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To Port or Not to Port

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Big Hat, Feb 9, 2012.

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  1. Big Hat

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    I have a new trap combo arriving soon. Includes a 34" UnSingle and a 32" O/U. Should I port the UnSinge? Should I port only the lower on the O/U or both barrels? Whose porting is superior? Your guidance will be appreciate. Thanks, Jerry
     
  2. 2500 HD

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    Why are you porting a gun that you haven't fired yet. Maybe you won't need it,Just saying!!!
     
  3. daddiooo

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    Most porting devalues a gun, unless it comes that way from the factory. To my knowledge only Browning ports some of their models at the factory. Many shooters like it, many don't. Personally, a ported gun is a deal breaker for me.

    Good luck.
     
  4. Stl Flyn

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    "Play it again, Sam".
     
  5. mallard2

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    Don't do it. You will not be able to tell the difference. $$ down the drain, and harder to clean.
     
  6. mallard2

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    Don't do it. You will not be able to tell the difference. $$ down the drain, and harder to clean.
     
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    The main rreason most shooter's have porting done is because they want to. Not because it will help them shoot better scores. I have never heard anybody say that they shot better scores with the porting done. High Powered large caliber rifles, porting is a different story, but not of a little 12 gauge shotgun. It will lower the value of a nice gun also.
     
  8. ebsurveyor

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    This is my rule: never port a gun that cost more than $10,000.
     
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    The main rreason most shooter's have porting done is because they want to. Not because it will help them shoot better scores. I have never heard anybody say that they shot better scores with the porting done. High Powered large caliber rifles, porting is a different story, but not of a little 12 gauge shotgun. It will lower the value of a nice gun also.
     
  10. ebsurveyor

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    This is my rule: never port a gun that cost more than $10,000.
     
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    Here is my rule: never port a gun that cost more than $10,000
     
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    Here is my rule: never port a gun that cost more than $10,000
     
  13. quartering

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    i'll give my ports to anybody who wants them
     
  14. Calkidd

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    Porting does ABSOLUTELY nothing for recoil. You will only increase your report, cleaning surfaces and devalue the gun.

    Bryan
     
  15. Bird30

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    I wouldn't buy a ported gun if that helps. I truly dislike to shoot next to a ported gun.

    Dave
     
  16. OldGoat

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    Take the $$ which it costs to port...$250?...put it in a Roth IRA or buy a 3 year certificate of deposit, put it away under the mattress, and 3 years from now you will thank the OldGoat for this suggestion. I am betting you will learn that you did not miss anything by NOT porting. Regards, Ed
     
  17. Unknown1

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    Absolutely... port your gun!

    There is no better and perfectly legal way to distract and piss off the whimperin', whinin' cry babies than to pull up next to them with a muzzle full of nicely spaced holes.

    Call for a target and watch'em cringe. It's the pinnacle of psywar.

    Works almost as well as parkin' next to their K-gun with your semi-auto and dropping empties at their feet for 5 posts...and there's not a thing they can do about it!

    Keller
     
  18. Nutso

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    I hate ported guns, as well as shooting next to those who have them.
     
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  20. lost & Dead

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    This is my rule it is your gun port it if you want to. who cares what the gun costs.
     
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