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Chase the maddening phantom of velocity and learn the nitty gritty of measuring recoil.

This article was originally published in Shotgun Sports in July 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Study 2
Chronographing Shotguns & Measuring their Recoil

Section 1 (116 Kb PDF FILE)

  • Introduction
  • Chronograph Types
  • Testing Chronographs
  • Interpreting Results
  • Summary

Section 2 (43 Kb PDF FILE)

  • Speeds of Factory Shells
  • Errors
  • Choke and Barrel Effects
  • Summary

Section 3 (55 Kb PDF FILE)

  • Shell Pressure
  • Pressure and Velocity
  • Summary

Section 4 (50 Kb PDF FILE)

  • Measuring Recoil
  • Shell Pressure, Shot Speed, and Recoil
  • Summary

 



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