Category: Shotguns

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Rossi Tuffy .410 Youth Shotgun

The Tuffy is a new single shot youth shotgun chambered in .410. It features a thumbhole stock that can store five rounds, and has a viewing window for checking how many rounds are stored. Two models are available, one in stainless, the other in matte blue. Both has [Read More…]

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Beretta LTLX7000 shotgun

Future Weapons recently demonstrated a fascinating prototype less-lethal shotgun from Beretta. What is interesting is that the kinetic energy expended on the target from the rubber bullet is constant regardless of the range. This fixes a common problem with less-lethal [Read More…]

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Benelli Vinci Shotgun

The much hyped Benelli Vinci shotgun has finally been unveiled. Benelli have proclaimed the shotgun to be a revolution. I will go through the features and let you decide if it is truly a revolution or an evolution of Benelli’s existing high-tech shotgun designs. [Read More…]

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Burris ShotCam

The ShotCam is a new product for 2009 from Burris. It is a rail mounted video camera that includes a flashlight, laser and the ability to take 3.2 megapixel still images. The video function can be set to kick in the moment the pistol it is mounted on is unholstered. [Read More…]

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A Nigerian’s Shotgun

Last month I received an email from Nigeria. I know what you are thinking … not one of those emails 😉 Emmanuel was having some problems with his new shotgun and asked if I could help. I don’t know much about shotguns in general so I was not able to give [Read More…]

Top gun mistakes movies make

This is the one I find most annoying: KER-CHAK! We’ve all seen this one. The good or bad guy had been holding a shotgun on his opposite number for a while and, just for dramatic emphasis, racks back the pump to chamber a shell. Loud Ker-Chak! Then a take-away [Read More…]

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CZ USA BRNO BO 801 Shotgun

This year CZ-USA will be importing the CZ BRNO BO 801 over/under 12 gauge shotgun this year. Two models will be for sale. The 801.1 model has a 3.5″ chamber and the 801.2 has a 3″ chamber.

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H&R Pardner Pump Slug

H&R (A Remington company) have produced a new shotgun designed specifically for slugs. H&R Pardner Pump Slug features a proprietary rifling design called Ultragon which was designed to provide greater slug accuracy. From the press release: Rifling further [Read More…]

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Mossberg 500 SPX

I previously reported that on the new Mossberg 590 SPX. It appears Mossberg also have a “regular” 500 SPX. The SPX features: * 18.5″ ported barrel (the holes are in just behind the front sight) * Picatinny rail * LPA Ghost sight * “M16 [Read More…]

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Blast from the recent past

Jay emailed me an old CDNN catalog from 2001. It is hard to believe the prices listed were the norm only 8 years ago. Click to expand images. Good luck finding a used Mateba for under $1200 Saiga 12: $600+ today if you can find it in stock. Thank to Jay for the history [Read More…]

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Homemade Colombian pistols

A worker holds a variety of destroyed guns on December 12, 2008, in Sogamoso, Boyaca department, Colombia. An assortment of 25.000 weapons, seized to different groups that participated in the Colombian internal conflict, were incinerated. Interesting two barrel pistols. [Read More…]

Fighting With a Shotgun

“Old Painless” from Box O’Truth has written a interesting article about fighting with a shotgun over Some folks make the very dangerous assumption that owning a shotgun is the same as knowing how to fight with a shotgun. Such is not the case. … [Read More…]

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New Browning Maxus Shotgun

Earlier this month Browning announced, to much fanfare, a new 12 gauge autoloader shotgun called the “Browning Maxus” at the annual sales meeting. Browning have really hyped this shotgun and have called it “The Most Reliable Autoloading Shotgun the [Read More…]

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Savage Slug Warrior

Jason emailed me some great photos of his new Savage Slug Warrior (Model 210F). The rifle/shotgun chambers 3″ 12 gauge shells, weights in at 7.6 lbs, has a 24″ barrel and a 2 round magazine capacity. MSRP is $587. Click to expand the photos. A very nice [Read More…]

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What I would carry at sea

Sebastian linked to this very interesting article about gun laws at sea. Is it lawful to carry firearms? This depends of several factors. · Flag State your yacht is registered with. · Area you are likely to operate in. · Type of firearm. If I were sailing around the [Read More…]