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Do you change shot size or speed for conditions

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by 635 G, Mar 23, 2012.

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  1. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Do you change shot size of shell speed for wind, crossing wind, rain etc. My normal singles shell is 1 oz of 81/2 @ 1185. Short caps 1 oz of 8's @ 1185.

    Thanx

    Phil Berkowitz
     
  2. BigM-Perazzi

    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    Change nothing. It's of little consequence until your mind tells you its a problem.
     
  3. Old Cowboy

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    Leave well enough alone......BigM-Perazzi has it correct. I shoot similar loads, and a friend shoot 1 1/8 oz at everything......there ya go.....
     
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    No

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    Has anyone noticed how many people agree on the same thing on this thread??? Just messin guys.

    Corey
     
  8. likes-to-shoot

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    I change nothing, the wind moves me more that it will the shot regardless of what size or speed.

    One fellow I used to shoot with was convinced that anything smaller than 7 1/2's the wind would blow the shot all over the sky. I couldn't convince him that it would move the target and or himself more than it would the shot.
     
  9. BigM-Perazzi

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    Geez put us on the Supreme Court! Easy decisions!
     
  10. Trail

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    I think many of us go from 8 to 7.5 for winter. Otherwise no.
     
  11. Dr.Longshot

    Dr.Longshot Banned Banned

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    I do shoot 7.5s in all Hdcp events, and on extremely windy days I use 7.5s on
    16yd line. Herb Orre always said 7.5s drift the same as the targets in the wind but who am I to say different.

    Gary Bryant
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  12. BD457

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    I have to be the oddball here I guess. I have recently discovered that I like 1 1/8 of #9 shot out of a full choke FOR 16 YARD ONLY. I have a little latitude which allows me to get on the bird faster. Granted, I can still nail 'em with 7 1/2's and take my time, but I'm trying to build up a little speed too. Everything else is 7/8 practice and 1 1/8 competition same speed across the board.

    Mike
     
  13. wolfram

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    No -the wind messes with your mind, your ammo is much less impressionable.
     
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