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  • Shooting With Sarah Palin

    01/02/2010 4:00:32 PM PST · by euram · 14 replies · 1,368+ views
    more.com ^ | 07-01-09 | Karen Breslau
    This Palin pal threw her friend a baby shower at the shooting grounds. Now that the governor has resigned, will she have more—or less—time for target practice? Judy Patrick, 50, commercial and industrial photographer, Wasilla, Alasaka. "Now if I want to see Sarah, I call her scheduler. But before the [2008 presidential] election, we were occasional shooting buddies at the Grouse Ridge shooting grounds. I even had a baby shower for her there. (She’d named the baby Piper, so airplanes was our theme.) We’d always invite her to the Alaska Ladies’ Charity Shotgun Classic. "She’s fiercely competitive, a very good...
  • Need help with Dis-assembly/ Field Stripping of a Remington Model 11 Shotgun (vanity)

    01/02/2010 12:57:48 PM PST · by Blueflag · 45 replies · 4,432+ views
    1/2/10 | blueflag
    Need some FReeper help here. I now have my dad's Model 11 Remington shotgun. It's a 12 G, 2 3/4" shells, serial number 744763. Mod choke. Made 1940s or earlier. I'd like to clean and prep it quite thoroughly prior to its trip to a gunsmith for a safety/ops check. Anybody have a good source for how to dissemble/clean it? many thanks!
  • Store Robbery Foiled By Shotgun Toting Clerk (NC)

    12/03/2009 5:50:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies · 1,053+ views
    witn ^ | 2 December, 2009 | na
    A would-be armed robber apparently had second thoughts when an employee pulled out his shotgun Monday night. It happened at the Salem & Sons Convenience Store on Sunset Avenue in Rocky Mount around 10:20 p.m. Police say employees were inside cleaning up, and saw a customer at the front door. They let the man inside, but at the same time another man came in as well and showed a black handgun in the direction of an employee. That employee immediately got his shotgun, racked the slide, and pointed it at the would-be robber. The robber then turned around and slowly...
  • Elmont store clerk scares off would-be robbers with shotgun, police say(NY)

    11/09/2009 3:52:46 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies · 576+ views
    newsday.com ^ | 7 November, 2009 | MATTHEW CHAYES
    where Map data ©2009 Google - Terms of Use view large map A bodega worker in Elmont scared off handgun-toting bandits who were trying to rob the cashier when he whipped out a shotgun, Nassau County police said. Police say the shotgun that the worker brandished was behind the counter when the two bandits came into the Elmont Deli at about 4:15 a.m. Saturday and pointed a handgun at the cashier, demanding money from him. Another employee produced the handgun, police said. "After he brought out the gun, they run away," said Sias Jihan, a co-worker of the employee who...
  • NY Gas Station Clerk Fends off Armed Robbers with Shotgun

    10/26/2009 4:41:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies · 902+ views
    opposing views ^ | 25 October, 2009 | na
    A Long Island gas station clerk says he was just doing his job Wednesday night when the two masked men stormed in and demanded cash. He grabbed their shotgun and chased them away. Video at link.
  • New details: 13-year-old Bromley boy shoots father for threatening mom with gun(AL)

    10/22/2009 4:49:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies · 851+ views
    al.com ^ | 15 October, 2009 | Alex Pappas
    Police Report iconBROMLEY, Ala. -- A 13-year-old boy shot his father Tuesday night to protect his mother from harm, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph "Simp" Pruitt, 46, was shot in the arm and side after threatening his wife with a 9 mm pistol, according to Baldwin County Sheriff Huey "Hoss" Mack Jr. Pruitt remained in critical condition at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, a hospital spokesman said Wednesday. "We believe Mr. Pruitt was attempting to shoot Mrs. Pruitt," Mack said. "Their 13-year-old son became aware of this and retrieved a 20-gauge shotgun." No one involved in the...
  • Winchester Model 42-410-3 Pump Action Shotgun (Vanity)

