Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Neanderthal Approach


Dear Technoid: My I’m-in-no-rush, query is can a cylinder choke be tightened to provide improved-cylinder (or skeet) patterns by choosing the right components? I have a 16-gauge side-by-side with factory cylinder chokes. I’m contemplating using el cheapo, soft-shot “dove and … Continue reading

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Beretta 390 Shim Adjustment


Dear Technoid, Through what must have been divine intervention, I recently stumbled across your web sight at about the same time as my old Remington 1100 (purchased used) gave up the ghost. After hearing you singing the praises of gas … Continue reading

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Ultimate Dove Trip


Oh great one….. I come seeking wisdom that only years of trial and error (but never doubt) can provide…. I would like to take my father on a “once-in-a-lifetime”but hopefully again repeated) dove hunt in Mexico…. I come seeking references … Continue reading

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Orvis Sandanona-Fur & Feather


The report pair chosen today is a quartering 110 from right to left, and the report rabbit crossing from left to right. The shooting platform is elevated from the trap machines, so one is definitely shooting down at the rabbit, … Continue reading

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Mid-Hudson Sporting Clays-Station 5 Report Pairs


Peter W. has been out tweaking the course at Mid-Hudson Sporting Clays in New Paltz, NY. Nothing screamingly drastic, but as usual, Peter W. is continually adjusting machines to keep things interesting and to keep shooters entertained. Station 5 is … Continue reading

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Pneumatic Stocks


Bruce, I have tendonitis in my shoulder and have developed a really nasty flinch when shooting trap–in spite of switching to 1 oz. loads. I think it’s time for a recoil reducer. I have notice several advertised in the journals–Soft … Continue reading

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Mid-Hudson Sporting Clays-Station 16 Report Pairs


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