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    Senior Member R&R Rancher's Avatar
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    JustBen knows what he’s talking about. The only difference between singles and the 27 yard handicap is that you are standing back another 33 feet. For long yardage I like to lower my gun hold to the top of the trap house so the amount of vertical movement in my swing is the same as in singles. You can make a case for a slightly faster shell from the back fence, but 2-3/4 dram loads will do the job. If you are shooting from the 20 yard line don’t change anything. See the bird, shoot the bird.

    And I’ll take the opportunity to link one of my favourite videos.



    Cowboy01, if you haven’t watched this one, its worth it.
    In spite of all of man's grandiose achievements, he owes his continued existence to six inches of topsoil and the fact that it rains.

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    "See the bird - shoot the bird."So true.

    Thanks for the video.
    Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.

    Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waterloomike View Post
    "See the bird - shoot the bird."So true.

    Thanks for the video.
    My brain still thinks - see the bird, panic a bit, shoot at the bird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustBen View Post
    My brain still thinks - see the bird, panic a bit, shoot at the bird.
    It happens. Shoot the next bird.
    Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.

    Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustBen View Post
    My brain still thinks - see the bird, panic a bit, shoot at the bird.
    I do that sometimes too. Usually get to hear the word lost when that happens.
    In spite of all of man's grandiose achievements, he owes his continued existence to six inches of topsoil and the fact that it rains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R&R Rancher View Post
    I do that sometimes too. Usually get to hear the word lost when that happens.
    Ugh. The only thing worse is “lost - a pair”

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