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Old 08-28-2013, 10:49 PM   #21
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Break a few for me ! You can try a variety of guns and see which one fit you. Best way to learn is with a bunch of good people, an informal setting and good food.

Hopefully, someone will have a 28 ga. Those things are amazing.

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I have several shotguns, but for clays I seem to always go back to my Weatherby Regency 12ga. That OU shoulders so beautifully and seems to hit most everything I point at. It's pretty too, but I haven't shot it for a long time unfortunately.


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Break a few for me ! You can try a variety of guns and see which one fit you. Best way to learn is with a bunch of good people, an informal setting and good food.

Hopefully, someone will have a 28 ga. Those things are amazing.
I've got my side by side. I love it.
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I have several shotguns, but for clays I seem to always go back to my Weatherby Regency 12ga. That OU shoulders so beautifully and seems to hit most everything I point at. It's pretty too, but I haven't shot it for a long time unfortunately.

Sweet - does Weatherby still make such guns ? Their new pump guns are from Turkey and I have read some good write ups (whatever that's worth) but I have never seen or shot one.

An issue w SXS is they often have fixed chokes and many were designed for waterfowl duties ie Mod/Full which makes Skeet more challenging (but should be great for Trap.) Yet, I once shot a round or two of skeet w a gentlemen who used a Savage Fox SXS, also ModFull and he shot well. If you pattern test or simply know where your gun is shooting - you can learn to hit anything. Experienced shooters can hit reliably w a .410 ga.
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Sweet - does Weatherby still make such guns ? Their new pump guns are from Turkey and I have read some good write ups (whatever that's worth) but I have never seen or shot one.

An issue w SXS is they often have fixed chokes and many were designed for waterfowl duties ie Mod/Full which makes Skeet more challenging (but should be great for Trap.) Yet, I once shot a round or two of skeet w a gentlemen who used a Savage Fox SXS, also ModFull and he shot well. If you pattern test or simply know where your gun is shooting - you can learn to hit anything. Experienced shooters can hit reliably w a .410 ga.
Angelo Zoli made the Regency in Italy. It was discontinued in 1980 and is currently available on the used market. I'm not familiar with their guns made in Turkey, but have seen some very nice looking copies they make of our 1911's and am told they're exc. as well.
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I've already done some shooting with my SXS and I'm pretty confident with it. I only missed a handful out of 100, but that also included a couple of random clays that went straight sideways and flew over a house. Those are a couple that I just let go, I kinda have this aversion to shooting over houses.

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I just bought some gun bling today. Diana grade Browning invector plus extended skeet chokes for my Browning Citori Lightning. They look like this, but say "SK" image-815818574.jpg

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Pretty...
I'd thought about having my gun bored and threaded, but it would just look funny on a side by side. Unless I used flush fit tubes. But then I'd need a wrench to change them.

Plus, it's from 1931 or earlier. I like to leave old stuff as-is.

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I just bought some gun bling today. Diana grade Browning invector plus extended skeet chokes for my Browning Citori Lightning. They look like this, but say "SK" Attachment 116355
I had a couple of those...I then got some Briley Color Splash chokes..they patterned about the same..then I got some Muller U2s and dear Lord, those are the best patterning chokes I've ever used. They are also super light and barely need to be cleaned.
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I'd thought about having my gun bored and threaded, but it would just look funny on a side by side. Unless I used flush fit tubes. But then I'd need a wrench to change them.

Plus, it's from 1931 or earlier. I like to leave old stuff as-is.
Yep, classics should be left alone. I also have a SXS but it is a simple Savage Fox 12 ga. At the time, having chokes installed w be expensive so I had the barrels opened up to IC/MOD.

Browning Chokes & Briley both have excellent reputations. I have not heard of Muller but I am in favor of anything that doesn't need cleaning.

I had a Rhino skeet choke but it didn't pattern well w bargain basement ammo. For what I paid, I expected patterns the size of Texas w all ammo. I wish all chokes were created equal but my expectations didn't meet w reality.
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