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Understanding these four shotgun myths can make you a better shooter

Debunking myths, and learning what actually goes on when you shoot a shotgun is the first step to getting better. (Stock photo)

You rarely, if ever, see shotgun pellets in the air. You only know if you hit the target or missed. Shooting patterns at paper helps you understand what’s going on, but it’s still a 2-D snapshot of a 3-D phenomenon.
There is still a lot of mystery to every hit or miss. So, we come up with explanations as to what happens when they miss. Some are true, some aren’t. Those that aren’t become myths and urban legends. Believing them does not help your shooting.

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