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DLF
December 6, 2001, 08:21 AM
Hey guys,

I bought a Beretta Ultralight Deluxe 12 ga. shotgun last month. It weighs less than six pounds. It has the prettiest word, scrollwork, and blueing I have ever seen. I just got it back from Briley this week. I had subgauge tubes installed, the auto safety disabled, the triggers converted from inertia to mechanical and a new mid-rid bead.

I got to shoot it in 28 and 410 yesterday afternoon at our Skeet Club and it is truly a darling.

Good Shooting,

Dave McC
December 6, 2001, 08:53 AM
Enjoy!

Sounds like it's a good upland gun, most gamer guns run a bit heavier because of the K-word. But if the recoil isn't fazing you, congrats and Mazeltov.

DLF
December 7, 2001, 10:18 AM
Dave,

Thanks for the reply. This gun is a Beaut. I doubt that I wil ever hunt with it, but it would do fine. As I have gotten older, I have a bad back and bad shoulders, the shoulders have been fixed.

I am mostly a skeet shooter, but still like to shoot doves and hunt quail. I bought the gun with the idea that I could shoot a 12 gauge O/U for skeet and I do this with 7/8 ounce loads and there is no problem with recoil.. Also, I have now had Briley sub gauge tubes installed and they are Ultralights, weighing 10 ounces per set. This is like shooting my Browning 20 ga. Citori's.

Good Shooting,
DLF

Dave McC
December 8, 2001, 07:04 AM
Sounds like a good skeet setup, tho I confess I'm no skeeter.

Those 7/8 oz loads should work for skeet quite nicely. When I was working up light loads for Son, I ran a box of 7/8 oz, 8 1/2s through the TB in a practice round. Broke about the same number of targets, just more chips and less explosions. Those should work for skeet also, tho I'd change wads to a non cup type and go with softer shot than the West Coast premium stuff. For hunting with those light loads, I'd go to 8s for quail, 7 1/2s in a trap reload for dove.