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I would like to try hunting ducks this year, and was just wondering if my single shot twelve gauge would be suitable.
 

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yup it will work just fine i used a single a cupple times when i was younger its alot of fun with a singel some say you wont get as many birds but i know one thing you wont wast as many shells i have hit my daily limit with the old singel in the am shoot and at least then you will c if you like duck hunting then you can get a pump or semi your choice i like pumps i have friends who like semi and at the end of the day we all get the same about of birds so its what ever you like best good luck
 

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If a single shot works I probably won't get another gun
Thanks.
I've used a single shot many times for crows, and the main difference is that if you are wingshooting, you can't hit a bird on your follow-through shot - you have to reload the gun first, so you'd better hammer him on the first shot.

But, if you are spot-and-stalking ducks, sneaking up on them along a river or something, I don't think you'd see a whole heck of a lot of difference. Just make sure your choke will handle steel shot - most older single shots are full-choke, so you'd have to limit yourself to #4s or smaller if you use steel shot, or so I've been told. That full choke can make a long-distance sniper's shot a lot easier, though (if you shoot ducks on the water - many guys won't).
 

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I wouldn't shoot them on the water. I'ld be with other people, so If I didn't kill one, at least they could finnish it off for me. and so many slugs have been put through this gun, the choke has probably been squeezed into something like modified.
 
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