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OU or single?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by rhymeswithorange, Mar 7, 2009.

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  1. rhymeswithorange

    rhymeswithorange Member

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    Looking at CG Summit O/U adjustable rib. What would be the drawback, aside from weight, of just buying the O/U with adjustable rib and shooting singles, doubles and handicap with it rather than buying a combo? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. esoxhunter

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    Speaking for myself, I would utilize an over/under for all the clay games. If you have an adjustable comb and choke tubes in an over/under you are set. I have a Beretta 682 Combo; but if I were to do it over again I would buy a Perazzi or Kolar over/under with choke tubes and adjustable comb and that would be my gun for everything. But then again; my opinion. Ed
     
  3. Jawhawker

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    No drawbacks whatsoever..
     
  4. jm1079

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    Just a shorter sight plane when shooting handicap yardage. JM
     
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    we had a dt10 beretta combo-- weighed the gun with both unbarrel and then o/u- the weight differance was the extra choke. i wud have never quessed that!!!!
     
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    Ed and Martin have it right. I've always encouraged folks seeking a first or new gun to consider the O/U for a "one-gun-does-all" since most shooters will eventually want to try other games. A suitable O/U with choke tubes and adjustable comb that shoots where you look will find you capable of trying trap doubles, skeet, sporting clays, 5 stand, continental, and bunker games if and when you consider them.....breakemall.....Bob Dodd
     
  7. rhymeswithorange

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    Thanks a lot for the input.
     
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    The only difference I know of is wind push. The ou gets pushed around a little more on really windy days.
     
  9. threedeuces

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    Buy a combo and have all you will ever need.
     
  10. Leo

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    Right now I am shooting all clay events with one gun, and it only has 28 inch barrels. It does a pretty good job. I used to have a 34 in top single. Yesterday I shot my friends 34 in single barrel. That long sight plane really does help. It also seemed to swing through smoother, even though it is no heavier than my short double. I am getting the itch for a new gun, come on tax check!
     
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