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Chokes And Angels On A Pin


Dear Bruce, Would you mind clarifying something for me? In a few of your writings you recommend the following choke selection: 0 – 20 yards= Skeet (.005″) and #9 shot 20 – 35 yards= Light Modified (.015″) and #8 shot … Continue reading

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Choke Switching


Dear Mr. Buck: I have a question regarding choke tubes. What do you think about screwing chokes into different barrels. For example, I have a Browning Citori with Invector-Plus tubes. Is it safe to take a tube that has been … Continue reading

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Chokes, Spreader Loads And Patterns


Dear Technoid, This is far and away my favorite page on the web. I was reading some back issues of Shotgun Sports last month and came across an article about reload recipes for tightening or opening patterns, the article claimed … Continue reading

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Unusual Choke Markings


Technoid: I have a double automatic from the 70’s with a skeet choke. Upon looking at the choke marking it is not a * * $ but a dollar sign with the vertical line about 20 degrees off (like a … Continue reading

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Choking On Chokes


Technoid, I have a Winchester Super X2 Magnum. It came with an invector x full turkey choke. I am considering buying an after market choke. Could you tell me what the constriction is of the X full that comes with … Continue reading

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Measuring Chokes


Dear Technoid: Help. With the rotten weather not much else to but raise shooting questions; 1. Am I right that chokes are based on the comparison to the barrel id e.g.; bore of .740, skeet would measure .735, bore .730 … Continue reading

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Two Chokes VS One


Dear Technoid: A couple of weeks ago, I observed two shooters shooting 5 stand. One was shooting an over/under and the other was shooting a semi-automatic. The wind was blowing, but the semi gun with a single choke outshot the … Continue reading

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