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  • 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...
  • LIBERALS TRIGGERED: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Posts Trapshooting Photo Holding Shotgun

    12/28/2017 11:01:55 AM PST · by Zakeet · 95 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 28, 2017 | Kristinn Taylor
    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders posted a photo late Wednesday night of herself holding a shotgun with the caption, "Back home where we learned how to do more than just bake pecan pies. #trapshooting #pull" Liberals were naturally triggered, with one responding with photographic analysis accusing Sanders of faking it. Another accused her of a crime:
  • Full-Auto Shotgun too good to be True

    12/13/2017 4:53:08 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/13/2017 | J Hines
    How many of you shotgun lovers would love to try this fully-automatic shotgun for hunting? Or, maybe for home defense. From the outside appearances it looks like any ordinary shotgun. But, man when you squeeze that trigger its fully auto! Unfortunately, this piece of work is not available in the U.S. due to federal gun laws. If it was legal would you get one? See the complete full-auto shotgun video here.
  • Steel Wool Shotgun Rounds – Cheap Man’s Dragons Breath

    12/11/2017 8:37:19 AM PST · by w1n1 · 37 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/11/2017 | J Hines
    Anyone that loves to see large sparks from their shotgun, should have a look at this, you may already have the ingredient at home. From a simple idea, TAOFLEDERMAUS Youtuber loaded shells with a small wad of steel wool on top of the powder to create “poor man’s dragon breath” rounds. Dragon’s breath is the sparks that travels almost 40 yards. Not bad for something you probably have in the cupboard under the kitchen sink! What’s crazy about this is that its easy to create this, but we urge you to not to try this at home. See the full...
  • Remington 870 DM Shotgun

    12/07/2017 7:56:42 AM PST · by w1n1 · 37 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/7/2017 | J Hines
    Remington finally just went and did it, they implemented the “DM” into their 870 model shotgun, that is the “detachable magazine”. It was coming sooner than later. The magazine holds 6 rounds and functions just like any mag on an AR. If you’re an AR guy/gal and wanted to get into shooting a shotgun but shied away from it due to no magazine operation. Remington can now be up on the pedestal along with other magazine fed rifles. Whether you’re into hunting or the home defense type, this “DM” is the real deal for Remington 870 shotguns. Here's a few...
  • Need more Shells?

    11/29/2017 4:48:44 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/29/2017 | J Hines
    A Shell Short? Adding More Capacity to your Shotgun is simple, and a mag extension often comes with a handy sling attachment point, perfect to breathe new life into an old scatter gun. Still don’t know what a shotgun magazine extension is? It is something that attaches to the handle of the gun, the magazine extension is a solid steel tube that replaces the regular magazine cap on your shotgun. This will add a few rounds to your shotgun. Most shotguns holds 2-5 shells, with a mag extension it can hold up to 6-10 shells. (depending on the type) Having...
  • African Lion Attacks Hunter

    11/15/2017 4:38:38 AM PST · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/15/2017 | J Hines
    Many hunters have sharpen their skills with their rifle by zeroing in at various distances and quick scope tracking. But how many have faced a lion attack at up close and personal? This isn’t about seeing the lion at 100 yard, but unexpectedly at close range in a high bush environment. This is what happened to this hunting party. Some facts that are unknowned as to the development of this hunt. One thing is for certain, when a lion comes charging at close distances, you better have your shotgun ready and game on. Looks like this hunter survived but have...
  • What is a good Maximum Effective Range for a Home Defense Shotgun?

    11/08/2017 6:04:18 AM PST · by w1n1 · 46 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/8/2017 | J Johnston
    There are many information compile on the internet about the maximum range of slugs and buckshots. The information are based on mathematical data as a gee whiz thing. What about for real-world maximum practical ranges? Yes, the idea of using that big equalizer to thwart the would be home robber is all good, but its a good idea to know the limitations. Many facts on the load’s maximum range is useless to know in a home invasion scenario. But knowing the maximum effective range is important. Some factors includes the shotgun, load and the shooter’s ability (training experience). Finding your...
  • Mossberg Issues Product Recall On Some Maverick Hunter Shotguns

    11/07/2017 10:41:07 PM PST · by LegendHasIt · 9 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | November 7, 2017 | Tom Knighton
    Maverick Arms has discovered that a small number of Maverick Hunter™ Over/Under 12-gauge shotguns (SKU 75445) have been marked incorrectly. The chamber marking indicates that these shotguns are chambered for 3 ½” shells, however, the chambers are manufactured for 2 ¾” and 3” shells. Snip Each Maverick Hunter™ shotgun is marked with a chamber designation on the right side of the barrel, just below the safety warning. If your shotgun marking reads “12 Ga 3 ½” Maverick Hunter” then your shotgun IS affected by this recall. Discontinue use of this shotgun and immediately follow the instructions provided below. Note that...
  • Homemade Belt-Fed Shotgun

