although short produce great patterns and just destroy targets so I feel no need to upgrade them. I shoot mostly 3 dram loads and don't feel the gun needs a recoil reducer even after shooting 300 targets in a day. I feel the KX-5 is one of the best single barrel target guns available and I would reccomend it with confidence.
    Regards
     
  7. Barry C. Roach

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    Is Kreighoff still making them? They are underrated.
     
  8. Bucko43

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    Yes, Krieghoff is still making the KX-5. I consider mine to be the "poor man's Krieghoff". About 1/2 the price of the K-80.
     
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    Have been shooting and enjoying mine for 3 summers now.
    My changes from stock were a Gracoil and a new pad.
    I use the number 2 choke at 16 and the number 3 at 23.
    Old Browning Broadway for doubles choked 16 and 25.
    Pete Giddings-Canada
     
  12. 45ACP

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    I've had mine for three years now. Only dislike was the factory recoil pad. Replaced it with a Kick-eez modified trap pad. I use a few aftermarket extended choke tubes. Did I need them? I thought I did, however others are happy with the factory tubes. I shot my best scores with the KX-5. Bill
     
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