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Equipment · 3 answers · 329 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 · 360 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
General · 1 answer · 189 views · 0 votes · posted by Kayle
Unwritten rules of shooting sport etiquette

What do you consider to be the proper etiquette when shooting? I feel that having some of these r...

To me the two main things , Safety and Respect.  Safety of course is paramount and a must for all shooting disciplines. Respect the shooter in the box, whether it's giving them enough space on the show pair, time for their shot prep and to execute the ... Read More
Instruction · Sporting · 4 answers · 281 views · 0 votes · posted by Andrei Erdoss
Which method of shooting clay targets is best?

I am curious to hear your opinion on which method of shooting you think is the best and why? I he...

A well stocked shooters tools box is a real plus, but as others have stated most shooters have their go to method(s) for many it's their default method(s).  That's why a pre-shot routine is a must it allows the shooter to consciously decide what method... Read More
Instruction · 1 answer · 247 views · 0 votes · posted by Zenlunch
Shooting behind

When shooting with my buddies I get "help" all the time when I miss a target. They tell me that I...

Coach Bill - 141 Reputation
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The best advise is to get a coach. If you can't find one in your area then this is what I can suggest until you find somebody with experience: The first cause of shooting behind is stopping the gun before you deliver the shot. This has several causes s... Read More


Hunting · 1 answer · 165 views · 0 votes · posted by Vasile
Side by side for waterfowl. Suggestions?

Where I hunt, I can only shoot steel shots, thus I can't use the shotgun passed on from my grandf...

Does it have to be a side by side?  Browning, CZ and I'm sure a few other companies make an Over and Under that are more waterfowl specific. I have a Browning, Citori, "*Waterfowler", 12 gauge, chambered in 3.5 mag, I shoot 3 in mags out of it. My budd... Read More
Instruction · 1 answer · 190 views · 0 votes · posted by Vasile
Videos for instruction

Have you used any videos that have really helped your shooting?

It's like anything else that is used as a training tool, if the video is done correctly, then yes. There are some very good videos out there, just as there are some very good books out there as well.  What's great about the technology resources we have... Read More
Equipment · 1 answer · 359 views · 0 votes · posted by Jon Lee
Can someone explain what 50/50 or 60/40 means when it comes to shotguns?
Coach Bill - 141 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
General · 1 answer · 183 views · 0 votes · posted by Jon Lee
What causes flinching in clay shooting?

I've seen some shooters that have a delay in firing or don't fire at all.

Coach Bill - 141 Reputation
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Flinching is an uncontrollable reflex response to a failed firing action cause by several factors starting with strong recoil, wrong visual perception and ending with unpredictable changes of the shooting action. To understand better the phenomenon of ... Read More