Author Archives: bcbuck

Patterning


Dear Technoid, I’ve got a question I haven’t seen addressed before. When I pattern my shotguns, I shoot five rounds at the pattern plate, count the marks, and take the average. Given the Gaussian nature of patterns, that seems like … Continue reading

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Desiccants


Dear Bruce, I truly enjoy your responses and I believe you know your stuff, but I disagree about using the Golden Rod or any heating element in a gun safe. True it dissipates moisture, but it acts as a mini … Continue reading

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Better Pattern Plate Paint


Once again a reader has come up with a novel idea to help when plating our guns. I’ve never tried it, but you can be sure that I will. – BCB Dear Technoid, Enjoyed your comments on pattern plates………..By way … Continue reading

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Gauss, Yet Again


G’day Bruce. How’s things? Just finished catching up on the latest in the tracts and was interested in reading several articles on choking. I used to shoot a fixed choke gun until I had it fitted with the very satisfactory … Continue reading

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SxS On Long Crossers


Dear Technoid: Sometimes I have felt that the “plain” formed by the top surfaces of the SxS barrels (32″ in my case), seen peripherally of course, helps in keeping on line with the “plain” formed by the path of a … Continue reading

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Dirty Light Loads


Technoid, I really enjoy reading your articles and learn a lot from them. My problem is excessive powder residue in my reloads. In my quest for less recoil (I have arthritis), I am shooting lighter and lighter reloads (7/8 and … Continue reading

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Browning B-80


Technoid,, I have recently bought an immaculate browning b-80 SL “super-light”. I would like some info. on it if at all possible.. It has a 28″ barrel/vent rib and no chokes. It has ** stamped on the side of barrel. … Continue reading

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