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410 Chokes And #7 Shot


Dear Technoid, I visited my local gun stuff supply place today and tried to buy a bag of size 7 shot. I was told that size 7.5 was the size I was looking for and that nobody makes 7. What … Continue reading

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Cross Dominance


Dear Technoid I have a shooting problem that I think should be a common one: I shoot right-handed, but I’m left-eye dominant. Right now, I’m trying to solve my problem by placing a small piece of transparent tape on the … Continue reading

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Fix A High Shooting Gun


Dear Technoid, OK the age old question of is it me or the gun ! lol I bought an Italian gun Iam having a hard time hitting anything with it. I am told they are designed toshoot high ? I … Continue reading

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Model 42 Choke


Dear Technoid, I understand your desire for 1 1/8 oz. loads, but being a heretic, I recently purchased a full choke Model 42. I plan to use it primarily for skeet, but will occasionally shoot 5 stand and trap. If … Continue reading

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More On Porting


Dear Technoid, I am considering either porting a 12 ga. Benelli, or purchasing a ported choke. Purpose is reduction of muzzle jump. Can you give me the pro/con of each, and which would you recommend? thanks, john Dear John, If … Continue reading

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Tough Courses


Dear Technoid: Let me start with the grease….Thanks for a terrific forum for us shooting sportsters to learn, laugh and reply! That said, I would like to comment on the recent discussions concerning tough and soft target presentations. I believe … Continue reading

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The Mental Game


T-noid- Most of your questions deal with the mechanical components of the shotgun. I know that you have a great deal of experience with the mental side as well. Do you have any pearls of wisdom for a shooter who … Continue reading

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Slipping Butt


Dear Technoid, I recently requested your advice on the proper choke for a Model 42 that I was buying for skeet, trap, and 5 stand. I picked up the gun and shot six rounds of skeet this weekend. After this … Continue reading

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Converting A One Eyed Shooter


Technoid, Do you have any sage advice for a person who is trying to shoot a shotgun with both eyes open after years of shooting with only one eye open? A little background … a shooting buddy (really, this is … Continue reading

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Beretta Chokes


Dear Technoid, In one of your many musings, you stated that the true meaning of life could be found in the selection of chokes (or something to that effect.) In my own quest, I stumbled across a little tidbit in … Continue reading

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