Monthly Archives: October 2020

The Mental Game


Bruce, Please talk a bit about the mental aspects of shooting competition and what a regular type guy like me who’s obsessed with clay target shooting can do to get into and maintain that “zone” of focused competition. I’ve been … Continue reading

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So I Bought A New Gun…


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Monte Carlo Stocks and Trigger Feel


Source: Clay Target Nation, October 2020, (20-21)

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Slump Cures


Dear Technoid: Although I’m sure that a shooter of your caliber(oops, gauge) has never had this problem, I’m in a clays slump. I’ve had people watch me shoot, and they don’t see anything obvious that I’m doing or not doing. … Continue reading

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Salt Wood Brownings


Bruce, What is a “salt wood” Browning? How visually can I tell by looking at the gun? ThanksBob Dear Bob, In the late ’60s Browning and a bunch of other gun makers (including the US Gov’t) were sold an idea … Continue reading

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Woman Beginner


Dear Technoid, Gee-where does one start in selecting an entry level trap shotgun? I am 5’4″ , medium framed and from what I have read I probably should select a gas operated gun. I tried a 20 ga. Remington pump … Continue reading

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The Crass by Ithaca


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High Shooting Gun


Hey Bruce !! Assuming the barrel is straight what are the contributing factors to a shotgun that shoots high. Could it be pitch at comb, pitch at heel etc. Best Regards Allen Dear Allen, If the barrel is straight, the … Continue reading

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Long Range Patterns


Dear Bruce: Here’s a little analysis I did for one of my Choke Chooser customers in response to his interesting question about the relative merits of No. 8s vs No. 7-1/2s for 40-yard targets. I know you like the larger … Continue reading

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Rib Confusion


Dear Bruce, I really look forward to reading your answers. I shoot a 12 ga. Browning Citori Lightning Sporting Clays with a low rib (28″)in skeet, sporting clays, and hunting. I enjoy shooting this gun and do well. However, when … Continue reading

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