Monthly Archives: April 2014

Shot String


Dear Technoid, Could you please provide some perspective on shotgun shell shot string? Specifically, the effect of velocity on shot string, the effect of the amount of shot on shot string, the pros/cons of shot string, the effect of shot … Continue reading

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Slow Powder Recoil


Dear Technoid: Once again I am compelled to contact the sage of the shooter with queries. I am (and have been) experiencing a flinch like reaction to certain types of targets at various sporting clays ranges in my area. My … Continue reading

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Gun Mount And Lead Methods


Dear Technoid: I am really getting intrigued with trying to shoot some sporting targets and am somewhat confused by what is the proper way to accomplish the gun mount and swing. Can you describe for me in a step by … Continue reading

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Are Long Cones Worth It?


Dear Technoid: Query: Is it really worth $200 to have my forcing cones lengthened, or is the “recoil reduction” purely subjective based on the fact you think that you had better feel less recoil after plopping down two small plus … Continue reading

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.410 Bore At Sporting Clays


Dear Technoid: I have a Beretta 28ga., on 20 ga. frame, and shoot it well in Sporting Clays. I am considering a Briley 410 ga. tube set and have little experience with this gauge. What are your thoughts on chokes? … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Pattern Performance


Dear Technoid. Ever see data posted for patterning based on temperature changes? The “Winter Velocity Loss” topic provided some good insight but unfortunately did not talk about % pellets differences due to temp changes. Also unfortunate is that last year … Continue reading

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The Real Answer On Choke Constrictions


Dear Technoid: Are choke names and their actual dimensions standardized across all manufacturers? I’m trying to determine which Browning Invector Plus choke is closest to the .015″ Light Modified you’ve been recommending as a good all around choice for sporting … Continue reading

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