28 or 20 bore

Bigger is best

Peter says: A lot depends on the stature of the child, but nothing will evaporate the enthusiasm of a young lad faster than learning to shoot with a .410. The very minimum I would start him on would be a 28-bore, moving on to a 20, or even a 12-bore as soon as he can handle the…

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