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  • In a choke-bore gun, the end of the barrel is drawn in slightly and made smaller to keep the shot together.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

  • Velocity, pattern, and penetration were taken at 40 yards from the muzzle of a 12-gauge choke-bore double-barrel gun.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • Bring down quail with a choke-bore, or knock over a buck deer with

    Torchy, Private Sec.

  • Joe's old No. 10 choke-bore shot-gun, when I really ought to have a

    The Honorable Percival

  • You remember how old General Gully used to look when he came out to the annual encampment ball in full regalia, with his breast hung with badges and medals so thick they looked as if they had been pinned on with a choke-bore shotgun?

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

  • So do the geese and ducks when they occasionally light on the same places or paddle leisurely down stream in the middle of the river; but to make much of a bag of these we have to use the heavy No. 10, choke-bore shot-gun, while the little 16-bore fowling-piece is much the handiest for prairie fowl.

    The Home Range

  • Englishman whose identity is concealed under the initials "F.M.M." has invented and manufactured a 3-barreled rifle specially intended to kill ducks that are beyond the reach of a choke-bore shotgun.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • There is no influence so deadly to wild life as that of the market gunner who works six days a week, from sunrise until sunset, hunting down and killing every game bird that he can reach with a choke-bore gun.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • My duck-gun, the No. 10 choke-bore, is a very strong and close shooting piece, and such a one is needed when the strong-flying birds are at any distance; but the very fact of its shooting so close makes it necessary that the aim should be very true; and as a consequence my shooting at ducks has varied from bad to indifferent, and my bags have been always small.

    II. Waferfowl

  • I have two double-barrelled shot-guns: a No. 10 choke-bore for ducks and geese, made by Thomas of Chicago; and a No. 16 hammerless, built for me by Kennedy of St. Paul, for grouse and plover.

    I. Ranching in the Bad Lands


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