Tag Archives: 12ga

The long and the short of ATI SX2 12ga shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

Performance notes on a two-barrel set

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“A strong oath…”

Corroborating my results, GY6 video shows the squib and destabilization problems quite vividly in slow motion.

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A truly automatic shotgun

Select-fire Saiga 12 converted by DTV Tactical Innovations,with 20rd Promag drum and TRS25 red dot. How many projectiles are in the air at once?

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Armagon G12 shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

A Shotgun Fit for a Rifleman

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OATH TSR slug accuracy

The makers of TSR slug never tested it in rifled barrels, and recommended it only for smoothbore pumps or other manual action shotguns. I tried it in Winchester SX3 Cantilever deer gun. Results: mild recoil (gas autoloading must be doing its … Continue reading

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Expanding Slugs: new on American Shooting Journal

Defensive loads for 12ga.

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South East Asia meets Asia Minor

12ga side-by-side, the Vice Presidential choice, and a 13-shot .380, both imported from Turkey by Zenith. Full reviews coming soon.

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Why such emphasis on low recoil?

A lot of the shooters I deal with are slightly built, young and relatively inexperienced with firearms. When they go beyond .22, it helps to teach them on relatively quiet and low-kick guns. That’s where the 380ACP carbine comes in … Continue reading

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All smiles

The joy of personal empowerment.

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Three classic designs

All three are Inland Mfg. repros.  

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Moriah Combs shoots Origin 12

Full power slugs fired from this shotgun feel much like shooting an AK47. Low recoil and rifle-like manual of arms make it my top choice among shoothbores. Moriah Combs runs it like a pro. Today, about 1400 Brenneke slugs arrived, … Continue reading

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Grace turns 16 today

One of my favorite models on her birthday. M37 trench gun is for particularly recalcitrant clays.

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New models

Aaron, who modeled for my photos back in 2010, is back. And he brought friends along. We had a good photo shoot. More images coming as I get them edited.

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You’d be making noise either way

(Beretta 1301 Comp in a recoil-reducing stock)

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OATH expanding TSR slug: new on AllOutdoor

Having watched the development of this round for the past year, I am pleased to see it come to market in a highly evolved and refined form.

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Ithaca M37 Riot Shotgun Rides Again: new on AllOutdoor

Ithaca brings the charismatic classic back

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Traditional American response to unbidden guests

And don’t forget the extra ammunition!

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One shotgun, two barrels

American Tactical imports TAC SX2 shotgun. They offer it as a set with two barrels, a 28″ tube with chokes for bird hunting and an 18.5″ cylinder bore for in-house disputes with unbidden guests. In the near future, I will … Continue reading

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Between a 12ga semi-auto and a redhead…

…I’d say the ginger would be far scarier!

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Intruders? Give them something to bleed about!

Anything that gets merely scared off will keep preying on innocent people. Buckshot adjusts attitudes more reliably.

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