Category Archives: Shotgun related

Somehow related to shotguns/shotgunning.

Stocking For A Long Neck


Dear Technoid, My friend, a typical stock crawling shooter, wishes to learn a more upright stance and head position for shooting sporting clays. He shoots a 12 ga CVC with 30″ barrels. The stock is of “normal” (per industry standards) … Continue reading

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Mechanical Vs Inertial Triggers


Dear Technoid, Please give your view of benefits & shortcomings of inertia & mechanical triggers especially as they relate to skeet.Also,are there any disadvantages in using 2 3/4 inch shells in 3 inch chambers? G. Dear G., I have B-25s … Continue reading

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Hot 24 Gram Olympic Shells


Dear Technoid, For the first time, we shot Olympic skeet and bunker trap. Bunker is GREAT!!! (No, I didn’t use the 28 gauge for this mass mayhem.) The targets are very fast and come at some ridiculous angles. I think … Continue reading

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Gold On Guns


Good morning, Please advise wisdom and effectiveness of using the 23 carat liquid gold inlay treatment of Mirage 12 ga sporting classic over only the “sporting classic” in small script on right side of gun. It seems that if done … Continue reading

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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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