We fired guns in the backyard last night

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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by nolaxride » Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:57 am

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His are both over unders. Reloading doesn't take long.
Long enough for a pheasant to disappear, which totally frustrates my dog. Which reminds me of the mistake I made taking my dog to a trap range. After I busted the first clay the dog took off to get it... and was totally confused when he couldn't find anything.
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

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Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
JDDJR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
We fired the little .380 Ruger and the Mossberg 12 gauge (#1 Federal Buckshot)

Trying to get my wife and kids up to speed in case I'm not here when the hippies show up


20200404_132414.jpg
Does the Mossberg have a home defense barrel on it?

The first two rounds in mine are #4's to tenderize after that it's 4, 2 3/4 00B....
It has a pistol grip that I cannot recommend, but it fits nicely in an easily-accessible hiding place. I usually make the first shell #6 bird shot or similar, and the balance #1 Federal buck
The Mossberg with a wood stock and the 18 1/2 barrel is easy to wield and much more forgiving .
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by nolaxride » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:03 am

Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
JDDJR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
We fired the little .380 Ruger and the Mossberg 12 gauge (#1 Federal Buckshot)

Trying to get my wife and kids up to speed in case I'm not here when the hippies show up


20200404_132414.jpg
Does the Mossberg have a home defense barrel on it?

The first two rounds in mine are #4's to tenderize after that it's 4, 2 3/4 00B....
It has a pistol grip that I cannot recommend, but it fits nicely in an easily-accessible hiding place. I usually make the first shell #6 bird shot or similar, and the balance #1 Federal buck
Is a pistol grip legal? Or is that a function of the barrel length?
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by Pete » Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:39 pm

nolaxride wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:03 am
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
JDDJR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
We fired the little .380 Ruger and the Mossberg 12 gauge (#1 Federal Buckshot)

Trying to get my wife and kids up to speed in case I'm not here when the hippies show up


20200404_132414.jpg
Does the Mossberg have a home defense barrel on it?

The first two rounds in mine are #4's to tenderize after that it's 4, 2 3/4 00B....
It has a pistol grip that I cannot recommend, but it fits nicely in an easily-accessible hiding place. I usually make the first shell #6 bird shot or similar, and the balance #1 Federal buck
Is a pistol grip legal? Or is that a function of the barrel length?
Pistol grips are legal. I've thought about installing a standard stock, at which point I could shorten the barrel a little. I'd probably just buy another shotgun before I went thru those gymnastics tho
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by Shred » Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:43 pm

When I was a kid I once shot a pheasant, it was absolutely terrified.

I was a Scout, on a camp.
I was in the woods of Squirrel Wood, with a water pistol going through the undergrowth during a wide game and startled it.

It's wings came up like someone's shoulders.

I'd shot it five times before I realised what it was.
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by nolaxride » Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:48 pm

Pete wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:39 pm
nolaxride wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:03 am
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
JDDJR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
We fired the little .380 Ruger and the Mossberg 12 gauge (#1 Federal Buckshot)

Trying to get my wife and kids up to speed in case I'm not here when the hippies show up


20200404_132414.jpg
Does the Mossberg have a home defense barrel on it?

The first two rounds in mine are #4's to tenderize after that it's 4, 2 3/4 00B....
It has a pistol grip that I cannot recommend, but it fits nicely in an easily-accessible hiding place. I usually make the first shell #6 bird shot or similar, and the balance #1 Federal buck
Is a pistol grip legal? Or is that a function of the barrel length?
Pistol grips are legal. I've thought about installing a standard stock, at which point I could shorten the barrel a little. I'd probably just buy another shotgun before I went thru those gymnastics tho
Be aware that shortening the barrel also lessens the velocity.
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by Pete » Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:29 pm

nolaxride wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:48 pm
Pete wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:39 pm
nolaxride wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:03 am
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
JDDJR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
We fired the little .380 Ruger and the Mossberg 12 gauge (#1 Federal Buckshot)

Trying to get my wife and kids up to speed in case I'm not here when the hippies show up


20200404_132414.jpg
Does the Mossberg have a home defense barrel on it?

The first two rounds in mine are #4's to tenderize after that it's 4, 2 3/4 00B....
It has a pistol grip that I cannot recommend, but it fits nicely in an easily-accessible hiding place. I usually make the first shell #6 bird shot or similar, and the balance #1 Federal buck
Is a pistol grip legal? Or is that a function of the barrel length?
Pistol grips are legal. I've thought about installing a standard stock, at which point I could shorten the barrel a little. I'd probably just buy another shotgun before I went thru those gymnastics tho
Be aware that shortening the barrel also lessens the velocity.
The main consideration for this weapon was hide-ability and maneuverability in a home defense scenario. The pistol grip looks cool but is chit for aiming
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by nolaxride » Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:39 pm

Pete wrote:
Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:29 pm
nolaxride wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:48 pm
Pete wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:39 pm
nolaxride wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:03 am
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:57 pm
JDDJR wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:45 pm
Pete wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:26 pm
We fired the little .380 Ruger and the Mossberg 12 gauge (#1 Federal Buckshot)

Trying to get my wife and kids up to speed in case I'm not here when the hippies show up


20200404_132414.jpg
Does the Mossberg have a home defense barrel on it?

The first two rounds in mine are #4's to tenderize after that it's 4, 2 3/4 00B....
It has a pistol grip that I cannot recommend, but it fits nicely in an easily-accessible hiding place. I usually make the first shell #6 bird shot or similar, and the balance #1 Federal buck
Is a pistol grip legal? Or is that a function of the barrel length?
Pistol grips are legal. I've thought about installing a standard stock, at which point I could shorten the barrel a little. I'd probably just buy another shotgun before I went thru those gymnastics tho
Be aware that shortening the barrel also lessens the velocity.
The main consideration for this weapon was hide-ability and maneuverability in a home defense scenario. The pistol grip looks cool but is chit for aiming
The circumference of your pattern is going to be so large you won't need to aim.
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by Shred » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:28 am

I was going to say if someone broke into your house, all you'd do is point in their general direction, pull the trigger and that'd be that.
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Re: We fired guns in the backyard last night

Post by Pete » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:36 am

You have to aim a shotgun. Look at the pic I posted. The pattern at 15-20 feet is just a few inches wide. In a home defense situation, you might not even have 20 feet

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