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Perazzi - fixed choke - 16 yards

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Shooting Coach, Jan 11, 2009.

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  1. Shooting Coach

    Shooting Coach Well-Known Member

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    In my never to be humble opinion, I would go ahead and get a full choke. NOTHING less than IMOD. If the day comes that you want to sell or trade and it has a more open choke, you will regret your choice.
     
  2. John Thompson

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    If you have barrel work done, Tom Wilkerson, Kerry Allor or Heritage Gunsmiths. Keep the receipt and you will usually get some of your $$$ back. Anybody else, you will get less for the bbl. Tom Wilkerson now does removable chokes. They are expensive but they are good.

    .020 Choke with 1 1/8 oz 7 1/2 or 8s will give great breaks. The above usually have handicap chokes of the low to mid .030s. My Allor O/U barrels for doubles is choked .020/.030
     
  3. shark1

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    Full chokes are always good. I would not open more than IM choke. Try a full choke with 8.5 shot and you should see great results.
    Mike Sharkey, DC
     
  4. The Kissable Wanker

    The Kissable Wanker TS Member

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    #8 (which is about 0.031") or a #10 (which is about 0.039") choke.
     
  5. whiz white

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    I use a 0.018" for 16 yards, but I shoot very quickly.

    I should also add that I shoot a 0.028" for 27 yards. It has served me well in staying on the 27 since 1975.

    Many folks say choke for smoke... fine. I won't argue with anyone, on what THEY shoot for chokes, I can only say what works for me.

    Probably because I shoot so quickly, I can get away with a looser choke. It would be a cold day in hell, however, when I shot a 0.039 choke from the 27.

    Whiz
     
  6. The Kissable Wanker

    The Kissable Wanker TS Member

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    Whiz, I've had some cheap shells that needed the #10 just to pattern decently.
    Normally with a fixed choke the #8 will take you from the 16 to the back fence.
     
  7. gyrine

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    As long as we are on the subject will someone please list approximate contrictions of standard choke terms XF,F,LF,IM,M along with the digit numbers used. Example .035 F #10. Asume a .740 bore. Thanks, gyrine
     
  8. John Stefanowicz

    John Stefanowicz TS Member

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    Here's the figures I've used as a rough measure of choke constrictions for a 12 gauge:
    Skeet = .005; IC = .010; Light Mod = .015; Mod = .020; IM = .025; Light Full =
    .030; Full = .035; X full = .040.
    Subtract that from a .740 bore, and you have your inside diameter.
    Hope it helps. John
     
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