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2 edition of Choke-bore guns found in the catalog.

Choke-bore guns

William Wellington Greener

Choke-bore guns

and how to load for all kinds of game.

by William Wellington Greener

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Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shotguns

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 215 p.
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19580514M

      My field guns, with any 28ga. load all do better with improvd cylinder or light modified. For trap with 3/4 oz. loads of #8's for 16 yard singles I use light modified. My handi-cap yardage is the 27 yard line (max distance) I use 3/4 oz. 7 1/2's does a 28 gauge need a tighter choke than the bigger gauges in order to have a dense enough.


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Choke-bore guns by William Wellington Greener Download PDF EPUB FB2

This privately-published book is an in-depth, long-term study of a remarkable gun and its equally remarkable inventor. George Fosbery had the unique distinction of winning the Victoria Cross armed with a weapon of his own invention, while his part-rifled gun effectively doubled the accurate range of the ball & shot gun.5/5(5).

W W GREENER / Choke-Bore Guns and How to Load for all Kinds of Game 1st ed $ + $ ShippingSeller Rating: % positive. CHOKE-BORE GUNS AND HOW TO LOAD FOR ALL KINDS OF GAME by Greener, W.W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Rifle Barrel Muzzle Constriction- (Choke) Views During this time, which was the heyday of my gun building, I had rigged up a shop made version of a bore scope.

I'm surprised that no one has mentioned Calfee's book on rimfire accuracy, which states that a choked barrel is essential to build a 22lr to win matches.

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A gun with no choke is called a cylinder bore and delivers the widest spread. There are also a number of specialty chokes that provide narrower or wider spreads—these are typically used for skeet shooting and turkey hunting. A shotgun's choke also determines its effective range.

The tighter the constriction, the further the effective range. The choke bored guns performed better than the cylinder guns in all these tests, and W.W. Greener choke bore guns won the class 1, class 2 and class 4 categories.

Greener Choke bores also won at the London Gun Trials of andand the Chicago Field Gun Trial of Adjustable shotgun chokes give you the ability to change the pattern of your shot by tailoring the constriction.

The baseline constriction is cylinder -- or the inner diameter of your barrel. From there, the designations grow tighter. Choke Bore Sizes and Constrictions and Rifled. and Rifled. (Courtesy of Briley Mfg.) *Abbreviations.

Author: Greener, W.W. Almost very good condition. Burgundy boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Pockets containing diagrams of shooting from various choke-bore guns (three larger folded diagrams, and 3 smaller folded diagrams, all are printed on both sides.).

Measures bore diameter, choke constriction, chamber (except 10 gauge chambers) and forcing cone dimensions. Shows dents, bends and other imperfections. Very accurate,", direct-reading dial indicator, or" digital readout indicator is mounted on 16½" long shaft on which the appropriate gauge head is installed.

Item Details. An antique hardcover Choke-bore guns book of Choke-Bore Guns by English gunsmith William Wellington Greener, bound in a full leather hardcover with gilt lettering and designs. The volume includes several fold-out diagrams of Greener’s designs for choke.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Greener was also an accomplished author, penning many books like Choke-Bore Guns  in and The Gun and its Development  inconsidered by students of the trade to be mandatory additions to their libraries.

This Greener G70 Imperial features the iconic side safety. Simply put would gun A with a bore and choke shoot tighter patterns than gun B with a bore and choke. and while I do not think that was the op's question, it's a good one. Especially now that a Mr. Muller, maker of the eponymous chokes, absolutely insists in one of his subscription videos that " bores shoot tighter.

Author: GREENER, W.W. First edition. [1]; 25 appendix, 4 ads pp.; 3 folding plates, 2 folding table, 2 folding targets in front and rear sleeves.

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The choke bored guns performed better than the cylinder guns in all these tests, and W.W. Greener choke bore guns won the class 1, class 2 and class 4 categories. Greener Choke bores also won at the London Gun Trials of andand the Chicago Field Gun Trial of Founder: William Greener.

What we do know is that J.W. Long, in his book "American Wildfowling", credits a Jeremiah Smith of Southfield, Rhode Island, as the gunsmith who first discovered the concept, as far back as But many modern day Americans credit a gunsmith and wildfowler called Fred Kimble with using choke boring to win the Illinois State Championship on numerous occasions in   He was also an author of books on guns, many of which went through multiple editions, most notably The Gun and Its Development (first published ; 9th.

results for greener books Save greener books to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow greener books to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. William Wellington Greener is widely credited as being the inventor of the first practical choke, as documented in his classic publication, "The Gun and its Development." [2] Chokes may be formed at the time of manufacture either as part of the barrel, by squeezing the end of the bore down over a mandrel, or by threading the barrel and screwing in an interchangeable choke tube.

Bill Jr. was instrumental in developing breechloading, “choke bore” shotguns and making Daddy eat those words. In addition to being a firearms innovator, W.W. Greener Jr. was also a prolific writer Author: Art Merrill.

The full choke will give a shotgun user the most accuracy out of any other choke. The reason for this is because it constricts the shots very tightly when they come out of the barrel.

