Tag Archives: pump action

“Because it’s fun!”

While many learn to shoot for practical reasons, most get into it for fun. But the entry barrier can be high, not just in regulatory and technical aspects, but in the lack of knowledge or confidence to try a potentially … Continue reading

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All smiles

The joy of personal empowerment.

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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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Ithaca M37 Riot Shotgun Rides Again: new on AllOutdoor

Ithaca brings the charismatic classic back

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Fun size buckshot

They may be short, but it’ still buckshot at 1200fps. Not much recoil to speak of. Numerous reviews mentioning use in a KSG (in my experience, each tube holds 12 shells, one review mentions 11). Now to actually find these … Continue reading

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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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What’s the situation in Puerto Rico now?

In June, Puerto Rico gun laws got struck down. What does it mean in practice for the island residents and visitors? (The rifle is Henry octagon pump in 22WMR. The beach is on Vieques Island.)

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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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Friends in arms

Modern Classic.

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Riot control legalities.

Assume a legally reasonable US state and an on-going violent riot… Defender faces a crowd of several hundred advancing on a residential property above a storefront. Crowd already demonstrated violent behavior, has visible melee weapons and incendiaries but no visible … Continue reading

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When she isn’t shooting…

…Tatiana designs 3D interactive targets for defensive training. Midwest Industries lightweight MLock compatible AR Nighthawk 870 The targets look like this. A new design will be available in the near future as well. Replacement faces are available to extend the … Continue reading

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Back from shooting clays at SHOT Show Media Day

Pump shotguns  and collimator gun sights have been around since the 1890s. Sound suppressors, since the following decade.  Putting it all together on a skeet gun had to wait till the 21st Century. Not traditional enough for the purists? Forget … Continue reading

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Keltec KSG in fun mode

More information about KSG.

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A serious young man.

Nighthawk Custom shotgun, Federal Trueball slugs.

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A more purposeful shotgun user

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The contemplation of St.Ballistica

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A very traditional Remington 870

 

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An observation about .410 defensive shotguns

Yesterday, I had a chance to play with Mossberg 500HD, a .410 pump designed for defense. We test-fired a whole bunch of ammo types at the IDTS 3D target and more at an old cooking pan, some rotten logs and … Continue reading

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UTS15

UTS15 with EOTech holographic sight. Stoked with a mix of Rio 00 buck and slugs in a Comp-tac carrier on Minotaur belt. Backup pistol is a Glock 23 in a DragonLeather Flatjack holster.  

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