    08/16/2009 1:22:06 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 23 replies · 4,072+ views
    08/16/2009 | BuckeyeTexan
    My grandfather left all of his guns to me when he passed. Among them is a Winchester Model 42 .410 pump action shotgun with a 3 inch chamber. The serial number is 65738. It seems pretty rare. Anyone know much about it? Yes, I'm going to do some research on it, but I thought I'd start with fellow FReepers. Two people have offered me $1500 sight unseen for it, but I'm not looking to sell it, ever. It needs to be cleaned badly. Would it be stupid to take it to the gun range and shoot it? Is it more...
  • When you rest the shotgun on your foot, don't pull the trigger - Must See Pictures

    07/31/2009 10:35:50 AM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 24 replies · 1,783+ views
    notoriouslyconservaitve.com ^ | 07 31 09 | notoriouslyconservative.com
    When you rest the shotgun on your foot, don't pull the trigger. A picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures can be seen here. http://www.notoriouslyconservative.com/2009/06/when-you-rest-shotgun-on-your-foot-dont.html Don't visit the link, if you don't want to see graphic pictures of shot gun wound.
  • "We should stop being afraid of the NRA, and start being afraid of our own rights."

    07/18/2009 9:18:56 PM PDT · by seven.sixtwo · 7 replies · 1,014+ views
    Examiner ^ | 7/17/09 | David Codrea
    Left unsaid is why he considers weapons "manufactured for nothing other than to hunt man" suitable for police work: "It's used as part of a tactical equipment for law enforcement agencies in this country." Translation: We're the "Only Ones" who should have pump-action shotguns. You cannot. Why? Because: "It's in the hands of someone who's already been convicted of certain persons not to possess a firearm." What? But OK, let's assume we understand what he just said. And: He said that authorities traced the gun's serial number and were reasonably certain that at some point the weapon was purchased legally...
  • The Mossberg 500 Great Shotgun, Great Value

    07/12/2009 2:40:59 PM PDT · by Brother Cracker · 72 replies · 4,104+ views
    The Mossberg 500, 12 gauge pump shotgun provides us with something that matters to most real-world shooters: Value. Value means something that works well and costs less than it's worth. And while some shot-gunners will read this and begin to rant and rave about "cheap" this and that; they can go ahead and use their "collector's model", artist engraved, sleek, precision....yada, yada, yada.... $3000 guns. I'll just keep blasting away with my $200 Mossberg. As will thousands of other shooters who have discovered this attractive, durable, and dependable pump shotgun.
  • Suspect Shot in LR Business Burglary Attempt (AR)

    07/11/2009 5:25:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies · 849+ views
    Arkansas Matters ^ | 7 July, 2009 | na
    The tables were turned on a would-be burglar at a Little Rock business early this morning. It happened just after five o'clock at BMW Motorcycles on Jones Street, just north of I-630. Police say the suspect, Haywood Patterson, 43, was hit in the upper body and face from a shotgun blast, and his injuries are life-threatening. He was arrested a block away from the business. Officers were called to the scene when the burglar alarm went off. An employee who had been sleeping inside told police a loud noise woke him up. When he went to investigate, he found a...
  • Two injured in early-morning shootings in KC (MO)

    07/09/2009 4:38:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies · 397+ views
    Kansas City.com ^ | 7 July, 2009 | Christine Vendel
    A homeowner shot a man outside his home with a shotgun early today. Police were investigating whether the gunman was responsible for a shooting that occurred one block away moments earlier. The incident began about 4:30 a.m. when a caller told police someone was firing a shotgun into an apartment in the 500 block of Gillis Street. The apartment was occupied, but no one was hit. Officers responding to the call encountered a man in a truck who had suffered a minor wound, possibly from a shotgun pellet. Moments later, police received another call from a man who heard a...
  • No charges filed against Sneads Ferry man who shot intruder(NC)

