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Are Perazzi

I have noticed this but never questioned it.. Today at the range 5 kids were on the line, 3 shooting XT's one 1100 and one P-gun.. it sounded like ka-boom.ka-boom.ka-boom. ka-boom. bang... the bang being the Perazzi.. when the shooting was over one of the coaches came up to me and asked how much shot I loaded..I told him 7/8.. he then said some of my shells were off sounding and none of them had much "kick" to them... I told him my kid was shooting the same shells as everyone else.. federal 1 1/8 that we buy through the sctp... he just kinda looked at me and said I thought she was shooting reloads.. I know it doesnt make sense but her gun is quieter than the others.. only 2 of them were ported..
 

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Barrel length maybe? Auto guns louder?

I've always thought the Auto shotguns were louder because of the bolt cycling. I've also noticed this with my .22 rifles. My Ruger 10/22 semi-auto is louder than my Marlin 39A. I think you get some more noise from it escaping during the bolt cycling. I could be wrong though.

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I am sure that it may be due to several factors: 1. barrel length, 2. auto vs. break open, 3. Porting, 4. forcing cones, 5. choke tubes, 6. and yes, even the make of the gun. Many DT10's have a distinctive 'ping' when shot. Fred
 
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