1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Who's Online Now
5 members (Mark II, spring, KDGJ, gunmaker, 1 invisible), 93 guests, and 5 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Most Online462
Aug 5th, 2016
Thread Like Summary
Ghostrider, Stanton Hillis
Total Likes: 2
Original Post (Thread Starter)
by Lloyd3
I've never really noticed this on any of my 12-bores before but... on sub-gauge guns I occasionally center a bird and it still flies off. I've had it happen twice today and once yesterday. In the past I somewhat blamed the ammo (7/8 ounce 16-bore loads) but these were 1-ounce RSTs. Today was a fairly blatant example where everything around the bird was clearly impacted and it escaped anyway, seemingly unscathed, with not a feather out of place (at least none I could later find). Ruffed grouse are exceedingly thin-skinned creatures in my experience and don't normally require a very hard hit to be taken, so I can't really explain it adequately to myself. I closely examined my normally-lethal Brummie 16 tonight for any visual clues as to what might be happening and then scrubbed the bejesus out of the tubes on my weapon. I will head out again tomorrow faith is a bit shaken. If I hadn't already bagged several birds I would be even more concerned but...
Liked Replies
by eeb
Maybe you just missed
1 member likes this
by Buzz
I always foul the barrels of my competition gun before I start a tournament. I’m not sure if it’s really necessary, but it is for me. Otherwise, I may be thinking about that instead of the job at hand. Too much conscious mind and then a miss….
1 member likes this home | Welcome | Sponsors & Advertisers | DoubleGun Rack | Doublegun Book Rack

Order or request info | Other Useful Information

Updated every minute of everyday!

Copyright (c) 1993 - 2022 All rights reserved. - Bloomfield, NY 14469. USA These materials are provided by as a service to its customers and may be used for informational purposes only. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in these materials. THESE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT-ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. further does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. shall not be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, which may result from the use of these materials. may make changes to these materials, or to the products described therein, at any time without notice. makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. This is a public un-moderated forum participate at your own risk.

Note: The posting of Copyrighted material on this forum is prohibited without prior written consent of the Copyright holder. For specifics on Copyright Law and restrictions refer to: - will not monitor nor will they be held liable for copyright violations presented on the BBS which is an open and un-moderated public forum.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5
(Release build 20201027)
Responsive Width:

PHP: 7.0.33-0+deb9u11+hw1 Page Time: 0.742s Queries: 11 (0.722s) Memory: 0.7500 MB (Peak: 1.4340 MB) Data Comp: Off Server Time: 2022-08-09 17:50:59 UTC
Valid HTML 5 and Valid CSS