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Closing A Gun


Dear Mr. Technoid Sir, What is the proper method to close and O/U shotgun? Should you hold the opening lever to the right, close the gun gently, and release the lever. Or should you close the gun and let the … Continue reading

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No Browning Turkey Chokes


Dear Bruce Just bought a Browning BPS 12 Gauge field edition. Uses Invector-plus choke tubes. Been trying to find an Xtra-full turkey special choke…… Everyone (even Cabela’s) is out of stock…… Is Browning selling that many of these guns…….. (Bought … Continue reading

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Chrome Chokes


Bruce Enjoy your site. Long time reader. First time E-Mailer. I have a model 48 Franchi 20 ga. that has a fixed choke and a chromed lined barrel. l would like to open it up to Improved. Is this something … Continue reading

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Misaligned Barrels


Dear Bruce I enjoy your informative web site very much. Regarding the Benelli, I have had several instances of shotguns not shooting to the point of aim as the result of bent or misaligned barrels and incorrectly installed choke tubes. … Continue reading

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High Quality Chokes


Dear Bruce, Just another short query on screw chokes. In your recent Technoid tract (30/12/97) you stated that you don’t think there is any real difference between the differing brands. That is obviously your view but, I was wondering if … Continue reading

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High Shooting Choke Tube


Bruce, I need a choke that will put a shot pattern 1 & 1/2 patterns high at approx. 26 yrds. out. The purpose is for the first shot of trap doubles. You can see where the thought process is going. … Continue reading

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Factory Screw-Ins


Bruce: Since screw-ins seem to be the topic du jour, maybe you can help (publicly or in camera): a few years back, when I purchased a 20 gauge Grand Lightning, I also obtained some X-2s from Briley… only to find … Continue reading

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