Fighting With a Shotgun

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

“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.

Birdshot is only for practice or shooting little birds.


“A sling is to a shotgun what a holster is to a handgun.”

The article mentions Clint smith with an H&R single shot shotgun. This video clip briefly shows him demonstrating the single shot:

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Survival Spot Survival Spot on Nov 24, 2008

    Good video and great article.

  • K. D. K. D. on Nov 29, 2008

    Had a 80 year old neighbor a few years ago shoot 2 robbers inside his home with a single barrel .410. One lived to stand trial, the other didn't. ( The one who lived probably wishes he didn't.)