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Three Barrel Shotguns

Post by mchughcb » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:35 pm

Yesterday I managed to put a couple of boxes through a 20" Akkar 3 on clays. Whilst the 20" maybe an impediment for Olympic trap shooting in the world of hunting in thick country I found it not too bad. I would like to try a 20g model with 26" barrels which weighs the same but would be probably much better for swing and balance.

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Post by TheoR8 » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:14 pm

Looks like fun. :handgestures-thumbup:

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Post by mchughcb » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:16 pm

Yes that electronic thrower was randomly throwing them everywhere. I had to choose my shots with IC chokes.

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Post by deerhunter338mag » Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:48 pm

Looks like fun. Almost an auto :lol:
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Post by SPEEDY » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:14 am

I was of two minds about them, a number of fellas used them in the NT for geese but I found I could get more shots off from a double as it's a little awkward loading 3 shell's.
Then they brought out the Adler and all the various other new options the were lighter and got more rounds off I really saw no point in them anymore.

I will however say the 20" at least for me shoulders and points really well, and I do like them for that reason.
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Post by Gun Barrel Ecologist » Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:11 pm

Where legal to use 3 barrels and forced to use heavy 3 inch magnum steel I can see where the extra weight would be helpful rather than a handicap.

The price on Adlers and the rest of the Turkish repeaters have dropped as the market has been flooded. They represent an easy (cheap) way to get into the duck swamp safely (compared to running steel in a 1960s made SxS) but they still leave a lot to be desired in fit finish, balance etc. Strangely enough there is a section of the market that think a detachable box mag and Ar15 grips is the best ergonomics for moving targets - coming to a duck swamp near you :doh:
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Post by SPEEDY » Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:02 pm

More birds for me then.
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Post by mchughcb » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:08 am

Just getting prices for a 20g ,28g and 410 upgraded wood special order.

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Post by SPEEDY » Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:46 am

A 20ga would be interesting, much lighter and not giving anything up in effectiveness.
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Post by Joe338ST » Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:53 pm

They certainly are quick. I guess they are legal Australia wide for category B licence?
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Post by mchughcb » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:25 pm

Cat A down here Joe. Reckon the smaller frame 20g is the go.

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Post by mchughcb » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:29 am

Doesn't look good. Importer doesn't want to bring in sub 12G. Will have to look at other options.

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Post by Oscar » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:48 pm

mchughcb wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:29 am
Doesn't look good. Importer doesn't want to bring in sub 12G. Will have to look at other options.
You always have the option of getting light loads for a 12. I know more than one senior duck hunter that use 12ga with 24 gram light loads ( replicating a light 20ga load) with great success. Then if you do get a day when you have nothing but 40 -45m shots you can upgrade to the 32+ gram loads.

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Post by SPEEDY » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:02 pm

I think it's more about the weight of the gun the it is about recoil.
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Post by mchughcb » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:49 pm

Its more about three shots and handling which includes weight. Ill get it sorted by Christmas or ill look at something else.

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