Skeet/Trap Gun

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by Shooter, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. Shooter

    Shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    I'm still shooting skeet/trap with my 870 which is very limiting when shooting doubles.

    What brand of gun, model and gauge do you shoot skeet/trap with?
     
  2. BLS33

    BLS33 New Member Supporter

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    I use a Remington 1100 LT20. It is the same gun my dad used when he was a skeet shooter.
     

  3. Subgun Ordnance

    Subgun Ordnance New Member

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    Trap I use a BT-99 and Skeet and Sporting clays a Ruger Red Label

    Later Joe
     
  4. Shooter

    Shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Why the difference in guns between skeet and trap?
     
  5. Subgun Ordnance

    Subgun Ordnance New Member

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    The BT -99 is a single shot gun that shoots a pattern high you never miss with that gun. The Ruger is an over and under that I prefer for two birdies at once. All a matter of preference When I first started shooting clays I used a 11-87 auto I like a break open type gun

    Joe
     
  6. Ed21

    Ed21 New Member

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    I use a Ruger Red Label Sporting Clays for everything, except HD where I have a 870 Express w/20 inch barrel. The Ruger has worked well for me. I even hunt with it. I also have a 20GA Ruger Red Label that my son used to hunt with. I have not shot it for quite awhile. Need to drag it out. I'd like to get my hands on a SXS that can hold up to the range use. The doubles I have had were all "field guns" and didn't seem to be able to stand up to shooting Trap, skeet, SC on a regular basis. I had a Ithica SKB Model 150 12 GA years ago that I shot 50 straight in Trap at a registered shoot in Red Cloud, NE. Sure liked that gun. I bought it at Montgomery Wards. got my first charge card with them to get it. (Cowboys don't make much money :rolleyes: ) My Grand Dad told me that "if Wards don't have it, you don't need it." That's sure changed :( Anyway, while living in Denver that was one of the guns stolen. :mad:
     
  7. pagunrnr

    pagunrnr New Member

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    trap/skeet guns

    ,,,Hello,,,,I am new here,,,NICE SITE SET-UP,,wow,,,you must really like to shoot trap/skeet if your using a pump,,,and thats super !
    I had to give it up a few yrs ago due to some serious spinal issues,,,I still have a browning 12ga double auto-twentyweight factory skeet bored taking up space in the safe.,,,if you ever decide to update. LOL
    JIM
     
  8. clayman48

    clayman48 New Member

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    Trap an Skeet gun

    I have a bt-99, great for trap. use my browning special sporting for skeet and sporting clays. I also like my Beretta 391 sporting for all. It really does shoot nice. So my choice would be a good o/u with not long of bbl, or a good outo such as the beretta. None have failed me yet.
     
  9. FALPhil

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    Trap guns are typically set up with stock and sighting configuration to shoot high when aiming dead on, because the target is rising away from the shooting station.

    I use a standard Browning Gold Auto for everything.