    07/09/2009 4:26:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies · 1,368+ views
    JDnews.com ^ | 7 July, 2009 | LINDELL KAY
    A Sneads Ferry man who shot a teenager charged with trying to break into the man's home Monday will not be charged, authorities said. Landon Crews, of Crows Nest Lane, shot 18-year-old Cyle Norris early Monday morning. Detectives with the Onslow County Sheriff's Department said Norris was trying to crawl through a broken window when Crews shot him in the right forearm with No. 7 shot from a 12-gauge shotgun. Norris and three other local men were charged with first-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools and conspiracy. North Carolina state law says that Crews was within his rights to shoot...
  • Man arrested at Taste of Chicago with sawed-off shotgun

    07/04/2009 10:21:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies · 2,381+ views
    STNG WIRE ^ | July 4, 2009
    A man was arrested just before Friday night’s fireworks display after attempting to bring a sawed-off shotgun into the Taste of Chicago, less than a week after a northwest Indiana man was arrested for carrying a loaded handgun near a Grant Park security checkpoint, police said. The latest arrest was made about 7:30 p.m. Friday at 300 E. Jackson Dr., according to police News Affairs Officer Gabrielle Lesniak, who said the man was arrested for attempting to bring a sawed-off shotgun into the Taste.
  • Waffle Bike

    05/28/2009 10:29:58 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 4 replies · 495+ views
    YouTube ^ | June 13, 2008 | tomsachsvideo
    Waffle Bike is a fully weaponized waffle making device complete with call to prayer public address system. It’s also the name of a short film—documenting the bike’s maiden voyage in search of chickens, naturally, to lay the eggs for the batter. In Waffle Bike, a perfectly clipped narrator chirps out Waffle Bike’s features, which include a Honda Harmony en2500 generator, a 9-inch Norweigan waffle maker, a small refrigerator up front, a tape deck (which plays through three 8-inch, 25-watt, all-weather trumpet horn speakers made in China), and two 12-gauge homemade shotguns. The film is charming and disturbing and funny—and the...
  • No charges to be filed in West Sacramento homicide

    05/22/2009 6:23:16 PM PDT · by Hugin · 1 replies · 411+ views
    Woodland Daily Democrat ^ | 05/22/2009 | Democrat staff
    Shooter was defending himself with shotgun, DA says Based on the information provided to the Yolo County District Attorney's Office by the West Sacramento Police Department regarding the Wednesday fatal shooting on Cummins Way in West Sacramento, no charges will be filed against Michael Moniz, 23, at this time. The evidence presented established that Joe Villanueva, 32, who was shot and killed in the attack, initiated the initial confrontation as he stood in the street and began shooting a handgun at people in the front yard of 1101 Cummins Way around 6 p.m. During that assault, police reported that bullets...
  • Lawyer says client fired in self-defense (Texas)

    05/19/2009 6:15:26 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies · 512+ views
    knoxnews ^ | 19 May, 2009 | Matt Lakin
    The text messages contained death threats, but prosecutors say that didn't justify deadly force. Nile LaRue says he had no choice. "If this case isn't self-defense, we're all in trouble, because then there is no such thing as self-defense," said his lawyer, Gregory P. Isaacs. Testimony began Monday in the trial of LaRue, 22, charged with second-degree murder. Prosecution and defense agree LaRue's 12-gauge shotgun fired the blast that killed John Jay Harrold, 31, during a fight over a woman June 18, 2007, around 2 a.m. in front of LaRue's condominium on Graham Way in Fountain City. That's where the...
  • Shotgun Reducers

    05/12/2009 11:27:05 AM PDT · by Ron H. · 70 replies · 3,114+ views
    Little Skeeters ^ | May 12, 2009 | 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.
  • Police: Man Shot Driving Away From Fight (Perp charged with possessing a WMD - a shotgun)

