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
I have been spending a lot of time shooting the shotgun, reading about the shotgun, watching videos about the shotgun, over the past couple months. These are some of my thoughts. The greatest weakness of the shotgun is not the lack of capacity, as many people argue. In fact, barring side-by-side, over/under or single shot … Continue reading The Shotgun’s Greatest Weakness