Re: Springfield/Stevens side by side 12 Ga.
I believe that series of doubles cocked when you levered the barrel latch open. Which is why that lever is so much larger than a normal one.
It takes 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
The latest caliber or gear is no substitute for experience and skill. Rifles and cartridges don't make hits -- shooters do.
Fact of life:
After Monday and Tuesday, even the calendar says WTF!