ShotGunWorld Shotguns

It is currently Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:04 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:44 am 
Limited Edition

Joined: Fri Jan 21, 2005 10:33 am
Posts: 375
Location: Virginia
Have what might be a stupid question about chokes. I’ve shot skeet for the last 30+ years and have never used choke tubes other than SKT/SKT, however I’ve been shooting 5-stand a lot more. I load a 3/4oz round and have great success with it…95% or better, but not hitting what I think I should with 5-stand. Granted it’s new to me, but I think I should be hitting more than I am, so my thinking is go tighter on the second shot as those are the ones I’m having trouble with…am I thinking correctly? Thanks for the help.



_________________
"My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing will begin in five minutes."
(Ronald Reagan 11 August 1984)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:54 am 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*

Joined: Wed Sep 08, 2004 2:32 pm
Posts: 7024
Location: Creston, Iowa
All depends on if the trap setters goal is to be more competition than shooters. If I am the setter at our club, you would be ok with IM and mod for a 3/4 oz load. If the other guy that sets 5-stand for us is there, you will need 1 1/8th oz hard shot through IM and mod. The game can be variable.

Maltz

_________________
Have gun, will travel


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:11 am 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:22 pm
Posts: 11103
Location: Athens,TX.
Hard to give an exact answer as all 5 Stands are different,but maybe try an IC/M or LM/M or M/M and maybe even a M/IM combo.

Good luck :) But pretty much it boils down to shot placement vs what choke.

_________________
Jerry

TSRA LIFE MEMBER
NSCA #610xxx

Rose City Clays - Tyler TX
5H Shooting Sports Frankston TX ( Formally the Chicken Ranch)
Caney Creek- Teague TX


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 1:52 pm 
Limited Edition

Joined: Fri Jan 21, 2005 10:33 am
Posts: 375
Location: Virginia
Aware of that, however I know I have the lead right on some of the longer shots but miss around 30% give or take, which leads me to think tighter choke

_________________
"My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing will begin in five minutes."
(Ronald Reagan 11 August 1984)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:04 pm 
Crown Grade

Joined: Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:29 pm
Posts: 2779
Location: Central Maine
I believe your assessment is right that on a longer target with 3/4 ounce you need to go tighter. My recommendation would be to stick at least one mod choke in there and try it.

As mentioned a lot depends too on how the 5 stand field is set. Honestly I have never shot a 5 stand field I would have felt comfortable using a skeet choke for.

_________________
CG Summit Sporting
Beretta A400 Excel "Black" Cole Special
Browning Citori Crossover Target
Beretta A400 20 Gauge

NSCA 602398


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:10 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:20 am
Posts: 13548
Use Mod. No disrespect intended , but it might be wrong to think "you know the lead."

BUT--I'd always have Mod in the gun and learn to center.

_________________
Nsca # 540300. Been loving this game since 01.

Our prentice Tom may now refuse
To wipe his scoundrel master's shoes
For now he's free to sing and play
O'er the hills and far away.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:36 pm 
*Proud to be a*
*Proud to be a*
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:22 pm
Posts: 11103
Location: Athens,TX.
sera wrote:
Use Mod. No disrespect intended , but it might be wrong to think "you know the lead."

BUT--I'd always have Mod in the gun and learn to center.



^^^^^^^^ {hs#

_________________
Jerry

TSRA LIFE MEMBER
NSCA #610xxx

Rose City Clays - Tyler TX
5H Shooting Sports Frankston TX ( Formally the Chicken Ranch)
Caney Creek- Teague TX


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Choke tube help/question(s)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:17 pm 
Crown Grade

Joined: Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:34 pm
Posts: 6147
sera wrote:
Use Mod. No disrespect intended , but it might be wrong to think "you know the lead."

BUT--I'd always have Mod in the gun and learn to center.


This. Exactly this.




Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Blakesblakey, Google [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], Google Feedfetcher, ithacanut, md2020, Minoan, Waldyo


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group    - DMCA Notice