Category: Shotguns

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Resurgence 3-Gun, reawakening the original

In what is looking to be a real blast from the past, a group of individuals are putting together something called Resurgence 3-Gun. It is a 3 gun competition, but the similarity with current 3 gun competitions is where it ends. Unbeknownst to me, the sport of 3 Gun as [Read More…]

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Winchester’s 150th Anniversary Safe

Winchester was founded in 1866 and as you all know the legendary company is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. That celebration kicked off at SHOT and will be continuing throughout the year. Next on the celebration agenda is an anniversary safe which was part [Read More…]

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[SHOT 2016] Bad Company Tactical firearms retention system

Toby Mellville of Bad Company Tactical was out at SHOT with his rifle and handgun rapid retention systems on hand. These systems have been out for a while now, but this was the first time I had heard of them. Unlike some of these kydex “M4 holsters” out on [Read More…]

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Skeet on Ice!

This video came out in March of 2015, but is really a hoot of sorts to watch. Two women in Canada combine their love of skeet shooting and hockey, in addition to a very well choreographed drone camera, and create an excellent video of them hitting clay pigeons while [Read More…]

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Identilock Smart Gun Technology

Smart guns are at the front of the gun industry’s mind right now. This is due in large part to Obama’s recent order that the Department of Defense, Justice Department, and Department of Homeland Security must come up with a viable plan to speed along the [Read More…]

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Working Miniature Guns

Check out this tiny double barreled shotgun. The person manipulating it installs the barrel and the forend onto the shotgun. Loads it and closes the barrels. Then cocks the two hammers and uses a pencil to fire the first round. Next up is a miniature Mauser 98K [Read More…]

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Smart Guns: Are They Practical?

Discussions about smart guns have been underway for some time now and has, in recent years, been actively pursued by a handful of tech companies. In fact, Jonathon Mossberg who is indeed part of the almost 100-year-old O.F. Mossberg and Sons company, started his own [Read More…]

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Slipper Foils Armed Robbery

In New York, an Indian proprietor of a gas station foiled an attempted armed robbery by throwing his slipper at the gun man and shoeing him out of the store. Sorry for my bad pun. According to the news report, this happened in Salt Point, NY.  Singh refused to fill the [Read More…]

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Bullet Proof Paint Line-X

Here is a not so scientific test, shooting a car door with a shotgun. I can’t quite tell what type of 12Ga round it is, but based on the lack of penetration to the door, I suspect it is bird shot. I am curious what Line-X will do against standard caliber rounds [Read More…]

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KSG Desk Lamp

Oleg Volk posted this on Facebook. It is a desk lamp of Kel-Tec Founder George Kellgren. According to Oleg, the lamp is activated by pumping the shotgun. If you look closely you can see the pull chain is routed into the pup grip. Very cool and simple. I want one. [Read More…]

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Libyan illicit arms Facebook Group

I came across this on accident, but there is a Facebook Group, based in Libya that is completely centered around the illicit small arms trade in that country. There is nothing surprising about the huge trade of illicit small arms in war torn countries, but the [Read More…]

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GunTV auction channel set to launch for 2016

A venture that has been talked about for some time now, is set to launch on January 20th, during SHOT this upcoming year. GunTV is going to be a 24/7 live auction channel where viewers can call in (maybe an online process as well?) and place bids on firearms on the TV [Read More…]