skeet gun

skeet gun

[′skēt ‚gən]
(ordnance)
A classification of shotguns which includes those with 26-inch (66-centimeter) improved cylinder barrels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Despite getting the occasional fish eye from serious competitive types packing engraved over/unders, it's invaluable for familiarizing yourself with the gun (full disclosure: My go-to skeet gun is an elderly Benelli M1 Super 90 Police Model).
Yet another was the 20-gauge factory Skeet gun my Dad got in 1939.
Today there are many who are still one-gun men, but many hunters have compartmentalized their guns; One for waterfowl, another for pheasant and perhaps another for dove, quail, and maybe a trap, sporter or skeet gun just for fun.
I bought my first over-under shotgun in 1978: it was a Browning Citori skeet gun. I got it ata sporting goods store at a mall in Northern Virginia, and it cost $660 at a time when I was making about $18,000 a year.
Remington built my two favorite 20-gauge autoloaders; one is a Model 1100 skeet gun, and the other is a Model 11-87 field gun.
"Michael, who felt concerned with opening the door at that time of night, loaded his skeet gun and asked his friend to hold it in case it was one of the home invaders that had plagued tenants in the complex," said Paul.
My skeet gun developed this crack and the replacement receiver had the dogs with wreaths surrounding them, and Remington added a dot between OU and the remainder of the serial number.
Having seen Robert Stack (as Eliott Ness) shoot it out with Chicago mobsters in his hit TV series, The Untouchables, many GUNS readers must have found it surprising to see him cradling a skeet gun instead of a M1927 Thompson SMG.
It's a dealer's knowledge and that of his staff that sends the buyer out the door with a bird gun for hunting, a skeet gun for clays and a properly configured home-defense shotgun for family protection.
I had one on a Krieghoff skeet gun, and while it did a great job of reducing recoil, for some odd reason it placed a lot of stress on the elbow of my shooting arm, so I had to stop using it.