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Old 01-07-2019, 11:43 AM
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I'm looking for something my girls can turkey hunt with. Reynolds is too small(weak) for a pump, so I was thinking may a .410 auto. Anybody know of a good one?

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Old 01-07-2019, 02:34 PM
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You can find Remington 1100s from time to time. Any specific reason you're wanting an auto?
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Old 01-07-2019, 04:46 PM
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I could get a single shot, but I also want to have something that she/I can use as she gets older. Her little sister too.

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Old 01-07-2019, 05:58 PM
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I would think a Rem 1100 / 11-87 in a 20Ga would be the perfect youth gun
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Old 01-08-2019, 07:57 AM
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Mack,
Get away from the 410 and get the 20. The 410 isn't a gun to learn how to shoot moving targets and will frustrate them. Heck the 410 is often the decision maker on most competitions.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:30 AM
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I've got a youth model 20. The very first gun I ever had. I guess I could just get a recoil pad for it and let them shoot dove loads. Inside 20 yards it won't matter anyway.

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Old 01-08-2019, 07:23 PM
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I've got a youth model 20. The very first gun I ever had. I guess I could just get a recoil pad for it and let them shoot dove loads. Inside 20 yards it won't matter anyway.

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Old 01-09-2019, 08:51 AM
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Get you a mercury recoil reducer installed in the stock and it will tame it down for them. Be sure and make them wear earmuffs too. I think the noise scares kids as much as the recoil.
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You could also get an over/under .410.
If you decide to go with the 20ga I don't think she would feel the recoil in the heat of the moment. When my girl was 10 she used a 20ga but practiced with bird shot and when we hunted I slid a turkey load in, she never knew the difference.
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