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Old 03-30-2014, 03:52 PM   #21
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I like one power scopes. You can use one with both eyes open which lets you track moving objects easily.



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Old 03-30-2014, 07:43 PM   #22
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Why do they put beads on shotguns if they are not needed . I have yet to see a SG without one . They even put mid beads on some SG . They come from the factory with gold , silver and ivory on every SG I've ever seen from $100 to $100,000 SG . I don't aim a SG I point it and the TruGlo is a big help to me to see the front of my barrel in low or bad light or against treed back ground . My buddy in Tn is big in duck and bird hunting and was a top winning sporting clays shooter turned me on to the TruGlo bead about 10 yrs ago .
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I shot a 20 o/u in the woods for years. Since that accident (drunk driver head-on), I can't take the weight or recoil of that gun anymore. Got some extra parts and pieces and screws in my neck. That's why I went for the 28. Patterns like a 20 but is a lot lighter. 5 1/2 pounds is nice for a day in the woods. I didn't like the idea of a Turkish gun but I can't afford a Model 21. Turns out it is one of the best upland guns I have ever owned. BTW that Weatherby is about 5 1/2 pounds too. Some have said a very light load in a 20 (3/4 oz.) might kick less because the gun is 1 1/2 pounds heavier. Makes sense from a dynamics point of view but I have tried that and it seems the 28 has a little less recoil. Maybe that's just in my mind because I like the gun. And it is much easier to carry in the woods.
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Glad you found something that worked for you, Bob. Stock design also has a lot to do with felt recoil. For me, a shotgun with a straight gripped shotgun stock always seemed to bite me a touch more and, in general, I had a tougher time to get a straight grip gun to shoulder consistently than a pistol gripped gun. Funny thing about bird guns is how even the smallest thing can change the way they work for you.

Yeah, who wouldn't love to have a Model 21? Discontinued side-by-side Japanese guns are now impossibly priced, too. Had a chance to pick up a nice Browning BSS and a nice SKB 20, back in the 90s and passed on both and now both cost twice the price. Now and then you can find an old Ithaca/SKB double, bit those have also gotten so darn pricey.

Ithaca now makes a Model 37 in 28 gauge and it's ;ess than six pounds in weight. Been tempted more than once, but Bill and I just don't hunt, anymore, so I'm afraid it would just go to waste. Oh, well.
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Great little gun. Light, easy to handle, points well, no malfunctions in first trial. I haven't been to the range yet but shot a few clays. Fit and finish is superb. Wood is nice. I had the stock fit by Bob Schlatterbeck at Proper Gun Fit LLC because it was too long for me. I'm really going to like this little gem.
Do you make/reload your own ammo/shells. there is one on the shelf at my Cabela's
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I agree tx. I put HiViz front sights on my shotguns about 15 years ago, and I've been adding them to pistols and rifles ever since.
+1! I have several pistols (Para & Sig) that came with fiber optic front sight & my bad eyes like them.
I plan on putting one on my Ruger SR9c also. My Benjamin air pistol has one too.
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+1! I have several pistols (Para & Sig) that came with fiber optic front sight & my bad eyes like them.
I plan on putting one on my Ruger SR9c also. My Benjamin air pistol has one too.
I think they were talking about the sights on my shotguns . These are the best of both worlds for your SR9c .TruGlo makes 2 that look a like and 1 in total black out , it lights up like flash light .


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Old 03-31-2014, 04:40 PM   #28
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I bet those tru-glo open sights work well for most of you on rifles and handguns especially. My problem is my eyes are so bad I need tri-focals and none of the three lenses allow me to see both sights and target. So I use lasers and optical sights almost exclusively. Scopes on hunting rifles, red dot and laser on tactical rifles, and lasers on my handguns. Bird hunting to me is like pointing a broom handle. If I am looking at the bird with both eyes like I should be, the barrel is all I point. The bead on the end would be just a blur even if I was looking for it. It's just the way I shoot with these old eyes and it seems to work.
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Old 03-31-2014, 07:08 PM   #29
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You don't need scopes , red dots , sight or a front bead to shoot a good target and you don't need rifling or smokeless powder . All you need is a $75 gun and some round balls .

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Show off, lol
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You can loaded it and shoot just like a 410 Judge if anyone is interested
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Just noticed this gun was selected as American Rifleman's shotgun of the year. Somebody else likes it too.
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Bob, was in the gun shop the other day and looked at one of the CZ side by sides. I was quite impressed. Not that I'm going to get back into bird hunting, but if I was, I'd probably be looking for a nice, light semi auto, though, like you.
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Why do they put beads on shotguns if they are not needed . I have yet to see a SG without one . They even put mid beads on some SG . They come from the factory with gold , silver and ivory on every SG I've ever seen from $100 to $100,000 SG . I don't aim a SG I point it and the TruGlo is a big help to me to see the front of my barrel in low or bad light or against treed back ground . My buddy in Tn is big in duck and bird hunting and was a top winning sporting clays shooter turned me on to the TruGlo bead about 10 yrs ago .
My Bennelli came with a mid bead. I put HiViz sights on both the Bennelli and 870 for Turkey hunting, not sure how they will work with clays, the rear could get in the way.
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U can let guns go? I never knew. I tried the hi-vis never felt comfortable to me either. But to each his own
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U can let guns go? I never knew. I tried the hi-vis wasn't comfortable for me either. To each his own
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So this is interesting. I had some custom fit work done by a gunsmith and the stock was easily recognized as modified. Weatherby announced a recall on the gun maybe 3 months ago so I sent mine in to be modified. Suspect they just installed a slightly shorter firing pin or something because they were having some double fire complaints. Mine never malfunctioned but I sent it in like a good boy. Well, they fixed it and returned it but it is the wrong gun. Belongs to a guy down in KS who wants it to go dove hunting in 2 weeks.I left them a message Fri so I'll see what they say Monday. Lucky I don't need it till grouse and woodcock open up in Mich so I have some time.
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Ouch! Not a fun kind of surprise. Hope that guy down in Kansas has a backup gun.

Ah, dove hunting. Lot of shooting for not much meat, but the meat is great. One of my favorite meals, back when I lived out on the prairie.
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Wrapped in bacon and cooked on the grill till the bacon done! Can't wait!
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Exactly the way we used to cook them. We do get doves though our area, up here, but they're gone in a couple of days and they never show up in great numbers. A forest bird, they are not.
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