    05/08/2009 6:02:10 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1,501+ views
    WXII ^ | 4/25/09
    Police: Man Shot Driving Away From FightMan Shot After Fight On Winston-Salem Street UPDATED: 3:52 pm EDT April 25, 2009 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Police in Winston-Salem arrested a man on Saturday in connection with a shooting the night before. **SNIP** While Golden was attempting to leave the area, Gilmore got a gun and fired several times outside his residence. One of the rounds entered the vehicle in which Golden was riding. The round then struck Golden on the right side of his back. He was driven to Forsyth Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening. Gilmore was arrested and...
  • Nation's first face transplant patient shows face

    05/05/2009 6:02:10 PM PDT · by MAD-AS-HELL · 35 replies · 3,590+ views
    CLEVELAND (AP) - Five years ago, a shotgun blast left a ghastly hole where the middle of her face had been. Five months ago, she received a new face from a dead woman. Connie Culp stepped forward Tuesday to show off the results of the nation's first face transplant, and her new look was a far cry from the puckered, noseless sight that made children run away in horror. Culp's expressions are still a bit wooden, but she can talk, smile, smell and taste her food again. Her speech is at times a little tough to understand. Her face is...
  • World's Largest Shotgun - The Punt Gun - Video

    04/28/2009 12:28:47 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 34 replies · 9,893+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 04 28 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    A punt gun is a type of extremely large shotgun used in the 19th and early 20th centuries for shooting large numbers of waterfowl for commercial harvesting operations. Punt guns were usually custom-designed and so varied widely, but could have bore diameters exceeding 2 inches and fire over a pound (0.5 kilos) of shot at a time. A single shot could kill over 50 waterfowl resting on the water's surface. They were too big to hold and the recoil so large that they were mounted directly on the punts used for hunting, hence their name. Hunters would maneuver their punts...
  • Homeowner Opens Fire On Thieves

    04/18/2009 6:23:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies · 845+ views
    kcra ^ | 15 April, 2008 | NA
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies said they responded to the scene of a home invasion where the home owner opened fire on the thieves. Deputies said a man reported four men kicked in the door at an apartment on Ethan Way near Arden Fair Mall. The homeowner grabbed a shotgun and fired at them. All four men fled the scene. Deputies said they blocked off one section of that neighborhood while they searched for the burglars.
  • The prefect home defense weapon

    04/13/2009 12:10:41 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 31 replies · 2,500+ views
    youtube.com ^ | 3/3/08 | Discovery Channel
    I got to get one of these! Military newest shotgun
  • Shotgun blast deters robbers

    04/03/2009 5:48:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies · 828+ views
    weatherford democrat ^ | 31 March, 2009 | Galen Scott
    Authorities arrested Jose Manuel Salas, 33, and Javier Harvey Ortiz, 44, Saturday in connection with an early morning robbery along Azle Highway. Reports indicate a homeowner operating a business from the same location called for help at approximately 1:30 a.m. after he found two men stealing cash and rolls of quarters from his business. The homeowner told the men to stop before firing a shotgun once at one of the suspects who then fled with another man in a car, according to an affidavit detailing the incident. A short time later, Parker County Sheriff’s deputies detained a vehicle matching the...
  • Sales of guns, ammo still high

    03/13/2009 9:51:15 AM PDT · by AreaMan · 23 replies · 2,219+ views
    Tulsa World ^ | 13 March 2009 | KELLY BOSTIAN
       Sales of guns, ammo still high by: KELLY BOSTIAN World Outdoors WriterFriday, March 13, 2009 3/13/2009 11:16:57 AM Correction: This story originally reported the wrong years when comparing the number of permit applications. The cutline incorrectly identified the .40 and .45 caliber bullets. The story and cutline have been corrected. Related Story: Liberals told to leave: An instructor for a hunter safety course orders Obama voters to get out of his class. Four months after the election of President Barack Obama, firearms and ammunition sales in Tulsa remain at a fever pitch. Popular self-protection ammunition is often sold...
  • Video - The AA-12 Fully Automatic Shotgun - I Want One

