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Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Cumberland County 5A
Re: block shoot Extra Full chokes
Don't know how things are in your area, but around here almost everyone now shoots "custom" block shoot guns. Very few shooters show up with hunting guns equipped with "extra full" choke tubes these days.
Some clubs run two classes: "Stock" shotguns and "custom" shotguns.
I have long questioned how safe some of the customs are, since they have so much choke restriction, that they have to be producing some serious breach pressures. In that regard, we had one blow the bolt, back in November.
Heavy barrel w/internal choke restriction. Not sure what brand action it was, but all that held the bolt in, was the handle bearing against about a 1/4" high x two inch long piece of steel on the rear of the action. The handle sheared that piece of steel off and the bolt came back in the shooter's face.
Some folks' learnin' curves just look like circles...3A Camp/also hunt 4B