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 Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS

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PostSubject: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 26th 2016, 12:33 pm

Traded a recently traded for Bill Eyre Flintlock shotgun for this due to the fact that flintlocks make me flinch too much..
All I can say about this Pederosoli is man are they nice weapons, fit/finish is excellent, very nice deep bluing..
took gun out and shot it twice at a dead tree at about 20 yds just to see if it would fire functioned flawlessly. This gun has only been fired 20 times at most ever and it looks unfired, no marks dings scratches, powder marks etc..
If anyone has one of these and has worked up a turkey load for it would like to hear it for a practical starting point, looking forward to try busting a turkey with it..





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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 26th 2016, 4:59 pm

Does it have choke tubes?

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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 26th 2016, 5:05 pm

Nice!  I'm always looking at those beauts on the Pedersoli website.

You might get away with you shotty on the easy chair.  But you best get those pointy arrows off before your better half halves you!
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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 26th 2016, 5:25 pm

Old Smoke, that chair is in my computer room its mostly for my cat who pretty much has taken it over when I'm not using it to take pictures..
 
Yes it has the choke tubes, it came with 5 tubes.
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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 26th 2016, 9:12 pm

:rtup I like it!

You are going to have a LOT of fun with that bad girl. I need to get mine shooting some time soon.
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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 26th 2016, 9:19 pm

Howa do ya keepa the bb's froma rollin outa da barrels!! Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 27th 2016, 7:29 am

You certainly have a good taste for nice guns!

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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 27th 2016, 8:07 pm

@RIFLE 57 wrote:
Howa do ya keepa the bb's froma rollin outa da barrels!! Rolling Eyes

you just carry it with barrel pointed up and shoot really quick  Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 27th 2016, 8:07 pm

@Smokin' Joe wrote:
You certainly have a good taste for nice guns!

thank you sir...
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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 27th 2016, 8:37 pm

@dbowling wrote:
@RIFLE 57 wrote:
Howa do ya keepa the bb's froma rollin outa da barrels!! Rolling Eyes

you just carry it with barrel pointed up and shoot really quick  Very Happy
Yeh, but the clatter from the BBs rattling around in the barrel will frighten off any wild turkey. Laughing

Very nice side by side.

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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 28th 2016, 12:49 pm

@dbowling wrote:
Yes it has the choke tubes, it came with 5 tubes.

I imagine you will use the full choke tubes for turkeys. Do you remove the chokes to be able to reload easier? Bending the cards never seemed like a good choice to me.

I don't have a Pedersoli but I have two SxS shotguns, both with cylinder chokes. I use 1 3/8 oz. of copper-plated #5s over 80-85 gr of 2F. I only use 1/3 of a lubed wad over the OP wad and 2 OS cards when hunting so the first shot doesn't move the second shot left in the other barrel.

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PostSubject: Re: Traded for a new toy..Pederosoli 12 ga. SXS   February 28th 2016, 2:15 pm

I've only fired it 2 times so far but I was able to load the wads and cards w/o taking out the tubes, with improved cyl. and modified choke tubes..
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