Tag Archives: 12ga

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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OATH Expanding and Fragmenting Slugs: new on Alloutdoor

Taking 12ga to a whole new level of destruction.

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Be very, verrry quiet…

…I’m hunting heffalumps. Or wabbits. Subsonic birdshot would work rather better on them.  

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Classic sports have military roots.

Running, wrestling, fencing, archery and javelin all stem from military training. So does biathlon. Could skeet and trap shooting similarly evolve under the martial influences of riot control needs into a more socially oriented sport?   Home alone? No problem.   (Spelling fixed in … Continue reading

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Back from Florida

New friends. Old friends. Warm weather, much work and even more fun. And I am glad to be home at last.

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The little antelope packs a kick.

A baker’s dozen of kicks, actually. Saiga with 12rd Promag drum. The combination is compact and works very reliably.

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KSG in use

Looks like fun. How do manufacturers know an optic will hold up to 12 gauge recoil? Primary Arms, for example, uses a test rig that knocks it about hundreds of cycles with more acceleration and power than 3 inch magnum slugs … Continue reading

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Origina 12 shotgun (production): new on AllOutdoor

A scattergun for the 21st century

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Refresher training.

I first took a shotgun class around 2000 with Greg Sullivan’s Defensive Edge in Minnesota. I was amazed at how much I was able to learn in a day. I’ve not done any shotgun training since. Time to remedy that … Continue reading

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Brenneke slugs work well

Origin 12 shotgun with Trijicon RX30 sight (unmagnified 6.5MOA dot reticle), Brenneke full power magnum slugs. Five shots at 25 yards, with the shotgun rested on a porch railing. The sight wasn’t fully adjusted at that point, we fixed it … Continue reading

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This is why I look forward to Mondays

This video was made yesterday in my neighbor’s back yard. Origin 12 home. My older video about it. Another video from the same day.

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A well-appointed Saiga 12

A friend brought his shotgun today and I was very impressed with how well it was set up. The sight radius is much longer than on the original gun, and ghost ring and circular protective hood around the front post … Continue reading

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Fun guns and the girls who shoot them

ATI STG44-22 is one of my favorite plinkers. Scoped, it’s impressively accurate.

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Waiting shotgunner

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