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12 Vs 20 Hunting Range Difference


Dear Technoid, I do a lot of rough shooting and find that after a few hours the weight of my 12 bore over and under excessive. I have tried a lighter side by side but do not shoot so well … Continue reading

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Highland Hills Ranch 2013


Shooting Sportman Magazine runs several reader/writer hunts every hunting season at some of the best hunting venues in the U.S. The 2013 December hunt was at Highland Hills Ranch (HHR) in Condon, OR. HHR is one of the premier hunting … Continue reading

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Shooting In Argentina


Dear Bruce, My friend and I are wanting to go to Argentina this year and I would like to know if you would Have a guide you would recommend? I have sent for info and they all say the same … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Shotshells


Dear Technoid, I would like to ask regards 12 gauge cartridges, is there anything that one could do when shooting in extreme cold conditions. Some times when shooting in very cold weather it seems that the lead pellets has lost … Continue reading

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10 Gauge Vs 3 1/2″ 12 Gauge


Dear Technoid, Is it true that the 3 1/2 inch 12ga guns have just as much range/knock down power as the 10ga guns? I am interested in shooting steel shot and am considering buying a new 10ga. The 10ga guns … Continue reading

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Ultimate Dove Trip


Oh great one….. I come seeking wisdom that only years of trial and error (but never doubt) can provide…. I would like to take my father on a “once-in-a-lifetime”but hopefully again repeated) dove hunt in Mexico…. I come seeking references … Continue reading

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Hunting Load Velocity Changes


Dear Technoid, I am in the process of buying a new shotgun for goose hunting in the Norwegian mountains. In relation to this I have the following questions: 1) How does the mechanism (semi-auto vs. O/U or S&S) influence the … Continue reading

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28 On Dove


Dear Readers, The 28 gauge is a simply amazing cartridge. It hits harder than it should and kicks less than it ought to. Dove shooting in Cordoba, Argentina can definitely involve shooting several THOUSAND shells in a day if you … Continue reading

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Blown Barrel


Dear Technoid, At the onset of this year’s waterfowl season I saw some new Winchester Expert steel shot ammunition on sale at Wal-Mart. I picked up a few boxes ($6.77 per box) and thought I’d give ’em a try. I … Continue reading

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Best 410 Chokes For Game


Dear Bruce, What are the best chokes for a side by side .410 used for quail and partridge? Really enjoy your website. K Dear K, Partridge? 410? That’s like asking which BB gun is most effective against lions. Still, if … Continue reading

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