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What is a Good Doubles Gun?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by blackfoot, Sep 29, 2009.

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  1. blackfoot

    blackfoot Member

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    Having never shot doubles but want to start next year;what is a good doubles set up?Thinking most likely a O/U but don't know much about chokes,POI,barrel length and best brands( P,K, beretta etc)to look for. Your advise is appreciated!

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  2. B682GX

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    O/H is a good start. I use a Skeet or IC choke for the 1st bird, & a Modified or IM choke for the 2nd bird, on a 30" barrel. But get a gun that fits you & your budget, and one that you swing easily. A Beretta 682 is good value & a good model to start with.
     
  3. dverna

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    POI will depend on you. It will change as you get faster to the second bird. Many good shooters go with 80% on both barrels but I am too slow to the second bird. I like a gun that allows you to change the POI of both barrels.

    Don't get too wound up about chokes. IC on the first and IM on the second (or close to that) will be fine.

    Don Verna
     
  4. hmb

    hmb Well-Known Member

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    Remington 3200. HMB
     
  5. PerazziBigBore

    PerazziBigBore TS Member

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    Now Gary.. THAT's a doubles gun...
     
  6. Old Cowboy

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    O/U works best for most people, chokes---.020/.030 (whatever they call'em), POI---whatever point of impact you use for singles will work for doubles, bbl length---30" or 32" your choice, whatever feels good to you, I like 32" bbls but I'm a pretty big guy at 6'1", brand---whatever you prefer, I currently shoot a Beretta 687. "CAUTION" shooting doubles can be addictive!

    John C. Saubak
     
  7. glenns

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    For price and performance you can't go wrong with a Browning Citori O/U -

    1. used XT; or
    2. used Special Sporting Clays.
     
  8. grnberetcj

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    Gary...

    I still like the Clown Gun....

    Curt
     
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