The Shotgun DOPE Card

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

Why a tight buckshot pattern?

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?