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Low Shooting SxS


Dear Technoid: I have a SxS I own that is shooting low. The patterns of both barrels had the same point of impact but were well below where I was aiming (I do realize I’m supposed to point and shoot … Continue reading

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Lewis Class


Dear Technoid, Out here in CA, we have only a few top notch courses plus anything that involves “guns” is looked at with a jaundiced eye. Not “politically correct,” you know. So we shooters keep a fairly low profile. However, … Continue reading

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Selling Dad’s Remington 3200


Technoid: I would like to sell my dad’s Remington 3200 Over and Under 12 Gauge Shotgun. I have the paperwork showing it was updated by the Remington Arms Company in Ilion, New York in February, 1986. I need help please … Continue reading

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Open Skeet Chokes


Dear Bruce, Any ideas about really open chokes for 12-gauge skeet?!! I was reading in Bob Bristers book about shotgun patterns that a Russian fellow used some extremely open chokes to run 200 straight in International Skeet. He mentioned that … Continue reading

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B-SS and M-42


Hi Bruce, Let me first say that I thoroughly enjoy reading your column and will leave my PC on while awaiting your response… I love to hunt birds of all kinds, in fact, during hunting season I’ll probably go every … Continue reading

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K-80 Barrel Hanger


Dear Technoid, Once again- great website! I have a question regarding a K-80. I bought a new K-80 earlier this year. I just recently noticed that the lower barrel has some “play” in the ring of the barrel hanger. The … Continue reading

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Toy Gun Hull Hurler


Okay Technoid, First things first. Given that my secondary and undergraduate education was supervised by Jesuits, I am something of a Flat Earther. Mere facts are not enough to convince me of anything. It usually takes a lot of misspent … Continue reading

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Primer Misfires


Dear Technoid, While quail hunting last week, my setter got lost. I couldn’t hear his beeper collar and he wouldn’t respond to the whistle so I decided to fire the gun. Well, I heard a click but no fire. I … Continue reading

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Wad Stripper Chokes


Dear Technoid, Folks at the skeet range have indicated that “ported” extended chokes are better than the “non-ported” extended chokes. They say that the ported chokes strip the wad and open up the pattern quicker. Sounds plausible; anything to it? … Continue reading

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New Shooter Gun Fit


Dear Technoid, At the risk of totally boring you with my neophyte question I will proceed anyway. I just purchased an AL390 Beretta field 12 G 28″ barrel. I had hoped to use it for everything – meaning a little … Continue reading

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