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  • Shotgun Silencer - Metro Gun

    12/03/2018 4:39:38 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/3/2018 | L Case
    For The Quiet Shooter I believe that Browning had the traits of all great inventors. First, they are brilliant in that they can conceive an idea, then picture it and finally have the tenacity to stay with the concept until the job is done. Whether it’s Eli Whitney working on the cotton gin – was also involved in mass producing firearms for the government, by the way – or Thomas Edison, who fooled around with that light bulb. Let’s talk about L.P. Brezny. Brezny is one of those guys who is hard to put a handle on. He hails from...
  • EIGHTEEN people are killed in Crimean school massacre (T)

    10/17/2018 8:16:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 10/17/2018 | Charlie Moore
    FULL HEADLINE: "Children's bodies are everywhere': EIGHTEEN people are killed in Crimean school massacre after student walks into canteen and opens fire - as video shows teenagers screaming and fleeing gunshots." A student killed eighteen people and injured at least 40 in a gun rampage at his school in Crimea today. Vladislav Roslyakov, 18, stalked his college halls with a rifle, shooting 17 dead and then killing himself in the school library. The teenager, who is thought to have obtained his gun with a hunting licence, also set off a homemade nail-bomb in the canteen which blew out the windows...
  • How do you Tame that Shotgun Recoil?

    09/05/2018 4:56:55 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 71 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/5/2018 | C Baker
    Having a 12 gauge shotgun should be on your list for home defense. However, for shooters that are not well versed or are timid with the 12 gauge notorious recoil. That kick can intimidate many gun enthusiasts. There are some ways to managing this recoil. The first is coined "hardware" which means modifying the gun or using a special accessories design to reduce the recoil. The second is using sound technique-based means utilizing good techniques while holding and shooting the 12 gauge shotgun. Hardware Solutions One of the the first “hardware” of the many ways to reduce the recoil to...
  • Pros & Cons of sawed-off shotgun (18 inch or longer barrel) and appropriate use(s)

    08/12/2018 5:38:29 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 129 replies
    Gun Project | 12 August 2018 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Well, we did it. We took my Spanish 12ga shotgun with the 27.5" barrel and cut it off. Now, it has a 19" barrel and the end has been filed and finished and it is ready to go. The intended purpose is for home defense, or in a still rare case, if some group of people are causing a problem/rioting out in society as a secondary weapon. In some literary circles, such is called a "Coach Gun". It appears some characters in history over 100 years ago determined that a cut down shotgun would be an effective weapon a close...
  • Shotgun vs AR-15 for Personal Defense

    08/07/2018 5:10:04 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 76 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/7/2018 | W Clapp
    At one time back in the day, inside most police cars were equipped with an M-870 shotgun. Then theres an odd ball patrolman with his AR-15 with .223 caliber. Which patrolman has the advantage? The logic behind the usage of an AR stems from situations where a firearm needed for greater range than a shotgun. So the debate begins, shotgun folks talk about having the knock down power to stop the fight with its 00 buck. AR’s with its high velocity and more firepower in terms of 20 rounds – 30 rounds magazine capacity. Using either firearm we can make...
  • A mind twister: one complex suicide

    07/26/2018 9:13:21 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/23/18 | Associated Press
    Do you like to read a good murder mystery? Not even Law and Order would attempt to capture this mess. This is an unbelievable twist of fate! At the 1994 annual awards dinner given for Forensic Science (AAFS), President, Dr. Don Harper Mills astounded his audience with the legal complications of a bizarre death. Here is the story: On March 23, 1994, the medical examiner viewed the body of Ronald Opus, and concluded that he died from a shotgun wound to the head. Mr. Opus had jumped from the top of a ten-story building intending to commit suicide. He left...
  • Most Unusual Over/Under Shotgun I've Seen

    07/13/2018 9:04:27 AM PDT · by BBell · 37 replies
    Forgotten Weapons ^ | Ian McCollum
    Really neat shotgun. One I've never seen. The stamp on it is Paris, France and no there is no white flag with it and it does not come with a beret.
  • Mossberg 590M Shockwave now has Detachable Magazine

