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Old 06-19-2013, 03:26 PM
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After 4 years I return to Argentina

On Friday afternoon the 12th of July, I will climb aboard the big bird heading for 5 days of shooting outside Cordoba. I am lucky enough to get to go one more time. I like the wing shooting there, it is just a great time. I will carry one gun, my trusted 20ga 525 Citori 32 inch clays gun. She and I have had quite a ride together.
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:22 PM
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Thumbs up Only one thing I can say.

Well maybe 2..First I am jealous and wanna go too. 2nd..I'd want a gun that shoots more'n two shots..LOL All in all..I hope you have a GREAT time
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Old 06-20-2013, 06:00 AM
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That surprises many people, until they see the totals at the end of day. I shoot with two shells between my left hand fingers and reload after each shot unless I have a close doubles shot. By days end I will exceed the shell count by an auto because of the reload time. Last time I was with my son, he thought I was joking, no way I would beat an operator with an auto, he had my 391 Beretta 20ga sporting gun a very fast and easy shooting gun. End of each day he was behind on shots and I had more birds.

Hard to believe, but I learned this on my first trip, on the days I shot the Citori, I beat the auto gun end of day total. Oh, I also wear a sporting clays vest, the pockets are higher than a shell pouch, which is important to the speed of reloading. I also use only IC chokes.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:47 AM
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Oh Ed...I know how to do that..am able to do it fairly fast.. Used to do it with my single shot Win 37. I wouldn't be worried about how many rounds I may shoot..I just like semis and 3 or 5 shells..ot in the case of a M-12..7 LOL
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:21 PM
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Yep, us older guys that started hunting with the one shooters, had to learn to load quick and how to hold the reloads in the off hand. I learned on my grandfather's 12ga Stevens 94 single barrel, shooting ducks on lake Okeechobee, the big lake in FL, before I was 10. :-) We were hunting dinner not feathers, in the 50s.
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Old 07-23-2013, 12:20 PM
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Got back from the trip without too many problems, just found out you have to buy a Visa to get into Argentina when we got to Chile, caused us to miss a flight. Then we had a broken airplane on the return in Chile and two broken airplanes in Dallas, but the old Roll With the Punch was in order and we just let the airlines handle it, which they did.

Shot 100 boxes of shells for 2,500 shots and 2,000 even, doves. The Citori never burped, just smooth as silk.

Had an interesting appetizer at one meal, dove breasts cut real thin, then simmered in a cream of onion and garlic sauce with cracked pepper, was very tasty.
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