View Full Version : How many shotshells have you shot in 1 day

March 10, 2007, 07:50 PM
My personal record is 1700. I did it twice last year shooting resistered trap doubles. I would like to break my record this year and get 2000 in one day.

March 10, 2007, 08:36 PM
1700 in one day (8hrs) is roughly 200+ per hour.....since most rounds of trap or skeet would take 15-20 minutes I could see 100 an hour. Were you shooting with a full squad on the line? Afraid my personal best is far short of that, only about 500 in a day.

March 10, 2007, 09:38 PM
It was a marathon doubles shoot. There were times when the squad was full and other time when we only had three people. We starting shooting at 9:00am and shot until 5:00pm. There were no breaks for lunch and we had a deticated trap, puller and loader. All our shells were @ the 27 yard line (between the 4 of us shooting we had 7000 rounds piled up) so it only took about 3 minutes between 50's to get shell grab a bite of sandwich and a swallow of water before the next 50.

My self and two other shooting buddies shot 1700 and another of our shooting buddies shot 1000.

It is very possible to get 1700 target or more in a day as long as you have a plan and squad that doesn't fool around.

March 10, 2007, 09:49 PM
You guys are a lot tougher than me. 200 rounds at the trap range is all I can handle. 1700 rounds? I'd be black-and-blue all the way down to my toes, not to mention broke from shooting that much ammo, reloads or not.

March 10, 2007, 10:36 PM
200 in one day is about all I can take-in the shoulder and on the wallet.:o

Smokin Joe
March 11, 2007, 12:57 AM
That must be 100 pounds :eek:

March 11, 2007, 03:08 AM
When i go shotgun shooting i only go for a few hours, and am not there all day/eating lunch there ect ect. With that said 170-250 is enough for me. at that point it starts getting to be too much of a good thing.

March 11, 2007, 03:45 AM
I've shot 109 in one day before, out of an Ithaca model 37 20ga. It was my first time dove hunting, and I hadn't learned how to shoot a flying bird yet.

Acutally, I still cant shoot a flying bird. I can hit deer with a 12ga no problem though.

March 11, 2007, 05:46 AM
I've put down 550 12 gauge in a day. We had an Ironman competition. Four skeet, 4 trap, 2 sporting clays, a couple scrap and some warm up. I was pretty tired by the end of the day.


March 11, 2007, 07:18 PM
I think 600 was the most I had shot in a day, mostly sub gauge if I remember correctly. I was shooting a lot of skeet at the time. Some weeks I would average 1200 birds. I'm lucky to shoot 100 a month anymore.

March 11, 2007, 07:28 PM
200 or so , thats a good friday night at the gun club

March 11, 2007, 07:51 PM
Maybe somewhere between 150-200 at most, and that was it for the next few months.

I don't get out much :( .

March 14, 2007, 08:51 AM
Wow, 1700 shells in 8 hours:rolleyes: That works out to be 3.54 shells per minute with no interruptions, or pulling the trigger every 16 seconds!

March 14, 2007, 09:53 AM
300 mixture of 2 3/4 00, slugs, and some low recoil. Shoulder was black and blue for a week.

Damn good training though.

March 14, 2007, 10:03 AM
200 at the most.

Blue Duck
March 15, 2007, 10:30 PM
I shot probably two cases in an afternoon a few times, but usually fire no more then a case or a little more at a setting. There is 250 shells per case.

March 18, 2007, 12:27 AM

I was younger, there was that movie of a certain title and we ...well...see it was not uncommon to shoot up to 20 rounds of skeet in a day. No big deal to fire 200 -500 rds of buckshot and or slugs.

Some folks had some new shotguns that needed smoothing up, patterning and...

Just something to do.

2001 : A Skeet Odyssey :D