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Old 04-19-2020, 03:11 PM   #11
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Mainly trap skeet and sporting clays
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Old 04-19-2020, 03:13 PM   #12
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Old 04-19-2020, 03:57 PM   #13
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there lies the issue.
you posted in a sporting clays forum which lead us to think you were asking about a gun for s.clays.
to say you want a 'do all' gun for all 3 sports....thats changes the math.

each gun requires a little different design.
to find a gun that fits into (all 3 catagories flawlessy) without losing something in the process, is a task in itself.

so to ask if the a300 (is any good) do you see why its a pretty open ended question left to guessing?
(much like asking if a girl is pretty w/o seeing her.) get it now? we are figuring out what you 'really' want to know.
youre looking for a do all gun to shoot all clay sports. right?

my answer to you is this.
no do all gun is good.
you can get close, but it wont be perfect.
an a300 will get you close on the skeet/s.clays range with a bunch of different chokes, but to shoot and be good at trap will require something a little different.
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Old 04-24-2020, 12:46 PM   #14
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Really like mine

I have had mine for a year now. Fits me great and is a really good clay buster. Has three Victory chokes and I have had no problems with them. I have added several other chokes (Briley and Carlson) and have enjoyed the gun immensely. The weight and barrel length make it an easy tracking gun.

I primarily use mine for sporting clays and occasionally a round of skeet or two.

Good luck.

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Old 04-24-2020, 02:09 PM   #15
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You might want to look at the attached LINK. It shows 3 models of the A300 ranging in price from $650 to $800 all differences are dependant on which stock you choose, Black Synthetic; or Camo'd and Walnut.

Some two months ago, a large local Gun Shop had the Synthetic gun on sale for $600.00. The sale was over in a few weeks, but such things do come up.

Right now, Academy Sports is offering the Synthetic /Plastic stock A300 for $649.00 plus tax.

Some of the price in guns is in the level of stock/wood/finish.
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Old 04-25-2020, 04:37 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Jozef_zee View Post
Mainly trap skeet and sporting clays
No more than that
The A300 will definitely work for Sporting Clays and for skeet. I would recommend you invest a few extra bucks in the extended chokes. They will protect the barrel and add a bit of balance.
As for trap shooting the A300 is not the best gun for that. (Except maybe Wobble Trap). It ejects the spent shell with a bit of force and a lot of distance. This tends to upset the guy/gal shooting to your right when your shells are bouncing off their expensive guns stock. Plus the A300 just doesn't have the "feel" of a true trap gun as you swing it towards the target.
I shoot a Beretta Silver Pigeon with 30"barrels for all the disciplines I enjoy and that works well for me. I keep the A300 for guests and when I want a change of pace.
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Old 08-31-2020, 11:43 AM   #17
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I'm looking into this gun myself.
Every place I've checked has been
about $950, so yeah if you buy local
you eliminate the FFL fees and shipping.
Dewey's in S. Carolina has a like new
used one for $800 but with no box and
only 2 of the 3 choke tubes. Then add
FFL and shipping and I might as well buy
brand new locally and get the full warranty also!!
I would also order a skeet choke tube at the
same time because that's what I shoot most of
the time.
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