Author Archives: bcbuck

Backbored Chokes


Hello O Master of Ether Errata, I’m in the process of having my 32″ trap barrels backbored from .729 to .740. They should swing quite smartly for the coming Sporting season, but for now I have more to do. Most … Continue reading

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Misfires


All knowing Technoid, I have a 686 O/U and also an AL 390 that I shoot on a regular basis, Skeet, 5 Stand, and Sporting Clays. The 390 was purchased when they were first introduced and the 686 I have … Continue reading

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Low Profile Receiver


Dear Technoid, Several manufacturers of O/Us with “low profile” receivers make claims like “low profile receivers place the barrels in an optimum position for straight line recoil” implying that such a design produces less recoil than a “high profile” receiver … Continue reading

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Slugs In 390S


Dear Technoid, I gave my son a Beretta 390 and presented it to him for Christmas. He promptly went out and shot an 18 at trap…his best ever. Now he is questioning whether this versatile instrument can be used to … Continue reading

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Gun For Tubing


Dear Technoid: I have recently re-discovered my passion for skeet shooting. I have been shooting a trusty 1100 for the past 20 years. My question is this: What ONE 12 ga. shotgun would you buy and then have tubed for … Continue reading

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Shimming A Remington Auto


Dear Bruce, What is the best way to put some cast off on a Remington 11-87 SC NP? Can the stock be shimmed? Also, is Breakfree CLP ok for the wood? I’ve just been using a wax cloth for the … Continue reading

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Browning Gold 3-1/2″ Problems


Dear Technoid: Some time ago, I purchased the new Browning Gold 3 1/2 Hunter and have been less than satisfied with the gun. I’ve hunted ducks and geese, and on every hunt it has failed to eject the hulls at … Continue reading

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