Category: Shotguns

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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…]

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Bullpup Saiga Shotgun

CenterFire Systems sell a Bullpup stock kit for AKs: The AK-47 Bullpup Stock has an overall length of 27″ and weighs 7 lbs. when installed on a rifle Chibajoe at saiga-12.com installed it on his 20 gauge Saiga Shotgun. Click to expand. Very cool.

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New Leupold UltimateSlam

Leupold have launched a new scope called the UltimateSlam for shotguns and modern muzzleloaders. The SABR reticle can be adjusted to match your load. SABR: Sabot Ballistics Reticle Leupold’s® all-new UltimateSlamâ„¢ riflescope is the ideal combination of flexibility, [Read More…]

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Home made five barrel shotgun

Xavier has a write of an an amazing five barrel shotgun made in Czechoslovakia. Looks like a similar concept as the Winchester Liberator and Colt Defender Eight barreled 20 gauge Colt Defender Mark 1 Read it here.