Category Archives: Shotgun related

Somehow related to shotguns/shotgunning.

Tough Courses


Dear Technoid: Let me start with the grease….Thanks for a terrific forum for us shooting sportsters to learn, laugh and reply! That said, I would like to comment on the recent discussions concerning tough and soft target presentations. I believe … Continue reading

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The Mental Game


T-noid- Most of your questions deal with the mechanical components of the shotgun. I know that you have a great deal of experience with the mental side as well. Do you have any pearls of wisdom for a shooter who … Continue reading

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Faster Shells


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Slipping Butt


Dear Technoid, I recently requested your advice on the proper choke for a Model 42 that I was buying for skeet, trap, and 5 stand. I picked up the gun and shot six rounds of skeet this weekend. After this … Continue reading

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Converting A One Eyed Shooter


Technoid, Do you have any sage advice for a person who is trying to shoot a shotgun with both eyes open after years of shooting with only one eye open? A little background … a shooting buddy (really, this is … Continue reading

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Beretta Chokes


Dear Technoid, In one of your many musings, you stated that the true meaning of life could be found in the selection of chokes (or something to that effect.) In my own quest, I stumbled across a little tidbit in … Continue reading

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Altitude and Patterns


Bruce, My question, which I don’t think you have addressed before (if that is possible), is the effect of altitude on choke and shot size selection. I currently shoot sporting clays at a club where the course ranges in altitude … Continue reading

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Comb Adjustment Formula


Dear Technoid, I once read about a simple rule of thumb how to calculate the effect of changes in comb height to changes in point of impact: 1/16 inch on the comb would make 1 inch on 16 yards. Do … Continue reading

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Hard Kicking 686


Dear Technoid, Just bought a Beretta Silver Pigeon trap gun, 12 ga. Comes up to my shoulder like it was custom made for me. But it’s also going to break my shoulder if I don’t find a way to reduce … Continue reading

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Ammunition Shortage-Federal Podcast


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