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uglymug wrote:Isn't a Rem 1100 considered one of the great trap guns though? I guess I'm not understanding what makes something a "good" trap gun. If they were so good for trap wouldn't we use the same models and designs for hunting?
War Wagon wrote:I started shooting trap way back in 1969. I was a kid that just got my drivers license and my Dad let me take the family car to the Gun Club to shoot a round of trap. I used my New Rem 870 Mag that my Dad just bought me, what a beauty she was. I thought the same thing, "Look at those Browning O/U guns" They cost a fortune, Why would you own a BT-99 single BBL gun, you can't even take that hunting. I can shoot the same with my Duck Gun.... ...after many weeks of trying my gun it became a struggle to shoot over a 15 to 17 X 25. Then I was lucky enough to have one of those shooters let me try a Real Trap Gun.... ...Wow it was way different than my field gun shot, I was turning them into dust balls. No I did not run a 25 but for 8 to 9 weeks the guy let me shoot a real trap gun and my scores went up to 22 to 24 X 25.
7 years later I went and bought my first real Trap gun a Remington Model 3200 Competition.
You asked if it makes a difference.. ..Well yes it does.
I'm a old dog now but I pounded many rounds of trap. I'm a ATA shooter and Rank AAA 27 AA, I would have never gotten that far with my old 870 Mag...
3200 man wrote:I grant you , if you can shoot , it doesn't matter what gun you have ! The reason for a Real Trap Gun , as you prove yourself
on the 16 yd line shooting 100 straight ,then another 100 straight , you made the shoot-off . Now it's time to shoot maybe
another 200 straight to win the championship . With that event done , you shoot the handicap , beginning shooters start at
the 21 yd line . You win , you move back a yd or 2 . When you get to the 27 yd line you're ether very good or have went through
a couple wives , lots of money , many thousands of miles and several cases of alcohol and are over-weight . At this time your
thinking of writing a book ,making a video or selling trap guns for a living , just to pay your over-head so you can attend the
shoots and hear how good you WERE . The days of making any real money , are over . As people with a real natural ability to
shoot are smart enough to get an education , shoot for fun ,have good jobs and can afford to shoot expensive Trap Guns !
I'm more interested in shooting Ducks , and , it can be just as bad , habit forming , physically broken down , taking a lot of
money and FUN along with my only Wife .
cootlover wrote:I think a lot of this is just BS to sell guns I can run 25 straight with my M2 20 ga shooting trap are skeet if you can shoot it really don't matter what your using as long as it fits.
KRB wrote:cluckmeister wrote:Is it legal to ground swat those trap? LOL
Use your discretion