HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: StoneOrchid
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12820

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 150
BOT: 2
Total: 152
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Photo Albums
02: Photo Albums
03: Home
04: Home
05: Forums
06: Photo Albums
07: Photo Albums
08: Photo Albums
09: Photo Albums
10: Photo Albums
11: Photo Albums
12: Photo Albums
13: Forums
14: Home
15: Photo Albums
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Photo Albums
20: Photo Albums
21: Photo Albums
22: Home
23: Photo Albums
24: Photo Albums
25: Forums
26: Photo Albums
27: Photo Albums
28: Photo Albums
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Home
32: Forums
33: Photo Albums
34: Photo Albums
35: Photo Albums
36: Photo Albums
37: Photo Albums
38: Forums
39: Home
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Photo Albums
44: Photo Albums
45: Photo Albums
46: Home
47: Your Account
48: Photo Albums
49: Photo Albums
50: Home
51: Home
52: Home
53: Photo Albums
54: Home
55: Photo Albums
56: Photo Albums
57: Forums
58: Photo Albums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Photo Albums
62: Photo Albums
63: Photo Albums
64: Photo Albums
65: Forums
66: Your Account
67: Photo Albums
68: Photo Albums
69: Photo Albums
70: Photo Albums
71: Home
72: Photo Albums
73: Photo Albums
74: Home
75: Photo Albums
76: Photo Albums
77: Photo Albums
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Home
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Photo Albums
88: Photo Albums
89: Home
90: Photo Albums
91: Home
92: Photo Albums
93: Home
94: Photo Albums
95: Photo Albums
96: Forums
97: Photo Albums
98: Photo Albums
99: Home
100: Photo Albums
101: Photo Albums
102: Photo Albums
103: Home
104: Your Account
105: Photo Albums
106: Photo Albums
107: Photo Albums
108: Photo Albums
109: Home
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Home
113: Home
114: Forums
115: Your Account
116: Photo Albums
117: Photo Albums
118: Photo Albums
119: Photo Albums
120: Photo Albums
121: Photo Albums
122: Photo Albums
123: Photo Albums
124: Photo Albums
125: Forums
126: Forums
127: Photo Albums
128: Forums
129: Photo Albums
130: Photo Albums
131: Photo Albums
132: Your Account
133: Home
134: Photo Albums
135: Forums
136: Forums
137: Home
138: Photo Albums
139: Forums
140: Your Account
141: Home
142: Photo Albums
143: Photo Albums
144: Photo Albums
145: Forums
146: Photo Albums
147: Forums
148: Photo Albums
149: Photo Albums
150: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 307
 Pictures: 2395
  · Views: 660363
  · Votes: 1312
  · Comments: 86
 

Brenneke's in Ithaca M-37...?
Discussions related to Guns and Firearms

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Snowman366
Rookie Member
Rookie Member


Joined: Sep 30, 2005
Posts: 2

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:42 am    Post subject: Brenneke's in Ithaca M-37...? Reply with quote

Proud owner of a 1980-vintage 12-gauge Ithaca M-37 Deerslayer slug-gun. Have always used Foster-style slugs and had excellent accuracy from the gun. I was in my local gunshop and gave some thought to purchasing some 1-1/8 ounce Brenneke rifled slugs since I'd heard they were pretty accurate.

Trouble is, the clerk at the shop told me that slug-bored Ithaca's have an inside-bore diameter that's smaller than other gun manufacturer's slug bores. He suggested that the antimony-hardened Brenneke slugs would not swage down as easily as the softer Fosters when I fire them, and would accelerate the wear on my Ithaca's bore. He told me that I should stick with Foster-style slugs only.

I recall when I calipered the inside of my Ithaca's bore at the muzzle several years ago that it miked .705-inch, so the clerk's suggestion made me wonder. Then I got to thinking. Brenneke slugs have been around since what...1895? And Ithaca released the Model 37 shotgun in 1937...so if there were some sort of incompatibility between the two, I'd have thought it would have been dealt with long ago.

If anyone's had any experience with accelerated barrel wear from shooting 12-gauge Brenneke's in a Model 37 Deerslayer, I'd like to hear about it...cause it sure doesn't make sense to me.
Back to top
View user's profile
Flint54
Member
Member


Joined: Apr 09, 2005
Posts: 389
Location: North Carolina

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Brenneke's in Ithaca M-37...? Reply with quote

The only thing that I would be conserned about would be if your 37 had a full choke. Then there may ba a possibility of the sslugs over a period of time with many many shots possibly splitting the barrel. The chances of this to me would be very slight. I love Breneke Slugs and they are the only ones that provide the accuracy that is acceptable to me in a Foster/Standard kind of slug used in a smooth barrel. Cool
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1779
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 4:52 pm    Post subject: Welcome to the Forum. Reply with quote

I agree with Flint54 and would not be concerned about shooting Breneke slugs out of that Ithaca. I would give them a try. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
shrpshtrjoe
Super Red Neck Member
Super Red Neck Member


Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 2954
Location: Maryland

PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 5:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Brenneke's in Ithaca M-37...? Reply with quote

Howdy Welcome aboard snowman. I shot brenneke slugs for years they are top notch i wouldn't be to concerned with them in the ithica. You said ya had a deer slayer barrel most of the one's i have seen are fully rifled barrels is your's a smooth bore or rifled ??
Joe

_________________
"MOLON LABE"

P E T A
People Eating Tasty Animals
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Snowman366
Rookie Member
Rookie Member


Joined: Sep 30, 2005
Posts: 2

PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 11:22 am    Post subject: Re: Brenneke's in Ithaca M-37...? Reply with quote

It's a smoothbore, Joe. I've been a deputy sheriff for almost 34 years and I bought my Ithaca around 1982 to replace the cheap-o Brand-X shotguns the department issued back then. I also figured the Ithaca could do double duty as a deer gun and it's done handsomely. I've just never shot anything but Fosters through it.

I"ve miked Federal and Winchester brand Foster-style slugs and they ran .735 to .740-inch. I'd be curious to know the size of a Brenneke. I'll have to try that sometime.
Back to top
View user's profile
shrpshtrjoe
Super Red Neck Member
Super Red Neck Member


Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 2954
Location: Maryland

PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 12:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Brenneke's in Ithaca M-37...? Reply with quote

Howdy I had mod 87 deerslayer with a fully rifled barrel very nice shotgun and very accurate. The thing kicked the crap out of ya with 3 inchers in it though, so i shot mostly 2 3/4 sabots but Ithica makes a top notch shotgun i think you will like the brenneke slugs i have shot them in other shotguns and they have performed very well good luck, let us no how ya make out.
Joe

_________________
"MOLON LABE"

P E T A
People Eating Tasty Animals
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Gun & Firearm Discussions
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum



Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.