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Ports or not ?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Hammer1, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. Hammer1

    Hammer1 Active Member

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    Looking at NIB Browning BT-99 here at the Grand.

    Available with or without factory porting

    Same price.

    Which would you get ?

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  2. Nick_N

    Nick_N Member

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    Without...

    Nick
     
  3. PatMiles

    PatMiles Well-Known Member

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    Without.

    Porting does next to nothing in regards to muzzle rise, makes a lot of additional noise and are a PIA to clean out.

    Pat
     
  4. hunter44

    hunter44 Well-Known Member

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    I would go with the one without ports.
     
  5. Calkidd

    Calkidd Well-Known Member

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    A shotgun does not create enough chamber pressure for the ports to be used effectively.
     
  6. warren

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    No ports just another place to clean I can see of feel no advantage to them

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  7. 22hornet

    22hornet Well-Known Member

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    No ports.
     
  8. Hammer1

    Hammer1 Active Member

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    Thanks for the replies and thoughts.

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  9. DoubleAuto

    DoubleAuto Well-Known Member

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    NO PORTS!!!
     
  10. likes-to-shoot

    likes-to-shoot Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone mentioned that they would recommend NO PORTS!!. :)
     
  11. smokintom

    smokintom Well-Known Member

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    I have ported and unported trap guns.No difference at all when it comes to shooting.Just more to keep clean.But cleaning is easy.
     
  12. dale58

    dale58 Well-Known Member

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    No ports.
     
  13. grntitan

    grntitan Well-Known Member

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    Get the ports. It pisses everyone else off.
     
  14. W.P.T.

    W.P.T. TS Member

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    No ports, why piss everyone else off ..? There are people who will not buy a gun that is ported, myself for one and that pisses the people off that are selling ported guns ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  15. CalvinMD

    CalvinMD Well-Known Member

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    I can take'em or leave'em...if given the choice...leave'em
     
  16. ou.3200

    ou.3200 Well-Known Member

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    Definitely no ports!
     
  17. rdf59

    rdf59 Member

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    Expect to pay more when you buy them new and expect to sell them for MUCH less when you sell them
     
  18. EuroJoe

    EuroJoe TS Supporters TS Supporters

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    of no value on single shot 34" guns.short bbl. guns for 2 shot games, very useful.
     
  19. SuperTrap

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    Definitely either get it with ports or have an after market port job done.
     
  20. yakimaman

    yakimaman Well-Known Member

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    I've had both....NO PORTS and if you can give me a fixed full choke I'll take that too.