Monthly Archives: April 2017

How To Practice


Hi Bruce, I have a question that I thought you must get asked several hundred times, but when I searched the site, I couldn’t find any applicable questions, so here goes: I’m a shooter that has been shooting recreationally for … Continue reading

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Boxlock Vs Sidelock


Dear Technoid, I have enjoyed reading through all your past articles and have found them to be of tremendous value. Thanks I am a relative newcomer to organized skeet shooting and currently using an 11-87. In the foreseeable future I … Continue reading

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Gunstock Dimensions


Dear Bruce: Like all hackers I’m always interested in the equipment (and specifications for same) used by the pro’s, including the technoid, for sporting clays. While stock fit is constantly emphasized as perhaps the single most important criterion to effective … Continue reading

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Beretta Trick


Dear Bruce, I have a question that I haven’t seen asked so here goes. A good friend who shoots the Beretta 390 in sporting clays pushes the action button on the receiver after he loads a shell into the chamber. … Continue reading

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No Magic Chokes


All gnawing one, Question is: Over the past several years, I have had two different guns, equipped with Briley chokes; a Super X and a 390. With both of these guns, the IC, X2 choke would break targets convincingly and … Continue reading

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Choke Loosening


Dear Technoid, One other observation/question. My chokes, including the Beretta factory chokes, shoot loose. Where does the torque come from? I’m not enough of a Machinist to know if this is a function of thread pitch,shape, depth, etc. Obviously it … Continue reading

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All The Speed You Need


Technoid: Based on my qualitative analysis backed up by rudimentary quantitative analysis I am coming to believe that muzzle velocity higher than the speed of sound for small spheres is counterproductive. There is an increase in recoil for an undetectable … Continue reading

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