A customer’s shotgun was hitting a foot low and a few inches left at 50 yards. Here’s how I fixed it.
by Norman E. Johnson
A Model K10 12 gauge shotgun was turned over to me for repair and sighting correction. The old gun appeared to be in very good condition but had been dropped, sustaining impact damage to the variable choke adjustment ring. The gun was reportedly hitting very low and to the left of the aim point at 50 yards when shooting Federal Foster-style one ounce rifled slugs. The customer had the variable choke set at full choke and was shooting while sighting down the rib, using only the front brass bead as a sight.
Read more in our December 2013 issue. Back issues are available.