Most people familiar with precision rifle shooting will also be familiar with what a DOPE card or book is. DOPE is actually an acronym, but I shoot shotguns, so don’t ask me. It is essentially a “how my gun shot before” card. That info then serves as a clue for what the precision shooter can … Continue reading The Shotgun DOPE Card
This is a repost from my other blog, Priority Performance Shooting. It was originally published in January of 2018. Buckshot comes in a lot of different flavors. There are the generics that are basically a stack of lead balls in a plastic shotshell. There are loads that utilize special features like hardened pellets or buffer … Continue reading Why a tight buckshot pattern?
August 2020, this Fiocchi 00 Defense load was all over the place. I guess someone found a huge stack of it in a warehouse somewhere because just about every online ammunition retailer had it in stock for a 2-3 week stretch. You can still find it now, but not quite as prevalent. The way ammunition … Continue reading Fiocchi 00 Defense Review and Pattern Test