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Instruction · 1 answer · 229 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Proper gun mount?

I've seen many ways that a shotgun can be mounted.

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The first recommendation for a correct gun mount technique is to bring the gun to the cheek with both hands adding a lite screwing up move of the pistol grip hand to finish the mounting up to the cheek. The second recommendation is to place the gun in ... Read More
Equipment · 1 answer · 142 views · 1 vote · posted by Sonia
How to tell choke size?

I recently bought a new shotgun with built in chokes and I can't figure out the choke sizes. What...

Most manufacturers should indicate the choke constriction somewhere on the barrel. It should at least be listed on the data information on the box if the gun you purchased came with the original box. It may not be spelled out but in some type of symbol... Read More
Instruction · 1 answer · 197 views · 0 votes · posted by Kayle
Looking hard at the target

I've heard this expression and I'm a bit baffled. If looking solely at the target, how is lead ac...

Looking hard at the target, when I hear or use that term to me it means total focus, both visual and mental. Lead is achieved by the input from your what you are seeing, to allow your brain to do "The Math" as I call it to get your hands (The gun)  in ... Read More
Equipment · 1 answer · 117 views · 0 votes · posted by Kayle
What would you recommend for cleaning the shotgun at the shooting range?

When I travel a lot, I only get to clean the shotgun at the range. What works for this situation?

I carry a bore snake in the right gauge and some oil with me in my shooting bag, cut up an old tee shirt for a rag or two and you're good to good.   In my opinion bore snakes work so well that I've purchased one in every gauge and caliber that I own. (... Read More
Equipment · 2 answers · 249 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


Instruction · 1 answer · 177 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
What is the most effective method for breaking a target?
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It depends on the discipline ie. Skeet, Trap, Sporting. For example for Trap all targets have to be shot swing thru as it's impossible to guess the direction of the target, thus a proper target line has to be established in order to break it.On the oth... Read More
Instruction · Sporting · 5 answers · 107 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
How do you shoot a rabbit target?

I'm just taking up Sporting Clays and last Saturday was the first time that I shot a rabbit targe...

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just underneath and foot to two foot in front depending on how fast it is going. also be ready in case they jump so you can shoot them in the air (im 13 and rabbits are my favourite type of target   Read More
Equipment · 3 answers · 220 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Which barrel should I shoot first, top or bottom? Details much appreciated.
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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 · 270 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