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Equipment · 2 answers · 215 views · 0 votes · posted by Jon Lee
Are there shotguns designed specifically for women?

I believe that this would be a great opportunity for the manufacturers, as it would open up the f...

Yes there are quite a few manufacturers that make shotguns specifically aimed at the female market. Zoli Bella,Beretta Vittoria,Guerini with their Syren lineup to name a few. Read More
Equipment · 3 answers · 212 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Which barrel should I shoot first, top or bottom? Details much appreciated.
phil kiner - 41 Reputation
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shoot the barrel that you hit the best withit is not always the bottom- I shoot my OU for single and shoot the top barrel. Why? because that is the barrel that I break the most targets with-- periodShoot the one that gives you the most smoke and that y... Read More
Equipment · 2 answers · 254 views · 0 votes · posted by Jon Lee
Lubricant for shotgun hinges

Can you recommend a good lubricant for shotgun hinges and the other exposed metal surfaces?

 A friend of mine who's a big time pistol shooter recommended Frog Lube CLP, so I gave it a try. Works really well,I too use it on all the moving parts, they make a Frog Wipe packet which is great to take "On the go" with you. I also use Renaissance Wa... Read More
Equipment · 1 answer · 279 views · 0 votes · posted by Jon Lee
Can someone explain what 50/50 or 60/40 means when it comes to shotguns?
Coach Bill - 111 Reputation
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50/50 means the gun shoots flat. On a patterning board if you center the shot, the pellets of the pattern will be distributed approx. 50% above the middle line and 50% below the middle line. A gun that shoots flat has the middle beat and the front beat... Read More
Equipment · Skeet · 2 answers · 307 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
What is the optimal barrel length for Skeet?

I've been reading some different opinions on this. Some people even suggest using 32 inch barrels...

Jim Crowley - 61 Reputation
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I prefer a 28 inch barrel.  Easier and quicker to move.   30 -32 inch barrels work fine on sporting clays if you feel comfortable with the weight, but I shoot a 28 inch barrel with 1.5 inch extended choke.  Its a custom choke, but I feel more comfortab... Read More


Equipment · Trap · 5 answers · 115 views · 2 votes · posted by Nicole Cannon
What choke tubes are best for trap shooting?

I just got a Browning Citori 12ga. that has 26" barrels, and a set of choke tubes for it, but I d...

phil kiner - 41 Reputation
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Choke tubes will not change the recoilFor singles use nothing less than .020 or modifiedFor handicap  to the 22 yard line use nothing less than .025For 23 and further use nothing less than .030you want to get good black smoke and those more open chokes... Read More
Equipment · 4 answers · 45 views · 1 vote · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Can you give some info on buying 12 gauge shotgun shells?

I am looking for a cheap source of shotgun shells. What brand shells do you use?

Randal Cooke - 31 Reputation
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I buy Federal Top Gun. A good shell at about $55.00/Flat (10 Boxes of 25). Usually found on sale at the bigger sports shops. Reloading is a great way to make em cheap though :-) Read More
Equipment · 4 answers · 79 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Have you tried shooting without a front bead sight on the barrel?

Mine fell of the gun and I was wondering how much can my shooting be affected by a missing bead? ...

I take a black marker and blacken mine out, allows for total focus on the target and nothing to distract and pull my eyes off of the target. If it starts to lighten up just apply more marker. Read More
Equipment · 1 answer · 85 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
What is the best way to clean my shotgun?

I have a Remington 1100

Martha Allen - 21 Reputation
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I still have the same question, although I have scoured youtube.com and found MANY videos on how to clean shotguns, particularly the Remington 1100. I have one also and LOVE taking it apart! One quick and easy maintenance tool I love is the thick rope-... Read More