Custom Turkey Gun Versus Factory Remington 11-87

 Turkey Load Results Shown @ 25 Yards

Loads/nominal pellet count*

Gun

Hits on 12-inch target**

Precentage of pellets on target

Activ No. 4;

2 ounces, 270 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

186

153

68

56

Activ No. 6;

 2 ounces, 450 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

315

262

70

58

Federal No.4;

2 ounces, 270 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

203

161

75

59

Federal No.6;

2 ounces, 450 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

313

279

69

62

Remington No. 4;

1 7/8 ounces, 252 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

191

167

75

66

Remington No. 6;

1 7/8 ounces, 420 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

308

259

73

61

Winchester No. 5; 2 ounces, 340 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

223

199

65

58

Winchester No. 6;

1 7/8 ounces, 420 pellets

Wilbanks 870

Remington 11-87

262

231

62

55

 
 

* Source: NRA Firearms Fact Book ** Average of five patterns