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extended vs flush-mounted chokes

Discussion in 'Snow Goose Hunting Forum' started by Meach, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. Meach

    Meach Elite Refuge Member

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    Going to do some patterning. But was wondering, in general is there an advantage to pattern uniformity with extended over flush-mounted chokes? Thanks for your comments.
     
  2. CA Birdman

    CA Birdman Elite Refuge Member

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    I have been using some Briley and now Carlson extended choke tubes. I think results are better than factory stock, but nothing earth ****tering in what I have seen in my patterning. I am only running IC and LM and Carlson Mid Range, have an IM but haven't felt need to put it in ever. It is ease to change tubes and if one gets swelled, you can likely get it out.
     
  3. dukgtr187

    dukgtr187 Senior Refuge Member

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    I personally prefer the extended because the ease of removing the choke.
     
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  4. Drundel

    Drundel Elite Refuge Member

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    I like them for removal, ease of ID what choke is in there, and I like the fact the constriction is further away from the barrel, or at least extended as much as possible, ie. in the event the shot deforms the choke, I hope by having an extended choke there are a lot less chances it will damage the barrel or get stuck in the barrel.
     
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  5. thunderfromdownunder

    thunderfromdownunder Senior Refuge Member

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    How man people actually change chokes after they find one they like? Regardless of flush , extended. Not trying to argue.
     
  6. Native NV Ducker

    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator Flyway Manager

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    I change chokes all the time. Depending on where I am in the season, where I am hunting, and what I am hunting. I don't need an IMP/MOD to hunt grouse. I need an IMP/CYL. I shoot open chokes early in the duck season, tighter later.
     
  7. Drundel

    Drundel Elite Refuge Member

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    All the time.
    • Duck/goose season its IC to start with then LM if they won't finish
    • Teal season, its skeet or CYL
    • E-caller usually skeet or IC
    Look at my videos, I try to put notes in the shots what ammo and choke is in the gun.

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