Author Archives: bcbuck

Model 12 Repro


Dear Technoid, Thanks for the great web site. I’ve got the wants for another gun that I don’t need – one of the Browning or Winchester Model 12 remakes. I have a Model 12 trap gun, which I like very … Continue reading

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More On Leads


Dear Technoid, Can you refer me to a good detailed description/analysis of the so called ‘swing-through’ technique. I have recently adopted this method after years of using ‘sustained lead’ with which I developed a tendency to stop the gun. However, … Continue reading

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Ultralight 12S


Gentlemen: I am looking to buy a very light 12 gauge o/u gun for grouse shooting (here in Virginia it’s many a steep mile between shots at grouse). The two which I’ve been considering are the Beretta 686 Ultralight, a … Continue reading

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Rule Of 17


Dear Technoid, Could you please specify the diameter of a pellet in millimeters, of shot size No. 9, 8, 7 and 7 1/2 referred to by you from time to time (in the ‘Technoid Archives’), so that it would enable … Continue reading

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Adjustable Stocks


Dear Technoid, Another silly question though. I read your recent “Stocks” on the Technical Track, and have read other articles you have written about stock fit and am curious why you always suggest “stock bending” as opposed to a fully … Continue reading

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Browning Weight Reduction


Bruce, While perusing your archives of wisdom looking for advice on using a vintage Superposed for upland hunting, I noticed a comment regarding ejector studs. You stated that the B-25’s had a problem with “broken right hand ejector studs unless … Continue reading

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Frozen Barrels/Remington “Gun Club” Loads/Plastic Buildup


Dear Bruce, It’s been awhile since I’ve written – job changes and all. Hope things are well. I attended the Southern Grand American in Florida – they are still pushing those “Gun Club” reloads, however I purchased and shot premium … Continue reading

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