Over and Under or Side by Side the best?

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Over and Under or Side by Side the best?

Postby willcfish » November 24th, 2012, 3:15 pm

Many people are using Double Barrels these days. What are your thoughts on them and differences between the two?
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Re: Over and Under or Side by Side the best?

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » November 25th, 2012, 4:19 pm

For all around huntinng I prefer a sxs because I prefer a beavertail forend that most sxs have. As far as turkey hunting goes, I prefer a pump. Less weight to carry and only one barrel to site in, with the ease of putting a turkey choke in it. Most double barrels won't take extended tubes in both barrels, and your POA/POI isn't the greatest in both barrels.
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Re: Over and Under or Side by Side the best?

Postby allaboutshooting » November 26th, 2012, 3:57 pm

I shoot both and like both types. When shooting any of the clays sports I much prefer O/U guns. I have a Fox SxS that I use occasionally for turkeys and for upland birds It's a very quick to the shoulder and it fits me as well as any gun that I shoot.

Over the years I've had more SxS guns than O/U guns but for the most part, I've liked them all. They're just different.

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