Parker Gun Collectors Association Forums  

Go Back   Parker Gun Collectors Association Forums Parker Forums General Parker Discussions

Notices

Reply
Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 09-05-2019, 09:16 PM   #21
Member
BRDHNTR
PGCA Lifetime
Member

Member Info
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 2,615
Thanks: 2,732
Thanked 1,488 Times in 690 Posts

Default

16 ga vh for grouse and woodcock and 20 ga trojan. 12 ga DHE on pheasant
allen newell is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to allen newell For Your Post:
Unread 09-06-2019, 02:16 PM   #22
Member
mobirdhunter
PGCA Lifetime
Member
 
Garry L Gordon's Avatar

Member Info
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,117
Thanks: 3,150
Thanked 1,728 Times in 630 Posts

Default

Changing guns is a recipe for poor shooting for me. I follow the recipe every year! However, I generally shoot a gun I've chosen for a particular game bird until I begin to miss...then switch. I switch often.

PH 12 cpg/splinter for home field doves
(Quality U straight/splinter 12 as the back-up for doves)
Quality 4 Bernard barreled top action 12 for early Teal
DH 16 straight/splinter for MN grouse
GH O framed 16 for home covert Woodcock (factory cylinder choke in the right barrel)
EH 32" Damascus 10 for Fall season turkeys
Grade 3 Hammer 10 for the duck opener in MO
DHE 20 for wild quail in home covers
(AH 16 as the back-up for quail)
BHE 12 #1 frame for late season Kansas/OK quail and pheasant
CH Bernard 12 for the rare occasion I go for home field pheasants
CHE Bernard 16 for February end of season Appalachian grouse
__________________
"There are people who display knowledge and there are people who share knowledge -- and there's a big difference." Lefty Kreh
Garry L Gordon is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Garry L Gordon For Your Post:
Unread 09-06-2019, 02:19 PM   #23
Member
6pt-Sika
PGCA Lifetime
Member
 
CraigThompson's Avatar

Member Info
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2,923
Thanks: 882
Thanked 1,421 Times in 707 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Garry L Gordon View Post
Changing guns is a recipe for poor shooting for me. I follow the recipe every year! However, I generally shoot a gun I've chosen for a particular game bird until I begin to miss...then switch. I switch often.

PH 12 cpg/splinter for home field doves
(Quality U straight/splinter 12 as the back-up for doves)
Quality 4 Bernard barreled top action 12 for early Teal
DH 16 straight/splinter for MN grouse
GH O framed 16 for home covert Woodcock (factory cylinder choke in the right barrel)
EH 32" Damascus 10 for Fall season turkeys
Grade 3 Hammer 10 for the duck opener in MO
DHE 20 for wild quail in home covers
(AH 16 as the back-up for quail)
BHE 12 #1 frame for late season Kansas/OK quail and pheasant
CH Bernard 12 for the rare occasion I go for home field pheasants
CHE Bernard 16 for February end of season Appalachian grouse
I think you're correct on the changing guns thing .

BUT...……………………………………… ,

I've got so many I wanna shoot and always been relatively decent with whatever I pick up I say to the heck with it and shoot what ever suits my fancy .

Over the years there have been numerous times I went to the dove field with a SxS and an O/U and shot equally bad or well with them both !
__________________
Grade 2 Parker’s , 6.5mm’s , 444 Marlin’s and my family in the Philippines ! Go Paquiao !!! ***** “Go hard or go home!” DE Sr. *****
CraigThompson is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to CraigThompson For Your Post:
Unread 09-06-2019, 03:08 PM   #24
Member
Reggie B
PGCA Member
 
Reggie Bishop's Avatar

Member Info
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 915
Thanks: 847
Thanked 918 Times in 388 Posts

Default

Garry the AH and CH Bernard 16 sure sounds nice, heck all of them sound nice!!
__________________
“Some men go fishing their entire lives without realizing that it’s not the fish they are after.” Thoreau
Reggie Bishop is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Reggie Bishop For Your Post:
Unread 09-06-2019, 03:12 PM   #25
Member
mobirdhunter
PGCA Lifetime
Member
 
Garry L Gordon's Avatar

Member Info
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,117
Thanks: 3,150
Thanked 1,728 Times in 630 Posts

Default

Reggie, I frequently get an inferiority complex when hunting with my wife, dogs, and Parkers, all of which are so much better than I ever will be!
__________________
"There are people who display knowledge and there are people who share knowledge -- and there's a big difference." Lefty Kreh
Garry L Gordon is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Garry L Gordon For Your Post:
Unread 09-06-2019, 11:08 PM   #26
Member
Jeff Elder
PGCA Member

Member Info
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 38
Thanks: 53
Thanked 15 Times in 9 Posts

Default

Dove with my DHE 16. Ducks with same 16 gauge and my VH 12.
Jeff Elder is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Jeff Elder For Your Post:
Visit Jeff Elder's homepage!
Unread 09-08-2019, 04:28 PM   #27
Member
Kent Nickerson
Forum Associate
 
Kent Nickerson's Avatar

Member Info
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 121
Thanks: 31
Thanked 177 Times in 53 Posts

Default

quail and Woodcock...20 bore VH.
Kent Nickerson is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Kent Nickerson For Your Post:
Unread 09-08-2019, 09:09 PM   #28
Member
charlie cleveland
PGCA Member

Member Info
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 9,762
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4,638 Times in 2,482 Posts

Default

20 ga for doves my 410 stevens as backup for doves my 8 ga hammer gun for squirls a 8 ga davenport for the tough squirls.....8 ga lifter useing pumpkin ball load for deer also 10 ga with pumpkin ball loads for deer.....charlie
charlie cleveland is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to charlie cleveland For Your Post:
Unread 09-09-2019, 03:15 AM   #29
Member
Milton C Starr
PGCA Member

Member Info
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Posts: 253
Thanks: 64
Thanked 78 Times in 47 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by charlie cleveland View Post
20 ga for doves my 410 stevens as backup for doves my 8 ga hammer gun for squirls a 8 ga davenport for the tough squirls.....8 ga lifter useing pumpkin ball load for deer also 10 ga with pumpkin ball loads for deer.....charlie
Charlie you should take the 8 gauge after some pheasants haha . Ive been researching what kind of birds can be hunted with 8 gauge in my state at least .

What kind of groundball are you using ? Ive found some .820 round balls that are 830grs I think .
Milton C Starr is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-09-2019, 03:51 AM   #30
Member
Dave Moore
PGCA Member
 
Dave Moore's Avatar

Member Info
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 38
Thanks: 2
Thanked 210 Times in 24 Posts

Default

I got out for the first time for this season this weekend. I used my 1905 DHE 16 with Damascus barrels. Doves, mostly Eurasians. I shot 16 boxes of shells for two days. This gun is flawless.
Dave Moore is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to Dave Moore For Your Post:
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 1998 - 2019, Parkerguns.org
Copyright © 2004 Design par Megatekno
- 2008 style update 3.7 avec l'autorisation de son auteur par Stradfred.