Tag Archives: 20ga

Somewhere in modern Hobbiton…

Bilbo saw that the moment had come when he must do something. He could not get up at the brutes and he had nothing to shoot with; but looking about he saw that in this place there were many stones lying in what … Continue reading

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Savage 220Y rifled shotgun: new on AllOutdoor

A more compact deer-slaying option.

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Chiappa Triple Crown 20ga: new on AllOutdoor

A fun shotgun with real-world uses.

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Busy time

Lots of visitors these days. Some haven’t changed much in five years, others grew up in just two.  Lots of new guns, too.   The guests socialize and share knowledge. Learning the proper stance, practicing trigger control with dry fire. … Continue reading

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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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Two signs of well-involved parents

Personal firearms (and training in their use), and braces. Both give kids a cause for smiling. Remington 870 Youth 20ga in pink camo. Around here, it actually fits pretty well with faded yellowish grass.

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New on CTD: Smoothbore Suprises

Results of 20ga shotgun patterning.

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My new favorite slugs

This caught my attention last Fall and I made a point of doing gelatin tests, then meeting DDupleks crew at SHOT show. 20ga slug is only 19.5g (2/3 oz) and its velocity is 450m/s (1475fps), so the recoil impulse is … Continue reading

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