That means the lead pellets won’t spread as wide as they would with less constrictive chokes like the cylinder choke or improved cylinder choke.

Furthermore. A multi choke gun can give you more options. Multi choke guns normally come with a set of choke tubes in the standard sizes plus a choke key/wrench to get them in and out. The choke tubes may be flush fitting or extended – these will physically look different when in the gun as shown in the illustration below.

results for antique shotgun Save antique shotgun to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow antique shotgun to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. Choke-bore Guns. Choke-bore Guns And How To Load For All Kinds Of Game - Greener, W.w.

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13 1/2" LOP. Serial number Perfect bore. (read more) Gun #: Seller: Gulf Breeze Firearms. Gulf Breeze Firearms.

Winchester 12 Gauge (MFG ) This is a wonderful Piece of history. During the golden years of American double guns, there were several primary companies making guns.

All originated in New York State except Parker, in Connecticut, and early Foxes originating in Philadelphia, but later made in New York.

The Golden age of American shotguns lasted only about 40 years, from about until the Great Depression.

As a side note the slim red book right of the green "The Gun" is a s reprint of "The Gun, " so I assume "The Gun" began as a smaller edition and grew to what we know today. W.W. Greener’s Choke Bore Guns: Tried at Targets and on Game(How to Load?).

W W Greener was a member of the second-generation family which had been involved with gunmaking from to the present day. Today the company still makes the finest sporting shotguns and rifles in its Midlands workshops.

William Greener was the first to make guns. After serving his apprenticeship with John Gardner in Newcastle upon Tyne he. In firearms, a choke is a tapered constriction of a gun barrel at the muzzle end.

Chokes are seen on shotguns, but are used on some rifles, pistols, or airguns. Chokes are always used with modern hunting and target shotguns to improve performance, its purpose is. The results were published in The Field, like much else concerning choke and shotgun ballistics in the Golden Age.

CHOOSE YOUR SHOTGUN CHOKE AND FORGET IT Cutting to the chase and avoiding the danger of getting too complicated, my all-round choice in a bore game-gun would usually be improved and half or improved and three-quarters (a useful.

In W W Greener acquired the business of Joseph Needham and gained the rights to the Needham ejector patent, he patented improvements to it. For some years Greener used the Needham name to market less expensive guns.

In W W Greener wrote "Choke Bore Guns. One of their guns that the offered was a 12 gauge that was called the "Chief" model. Unfortunately, these Dorwal guns are not listed in the Blue Book of Gun Values, but in my opinion the value is going to be roughly in the $ - $ range, at best.

Sadly, there's just not a lot of collector interest in guns like these.4/5(K). I believe your gun is the IVER JOHNSON TOP SNAP IMPROVED MODEL It was made in 12 and 16 gauge with barrel lengths of 28", 30", 32" or 34".

It has a Black Walnut stock and forend with a case hardened frame. It was made from to The Blue Book values are. A key strength of the shotgun is being, essentially, a short range weapon; originally useful to about 40 yards and yet relatively safe beyond yards with small shot sizes.

The invention we call clay shotgun choke increased the shotgun’s effective range and versatility. This article seeks to cast light on what choke is and what it does.

THE BRITISH SHOTGUN VOLUME TWO by I.M. Crudgington; D.J. Baker. Published by Ashford. 1st. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. The intricate and elaborately woven story of the evolution and development of the British shotgun between and Yellow boards, gilt title to spine.

Burgundy boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Pockets containing diagrams of shooting from various choke-bore guns (three larger folded diagrams, and 3 smaller folded diagrams, all are printed on both sides.) Two fold-out tables.

B/w illustrations. vii,xv and 4 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Name and date in ink to front pocket (x 2). ‘Choke Bore Guns’ was W W Greener’s second published book in The book contains a detailed description of the gun trials ofin addition to the earlier gun trials of which took place in `london and the trials of which took place in New York.

Two superb pre-owned Westley Richards shotguns are the latest additions to our already comprehensive list of used guns and rifles that we offer here at WR. The first is a classic 20g hand detachable lock, single trigger shotgun.

Originally built in the gun was returned to us in for a complete rebuild. Thin, lightweight, stainless steel gauge fits easily in your pocket and measures choke constriction on all, 28, 20, 16, 12, and 10 gauge shotgun barrels.

Great for collectors, dealers and shooters that need a fast, visual verification of choke constriction. Big Book Catalog, Issue, Page SPECS: Stainless steel, bright polish.

/8 5/5. For choke-bore guns use the Mag-Tech all brass /2" cases with 15 grs. of #, Buffalo Arms card over the powder, then Federal SC shotcup and four pieces of buck, g the case mouth against the shoulder of a Win. super die to roll crimp. #.This C grade hammerless pump shotgun is in 12 gauge and has a 30 inch barrel with Full choke.

Bore is exceptional. Bright shiny nice bore. Good looking gun with nearly all blue on frame. Standard C grade engraving on it. Barrel also has a lot of blue. A few wear and age spots. Top of the barrel is matted. Buttstock has the distinctive Marlin S.