As I’ve previously mentioned, my fiancé and I have been going trapshooting every week at the Oak Hills Gun Club in Blue Grass, IA. Unfortunately, their weekly trapshooting closed for the season at the end of October, so we had to find a place that is open during the winter. Last weekend, we went to the DLS gun club, and I’m happy to say that it is a great place to shoot trap (and skeet):
Contrasting a recent case involving a 16 year old from Dalhart, Texas with a 16 year old trapshooter whom I know reinforces the point that people, not guns, are the cause of crime and negligent shootings:
Below is my review of the Browning BT-99, a break open single shot trapshooting shotgun.
Last month, I wrote about an unpleasant gun store experience, and my decision to boycott that gun store. That story now has a happy ending, thanks to a local FFL who has really impressed me:
Four-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode’s cherished shotgun has been stolen. Rhode’s specially fitted, 12 gauge over under MX-12 Perazzi was taken by thieves who broke into her father’s parked truck as she and her mother stopped to do some shopping. The shotgun was hidden under a blanket in the back seat of the truck. Making matters worse, Kim Rhodes must not try to qualify for the 2009 USA Shooting World Cup team in international skeet with a substitute shotgun, instead … Continued
When gun rights are debated, I see entirely too much emphasis placed on hunting and “sportsmen”, rather than on self defense:
I’ve seen increasing talk about the “benefits” of making gun manufacturers liable for criminals that misuse their guns, and thought it would be a good topic for an article
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has declared the Second Amendment protects the right of an individual to keep and bear arms, striking down the (failed) District of Columbia handgun ban. This article discusses what exactly the court held, and what that means for American gun owners:
I see quite a few visitors searching for information on the size of shot in the various shotgun shells, such as 00 buck, #1 buck, #4 bird, etc., and the number of pellets in a one ounce 12 Gauge shell This article provides that information for lead shot.
The Remington 11-87 is a gas operated, semi-automatic (autoloading) shotgun. I own an 11-87, and decided to write a review, which is shown below.