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Anyone trying this new load from Federal?  Super heavy, with #9 shot hitting like #5 lead.  The patterns as you might imagine, are unbelievable.

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16 minutes ago, monstermoose78 said:

For some reason I thought there was a minimum size shot requirement. I know there one for how big of shot can be used.

 

I believe you're right.  In Minnesota, only 5, 6, 7 shot allowed?  I've been shooting the Magnum Blend Hevi-Shot (a combo of these three sizes) in my 20 ga with awesome results. 

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From the 2017 MN DNR web page.

 

Method of taking

Firearms

• A person may only use shotguns 20 gauge or larger, including muzzle-loading shotguns.

• Only fine shot size No. 4 and smaller diameter may be used.

• Red dot scopes and range finders are legal.

 

Do not take my word for this- Read all the rules regarding Turkey Hunts for 2017.

 

Good luck

 

Steve

 

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Confirming with the DNR I could be wrong but I thought legal shot size was 4,5,6 and thing else was illegal but that is jut going off my old memory . Could of changed I will know more today once I find out.

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The focus is to keep shot sizes smaller for Hunter safety.

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MN DNR regulations only say the largest size to use is #4.   So #9 should be legal.

 

From what I have read on the turkey forums I follow where lots of guys pattern test shells, the TSS loads in #7 do not perform as well as the previously best loads (for 20 gauge) which is Federal Heavyweight #7.  Unfortunately Federal stopped making the HW shells when they switched to TSS.   The few guys who have found TSS in stock in #9 though are reporting very impressive patterns though, far superior to TSS #7.

 

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