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  • South Carolina veteran uses butt of his shotgun to kill home intruder who attacked his wife

    02/21/2021 9:06:57 PM PST · by lowbridge · 71 replies ^ | February 20, 2021 | Michael Ruiz
    A South Carolina armed home invader who attacked a 79-year-old woman near her back door is dead after the victim’s 82-year-old Vietnam War veteran husband beat him down with the butt end of a shotgun earlier this week, according to local authorities. Herbert Parrish snatched the firearm off a wall mount after the suspect, identified as 61-year-old Harold Runnels, broke into the home with a knife, knocked his wife to the ground and slashed her forehead Monday afternoon, Columbia, S.C.-based FOX 57 reported. He lived in a nearby mobile home community, according to WJBF-TV, and approached by knocking on the...
  • Future Weapons - AA-12 Full-auto Shotgun

    02/15/2021 10:53:27 AM PST · by Robert DeLong · 33 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jan 30, 2010 | AirsoftPistols
    Future Weapons - AA-12 Full-auto Shotgun.
  • The AK Of Mini-Shotguns: The Tromix Micro-12

    01/22/2021 9:06:50 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 18 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/20/2021 | Peter Suicu
    The Tromix Micro-12 resembles the iconic AK-47 in a slimmed-down profile while the shotgun certainly has a general look and characteristic of a modern Kalashnikov firearm. That of course is by design – literally, as in this is an AK design rebuilt and improved in the USA. The compact 12 gauge shotguns are essentially modified by Tromix from those based on the Saiga shotguns manufactured in Russia by Izhmash/Kalashnikov. However, here is where things get a bit tricky.
  • Extend the Range and Lethality of your Shotgun with Flechettes

    01/14/2021 6:16:35 AM PST · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/14/21 | J Dickson
    There’s more than one way to neutralize a threat and these novel, thin, finned steel projectiles can put on a hurt at greater distance than buckshot - Flechettes were first used as small bomblets dropped from airplanes in World War I and World War II. Their use in small arms began in February 1951, when Irwin R. Barr of Aircraft Armaments Inc. came out with the concept of firearms flechettes. Initially, the emphasis was on firing one flechette instead of a standard rifle bullet. This led to the Army’s Special Purpose Individual Weapon (SPIW) program, as the concept was tested....
  • MD: Jury acquits Pasadena man of murder, says he acted in self-defense on his property

    10/27/2020 6:45:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Capital Gazette ^ | 26 October, 2020 | Alex Mann
    An Anne Arundel County jury on Monday acquitted a Pasadena man of murder, manslaughter and felony firearms charges, agreeing that he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot an acquaintance who drove to his home despite warnings and then charged him. The verdict came hours after prosecutors and defense attorneys finished their closing arguments to the panel. Prosecutors said the homeowner was too quick to open fire on Jeffrey Dickinson. Gregory Korwek’s defense attorneys said the 44-year-old left him no choice. When the jury issued its verdict, Korwek began crying and hugged his attorneys. Then, he embraced his wife. Simultaneously,...
  • Grizzly Bears, FOIA, Bird Hunting, Shotguns, and Close Range Defense

    10/05/2020 6:26:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 1 October, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Most conflicts between bears and humans are not reported to the authorities. Of those which are reported, only a small number are reported in the local or national media. Of those reported in the media, many do not include information about the firearms used. A few months ago, Editor-in-Chief Fredy Rehl of AmmoLand News and I were discussing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests which might result in information of interest to AmmoLand News readers. I suggested FOIA requests be submitted to agencies dealing with bear attacks. Fredy's persistence and hard work have borne fruit. A FOIA request to the...
  • VANITY Best shotgun

    09/25/2020 1:32:25 PM PDT · by NTHockey · 165 replies
    I want to buy a home defense shotgun and I would appreciate FR input. I’ve always been more of a rifle and pistol person. What say y’all to a senior citizen buying a shotgun for the first time. Is Mossberg Shockmaster or Roadblocker a good choice.
  • Shotgun Season Ready

    08/31/2020 5:29:08 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/31/20 | L Case
    Is your Shotgun ready? Like many of you, I am much better at just doing stuff than getting ready for it. I guess it’s all about being prepared, and I was never the sharpest Boy Scout in the troop, or something like that. But some things are too important to not prepare for. Depending on what and where you hunt with your scattergun, your season is either coming up fast, or is already here. September is often the last call for getting shotguns and other paraphernalia ready, so let’s talk about what you need to do to get out there...
  • The Lincoln Project: ‘Dick Cheney.... welcome to the resistance.‘

    06/28/2020 11:07:04 AM PDT · by rintintin · 71 replies
    Lincoln Project Twitter ^ | June 26 2020 | Lincoln Projecy
    The Lincoln Project @ProjectLincoln Dick Cheney.... welcome to the resistance. (sharing picture of Liz Cheney’s tweet of her dad in facemask. Liz tweets: “Dick Cheney says ‘wear a mask’”)
  • vanity: best tactical sling for a semi-auto shotgun?