    07/11/2018 9:28:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 11 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/11/2018 | J Hines
    Mag-Fed, Pump-Action 12-Gauge The new non-NFA pump-action 12 gauge includes a 15-inch barrel and 10-shell detachable box magazine as standard options. Announced recently, Mossberg has added a detachable double-stack magazine to its 590M Shockwave. Showcasing its raptor-style pistol grip on a pump-action is not only do-able but fun to shoot. Combine this with the new series of detachable double-stack magazine of 10, 15 or 20-round capacity mags. Which has an ambidextrous magazine release button for easy unload and reloading. You now have plenty of slugs for shooting paper targets or for home defense. The 590M features a safety strap on...
  • Democrat Maryland Governor Candidate Suggests Ban on Shotguns

    07/09/2018 5:49:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Ben Jelous The Democrat governor candidate in Maryland for 2018 has implied the state's extreme gun laws do not go far enough. On MSNBC, he said the following: “We will, in the next [Maryland state] legislative session, have to have a real conversation about how we finish the job here of our assault weapons ban. But we have to go much further. Journalists were killed with a shotgun.” Here is the video on Youtube, from the Finkelblog: Link to Youtube video The active shooter in the Capital Gazzette shooting used a shotgun. Shotguns are extremely popular in the United...
  • Saiga 12 Shotgun – Rocking It

    07/09/2018 5:00:30 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/9/2018 | J Hines
    This 12-year-old boy is rocking it with this fully automatic Saiga 12 Shotgun. Yes, he's not afraid of a little recoil. YouTuber aRiZ2008 shared this video of a young boy pouncing 12-gauge slugs through a full MD-20 drum magazine containing 20 shotgun shells. This full-auto shotgun is a little more to handle than your typical 12-gauge Mossberg semi-auto or pump-action shotgun. Its funny nowadays some people complain of recoil when shooting their shotguns and rifles, like the one a while back said, "a low-power Ar-15 .223 caliber rifle traumatized him". But, look at this your shooter who has no problems...
  • A suggestion to improve school security (vanity)

    05/21/2018 7:34:29 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 18 replies
    May 21, 2018 | me
    Permit me to start by making two points. One, the best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is to have a good guy with a gun. And two, in liberal cities teachers will never be allowed access to guns. Never. Is there any way to square these two conflicting points? My suggestion: At a minimum, allow teachers access to hot-round bean bag shotguns. Yes, I know that would, in a way, be like bringing a knife to a gun fight. But it sure would be better than the current "shelter in place" policy.
  • 410 Single-Shot Shotgun from Henry Arms

    05/11/2018 5:41:33 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 5/11/2-18 | J Hines
    Did you know Henry Arms has a new single-shot thats a .410-bore shotgun? This single-shot shotgun comes as a .410, 20 gauge and a 12 gauge. This top notch shotgun is very functional for shooting clay pigeons, varmints or any small game up close. You need one of these in your backyard. Here’s Youtuber mark3smle going over this awesome shotgun. Considered a very simple and versatile gun. Single action require hammer to the rear and has a light pull on the trigger. Which makes it very easy to operate and shoot. Not likely to be used as a personal defense...
  • Recoil Counter Vectoring Shotgun

    04/27/2018 5:09:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 4/27/2018 | J Hines
    NRA Museums regularly publish on their social media pages a series of firearm images under a title “GUN OF THE DAY”. Recently, they shared images of a weird looking experimental shotgun with a complicated mechanism designed to counter the recoil. By doing a brief research, we found the patent of this gun which will allow us to examine and understand its mechanism better. Here's a short brief from the U.S. patent: The patent (US patent # 5585590) was granted to a gentleman named Frederic D. Ducolon in 1996. It describes a mechanism with a recoiling barrel assembly (barrel and bolt...
  • Kel-Tec KSG-25 Shotgun Slug Fest

