Instruction ·
What is the most effective method for breaking a target?
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Coach Bill
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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...
Equipment ·
Which barrel should I shoot first, top or bottom? Details much appreciated.
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phil kiner
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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...
Instruction ·
Does eye dominance change?
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phil kiner
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Find the Janurary 2017 issue of Trap and Field and read my 2 part article on cross-firing.It is NOT a one answer fits all shooters problem.You don't care about your eye dominance what you care about is whether or not you cross-fire and if you have a pr...
Instruction ·
Does cross dominance cause my double barrel vision?
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Coach Bill
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Seeing two barrels, when the gun is mounted into the shoulder and both eyes are open, is not ocular cross dominance!  It is called natural diplopia.The phenomenon occurs because the object (the gun) is too close to our eyes compared tothe distance from...
Instruction ·
How can I find out if I have cross dominance or cross firing?
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phil kiner
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The quickest test is to close the off-eye and see if your mystery misses go awayShooting with 1 eye feels like crap and the target looks smaller and faster but we are trying to figure out how to cure missing CONTRARY TO CLUB WISDON- shooting with both ...


Instruction · American Trap Singles
Is flinching considered failure to fire?
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Competitions · Sporting Clays
What is the correct way to score a report pair if the gun doubles with first target missed?
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Kyle Adams
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When the gun doubles, it is considered a gun malfunction based on the NSCA NSSA 2017 Rule Book (VII-H-1-a).The shooter shall be allowed a combined total of three (3) malfunctionsper day, per event attributed to either the shooter's gun or ammunition. T...
Instruction · American Skeet Singles
What does the letter "T" stand for in doubles?
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Mr. H
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Thanks for that.  Lots to learn for a rookie.
General · American Trap Singles
Where do i get started, what gun should I use?
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Coach Bill
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If you are a novice, find an experienced shooter that will help you to pick out the right gun for you. I am talking a rental gun to start with. Gun fit is paramount for an enjoyable shooting.If you get hooked  and you want to buy a gun then consider th...


Instruction · Sporting Clays
How to shoot high dropping clays?
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Clay Tinsley
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I find them hard to hit, too.  Today I had a little luck by shooting even lower below them than I would expect to.  I think my Maxus Sporting shoots slightly above the barrel, so it's shooting high, anyway - meaning I have to compensate for that as wel...
Instruction · Sporting Clays
What is the intercept method?
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Coach Bill
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https://youtu.be/josMuJrogro It's kind of like merging into traffic on the highway.
Equipment · American Trap Doubles
What choke tubes are best for trap shooting?
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phil kiner
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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...
Hunting ·
What's the best way to cook venison?
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Johanna S.
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The best way to cook venison like deer, or rabbit, or boar is to keep it in a tenderizing mixture for a week. This softens up the meat, greatly reduces cooking time, and even removes the strong smells which venison gives off. Tenderizing is not necessa...


Equipment ·
What is the value of a new Browning A5?
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Bob
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The price depends on the condition of the gun and the length of the barrel. Cabela's is selling new ones for around $1,400. Some people on wiki Answers said you can't find one under $600.  
Instruction ·
How do you deal with cross firing or cross dominance while shooting?
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Coach Bill
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The XDS is a new concep to solve eye cross dominance and crossfiring .There are big differences between the tape and the XDSthe Magic Dot is placed on the glasses, very close to the shooter's eye. The role of the dot is to block the dominant eye from s...
Competitions · Sporting Clays
12ga vs 20ga handicap. How many would it take?
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hcjeffers@aol.com
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Well,  maybe it depends on your game. I shoot competition skeet mostly. My thought is , if I can not score well with the twenty gauge the twelve would not make a difference. In fact When I shoot doubles the recoil recovery is much easier between shots...
Equipment · American Trap Singles
8 or 7.5 shot?
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Don Guinta
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I use 1 ounce of #8 from 16-27.  I change chokes as I move back from the 21.  LM from 16-20, M from 21-24, f from 26 to the back line.  This is also a personal preference.  Try diffeerant loads, shot and chokes to see how they effect your shooting.


Equipment ·
What is the best way to clean my shotgun?
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Martha Allen
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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-...
Equipment ·
Which is best for flinching? Release or classic trigger?
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phil kiner
latest answer
I read the book and there is nothing in that book that is proven to cureIf you start flinching the only thing I  have found that works is first: Change the pull poundage of your pull trigger - if you are flinching you trigger pull is probably 3.00 or l...
Equipment ·
Have you tried shooting without a front bead sight on the barrel?
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stephen Biello
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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.
Equipment · Sporting Clays
Which glasses and when?
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Jim Crowley
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Overall, I use a wine colored lens.  It seems to work both on sunny and cloudy days.  That is what works for ME!   I have tried numerous color lenses and that color shows the target best for me..


Instruction · Sporting Clays
How do you shoot a rabbit target?
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Jamie Foster
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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  
Instruction ·
How do you check eye dominance?
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Randal Cooke
latest answer
To check your eye dominance -  With both eyes open, point a finger at an object in the distance. Close first one eye then the other. The one that stays in line with the finger is your dominant eye.
Equipment · American Skeet Singles
What is the optimal barrel length for Skeet?
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Jim Crowley
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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...
Equipment ·
Can you give some info on buying 12 gauge shotgun shells?
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Randal Cooke
latest answer
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 :-)


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