Monthly Archives: July 2012

Porting, Again


Bruce, I am appealing to you on a disagreement I have had with a couple of shooters at our sporting clays club recently. The question is about recoil. They are telling new members to have the barrel of their shotguns … Continue reading

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28 Guage for Beginners-Addendum


Stuart, I just finished talking to Les Greevy, one of my fellow columnists at Shooting Sportsman magazine. Les does a great deal of work teaching 4H kids shotgunning. His favorite gun for kids in the age range of your daughters … Continue reading

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28 Gauge For Beginners


Technoid, I have 2 young daughters that are interested in shooting. They are 8 and 10 years old. I would like to buy a shotgun for their use. My question is there a 28 ga auto available that is light … Continue reading

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Winchester 1400 Auto


Dear Bruce, I never seem to hear anything said about the Win 1400, lots about the Rem 1100. This seems to tell me the win 1400 isn’t considered as good a gun?? Your comment(s) appreciated. Harvey Dear Harvey, Well, I … Continue reading

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Face Slap


Bruce, I’ve read in your reports that face slap (splat?)is a fitting problem. I’m an experienced, 50yr old, bird & “fun” sporting clays shooter. My current SxS seems to fit ok as it shoots 60/40 patterns to POA and I … Continue reading

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Straight Rifling


Technoid, I’ve been planning to get a smooth 23″ Remington barrel (when available in matte finish) for my 870 to use for turkey and grouse hunting, but I keep seeing advertising that talks about straight rifled barrels and chokes that … Continue reading

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Benelli SBE Vs Beretta 390 Field


Dear Technoid, I am an avid waterfowl hunter and have acquired the desire and money to purchase a new auto loader. Here is where I am stuck. I am looking at the Benelli super Black Eagle as well as the … Continue reading

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