    03/10/2009 12:00:37 PM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 44 replies · 3,357+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 03 10 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    (Video on site) http://www.notoriouslyconservative.com/2009/03/aa-12-fully-automatic-shotgun-video.html Wikipedia: The Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) shotgun (originally designed and known as the Atchisson Assault Shotgun) is a firearm that was first developed in 1972 by Maxwell Atchisson, existing in its present form as the 2005 version, developed over 18 years since the patent was sold to Military Police Systems, Inc. The original design was the basis of several later weapons, including the USAS-12 combat shotgun. The weapon can fire in semi-automatic or fully automatic mode at 300 rounds per minute (5 every second) and has a magazine of 8 rounds - either a standard box, or...
  • Man acquitted in Roseville wedding shootout (MN Permit Holder)

    02/22/2009 7:28:09 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 31 replies · 1,225+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 2/20/09 | Pat Pheifer
    A jury acquitted Blong Her Fang on Friday of four counts of attempted murder in connection with a shootout at a traditional Hmong wedding celebration at a house in Roseville in February 2008. Fang, 24, cried as the clerk for Ramsey County District Judge John B. Van De North read the verdict, then Fang hugged his attorney, Barry Voss. "I've always been innocent," Fang said outside the courtroom moments later. "I knew from the beginning I was just wrongly charged." Family members of Yang Pao Vang, the homeowner and host, and Kevin Vang, his son, left the courtroom without commenting....
  • Rifle users need to hit the mark

    02/18/2009 9:31:05 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 15 replies · 1,495+ views
    mpnnow. ^ | Feb 18, 2009
    The debate over rifle hunting for big game in New York has gone on for years, and intensified recently as the state Department of Environmental Conservation opens up more area for hunting with the weapon.Those who favor the decision say a high-powered rifle will result in a more efficient — and humane — kill of the animal than is possible with the less-accurate shotgun. There are many hunters with stories about a white-tailed deer running for miles after being hit in the stomach or chest by a shotgun slug. Sometimes the hunters can track the blood trail and finish off...
  • Alcohol Shot Gun

    02/16/2009 7:46:20 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 26 replies · 2,634+ views
    slipperybrick. ^ | February 16th, 2009
    This Alcohol shot gun is light on design, but heavy on shooting alcohol into the mouths of others, or yourself. Great way to re-enact your favorite movies as you soak others with expensive alcohol. Forget the fact that it doesn’t look threatening. Forget the fact that it resembles one of those cookie press guns. Just make someone drink up with extreme prejudice. Nothing on price or availability, but once the folks at UrbanTrend put their booze guns down and sober up, maybe they’ll let us know. They only hold one ounce of booze, so expect to reload a lot.
  • Bar fined after drunken bartender fires shotgun to scatter customers

    01/26/2009 7:27:09 PM PST · by MplsSteve · 18 replies · 599+ views
    One night last August, someone called the St. Paul police and told them to get to the Pub East bar right away - the bartender’s outside firing a shotgun. When the cops arrived at 1180 East Seventh, the shooting was done and the pistol-grip shotgun was on a cabinet in the kitchen. On the way to jail, the bartender, Ronnie Eugene Stafford, well-liquored himself, had this to say. “I did what I had to do,” the bartender reportedly told the police. “I had to get ‘em out of the bar.” The city’s report doesn’t make clear to whom the bartender...
  • Resident kills burglar at NW Houston apartments

    01/23/2009 3:15:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies · 961+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 21 January, 2009 | MIKE GLENN
    One man was killed and another ran for his life early today after they broke into a northwest Houston apartment and were met with gunfire from one of the residents, police said. Detectives this morning were trying to identify the man who was killed by a shotgun blast about 3:15 a.m. at the Shadow Creek Apartments in the 7500 block of Pinemont near Hollister. The two men who live in the ground-floor apartment told officers they were preparing to watch a movie when they heard a loud noise. Their front door was suddenly kicked open and two men burst into...
  • Vanity.... Duh (sorry). But I want an honest respone from you fellow Freepers! Shotgun Question

