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Backboring A B-25


Technoid, My question is regarding Belgian F.N. Browning Superposed shotguns. I am presently shooting a 28″ Browning GTI as well as a 30″ Browning Ultra for sporting clays and trap. After reading through the Technoid archives I discovered your concept … Continue reading

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Gun Balance


Bruce, Yesterday I was in the local gun shop and picked up the beretta A400, Browning Gold Hunter and the Remington 11-87. Each was different, the Remington balance was heavy out front, the Browning more even front to back and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Trap Gun For The Better Half


Dear Bruce & Lonestar, The best site anywhere. I hope you can help. I have been shooting skeet for about a year, off and on about once every 3 weeks. Two weeks ago I hit my first straight (mostly 24’s … Continue reading

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Guns For Kids


Dear Bruce: In that letter that R sent regarding a gun for his wife and a 12 year-old kid, I would like to offer the following. We ran a youth-parent day at our club this summer where kids and their … Continue reading

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Low Shooting Gun


Dear Bruce, I appreciate all of your expert advice. My question is quite simple. What adjustments would you make if you had a shotgun whose point of impact was low. That is the impact point has the top of the … Continue reading

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