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Factory Screw-Ins


Bruce: Since screw-ins seem to be the topic du jour, maybe you can help (publicly or in camera): a few years back, when I purchased a 20 gauge Grand Lightning, I also obtained some X-2s from Briley… only to find … Continue reading

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Choke Tube Fouling


Dear Technoid, During a recent trip to Central America I shot just over a case of White Rhino trap loads through the improved cylinder tube of a Beretta A303 without cleaning the barrel. When I did remove the choke tube … Continue reading

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Calculating Leads


Dear Technoid, A couple of friends and I were checking our reloads with a chronograph to see if the four gauges were shooting close to the same FPS. We noticed some of them were around 115 FPS different. My question … Continue reading

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Breaking an incomer easier than an outgoing?


Ole Wise Shotgun Wizard, I am back again and have yet another question and I cannot imagine any better source than you. This is strictly theoretical but what the heck. If a clay is an incomer, would it increase the … Continue reading

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Recoil Pad Weight


Oh Weighty Technoid; Do you have a list, or know where I could get a list of recoil pad weights. None of the manufacturers will admit the weights of their products. I checked several web site and tried to call … Continue reading

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28 Gauge Loads


Dear Technoid : Please gaze into your AA crystal ball and get me a couple of hunting loads for my new 28 ga. I have 800X and Win. AA hulls to work with, wads have not been purchased yet but … Continue reading

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Trapping The Trigger


Dear Esteemed and Honorable Technoid: I recently purchased my first ever O/U, a Browning Ultra Sporter. I have been shooting this gun for about 6 weeks and every once in a while the second barrel would not fire on doubles. … Continue reading

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