Myth-Busting: 1″ per Yard Shotgun Pattern Spreads

By Nathan S.


Grandpa used to tell me that buckshot spreads 1″ for every yard from gun. I took him for his word, but suspected he was wrong after patterning my 870 and 930 shotguns. I chalked my results up to long barrels and modern technology, never putting the assertion to a comprehensive test. RifleShooter, however, was not […]

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Charles is the editor for 248 Shooter a midwest based gun news and gear review site as well as Online Content Director for On Target Magazine. He is an avid student taking classes from top tier trainers around the country. Charles shares his love for training as well as experience and opinions on some of the most talked about gear and products used by competitive shooters, military, leo and civilians.