Category Archives: Shotgun related

Somehow related to shotguns/shotgunning.

Briley X2 Choke Problems


The Holy Technoid, I read your pages religiously since I am truly a Junior Technoid in training. I’ve shot trap/sporting/skeet for several years now mainly with Browning break action guns (Sorry, I just don’t share your love of the gas … Continue reading

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Olympic Trap Right Angles


Hello , I am from Portugal, and I shoot Olympic trap. I usually score 18-20/25, and sometimes 21-23/25. The problem is that I can’t break the clays to the right. It seems to me that I can’t have my face … Continue reading

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Int’l vs. American Skeet


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Cleaning Choke Tubes


Dear Technoid, As I have recently ventured into the realm of Sporting Clays, I find I am now using a variety of choke tubes as opposed to the fixed bores of my previous guns. In the routine cleaning ritual, I … Continue reading

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24 Gram Patterning


Dear Technoid, Since my last attempt to bring rational thought to the shotgun world was so gratefully disregarded I can but feel compelled to jump in again. I have this gut feeling that wad strippers and deformed shot are pretty … Continue reading

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Dragging Firing Pins


Dear Technoid: I have a Winchester 101 made in about 1969. The gun is in very good to excellent condition. I have owned the gun about 5 years and now am starting to use it more often for trap shooting. … Continue reading

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Protecting Gun Wood


Dear Mr. Gun, I’ve read with some interest your tracks on soaked autoloaders. What worries does the two-holer have? It seem to me the firearm industry does a great job on finishing the outside/visible parts of wood, but really spare … Continue reading

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Bunch Of Questions


Dear Technoid, Perhaps this frisky little question is worthy of the Volcano of Knowledge? Actually, a couple of questions: 1) Will smaller size shot, say #8 or 7-1/2, deform more or less than #4 shot, in example, affecting patterning adversely? … Continue reading

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Skeet Patterns Down Under


Dear Technoid, You will be pleased to hear that I have finally got around to patterning my skeet gun. As usual this exercise raised more questions than it answered. Being somewhat stubborn however I am pressing on and hope you … Continue reading

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Favorite Italian Gunmaker


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