Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sticky Opening


Hello: I recently purchased a used over and under shotgun, in 20 gauge. It is a Baikal IZH-23EM. I loaded two factory shells of 1 Oz. #8 shot. after hitting both of my clay birds,I went to eject the fired … Continue reading

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Is Optima Bore Optimal?


Dear Bruce, Have you had a chance to review the new optima barrel and its chokes for performance. We your loyal subjects want to KNOW. Do we throw down our old 391’s and walk toward the Optima Light? I wait … Continue reading

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Beretta Auto Fixes


Bruce, I walked into a local gun club, that happened to be an authorized Beretta dealer, and saw a brand-new 20 gauge Teknys on display. Although I already have a 20 gauge sporting clays gun, I just had to buy … Continue reading

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Browning BT-99-#2


Hey Bruce, picked a BT99 at a great deal, I have heard you have to shoot under the bird and you cant cover the it or you go over the top, should you shoot at the base or can you … Continue reading

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You Gotta Do The Work


Bruce: I recently bought an older Ljutic Monogun for trap shooting and so far it seems that the targets I do miss are not the gun’s fault. On the other hand, upon close examination I have discovered a very small … Continue reading

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Browning BT-99


Sir, I am looking to purchase a Browning BT99 for trap and have a few questions. Does having a moveable comb have a advantage? what about barrel length? fixed chokes or multi chokes? I am not a fan of ported … Continue reading

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Choke Advice To The New Sporting Clays Shooter


Bruce, I’m a competitive skeet shooter who tried sporting clays for the second time today. To be honest, I didn’t score very well. Anyway, I’ve been watching some sporting clays tournaments on TV lately, and many of the top competitors … Continue reading

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