In the world of double shotguns, there are two main types: Extractor and Ejector. There are pros and cons to each, but both have their place and can provide their own advantages in the field. So which one is best for you?

Published in Shotguns
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 00:32

Removing Rust From Your Shotgun

Rust. Every firearms owner should cringe when they hear the word. It can devalue your most prized weapon without much warning. Thankfully, it is easy to prevent if you keep your firearm properly cleaned and oiled. Instead of talking about how to prevent it, I am going to discuss how to remove rust that may have already started.
Published in Shotguns
Monday, 05 July 2021 23:52

The Different Types of Sporting Shotguns

Shotguns are one of the most versatile weapons out there. They are a favorite choice of hunters, and with the right choice of ammunition, can be used to hunt everything from upland birds to big whitetail bucks. Shotguns can also be used as home defense weapons. But with so many uses, a lot of people are not aware that there are actually many different types of shotguns. 

Published in Women Shooters
Monday, 15 March 2021 23:03

Pawpaw’s Gun: The Real McCoy

Halfway through a box of lavish bismuth shot, watching yet another rooster soar (unscathed) into the sunrise, I began to question my devotion to the idea. The echoes from the peanut gallery didn’t help my confidence in the matter. Are you sure you don’t want to go back to the truck and swap out guns? I worked the bolt and dismissed the notion of swapping guns. To do that would be to quit, and that wasn’t going to happen.

Published in Wingshooting
Monday, 21 September 2020 22:22

Dove Hunting with a Department Store Shotgun

Standing in between the edge rows in a field of standing corn, I loosely grasped the wooden forend of the mid-1970s-era shotgun. The shotgun felt strange in my hands. Unorthodox. Yet, the connection had been in the making for over 40 years. The same amount of time had passed for the slightly tight-fitting “brown duck” (think Carhartt) colored game vest I had donned that morning. Yellow shells sat loosely in the outstretched dark brown shell holders on the vest. Was I grasping at memories?

Published in Shotguns