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Here is Ron Gabel's answer to question number 5594

Question:

I just bought an old Stevens Model 311 12 gauge chambered for 2 3/4 inch shells. I'm trying to determine the choke on the barrels. I didn't see any markings on them that would indicate their configuration. Did they all come configured Full/Imp. Cyl, or could you order them in pretty much any configuration you wished? Is there any way to determine what choke combination they've got--such as through markings, measurements, etc? Thanks for the help!

Answer:

The Stevens Model 311 shotguns were sold with various barrel lengths and choke combinations. The degree of choke is determined by the percentage of pellots delivered into a 30 inch circle at a range of 40 yards. Full choke - 65 to 70 percent to Cylinder choke at 25 to 35 percent.

Submitted By: Rob Blissett On: 1/14/2004 3:16:16 PM

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