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Old 03-25-2019, 03:05 PM   #1
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Laser bore sights

Are those laser shotgun shells any good for training? See 'em cheap on ebay $5-$10
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Old 03-26-2019, 03:16 PM   #2
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One of the best instructors at my local range uses them for every student he teaches and I haven't heard any complaints about his instruction.
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Old 03-27-2019, 05:47 AM   #3
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I have used one for checking my low gun mount and swing (by trying to follow the joint where the wall meets the ceiling
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Old 03-29-2019, 07:08 AM   #4
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The device is a good non live fire training tool.
Oneounceload's tip is spot on.
I find the laser helps me get my mount correct (shoulder and cheek) and helps immensely to get my swing and follow through muscle memory grooved...before I go blow a bunch of shells down the practice range
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Lightbulb 28ga laser shotgun shells

Too bad they are not offered in the 28 gauge.
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Old 05-17-2019, 06:53 AM   #6
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No need for separate bore sizes!

There are many inexpensive BARREL mounted laser bore models (look on line). They are tapered to fit from as small as a .177 up to large as a .44 bores...so all you have to do is add some black electrical tape to the large end until you get a snug fit in your .28 gauge or larger shotgun.
These model are just inserted into the barrel end and perform just as well as a laser inserted into the chamber.
I have mine built up for my .20 gauge favorites, and I can practice swinging and tracking. I also take some of the tape off and use the same device in my .410's when getting ready for Dove season.

As posted above, I try to perform an indoor laser practice session before the fall upland game seasons with the shotgun(s) I am planning to hunt...to wake up the muscle memory from last season.

You can get the Bushnell model "Bushnell Laser Bore Sighter" for about $40 or look for a knock off model...I think I paid $29 for mine.
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Old 05-17-2019, 03:30 PM   #7
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There are many inexpensive BARREL mounted laser bore models (look on line). They are tapered to fit from as small as a .177 up to large as a .44 bores...so all you have to do is add some black electrical tape to the large end until you get a snug fit in your .28 gauge or larger shotgun.
These model are just inserted into the barrel end and perform just as well as a laser inserted into the chamber.
I have mine built up for my .20 gauge favorites, and I can practice swinging and tracking. I also take some of the tape off and use the same device in my .410's when getting ready for Dove season.

As posted above, I try to perform an indoor laser practice session before the fall upland game seasons with the shotgun(s) I am planning to hunt...to wake up the muscle memory from last season.

You can get the Bushnell model "Bushnell Laser Bore Sighter" for about $40 or look for a knock off model...I think I paid $29 for mine.
HMMM? NEVER CONSIDERED THAT-- Think I will make mine to fit in a 28 gauge shell. Problemed solved. 20 gauge as well. Wonder if there is one made for a 50 caliber or is 44 it?? Make two and I wont have to fool with the tape once it is made. Got a quick link?? THANKS!!

I should mentioned that I do this all year long or did at one time. Now that I am back with my shotguns I keep one in the shop and pick it up several times a day while working around. Have a film canister lid hanging from the celling spray painted orange and a bird key chain as well.

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Also look here for the reviews...mine is a knock off of the Bushnell...bought it ~5 years ago...the original batteries even still work.

https://muskethunting.com/best-laser...ghter-reviews/
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Old 05-18-2019, 03:51 PM   #10
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You can always place a mini mag flashlight in the bore as well; but I prefer the laser
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