One of the more popular post on the blog is THIS ONE, about pattern testing #4 buckshot. I figured I would revisit, and keep the series going. Current leader is Hornady’s #4 buckshot load with the Versa-Tite wad, so it is back to defend its title. This time against a generic #4 buck load from … Continue reading Testing #4 Buckshot, Part II
Taking a look at the H&R Pardner 20 Gauge straight out of the box.
When it comes to defensive shotgun loads, 00 buck is usually the standard, and for the guys who are really clued in, #1 buck is the preferred load. Even so, many people use #4 buckshot for the supposed reduced penetration risk, especially in a home defense setting. There is an interesting analysis of buckshot loads … Continue reading Pattern Testing #4 Buck Loads
Lately I have been doing a bit of shotgun work. The shotgun, much like the revolver for me, has a certain appeal to it that simply cannot be explained. I just like shotguns, and there seems to be no logical reason why that is. Over the years of shooting shotguns, I have learned that there … Continue reading Not all shotshells are created equal