Category Archives: Shotguns

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Porting


Technoid: What’s the deal re: ported and non-ported chokes? Thanks George Walker George, I’ve covered this here: https://shotgunreport.com/2012/10/16/porting-improves-patterns/ My personal experience is that porting on shotguns does nothing meaningful for anyone except the guy who is getting paid to drill … Continue reading

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Lefty Auto Duck Gun


Dear Technoid, I am looking for a 12 ga. left-handed semi-auto to be used primarily for duck and goose hunting (although I might try to take a turkey with it in the spring season). Because I am looking for a … Continue reading

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Barrel Length


Dear Technoid, Is there any difference ballistically between shooting a 26” and a 28” or longer barrel when shooting 3” and 3.5” steel shot shells? Am I sacrificing anything other than a shorter sight plane when shooting a shorter barrel … Continue reading

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S&W Magnum For Trap


Dear Sir, I have a S&W 1000m 12 gauge mag. Semi auto. 30 barrel. What do i have to do to this gun to shoot trap loads out of it? Please help Keith Dear Keith, It has been a loooong … Continue reading

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390 Custom Gas Spring


Senor Technoid, I had a an unusual experience today………….but forget that and let me get to the reason for my note: A few months back, I bought a used, but like new, 390 from a friend. After a few hundred … Continue reading

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Benelli Super Black Eagle 3


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Beretta Gas System Changes


Dear Bruce, I have found a Beretta Mod AL2 -20ga. I am thinking about buying it, but I have a question first. I have a Silver Mallard 12-ga. When I remove the forend on the 20, there is no spring … Continue reading

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