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Old 02-05-2016, 03:26 PM
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I reload 1 1/4oz 7.5 and 5 mixed 50/50 by weight. I stuff this in a nitro 27 shell with a rp-1 wad over 30gr of long shot. Every crow I hit is DRT. Patterning your gun is far more important than shot size though. Like paper with a 30in circle at 30 yards patterning, not shooting a can or a tree limb and looking at the damage.
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Old 10-24-2016, 03:38 PM
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I don't use anything bigger than 6's anymore. I prefer 7 1/2 or 8's in magnum shot. I try and reload as much as I can too.
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Old 12-20-2016, 06:55 PM
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I use 7 1/2s and 6's. I had an expensive day duck hunting when we got mobbed by crows and sent some blindside at em.
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Old 02-23-2017, 03:39 PM
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Hi boys,

As many have stated, 7 and 1/2's are an excellent choice for crows. I have tried everything from 10 shot to 00 Buck, and they all work, but 7.5's seem to deliver the most consistent results for the Texas Crow Patrol.

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Old 02-24-2017, 03:19 PM
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I was talking to Bob Aronsohn about this very subject, and he recommended 7, 7 1/2, or 8 shot, but make sure they are magnum. We used to call them chill shot. They will hold their shape when hitting wings and bone.
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Old 03-03-2017, 07:46 PM
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I like 7 1/2. We loaded up some light loads of 8's one year, but seemed to have a lot more wounded birds.
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Old 03-04-2017, 10:59 AM
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Using magnum shot is more important than the size, according to Bob Aronsohn.
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Old 12-20-2017, 01:01 PM
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Hogh brass 6s. Full chock
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:31 PM
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I reload my own, low-brass with 1 and 1/8 of number 5s.
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Iíve experimented w different chokes and loads and the best I have come up w so far is 12 ga mod choke, Winchester AA super sport loads (low brass) 1 1/8 oz, 7.5ís, 1300fps. We have a couple every hunt that manage to walk off but we put up some good numbers.




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