    01/10/2009 7:36:13 PM PST · by jacega · 151 replies · 3,754+ views
    1/10/2009 | Self
    Ok I have decided to go buy a shotgun tomorrow (and load up with ammo for around the house), but I'm conflicted. I don't want to spend a ton (up to 800 at most). I've looked at Mossberg, Benelli, and Remington. I really want a Benelli M4 Tactical, but that's a little more than I want to spend right now. And I've spent alot of time looking on gunsamerica, and doing alot of research. But I don't know the best gun, for the value! So my question is this.... For an all around great value on a shotgun, what is...
  • STRANGE BEDFELLOWS

    01/07/2009 10:04:43 AM PST · by andrew roman · 2 replies · 289+ views
    Roman Around ^ | 7 January 2009 | Andrew Roman
    From the "Stay On Your Side Of The Bed" file ...Let me be clear ...It makes no difference to me what anyone chooses to cuddle up with in bed - whether it is a teddy bear, a wool blankey, a dog, a pork roast, whatever. As long as its legal and it makes him or her happy, go nuts.And that goes for those of you who like to snuggle with shotguns.Knock yourself out.Just make sure you don't knock anyone else out.In Fargo, North Dakota, a woman, who was fast asleep with her shotgun caused it to discharge when she rolled...
  • 12ga Autoloader Shotguns: Any Recommendations?

    12/28/2008 6:14:14 PM PST · by GusBreacher · 110 replies · 4,883+ views
    I'm looking to buy a 12ga, autoloader/semi-auto 12ga, and I'm needing some sage advice. I've read that the US Military has used these. Beyond that, I know zip about shotguns, except that I have my Grandpa's 10ga, single barrel, cracked stock, which hasn't been fired in 50+ years. (A gunsmith is going to work that piece long before I ever do. It's a "mantle-hanger", for now.) Can anyone offer me some firsthand experience, or opinions on some units to try/buy? Price? I'd like to stay under $1,000 if possible, including sight, case, cleaning kit, 500rnds.
  • MOSSBERG 590A1 TACTICAL SHOTGUNS

    12/28/2008 3:19:57 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 150 replies · 13,465+ views
    Guns & Ammo ^ | Dec. 19, 2009 | Press Release
    Tactical Shotguns now available to general public. North Haven, CT (January 2009)—From U.S. Service men and women around the world to law enforcement agencies across the country, Mossberg shotguns have experienced nearly four decades of combat and combat readiness in the hands of armed forces world-wide. Enjoying a long-standing relationship with the U.S. armed forces, Mossberg is the manufacturer of the only 12 gauge pump action shotgun ever to pass the stringent U.S. Military Mil-Spec 3443 standard. Now, for 2009 Mossberg will make available select 590A1 models to the general public. All models will come standard with heavy-walled barrels, metal...
  • All I want for Christmas is an AA-12!

    12/20/2008 9:56:27 AM PST · by Maxstake · 8 replies · 640+ views
    ----- Original Message ----- From: My Friend Rocky Bill, we need at least 2 each of this little gem Wow! Scary stuff. When is enough fire power enough firepower? Never enough for the bloodthirsty huh? "Man who says it can not be done should not interrupt man who is doing it." ................................. Confucius -----Original Message----- From: undisclosed Sent: Friday, December 19, 2008 4:05 PM To: Undisclosed.Recipients : Subject: Fwd: All I want for Christmas is an AA-12 ! YouTube - AA-12. World's deadliest shotgun! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4ebtj1jR7c
  • AA12 - Mega shotgun for the military

    12/06/2008 3:26:31 PM PST · by perfect stranger · 42 replies · 2,355+ views
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  • Burglar no match for shotgun-toting couple (with video)

