Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bad Back Shooting Techniques


Dear Technoid: My major problem is my back. I’ve had two lumbar discs go south while I was going north. This has left me less than flexible at the hips. I do not have available to me the full range … Continue reading

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Bad Back Guns


Dear Technoid: Due to a back injury, the last time that I shot a shotgun was several years ago. It was a day of informal clay target shooting. A friend had brought along a Browning Auto 5 – 20 gauge. … Continue reading

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Reloading 2-1/2″


Bruce, I’m looking to probably purchase an older 12 gauge English made boxlock with 2 1/2 inch chambers. The specific gun I am looking at has been Nitro Proofed in England. I do not know if there is enough metal … Continue reading

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870 For Skeet?


Gents, First off, I’m a newbie to shotgunning and just started reading Shotgun Report. I am absolutely knocked out. It’s teaching me a ton and you should be proud of the site. Now, to the meat of the matter. First … Continue reading

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Plated Pellets


Dear Technoid, Has the difference between copper and nickel plated shot been explored? In this world of competing marketing campaigns, I want to be able to see past the hooey and know the real “technical lowdown”. I used to shoot … Continue reading

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Reloading Powders


Hello. My name is Tom. I have a friend that just gave me a Texan FW shotgun shell reloader. My problem is that this is an older reloader from the 1970’s, and the charts for loads does not have any … Continue reading

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Promo Loads- The Good, The Bad And The Ugly


Dear Technoid: In recent years, the “big three” ammo makers have introduced promo-quality target loads. I think this started with the Federal “Top Gun” line. They all tend to feature cheaper components (especially the hull) and retail for about $18.00 … Continue reading

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