Tag Archives: Shotgun

Spreader Loads


Dear Technoid, We tested Polywad spreader cartridges and found, like you, that they opened the pattern by at least two degrees of choke.  We also tested Fiocchi spreaders. We used Shotgun Insight, a program written by Dr A. C. Jones, … Continue reading

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Raising Point Of Impact


Dear Bruce, I recently purchased a Beretta 686 O/U in 12ga.  I patterned the gun using the figure 8 bead alignment and found that the POI was exactly at the POA, a 50/50 or at least close enough to be … Continue reading

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Pre-Mounted Gun


Dear Bruce, I have been shooting low gun for both skeet and sporting clays for the last several years. I learned the fundamentals from Keith Lupton, and have never held high mount since then except for an occasional round of … Continue reading

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A Fitting Comment


Your Majestic Benevolence, After years of shooting (practicing mistakes), I have empirically determined that a longer length of pull is best for the gun down position. A parallel, long stock may be ideal but the problem is I pumped iron … 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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SxS for Clays


Hi Bruce, Henry N. sic’ed me on you for some advice on SxS’s. I’m looking to buy a SxS for shooting clays games.  I have shot SxS’s quite a bit and find them no added challenge, and I really enjoy … Continue reading

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The Truth About Light Loads


Technoid: Appearing on the web is the unrefuted comment, to wit: “Back in the old days of International Trap 1.25oz. loads were allowed and when they went to 1.125 oz. loads to lower the scores nothing happened. Then they went … Continue reading

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Kolar or Briley


Dear Dr. Gauss, I’m plan to purchase tubes (3 gauge set) for a Beretta 687. Kolar or Briley? I’m having a difficulty getting the facts of the differences. Second, will I need a spring “job” for the .410 trigger ($65) … Continue reading

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Lady’s Gun


Good morning, Oh Great Technoid Who Is a Constantly Flowing Font of Wisdom and Hyperbole, Finally, Bruce, after almost thirty years of marriage, my wife has agreed to let me teach her skeet. She has always enjoyed rimfire rifle and … Continue reading

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Browning Fit And Longevity


Dear Technoid: I have some questions revolving around the Browning 325 that I have not been able to get answers to. First, I have a 12 gauge 325 with 30″ barrels that I absolutely love – I am able to … Continue reading

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