Cold Weather, Auto's

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  1. IDSLAYER

    IDSLAYER Refuge Member

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    For those of you who have automatic shotguns. Is there a temp. when it gets so cold the auto's don't function as they should. I will be hunting tomorrow with a windchill 0f -12. Would it be wiser to leave the auto home and bring the pump.
     
  2. ED Vanderbeck

    ED Vanderbeck Senior Refuge Member

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    I have a browning b80 has operated in minus 20 below never misses cycling. operate dry is the key
     
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    Waterdog Trainer Senior Refuge Member

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    Just so you understand wind chill has no effect on a gun or any inanimate object. Wind chill is how cold the human body feels with the wind speed combined with the ambient temperature. With minus twelve wind chill it's still cold.
     
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  4. Native NV Ducker

    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator Flyway Manager

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    No, but the gun must be prepped properly. As mentioned, running dry is one option. FP-10 gets good reviews, as does Froglube. If you are using Rem Oil, then, yea, leave it at home.
     
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