Well, I just inherited a beautiful S&W Model 1000 20ga shotgun from my grandfather. It's a nice gun, but it has problems of misfiring or FTL. I cleaned the gun until it squeaks but it still has the problems. After doing some google searching I think I landed on the problem. It has been suggested on several forums that the gun was originally designed to be used with 3" shells, and not 2 3/4" shells, and that using 2 /34" shells in the gun causes the problems I am having because they do not have enough power. It has been suggested that a gunsmith can enlarge the gas port on the gun and solve this problem, but only one that really knows what they are doing. I live near Abilene and do not know of a single real gunsmith shop here. Does anyone know of good one in or around Abilene?
I am a proud citizen of the Nation State of Texas, which is part of the union of the United States of America, but shouldn't be!