    11/28/2008 9:58:31 AM PST · by marktwain · 23 replies · 2,297+ views
    Gaston Gazette ^ | 24 November, 2008 | Kevin Ellis
    A would-be burglar who'd been scared off from one house by a 70-year-old woman found himself a few minutes later staring down the wrong end of a shotgun at another, police say. And before the sun rose Sunday, Joshuah Scott Rutledge probably figured out that this northern Gaston County town wasn't ripe for the picking. "If they think Stanley is sleepy, they've got another thing coming," said 56-year-old Phyllis Osborne, who now calls her 62-year-old husband Richard her "knight in shining armor." Rutledge, 26, of Oakboro was reportedly climbing through a bathroom window of a woman's home on the 3500...
  • Shotgun Shopping

    11/18/2008 9:29:52 PM PST · by USAFJeeper · 55 replies · 2,743+ views
    I am looking to purchase a shotgun to keep in my home. I am not looking for a gun that is used in target shooting or a militaristic model with laser sights and a Caddyshack targeting system! If my wife were to be in the home alone I would like to have a shotgun for her so that she doesnt have to warry about aiming in the dark. Friends have suggested a youth shotgun (20 gauge). I currently have a little 22 rifle and I am shopping for a nice handgun for myself, but my shotgun knowledge is very limited....
  • VANITY: Experience with RAA Saiga 12 GA?

    10/29/2008 9:03:10 PM PDT · by PugetSoundSoldier · 44 replies · 3,088+ views
    My scheming little brain | October 30, 2008 | PugetSoundSoldier
    So I'm looking to upgrade the old armory a bit. The 12GA pump Mossberg is great, especailly as the area in the US I live is quite urban. Nothing like a good 12GA to serve well in very close quarters. But a pump leaves something lacking... Total firepower before reloading, and a slow reload. So my attention has drifted to the Saiga magazine fed 12 GA shotgun. My local dealer has some in stock - 10 shell clips are available as well. Suddenly, having 10 shells - and being able to reload with another 10 in just 4 seconds -...
  • Question for shotgun owners

    10/22/2008 5:11:13 PM PDT · by Las Vegas Ron · 21 replies · 712+ views
    10-22-08 | Me
    Calling on expert FReeper help and advise on a Stoeger shotgun
  • Man who threatened to behead women will lose his eye, police say (Atheist attacks Christians, loses)

    09/16/2008 12:38:51 AM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 59 replies · 404+ views
    The Gazette (Colorado Springs) ^ | 9-13-08 | Gazette Staff
    A man who threatened to behead two women because they were Christians was attacked in self-defense early Saturday and injured so severely, police say, that his eye was to be removed. Russell Bowman, who called himself an atheist, showed up with a large knife at the women's apartment in the 700 block of Tia Juana Street about 3:15 a.m., police said. Another resident grabbed a shotgun and ordered him to put the knife down. When Bowman refused and began approaching, the person hit him with the butt end of the weapon, police said. Doctors at Memorial Hospital reportedly told police...
  • AA-12 With Frag-12 Explosive Ammo (Gun Porn w/video)

    07/29/2008 9:53:31 PM PDT · by Bob · 7 replies · 881+ views
    Military.com ^ | 07/29/2008 | Unknown
    Frag-12 shotgun round is a series of special purpose shotgun grenades, including high explosive blast, fragmentation, and HEAP grenades intended to be fired from any 12-ga shotgun. It has been proposed as an armament for modern UAVs and is currently being tested for military deployment.
  • Woman Claiming George W. Bush Hunting Her Storms Bank With Shotgun

    05/31/2008 5:45:57 AM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 51 replies · 526+ views
    Local6.com ^ | 5/31/08
    A woman claiming George W. Bush was threatening to kill her stormed a bank armed with a shotgun and held people hostage, police said. Investigators said Donna Sue Bynum, 40, burst into a Bank of America located on Central Florida Parkway Friday night and threatened to kill everyone. "She said George W. Bush was trying to kill her," hostage Terry Homer said. "I honestly don't think she was in the right state of mind." "She said she wanted to talk to George W. Bush and things like that and if everybody doesn't shut up, I'm going to kill everyone," Hostage...
  • Nevada firearms

