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Mike I used a scope for one season. Only turkey I ever missed was because of that scope.:banghead: I now use the fiber optic sights and they are kick:***: as far as I'm concerned. I had my scope zeroed for thirty yards and I missed at about 8 yards. Shot right over the Tom's head. Couldn't find him in the scope quick enough and he flew straight up and away. This was also caught on video for a hunting show down in Texas.:boohoo:

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I have never used a scope, but I also have the fiber optic sights. Just like JackJr said they are awesome.
 

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A scope on a trukey gun is a handicap I can't afford. Peep sights are the omly wat to go!
 

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For close up work quick aquisition of the target I do not like scopes period. Whether it be shotgun or rifle. I felt this way before I put the scope on but did it anyway.:stickfight: Sometimes I'm a dumb:***:..................:bangin:

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Miie like I said I had mine for 30 yards but if I did it again I'd probably go with 20 yards. Most birds I shoot are around 20 or closer. Don't remember why I zeroed at 30 before. I did not have see thru mounts though. That's a real good idea.

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Originally posted by Center Punch
Jack - I didn't know that B-Square made them any other way than with a see through sysem. There isn't much to that 'see through' part, just imagine an upside-down 'U' and that's what you look through. It' not like a big oval like some other systems.

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Mike I had mine mounted with regular Weaver style bases,s o no see-thru. The see-thru mount would make it much better though. After that miss I am still leery of scoped shotguns even though I know ballistically that turkey loads and chokes are more like shooting a rifle than a shotgun..

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I understand the desire to try something new..... It's how I got started smokin wee..... ooo, ah, Im mean cigars.... back in the 70's....:rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:

Anyway....:smiley:

Personally, I feel turkey huntin is one of them "get em close" kinda sports... So, I use the 3 dot tru glow sight, and 3" shells....

I think we've gotten away from what makes turkey hunting so great with the 3 1/2" super duper triple magmun shot shells & laser sights....

This is however just my opinion. And whichever legal way ya wanna pursue the birds is cool with me..... Good luck either way!:cheers:
 

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So CJ tell me about that a ahh weee uuhhh, err cigars ya smoke.:dancin: Oops tryin' ta derail CP thread here.:bangin:

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Originally posted by JackJr
So CJ tell me about that a ahh weee uuhhh, err cigars ya smoke.:dancin: Oops tryin' ta derail CP thread here.:bangin:

Jack
Used to smoke.....

Found out later that they were bad for ya.....:rotfl:

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CP now that's an idea...:banana: I am considering getting a twenty for places I hunt that I know the turkeys have to get close. Cheaper shells, less kick and a lighter gun.

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Iused to use a scope and went back to the 3 dot fiber optics and love them. i use mine for bustin swampers also. those sights work great for rabbit head shots. i have been thinking of trying a red dot for bird hunting. They have them in camo here in the big one its like 42 mm or so. I think it would work alot better than the scope. To much movement to get linned up with the scope in my opinion.

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I've always wanted to try one of these, on my turkey gun.



TRUGLO TruPoint Open Red-Dot Sight

A tubeless red-dot sight that is waterproof and fogproof.

Shock-proof on firearms up to .50 caliber.

At only 2 oz., you won't even know it's on your gun.

TruPoint features unlimited eye relief, a 4-MOA dot for quick, easy target acquisition, and a light-sensitive rheostat for brightness control.

The sight is fully adjustable for windage and elevation.

A special lens coating completely eliminates double-dot or split images.

It has low power consumption for long battery life.

When a battery does have to be replaced, you can do it without removing the sight.

A protective snap-on cover activates "sleep mode" to save battery power.

The TruPoint is ideal for shotguns & handguns ~ not to mention crossbows.
 

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The good thing about that sight is no obstruction to your field of view and easy for quick target aquisition. Only trouble is it still relies on windage and elevation adjustments.

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For that price I'll stick to the fiber optics. Heck I could buy another gun for that much money or a good scope.

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