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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-08-2014, 02:35 AM Thread Starter
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can i shoot lead shot through a steel choke?

I have a 12 gauge pardner shotgun made by h-r. it has a choke tube that says usa-mod-steel.is it ok to shoot lead shot through this choke tube? will the pattern be weird?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-08-2014, 03:51 AM
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Re: can i shoot lead shot through a steel choke?

Yes it is ok. You have to shoot it to check the patterns.
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Re: can i shoot lead shot through a steel choke?

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Re: can i shoot lead shot through a steel choke?

good to go.

General rule of thumb is that a choke designated "steel" will open up 1 step when shooting lead. Like a steel modified would roughly be a lead improved cylinder, etc........

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Re: can i shoot lead shot through a steel choke?

thanks for the info guys.very helpfui appreciate it.
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