    04/10/2018 4:48:46 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 4/10/2018 | J Hines
    Everyone loves shooting shotgun slugs. But, not everyone shoots a Keltec KSG-25 shotgun. The Kel-Tec KSG is a bullpup 12-gauge pump action shotgun designed by Kel-Tec. It has two tube magazines which the user of the gun can switch between manually. Each tube holds a total of seven 2.75-inch (70 mm) 12-gauge shotshells or six 3-inch (76 mm) shotshells. Youtuber Hickok45 gets a chance to blast away with slugs from this awesome shotgun in a destructive way. When fully loaded the KSG-25 shotgun can hold 25 shots before reloading. It may not be magazine fed, but this will work getting...
  • Man arrested for threatening to murder Virginia congressman

    03/23/2018 6:22:19 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 8 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/23/2018 | KYLE CHENEY
    By KYLE CHENEY 03/23/2018 02:17 PM EDT Updated 03/23/2018 03:01 PM EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter A Virginia Beach man was charged Friday with threatening to murder his local congressman, Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Va.), the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia announced Friday. According to court documents, Wallace Grove Godwin, 69, visited Taylor's office on Thursday and threatened to shoot him and two staffers at a Saturday event. The dispute arose, according to the District Attorney's office, over a discussion about marijuana policy. “Scott is having an event this Saturday. I am going to get my...
  • Mossberg Shockwave – NFA Shorty Firepower

    02/26/2018 5:38:20 AM PST · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/26/2018 | J Hines
    Do you need a quick shorty shotgun for close quarter firepower? Have a look at Mossberg Shockwave. You’re not gonna need a tax stamp or special approvals to get this short barrel with a high-capacity pump action shotgun. But you’ll need more ammo. The Shockwave is technically a "firearm" (Class 3/NFA) due to its 14-inch barrel that shoots a 12 gauge load. Shockwave also incorporates the "bird's-head" style grip in place of the shoulder stock. Youtuber Hickok45 had a chance to do some plinking with this awesome shotgun. So, what seemingly looks like an NFA shotgun is actually classified as...
  • No NFA Firearm

    02/21/2018 5:01:54 AM PST · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/21/2018 | J Hines
    Folks it's not often that we get a firearm that we’re excited about, and that we feel like falls in an innovative category. Let’s face it: Everybody’s making an AR-15, a lot of people are making 1911s, and a lot of people are not making striker-fire handguns. This particular weapon, and we’re gonna call it a weapon, we’re gonna call it a firearm, because it’s not a shotgun even though it resembles one. What we’re gonna be doing is, we’re gonna do a review on this thing, because it classifies by the ATF’s definition as a firearm. Again, it’s not...
  • Magazine Fed Mossberg 590M makes a Splash at ShotShow

    02/19/2018 9:23:58 AM PST · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/19/2018 | J Hines
    Now you can really get some! Mossberg’s new Model 590M has a detachable box magazine. which many shotgun addicts are talking about. YouTuber Big Daddy Hoffman 1911 got a chance to take this Mossberg’s for a test run. Not only does this shotgun feature detachable box magazines, but you can get it with a 20-round or 15-round magazine. The mag has ambidextrous release. Certain models comes with Ghost Ring sights. The market looks fresh for Mossberg with detachable magazines. This Mossberg 590M will be very popular among the tactical-minded shooters and home defenders. How many of you all want one?...
  • Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990 explained (introduced by 'Shotgun' Joe Biden)

    02/17/2018 1:37:49 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    The Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) is an act of the U.S. Congress signed into law by President George H.W. Bush that prohibits any unauthorized individual from knowingly possessing a firearm at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone as defined by. It was introduced in the U.S. Senate in October 1990 by Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware.
  • Saiga 12 Shotgun vs Concrete Wall

    01/08/2018 6:35:25 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/8/2018 | J Hines
    If you like shotgun and you want it on an AR platform. You probably wished you had a Saiga 12 shotgun. With a Saiga12 you can load up a 20 round drum to it. What’s even more impressive is to see what it can do against a concrete wall with a steel door. Youtuber Florida Guy is having fun blasting his Saiga12 against the concrete. Its amazing to see the sheer power of 20 rounds of 12 gauge. Its like playing a video game where you have to get through the concrete wall to reach the next objective. See the...