What do we learn in the first 50 rounds of shooting a cheap shotgun? That cheap isn’t always a good thing. The gun itself is relatively smooth to operate and easy to run, when it runs correctly. In the first 50 rounds of shooting, I noted that I was getting regular instances of the shell … Continue reading H&R Pardner Pump: The First 155 Rounds
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.
One of the things that pulled me the direction of the Pico is that it actually has real sights on it. It is not uncommon for pocket sized guns to have a poor excuse for sights, usually in the form of a shallow rear notch and barely noticeable milled in front post. This also means … Continue reading Chronicles of a BUG: How accurate is it?
Last year I made a commitment to running a revolver basically exclusively for a year. It gave me the opportunity to really grasp some of the nuance associated with the wheel gun. This year I am looking at doing sort of the same with smaller pistols. I don't want to limit myself to just backup … Continue reading Chronicles of a BUG: Beretta Pico