Category: Shotguns


The Shot Towers Of Africa

Yesterday Steve wrote about the Shot Towers of the USA, Europe and Australia. Today I will tell you about how shotgun ammunition is made in African villages. In most of Nigeria, we all come from one village or the other.. Of course, with schooling and work, we mostly [Read More…]

Sparks Shot Tower, 129-131 Carpenter Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Shot Towers

Until the mid 20th century the method used to produce lead shot was to drop molten lead from a great height into water. The liquid lead’s surface tension would form it into almost perfect spheres and it would cool as it fell. The water would break the fall and the [Read More…]

Y-man's New Shotgun Stock Sep 2013 39149 chamber view 4