Dickinson Arms Introduces Plantation SXR Side-By-Side

Dickinson Arms have introduced an elegant new side by side shotgun which combines the classic side by side layout with features from more modern sporting shotgun incorporating a rib sight and a semi-pistol grip stock. The Plantation SXR, built in Turkey, uses fine Turkish walnut and has a fine case hardened finish. The Plantation SXR comes in various gauges including: 12 GA., 16 GA., 20 GA. 28 GA. and .410 bore.

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Firearm Recoil and Traumatic Brain Injury

I admit, I’m not a big fan of shooting firearms with heavy recoil anymore. It’s not that I dislike those types of guns, in fact I own multiple shotguns, surplus rifles, hunting rifles and other guns that make a big thump. I still shoot them regularly, but I just can’t take the abuse to my shoulder from the firearm recoil like I could in my youth. After a few mags I usually switch back to something a bit lighter. I’ve also added a hydraulic buffer tube like the KynSHOT to take a bit of the bite out of one of my favorite shotguns.

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Featured Deals of the Week – #2

Deals of the Week number two, now with mags and ammo!

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DX-12 'Punisher' – The double-barreled shotgun-pistol

Ivan Šantić, a Concept Designer from Zagreb, Croatia, trained at Hyper Island in Sweden

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TFB Review: Mossberg 590 Shockwave

Mossberg introduced the magazine fed variation of their 590 line. The 590M, M for magazine fed. The Mossberg 590 (based off their 500) is a proven, solid design. This platform has been popular in both civilian and military/LEO populations. With this proven history, I will focus on what is new and different. Specifically the magazine and the handle. Mass produced detachable-magazine fed pump action shotguns are a newer trend. Lets us see how well Mossberg did it.

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Armor Piercing Shotgun Ammo? 12 Gauge Flechette Testing

Buy it at Ventura Munitions:
https://www.venturamunitions.com/precision-gun-works-12-gauge-flechette-ammo-5-rounds/

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Top Guns: Gun Store and Indoor Range

I recently stopped in to check out Top Guns in Terre Haute, Indiana. Top Guns boasts the largest showroom and indoor shooting range in the Midwest. Steve Ellis, the owner of Top Guns, was kind enough to give us the full tour and show what all Top Guns had to offer.

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Dutch Army in Search of Shotguns

The Dutch Army is looking to supplement its current shotgun inventory with a fresh tender for nearly 300 weapons. On the 18th August, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence (Ministerie van Defensie) announced a tender for the supply of 12 gauge combat shotguns.

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Review: Shooting Clay Birds With Night Vision – Lyman Trius Launchpad

Shooting clay birds is one of the most fun one can have with a shotgun besides hunting and taking a tactical shotgun course. An opportunity arose to review a Lyman Trius Launchpad, their electric clay bird thrower. After discussing it with Pete, our managing editor here at TFB, he had the great idea to try shooting clay birds with night vision. Challenge accepted!

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Local firearm fabrication in Nigeria.

Nigeria has laws that restrict ownership of firearms to citizens being barely able to purchase and possess pump-action shotguns at the most, and single or double barrel shotguns generally. Aspiring gun owners need to be over 35 years of age, and al$o ‘qualify’ for the necessary licenses. [No error in the last sentence!] Licenses may only be approved by the President of the Federation [!] though this authority is delegated to 36 State Commissioners of Police.

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Custom Beretta 490 Serpentina Side by Side Shotgun

Normally, when thinking about a deluxe custom shotgun you are probably depicting a gun covered by complicated engravings such as precious metal inlaid relief hunting scenes or photorealistic Bulino engraving. What Beretta shared on their social media pages are images of a custom shotgun with a completely different minimalistic and simple approach yet still unbelievably beautiful and harmonic in its simplicity. The custom Beretta 490 Serpentina side by side shotgun lacks any engravings whatsoever (not counting the barrel markings and the company name engraved on the bottom portion of the gun).

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80% Shotgun Receiver Set by Logic Industries

You probably know that there are 80% AR-15 lower receivers and Glock frames. But did you know that there is a company called Logic Industries that makes an 80% shotgun receiver? Even if you know about this company, then the good news for you is that their 80% receiver set is now available for preorder.

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Olympic Skeet Shooter Vincent Hancock Completes ISSF Hat-trick in Malta

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Vincent Hancock has won his third consecutive ISSF Shotgun World Cup gold medal during the 2018 ISSF Shotgun World Cup leg at the Malta National Shooting Ranges at Ta’ Kandja.

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Mossberg .410 Bore Completes 590 Shockwave Line

Following the ground‐breaking introduction of the 12‐gauge 590 Shockwave in 2017, Mossberg has continued to expand the line-up with a 20‐gauge offering, and additional 12‐gauge models including the 590 JIC® (Just In Case) Shockwave. This announcement comes just months after TFB’s Nicholas C’s Mossberg coverage at GAOS.

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Ingeniously Simple Caplock Mechanism Designed by Moses Babcock

When I first saw the images of this mid 19th-century muzzle-loading firearm, I thought it is probably missing the side plates covering lock mechanism. But then I noticed the hammer spur which, as you know, is designed to make it possible to manually cock the hammer and you will barely see an internal hammer with a spur. Fortunately, the images were accompanied by a description which revealed some really interesting design features of this gun.

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