Monthly Archives: January 2013

SHOT Show 2013-Beretta


Beretta showed off their A400 20 gauge. It appears to be a scaled down version of their A400 in 12 gauge, and I guessed the gun weighed about 6.25 lbs. The version I saw had the KickOff recoil reducing recoil … Continue reading

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2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2012. If it were … Continue reading

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SHOT Show 2013-B. Rizzini Shotguns


Rizzini USA is owned and operated by Fierce Products in Payson, Utah. This is where you will find the B. Rizzini shotguns. B. Rizzini has had a number of different US partners in the past.

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Moving Too Soon


Dear Technoid: I have several friends that shoot Sporting with me. Two of the friends are forever calling for the bird and then moving the gun before the bird is seen. They seem to be at a shooting plateau and … Continue reading

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Stock Drop


Hi Is there an advantage to more or less drop at the heel in a skeet versus sporting clays gun ? I notice that the Beretta o/u seems to have more drop at the heel than say the Browning with … Continue reading

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28 Gauge!


Dear Technoid, My wife and I recently began shooting skeet and trap and have now begun playing at sporting clays. I recently got a new Beretta 28 gauge O/U and have fallen in love with it. My biggest fear is … Continue reading

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Barrel Porting


Dear Technoid Please comment about barrel porting and what it accomplishes in terms of recoil and gun movement on an o/u 12 gauge. Thank you Donald Dear Donald, I don’t favor ported barrels on shotguns. Here’s why in a nutshell: … Continue reading

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