    06/24/2020 4:25:52 PM PDT · by SteveH · 34 replies
    me | 2020-06-24 | me
    asking for a friend
  • VANITY--Best places to buy shotgun shells online

    06/11/2020 8:22:35 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 12 replies
    My husband would like to buy shotgun shells online for his inherited father's shotgun. Bird shot and the like. Does anyone have any recommendations? We live in the People's Republic of NYS
  • Biden on police training: "Shoot them in the leg."

    06/01/2020 11:50:30 AM PDT · by Fido969 · 71 replies
    The Recount ^ | 06/01/20 | The Recount
    Biden today on police training: "Instead of standing there and teaching a cop when there's an unarmed person comin' at 'em with a knife or something to shoot 'em in the leg instead of the heart is a very different thing."
  • TWITTER: Amazing Biden mocking song duet - BUY A SHOTGUN

    06/01/2020 8:47:07 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies
    TWITTER ^ | June 2020

    05/25/2020 12:34:42 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    TMZ ^ | 5/25/20
    The lawyer for Ahmaud Arbery's family says the federal authorities met with them last week and said they have launched a criminal investigation into the conduct of 2 district attorneys and members of the police department that allegedly covered up Ahmaud's killing. Lee Merritt appeared Monday on "TMZ Live" and said the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia informed the family they were looking at both civil and criminal action against the officials. Merritt also talked about the text message the police sent to a homeowner, telling him if there was "action" on his doorbell he should call...
  • AZ: Man shoots and kills alleged home intruder in Scottsdale

    05/18/2020 12:14:28 PM PDT · by marktwain · 41 replies
    ABC15 ^ | 14 May, 2020 | Clayton Klapper
    SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Police have identified an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed Wednesday night by a homeowner in Scottsdale after he was found naked inside the victim's residence. Scottsdale police say the incident happened around 10:45 p.m. near Pima and Happy Valley roads. The homeowner was reportedly doing work on the property when the family dog alerted him to some type of disturbance. When the father of the family entered a room to investigate, he found that one of his children had been confronted by a naked man, identified Friday as Cameron Yoe. Police say Yoe was holding...
  • Homeowner shoots at would-be burglars

    04/27/2020 6:40:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 24 April, 2020 | Keri Thornton
    Two men escaped injury after a homeowner shot at them during a break-in. On April 24, Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputy James Carver and Sheriff Jason Chennault were dispatched to the Pumpkin Hollow area for a burglary in progress. The caller said two men tried entering his home by breaking a window. The man said the intruders broke into the back door of the residence. The homeowner was armed with a shotgun and confronted the suspects. The homeowner fired the gun at the men and they fled. "Upon arrival at the scene, Deputy Carver and Sheriff Chennault located the suspects' vehicle...
  • Combat Shotgun - The Long, So-far Fruitless Quest To Build A Battle Scattergun

    03/03/2020 6:25:52 AM PST · by w1n1 · 37 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/3/20 | J Trevithick
    The shotgun is an iconic weapon most often associated with the pump-action badassery of action films and video games. While awesome in fiction, its use in the real world is limited to close combat and breaching doors, not to mention bird and deer hunting. Despite its drawbacks, a mystique surrounds the weapon, and soldiers as well as law enforcement officers still use them. The draw of the gun is so powerful that the Pentagon has spent several decades and millions of dollars to improve on the basic design. In the late 1960s, the military and private companies started tinkering with...
  • Ithaca M37 Trench Gun

    01/06/2020 5:07:55 AM PST · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/6/2020 | F Jardim
    This retro military model is made by the Upper Sandusky-based Ithaca Gun Company for their Dayton neighbor, Inland Manufacturing. The latter is best known for their excellent reproductions of World War II M1 carbines. The American martial tradition is no stranger to shotguns. Militiamen employed fowling pieces in battle during the Revolutionary War, and the Confederate Cavalry wielded sawed-off shotguns in the Civil War. It was during World War I that you might say the Army got serious about shotguns. It was, after all, the biggest war they had fought to date. Close combat in the trenches, and especially night...
  • Krieghoff Hitler's Drilling Shotgun

    11/20/2019 7:19:01 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/20/2019 | C Cocoles
    Heinrich Krieghoff was in Sewanee, Germany, where he demonstrated a gas-operated rifle to Adolph Hitler, Hermann Göring, Rudolf Hess and Paul von Hindenberg, possibly to gain favor for a military contract, which he received the following year to produce 10,000 Luger pistols. It is believed that Krieghoff offered Neptune Drillings to Göring and Hitler at this time. We do know that Göring, a German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party, owned a Kreighoff Drilling, which has been documented in books and period photos, and has his initials, H.G., engraved in the same location – bottom of...
  • Be afraid: Conservative journalist's family finds creepy threat on security camera (Andy Ngo)

    11/04/2019 12:10:30 PM PST · by Perseverando · 40 replies
    WND ^ | November 3, 2019 | Jared Harris
    It's dangerous to be conservative in modern America. From raging leftists intent on causing physical harm to cowards who prefer to dox and harass online, there's no shortage of liberals acting out against the political right. Now, they're even turning to shamelessly menacing the families of conservatives. The family of conservative journalist Andy Ngo discovered this firsthand after a creepy encounter on Halloween night. According to Ngo, the group of six approached his family's house wearing makeshift masks of his face. "These 6 individuals wearing print-out masks of my face approached my family's home last night, repeatedly rang doorbell, pounded...