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Leupold VX-II 3-9 x 40

Product Tests

Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
P.O. Box 688
Beaverton, OR 97075

Product Tested: Leupold VX-II 3-9 x 40 Shotgun Scope

I purchased 2 of these telescopic sights from a large catalog store in late 2004. I mounted 1 on a Remington 11-87 and 1 on a Remington 870. I use both of these guns for ammunition testing and for still target shooting competition.

In my ammo tests, I only fire 3" full-power loads. From late...

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Remington Mini-dehumdiifier Model 365

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Remington Mini-dehumidifier Model 365

The folks at Remington have come up with a product that can help you reduce the humidity in small spaces, gun cabinets, gun safes, etc. that is reasonalbly priced, small and that works.

I purchased the Model 365 at a local sportings goods store for about $19.00. It's about 5" long, about 4" wide and a couple of inches thick. It has an electrical plug on the back...

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Brenneke K.O. Shotgun Slugs

Product Tests

Brenneke 12 Gauge 2.75" K.O.  1 oz. Deer Slug with attached wad.

The literature claims a muzzle velocity of 1600 feet per second and a muzzle energy of almost 2500 foot pounds. At 50 yards it retains a velocity of almost 1200 feet per second and energy of about 1400 foot pounds.

Brenneke states that "...optimum sighting-in distance (is) 91 yards..." but I chose to perform my tests at 50 yards....

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Remington Premier Copper Solid

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Remington Permier Copper Solid 1 oz. Hollow Point Magnum Sabot Slug.

The literature states that this slug is designed to be sighted-in at 50 yards. It has a muzzle velocity of 1450 feet per second and over 2000 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle. At 50 yards it retains over 1600 foot pounds of energy and has a velocity of over 1300 feet per second. This slug also claims a "2x expansion and 100%...

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Clark Bush Sets 20 Gauge World Record

World Records

Clark Bush Sets 20 Gauge World Record

What does it take to set a new World Record at the Grand National Still Target Shoot Championship? On October 7, 2005, it was 32 #6 Hevi-13 pellets in a 3" circle, fired from a 20 gauge Remington 870 shotgun 40 yards away!

Clark Bush has been competing at the Grand National Still Target Shoot for years. He was there to see Roger Burrell win the 12 Gauge Open 2 years in a row. He'd seen shooters...

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