The most nifty gun at SHOT that I did not see must have been the Beretta A400 Xcel, the new competition model in the Beretta A400 line. Its most immediately noticeable feature is the unusual blue anodized aluminum receiver. This immediately sets it apart from fowling [Read More…]
Les Jones asks on his blog how S&W can sell the new scandium framed S&W Governor for under $600 $679. My preferred theory is that it is essential for S&W to have the gun priced competitively with the Taurus Judge. If they cannot compete with the Judge on [Read More…]
On Friday night Michael Bane told me that BATFE visited the Taurus booth at SHOT Show and declared that the 28 gauge revolver was in fact a SBS (Short Barreled Shotgun), not a handgun. Taurus USA imports their pistols from the Taurus factory in Brazil. If they were [Read More…]
The below video shows a Benelli Super 90 (modified with standard hunting stock) loaded with 1 oz. Winchester foster-style slugs hitting the target at 230 yards. I am sure Y-Man is impressed! I was shooting slugs at 50 yards yesterday and feeling good about just hitting [Read More…]
The Mossberg Chainsaw may look gimmicky, and shooting from the hip is not a good way to utilize your pump-action, but it works surprisingly well.
Larry Zanoff, of Independent Studio Services, has been the armorer for many movies. He built the iconic suppressed shotgun used in No Country For Old Men. This photo was taken by Gregory Markle at the NRA Booth at SHOT Show.
I have not yet made it to the Mossberg booth at SHOT, but fellow blogger MJM did. Coming to a zombie movie near you! MJM has a great photo of it over at his blog. I will be sure to check it out tomorrow.
[ Many thanks to Thomas for emailing me the link. ]
Tobias, of Kel-Tec, emailed me this photo of the Kel-Tec KSG Shotgun stripped down. I can’t wait to get my hands on this gun! [ Many thanks to Tobias for emailing me the photo. ]
How awesome was that shot [ Many thanks to David for emailing me the link. ]
In a matter of months Kel-Tec has unveiled the PMR-30 pistol, the RMR-30 carbine and now the exciting KSG Shotgun. This bullpup pump-action shotgun has dual tube magazines that can hold a total of 14+1 rounds of ammunition. The shotgun has a total length of 26″ [Read More…]
Also new from Browning in 2011 is the Maxus Rifled Deer. As the name suggests, this is a Maxus semi-automatic shotgun configured to shoot slugs. It features a 3″ chamber, fully rifled barrel, Mossy Oak camo, Dura-Coat finish and Cantilever scope mount. The MSRP is [Read More…]
Next year Browning is bringing back the A-Bolt bolt-action rifle chambered in 12 gauge. They are (or will be) advertising that the A-Bolt Shotgun Hunter is capable of 1.5″ groups at 100 yards with sabot slugs. The Shotgun Hunter features the much-liked A-Bolt [Read More…]
The Weatherby SA-08 Entre Rios is a 28 gauge version of the SA-08 autoloader shotgun. The 28 gauge cartridge is popular in part because it allows the action to be scaled down, resulting in a lighter gun. Weatherby has scaled the SA-08 down to a weight of 5.25 lbs. The [Read More…]
[ Y-Man, TFB’s resident Nigerian shotgunner, has written a series of articles about his quest to build the perfect shotgun. He has to fabricate many parts and ammunition himself because supplies of gun parts are so limited. I have had many people ask me to get in [Read More…]
EAA Corp is once again importing Baikal rifles and shotguns into the US market. They expect the first shipment in December. One of the more interesting guns that they are importing is the Baikal MP-161K, which I blogged about a few months ago. The are import the MP161K [Read More…]
Next year Weatherby will be selling a tactical home defense shotgun called the SA-459 TR (Threat Response). The SA-459 TR features a 18.5″ barrel with ported choke, tactical bolt handle, fiber optic front sight and ghost ring rear sight. It is available in both [Read More…]
Russian mil-blogger Vitaly Kuzmin was kind enough to email me photos of the MTs-255 Tactical Revolver Shotgun. I blogged about the MTs-255 last year but was only able to find photos of its hunting counterpart. The Tactical model is really one bad-ass shotgun.
I saw this on Caleb’s blog and it gave me such a good laugh. Chris Costa should get his own comedy show I am really looking forward to watching Art of the Dynamic Shotgun. It looks like they did a fantastic job. Has anyone seen it yet?