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Old 09-30-2010, 12:19 PM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

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get a savage 220, 20ga, it will do all you want it to do and its priced decent, i have one and it will shoot sub inch groups at 100 and about a 2-4 inch at 200
I'm tossing this around as well. The 220 vs. 210...... Probably have better bullet selection with the 12. I don't care about recoil, so I can't think of a reason not to go with the 210.
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:28 PM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

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Could you elaborate on that a bit? Are you saying neither is good @ 200 yds?

I'm leaning toward the Savage 210F, seems like a very solid gun from what I've researched so far.
All I'm saying is 200 is a long way for any slug and is not easy. I like to shoot and hunt with the 20ga but for pushing the limits I like the 12. I just dont like the recoil.

Call Randy Frits at TarHunt he also does R&D for Lightfield and can give some good advice.

The Savage shoots awsome, as good or better than anything out there.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:26 AM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

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All I'm saying is 200 is a long way for any slug and is not easy. I like to shoot and hunt with the 20ga but for pushing the limits I like the 12. I just dont like the recoil.

Call Randy Frits at TarHunt he also does R&D for Lightfield and can give some good advice.

The Savage shoots awsome, as good or better than anything out there.
Ah, I can agree with that.

Good to hear about the Savage. It looks like a nice gun too. Just out of curiosity, what kind of scope to you have on yours. I haven't researched that part yet.
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Old 10-06-2010, 06:44 PM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

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Ah, I can agree with that.

Good to hear about the Savage. It looks like a nice gun too. Just out of curiosity, what kind of scope to you have on yours. I haven't researched that part yet.
This year I'll use the HR ultra slug gun with a vxIII and a target turret
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Old 04-29-2015, 10:40 AM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

Digging up an old thread, but given the advances in slugs the last few years, what are your preferences of 12 vs 20 ? I may be going to IL next season , so need to start thinking about this.
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Old 04-30-2015, 07:51 AM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

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get a savage 220, 20ga, it will do all you want it to do and its priced decent, i have one and it will shoot sub inch groups at 100 and about a 2-4 inch at 200
I have the same and am plenty pleased with accuracy.
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Old 05-01-2015, 09:08 AM
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Re: 12 gauge VS. 20 gauge

I have owned and shot most everything talked about here as slug hunting is my thing. 20 gauge all the way. All records for accuracy are held by 20 gauge. And as far as 200 not a problem with either the savage or HR. I settled on HR just because it out shot my savage slightly depends on your gun. If you are trying to shoot lightfeilds than its to far. Accutips no problem Iwould move out even farther ddepending on the situation. Currently working on a slug load that will push it even farther.
If I where in your shoes. Buy a savage 220 and try accutips, hornady, and a few others. Find which one shoots best and find your drops and go with it.
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