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AmericanMeet
PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:13 pm  Reply with quote



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I'm wondering if chokes are opened by removal of metal or if by swaging the area of the barrel to a more open size.
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Gil S
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:11 am  Reply with quote
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AmericanMeet wrote:
I'm wondering if chokes are opened by removal of metal or if by swaging the area of the barrel to a more open size.


Metal removal. If you look at the ends of a double barrel that has open and tight chokes one can see the thinner metal at the end of the open barrel. It's more apparent with one choke being extra full and the other cylinder. Gil
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WyoChukar
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:17 am  Reply with quote



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This is why ultra high velocity steel shot loads were invented. Just keep pounding them through the choke at the speed of light until the choke swells out to the desired measurement. Use the biggest shot size available for quickest results. Anyone buying this?

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John Singer
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:49 am  Reply with quote



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This link explains the process of opening a choke.

https://www.gun-tests.com/special_reports/accessories/Adjusting-Fixed-Chokes-In-Single-Barrel-Guns-14265-1.html#.WmoKZainHIV

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Coyote Crusader
PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:48 am  Reply with quote



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I witnessed my cousin stick his 20 ga barrel in the creek to shoot an old submerged bottle when I was kid. It opened his choke to “funnel”. Thankfully he was uninjured and only a couple inches of barrel suffered.

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WyoChukar
PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:01 pm  Reply with quote



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Ah yes, childhood hi jinx. It is amazing many of us have eyebrows left for the purpose of telling convincing stories, either due to our own lack of foresight or our willingness to stand too close while watching someone else make a mistake.

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jrothWA
PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:41 pm  Reply with quote



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Carefully and measure twice , cut once routine.

Swaging is for increasing constriction.
Reaming is slow and methodical removing constriction.
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