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Beretta Ultralight


Dear Technoid: Here’s another “which gun should I buy” question. I am addicted to quail hunting. I usually try to hunt 50+ days a season and don’t have any problem killing them. I shoot a Remington 1100 12 gauge with … Continue reading

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7/8 vs 1-1/8


Dear Bruce, I am confused about something. Can you explain to me, once and for all, whether or not a shot charge of 7/8 ounce will break a clay target, specifically a skeet target, better than a full 1 1/8th … Continue reading

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Cryo Barrel Treatment


Dear Readers, I have never had a barrel cryo treated and so have no personal experience but, as you read in previous Technoid screeds, my inclination is to think that it is of little practical advantage to a shotgun shooter. … Continue reading

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Ideal Trap Chokes


Dear Technoid, I am primarily into shooting 16-yard line and 27 yard line trap. I get on the targets fast,at a braking range of 27-32 total. 27 yard line would be at 38-43 yards out. What would be the best … Continue reading

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Screw Choke Value


Dear Bruce, I have a 20 ga B25 w/ 28″ barrels choked full & modified. I am considering having Briley screw-in chokes installed. In your opinion, how would this installation affect the value of the gun? Thanks for you help. … Continue reading

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Beretta 390-28″ or 30″, Step Or Flat


  Dear Technoid, A couple of real quick questions. I have taken your advice and arranged for the purchase of a AL-390 from PA which will be shipping sometime early next week. (I live in VA and have made the … Continue reading

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28 Gauge Reloading


Hi Bruce, The query from your reader two days ago about 28 gauge loads reminded me that I have some information to share about this, the most wonderful of gauges. I use, and really like, Universal Clays powder for this … Continue reading

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