Skip to comments.Shotgun Reducers
Posted on 05/12/2009 11:27:05 AM PDT by Ron H.
Anyone have any direct experience with Shotgun reducers. I've never seen them used and am interested to know if they are worth the time and money.
Could be something that went away once lawyers became the dominant species in business.
The problem with that approach is that 28 and .410 ammo is getting prohibitively expensive. As a high volume shooter of both, reloading is a must.
LOL! Post Of The Day.
Reminds me of the story my buddy told me that happened while he was a Marine stationed at Camp David during the Reagan years.
One day VP Bush and his sons showed up and wanted to go out to the range to shoot. My buddy was charged with assembling the presidential shotguns and ammo and they proceeded to shoot.
Well, one of the sons (I can’t remember which one but IT WAS NOT our latest President), placed a different gauge shot shell into the 12 gauge and squeezed off. According to Mike, he could have been killed but apparently got dusted up a bit.
Well, the CO wanted to throw the book at Mike for somehow getting different shells mixed with the guns but Old man Bush stepped in and said to forget the whole matter.
True story.. I have been in Mike’s house and have seen all the photos with him and Ron/Nancy.
Where can you buy a Government Reducer??
Double d’oh. Guage - Gauge...
That will bust targets just fine. I don’t do the tube thing myself, probably because I like having a variety of guns.
There’s a definite advantage to an O/U in skeet, but I shoot with several people who routinely run 100’s with pumps.
The larger the barrel bore and the smaller the reducer gauge, the worse the shot pattern and shorter the effective range.
In .44, that would be an ARMY Colt... Navy class Colts were .36 caliber.
At a gun show? Hope it does not come to that!
Great advise for every shot. Cuts down on the noise and need for expensive ammunition.
Another good use of this little device is to turn a flare gun into a hand held shot gun. .... I could in a matter of seconds turn my flare gun into a very leathal weapon.
Flare guns are not strong enough for the pressures of shotshells. It would probably explode and maim or kill you.
When you test this out, I suggest using your left hand (assuming are right-handed) so you’ll still be able to sign the check paying the hospital for the surgery sewing up your new left stump.
Am I the only person who still has a 16 gauge?
Nope. I have an Ithaca Model 37 and an English stock Remington Model 48 in 16 gauge. Sweet pair of guns. I also reload in 16 gauge.
Don’t shoot shotgun shells and they will fire at least a few rounds. There is a test complete with pic’s floating around on the ‘net but I can not lay my hands on it atm (at work) The flare guns fail, but they break apart where the front trigger guard meets the frame. The barrel stayed intact in the tests.
Not something I would want to fire personally, but considering the ease of manufacture and the unregulated nature of the flare guns themselves, it’s not an idea I will be forgetting any time soon. :-)
You might be. I’ve actually got a box of 16g ammo on the shelf. It needs to have the dust dusted off the top though.
Nope - I have a sweet little 16 ga side by side. Haven’t shot it in a long while though.
I certainly hope you're not calling me a country club RINO! Them's fightin' words.....
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