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Old 03-05-2020, 07:06 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by richg99 View Post
Ha Ha Happy. I bought a 20 gauge Yildiz for my first shotgun a month or so ago. I've only had it out 9 times but, so far, it is working out great for me.

I'm 80 and have the usual arthritic issues at this age. The 20 gauge, along with an added Limbsaver air? pad has eliminated almost all of the recoil that I worried about.

Since I have been shooting Skeet and Trap, I've read that I'll get more birds with a 12 gauge (more pellets). So far, though, I couldn't be more pleased. For me, it is a great starter gun.

As time goes on, I may buy a better gun. We shall see.
Buy ya better gun when ya wear that Yildiz out!........i find i don't break any more with the 12 than I do with the 20.........AND I'm creeping up on that with the 410.
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Thanks, Happy. I knew when I bought the Yildiz (on the recommendation of another far more experienced shooter) that it was an entry-level gun. Since I had NO IDEA that I would like shooting so much, it was an inexpensive way to try things out.

I noticed that when I shot with 8 or 9 guys the other day, there were 8 or 9 different types of guns in the group.

I'd say half were semi-autos; the other half were O/U of various manufacturers. Some were 20 gauge, and some were 12. I actually like the 20 gauge so far, and some of those more experienced guys were hitting plenty of clays with the 20s. I shot a 17, which for my 5th time out, I was pretty happy with. regards, rich
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