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  • Shooting With Sarah Palin

    01/02/2010 4:00:32 PM PST · by euram · 14 replies · 1,368+ views ^ | 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 07 31 09 |
    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. 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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...