ammunition

What Makes a Good Shotgun?

OR RATHER, WE MIGHT PUT IT THIS WAY, what makes a shotgun good? There's been a fair amount of debate here amounting to "My shotgun can whip your shotgun". Maybe some dialog on what we want and expect from our shotguns is in order. This can apply to both "Serious" and recreational shotguns. Here's my [set of] opinions, none graven on Tablets of Stone. A good shotgun should be.... Reliable. A failure rate of LESS than 1/200 rounds is minimal.Most modern US made repeaters qualify. Durable. A use life of upwards of 35K rounds. Again, most modern US made repeaters...

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Shit In A Bag

Get your shit in one bag." ften a military term generally meaning, Stop foolin' around; get only the gear you need, put it in one bag, and let's go. If someone says your shit is in one bag but there is no bag around, you're being complimented. So if you really want to know HOW to get your shit in one bag, here's the expert. Someone asked the question concerning the ammunition strategy, "How many magazines is enough?" We thought it was an excellent question. Thanks to Doc for some solid advice. I calculate the minimum number as 3x whatever...


Gun Control: Amazing What One Has To Believe

...to believe in gun control. That the more helpless you are, the safer you are from criminals. That you should give a mugger your wallet, because he doesn't really want to shoot you and he'll let you go, but that you should give him your wallet, because he'll shoot you if you don't. That Washington DC's low murder rate of 69 per 100,000 is due to gun control, and Indianapolis' high murder rate of 9 per 100,000 is attributable to the lack of gun control. That "NYPD Blue" and "Miami Vice" are documentaries. That an intruder will be incapacitated by...