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How to Open up a Fixed Shotgun Choke with Larry Potterfield

Is that old fixed shotgun choke too tight for shooting upland game?

Well, Larry Potterfield from Midway USA shows us how to open up those fixed chokes in a process that can easily be done at home.

Watch this video and see just how to open up the fixed choke in your own shotgun barrel.

Larry Potterfield of Midway USA has all the right techniques and tools to get any gunsmithing job done right.

In this case, Larry has a vintage double barreled shotgun that has full fixed chokes. Those chokes are commonly found on older shotguns for shooting tighter patterns farther, as the old timers liked to say. A “hard shootin’ shotgun” is a poor choice for quick up close flushing game.

With proper techniques, Larry Potterfield shows us how to open those fixed chokes. Now that old Parker Brothers shotgun is ready to be turned loose on upland game with improved cylinder and modified choked barrels. Happy hunting.

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