"Choke" is performance based, not constriction based, nor based on what your choke tube might be stamped.kamml said:One of the supposedly more experienced shooters at the trap range stated that improved cylinder is the choke of choice. I had read that full choke was preferred. So I am confused, it appeared to me that I broke birds with the improved cylinder, but I broke them with the full as well. With a 12 ga 1 1/8 load of 8 shot from the 16 yd line, what is recommended by our esteemed panel of experts. :?