Kent tungsten shotgun shells

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Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by OLE RASPY » May 23rd, 2018, 6:57 pm

Didn’t know Kent company was producing tungsten shells. Hell I guess they are. I was in Mexico hunting goulds turkey. That’s what the outfitter used. We shot the guns before our first hunt. I shot a 870 Supermag with Carlson’s choke. Guide handed me 4 Kent shells. I looked at them but all I seen was Kent. Nothing else. I thought well this ain’t gonna shoot worth a crap. Cause I’ve tryed them out of my guns at home and 40 yards wasn’t very good. Maybe 2 pellets in a turkey head target at 40
Anyway he said they were tungsten. I shot a turkey head target placed on a hay bale at 40 and the results was great. I didn’t take a picture of target but it was tore up. Everybody else shot the same shell to. Done good. I killed my bird with it. Anybody got any insight on this? Is it tungsten?
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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by howl » May 23rd, 2018, 7:21 pm

Duck loads

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Post by dsunday » May 23rd, 2018, 7:25 pm

Tungsten matrix?
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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by Waddle Whacker » May 23rd, 2018, 7:28 pm

Probably their Tungsten Matrix. It’s an alloy blend of some sort, with tungsten in it. It’s a little less dense than lead. Glad it worked for ya!
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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by batsonbe » May 24th, 2018, 11:34 am

It shot great for me duck hunting. Expensive for duck hunting though

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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by OLE RASPY » May 24th, 2018, 8:05 pm

Aight. Thanks for the info.
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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by Grumpy » May 25th, 2018, 6:43 pm

After Kent cartridge bought out Activ their company has really taken off, I've shot a lot of Kent shells and they are as good as they get, sale with free shipping going on right now on their shells,,,google it up
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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by turkeyinstrut » May 26th, 2018, 6:59 am

Grumpy wrote:
May 25th, 2018, 6:43 pm
After Kent cartridge bought out Activ their company has really taken off, I've shot a lot of Kent shells and they are as good as they get, sale with free shipping going on right now on their shells,,,google it up
Do they have a shell that will compete with the old Activ 3" 2 1/4 oz. 12 ga. shell?

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Re: Kent tungsten shotgun shells

Post by 10gaugemag » May 26th, 2018, 6:54 pm

turkeyinstrut wrote:
May 26th, 2018, 6:59 am
Grumpy wrote:
May 25th, 2018, 6:43 pm
After Kent cartridge bought out Activ their company has really taken off, I've shot a lot of Kent shells and they are as good as they get, sale with free shipping going on right now on their shells,,,google it up
Do they have a shell that will compete with the old Activ 3" 2 1/4 oz. 12 ga. shell?
1 1/4 oz. pheasant loads would do just as good, maybe better, definitely couldn't be any worse.

We tried those things in 3 different guns with terrible results each time.

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