    03/14/2008 5:03:58 PM PDT · by Read2Know · 8 replies · 320+ views
    3/14/08 | Read2Know
    My son is moving to Las Vegas and I'd like to give him a shotgun as a present when I visit. What is involved with such a transaction in NV? Please advise.
  • Man Who Killed Wife Bought Shotgun From Wal-Mart Hours Earlier

    02/28/2008 2:40:27 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 74 replies · 1,251+ views
    WFTV-TV Orlando ^ | 02/27/2008 | WFTV
    MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- A Marion County man who opened fire on his wife bought the shotgun used in the crime just hours earlier at a nearby Wal-Mart. He didn't have to wait to get the gun. He passed a mandatory background check in the store and walked right out with it. The man then went back into the store and bought some shotgun shells. Detectives said he then went home and murdered his wife. Cheryl Schleher heard a knock at the door Monday night around 11 o'clock. It was her neighbor, Johnny High. "My husband went out there and...
  • Woman bicycling in St. Cloud with shotgun strapped to her back is arrested

    02/19/2008 12:10:42 PM PST · by MplsSteve · 27 replies · 164+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 2/19/08 | Tim Harlow - Staff Reporter
    It was a sight that would catch anyone's attention, a woman riding a bicycle around St. Cloud Monday night in bitter cold. Turns out there was another reason a citizen took notice: The cyclist was carrying a gun. Police caught up to the bicyclist a few minutes after a call came in around 11:15 p.m. They found her near 14th Avenue N. and St. Germain Street with a shotgun strapped to her back, said Sgt. Joe Kraayenbrink. Turns out the 22-year-old suspect is a felon and had a warrant out for her arrest, police said. She was arrested and faces...
  • Is shotgun Taser on the way?

    02/01/2008 5:16:10 PM PST · by BGHater · 15 replies · 115+ views
    The Star ^ | 31 Jan 2008 | Tonda Maccharles
    Weapons maker's CEO defends safety of his products to MPs The Arizona-based company that makes Taser stun guns is developing a new device that is launched from a 12-gauge shotgun and can fire an electric charge from 20 metres away. The new technology has already led to inquiries from Canadian law enforcement agencies. Tom Smith, founder and chief executive officer of Taser International Inc., told a parliamentary committee studying the safety of the current Taser models in use that no deaths in Canada have been caused by the weapons. Smith said "scientific" research shows the stun guns are safe if...
  • Paintball Gun or 12-Gauge? Inside Army's Modded-Out Shotgun

    01/29/2008 2:53:07 PM PST · by Hawthorn · 83 replies · 3,236+ views
    Popular Mechanics ^ | February 2008 | Joe Pappalardo
    The M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System (above) is a 12-gauge that can be used alone or attached to an M4 carbine with a clamp (1). The clip (2) holds five lethal or nonlethal rounds. The barrel is 7-3/4-in.-long alloy steel, threaded to receive a device (3) that ensures a 3-in. gap from the muzzle when using breaching rounds to blast open doors. Troops tested the weapon’s experimental predecessor in combat for a year, and reported trouble reaching the pump to reload. Designers switched to a straight-pull bolt action (4). Nearly 40,000 of the 4-pound, 3-ounce (stand-alone) shotguns will be delivered...
  • Firearms Advice - Coyote Problem (Vanity)

    12/09/2007 8:32:13 PM PST · by Moose Dung · 167 replies · 2,316+ views
    Vanity ^ | 12/09/2007 | Moose Dung
    Sorry for posting this in the main area, but I need some advice quickly. Over the past few weeks I've been having a real coyote problem. We're in the San Joaquin Valley and have always had issues with the coyotes, but this year seems to be expecially bad (even traveling in small packs, which I've never seen before). I need some recommendations on the proper weapon to deal with these varmints.