    11/06/2017 7:05:09 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/6/2017 | E Nestor
    What do you get when you cross a shotgun with a machine gun? This homemade belt-fed shotgun and machine gun combination sure looks impressive. Check out this video to find out if the looks match the performance. Now that is a sight that we have never witnessed before. For a homemade weapon, this shotgun fires pretty well. While the performance of this DIY shotgun/machine gun still needs some work, judging by all those jams, the concept is quite interesting. Who else on your block has something like this? See the homemade belt-fed shotgun video here.
  • Magnetic Buckshot is amazing with a Shotgun

    10/30/2017 7:21:40 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/30/2017 | E Nestor
    Buckyball magnetic buckshot seemed like a good idea. How would these spherical magnets do loaded in a shotgun shell? TAOFLEDERMAUS Youtuber, has been experimenting with ammo for years on his YouTube channel, was curious about it, and set for the range. Buckyball magnets are buckshot-sized magnets that happen to fit nicely into a 12-gauge shotgun shell. Would they stick together all the way to the target? Would they cause problems within the shotgun itself? Would they stick to metal targets after being firing into them? This experimental shotgun load is quite an interesting concept. See the full magnetic buckshot from...
  • New 12-Gauge not Affected by Gun Laws

    10/30/2017 5:24:52 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/30/2017 | E Nestor
    When is a shotgun not a shotgun, according to U.S. gun laws? When it’s the incredible Fostech Origin 12 SBV “Firearm.” New for 2017, the Origin 12 SBV will not be restricted by the expected gun control laws, because it’s technically not a shotgun. It doesn’t have to be registered because of the fact that it is not intended to be fired from the shoulder. Gun control laws in general are absolutely a waste of time. Case in point: the absolutely brilliant Fostech Origin 12 SBV “Firearm.” Lets take a closer look at this interesting weapon prototype. At first look...
  • Be Amaze of what Saiga-12 can do to Cars

    10/13/2017 5:14:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/13/2017 | E Nestor
    Saiga-12 shotguns are incredible weapons. When they target these cars, we all get a great show. Watch as these guys use Saiga-12 shotguns for some serious destruction in this action-packed video. I’ll admit there’s not much logic to this video but it sure is fun watching these cars get banged up. YouTuber anderRuskov shared a video of cars being shot up by 12-gauge buckshot loads. The weapons of choice are semi-automatic Saiga-12 shotguns loaded up with 20-round drum magazines. The Saiga-12 shotgun has quite an interesting design. It’s essentially a beefed-up AK-47 rifle chambered with 12-gauge shotgun loads. This smoothbore...
  • 7 Shotguns Kaboom

    10/09/2017 5:13:20 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/9/2017 | E Nestor
    Shotguns can kaboom just like any firearm can. Faulty loaded ammunition can be the death to a fine shotgun. These seven shotgun kabooms send these weapons to their doom. This skeet shooter had a nasty surprise waiting for him…Squib art A little destructive art.This shotgun was a total loss from a badly loaded shell.Now that is indeed a sad and scary sight. See the rest of the 7 shotguns kaboom here.
  • Shoot with both Eyes Open

    08/31/2017 6:41:00 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 38 replies
    Shotgun coach Nick Penn states much of common shooting wisdom is incorrect. He helps shooters “shoot straight” with both eyes open. According to U.K. shooting coach Nick Penn, half of the people who take shotgun shooting lessons are wasting their money. Why? He says it’s because they’re told to shoot with one eye shut. Penn maintains that shooting with both eyes open is essential. But there’s more to it than that, Penn says. You should go by feel—more than barrel or bead reference—when you pull the trigger. He says shooting is the only sport in which the proper techniques and...
  • Does your 12 Gauge Recoil Face look like this?

    08/29/2017 4:52:52 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/29/2017 | E Nestor
    You’ve probably seen many people cringe when the shoot a 12 gauge, but sometimes you find a video you just have to share. This young lady's expression when shooting a 12 gauge shotgun is priceless. This shooter indeed is up to the task and is all smiles and laughter after the punishing shots. She certainly got the job done. Well before we laugh too much, we must ask ourselves what would our recoil faces look like in slow motion? See the full 12 gauge recoil face video here.