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Balance Points- Again


Dear ubiquitous grand master of thingys technical that go bang, Just finished reading your tract on custom 28g’s. Most variables discussed were familiar to me except for the bit about balance points. I can understand quite clearly barrel weights, trigger … Continue reading

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Best Starting Position


Dear Bruce, I am interested in your thoughts on the most effective low gun starting position for different types of shots. John Kruger starts with the gun just off his shoulder and as a result there is very little gun … Continue reading

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Even More On Patterning


Dear Technoid; I have enjoyed reading your columns and contributions over the years to the various shotgun periodicals covering the technical aspects of shotgun shooting. I have some questions related specifically to shotgun patterning that I hope you can answer: … Continue reading

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Beretta Point Of Impact


Dear Technoid, I have a Beretta 686 Onyx Sporting model with 30″ barrels. After noticing a trend of low shot placement, I tested for “point of impact” using the method you have described in Shotgun Report. (five or six shots … Continue reading

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Pinfire Shells And Rifle Recoil


Dear Technoid, Two questions…. How do I find shells for a 12 gauge pinfire shot gun? I have found one distributor in France, but would prefer something in the U.S.A. (language barrier) I started hunting two years ago (upland game … Continue reading

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Mixing Lead Methods


Bruce, I shoot sporting clays and 5 stand primarily. I’ve started skeet with the intention of bettering the crossers and quarters’ but just like what happened to me when I started with clays and 5 stand, it’s now DEEP into … Continue reading

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Shooting Glasses


Bruce, What shooting glasses do you recommend for target clays? I tried on some Randolph Ranger XLs with their CMT lens today. The optometrist walked me outside to the landscaping next to the office with an orange clay (he shoots … Continue reading

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