The .410 shotshell chambered Taurus Judge has created a niche in the ammunition market for defensive .410 ammunition. The Home Defender ammunition from Lightfield Less Lethal packs three rubber buckshot into a .410 shotshell. The company is selling this as [Read More…]
Remington has revealed how their new Xelerator Wad technology, which is used in the HyperSteel ammunition, works. An extra powerful primer ignites a column of power contained inside the wad. For very brief period of time wad rockets forward, much like a simple [Read More…]
Remington claims their new HyperSonic Steel is the worlds fastest waterfowl shotshell. The HyperSonic loads feature their new Xelerator Wad technology which allows shotshells to blast out shot at 1700 fps! How does it achieve these speeds? In their own words … The [Read More…]
Mossberg has added a field length over-and-under double barrel shotgun to their budget Maverick brand. The Maverick Hunter has a 3″ 12 gage chamber and a blued 28″ barrel. The stock is polymer. Two choke tubes are provided (improved cylinder and modified). I [Read More…]
Back in 2001 four Cornell engineering students designed a lightweight shotgun for their master of engineering project. Ten years later it has finally gone into production. From Cornell.edu … Ithaca Gun, an Ithaca fixture since 1880, ran into financial trouble soon [Read More…]
This nifty gun was on display at IWA. I initially thought it was a muzzeloader coach gun but some readers correctly pointed out that it looks like a modern replica of a Howdah pistol. This makes much more sense. The Howdah pistols were used by Tiger hunters in India as [Read More…]
Gunner’s Journal has reviewed the Norinco clone of the famous Winchester Model 1897 shotgun. I know some will say that it can’t be a Norinco because imports of this brand have been halted by the government. That’s true to a point but the ban did not include [Read More…]
The Innogun Hybrid, which I recently blogged about, is reminicint of the Crossfire MK-1 pump action / shotgun combo gun. the MK-1 was not a commercial success. From a Guns Magazine review … I might add that because of its design and its loading, unloading and [Read More…]
Recently I questioned the effectiveness of suppressed shotguns. This is what a reader sent me … I read the article about the suppressed shotgun and your question about the effectiveness of the sound reduction. Then I remembered a brochure I picked up at the IWA [Read More…]
… when holding two bad ass scatter guns He is holding a Mossberg Rolling Thunder and a Mossberg Roadblocker.
The actual gun used in the movies. I have seen a couple of suppressed shotguns up close. They were pretty bulky and I wondered how effective the suppression would be with such a big caliber. For comparison: the area of the cross section of a 12 gauge bore is almost [Read More…]
This pump action shotgun is a BEAST. I was scared just looking at it! Its large magnum receiver is made even larger with the so called Armorlokt plastic coating which covers the entire gun. It features an 18.5″ barrel with a Rem Tactical Choke (and integrated [Read More…]
The new Model 870 Tactical Express with the A-TACS camo finish is a nice looking shotgun. It features a 18 1/2″ barrel, tactical choke, extended magazine (bringing capacity up to 7+1) and picatinny rail. It chambers 2 3/4″ or 3″ 12-gauge rounds. MSRP [Read More…]
The outdoor sporting counterpart to the Savage / Stevens 350 Pump Security is the 350 Pump Field. It is also available in a combo package that includes a 18.25″ Pump Security barrel.
New from Savage, under the Stevens brand name, is the Stevens 350 budget home defense pump action shotgun.
The Sun Sentinal reports … Kelly Jr., 49, of Navarre, admitted shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in the groin with “The Judge,” his silver Taurus .45-caliber revolver. “The Judge” was loaded — three chambers were filled with [Read More…]
An interesting piece of intel I picked up at SHOT was that C-MORE are considering civilian sales of their M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System. The pistol and underslung version would have NFA requirements (destructive devices AOW or Short Barreled Shotgun) but the [Read More…]
Over at EveryDayNoDayOff there is a discussion about this gigantic 12 gauge revolver confiscated from a Taiwanese man. [ Many thanks to Justin for emailing me the link (I missed it on EveryDayNoDayOff, which I regularly read) ]