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  1. Need help finding parts/identifying Volunteer 16 gauge

    Shotgun Discussion
    Hello. I recently purchased a beat-up but functioning shotgun for $20. It's a 16 gauge break action with the name "Volunteer Gun Co." on the side of the frame. Volunteer was a trade name used by Belknap Hardware. Guns under this trade name were made by Crescent, H&R, Iver Johnson, and Stevens. I...
  2. Shooting a.50 through a shotgun

    Shotgun Discussion
    I saw a video about a guy who fired a 50 Cal through a single shot shotgun. I am interested in finding out if anyone else has done something so crazy? I have a Mossberg 695 that I’m interested in trying this, I know it sounds crazy but has anyone else tried it and videoed it? Thank you
  3. My grandfather's Batavia leader

    Shotgun Discussion
    My father just handed down my granfathers shotgun to me, I dont know much about it other than the little bit I understand online. This gun has been in my family for a very long time. From what I understand it was bought new by my grandfather after he came home from ww2, but I'm not sure how...
  4. Help me find a video in English .410VS12

    Shotgun Discussion
    I definitely watched this video in English, ‘bout 3 months ago it was published but I can not find it I want to show this to one shotgun trashtalker:lol:
  5. Question About Non Colorado Resident Buying Shotgun

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    hello everybody Florida resident here. I am planning a trip to Colorado in the next month or so and wanna buy a shotgun while I'm there and I was wondering what restrictions apply for me? I've found a few private sellers I might want to purchase from; is it legal for me as a Florida resident to...
  6. 870 Express slide not locking

    Shotgun Discussion
    Hi there, I got a Remington 870 Express 20 Gauge for Christmas, I took it out of the box and put on the barrel and everything seemed to work fine, I wanted to learn how to disassemble the gun for cleaning so I removed the bolt and forend and put it back together, no issues and since then when...
  7. Looking to put a light on my home defense shotgun

    Firearm Accessories
    I recently purchased a Mossberg 590A1 with the tri-rail pump (link will be below) and am looking to put a light on it that fits a few different criteria... Required: -Under $100 (for light and mount) -At least 350 Lumens -Pressure switch -Mounts to the side rail on the shotgun Preferred...
  8. Baddest pocket pistol made today

    Concealed Carry
    It looks like the guy broke his arm shooting this.
  9. Antique Shotgun

    Shotgun Discussion
    Hello all, new to the forum. My granfather pulled an old shotgun out of the shed today on Christmas. We were trying to figure out around when it was made and any other information. I have researched it some and the only thing I can find on it so far is that it was belgian made. The only markings...
  10. Is this a decent gun cabinet?

    Firearm Accessories
    >Link< I need a relatively secure place to keep one or two guns for a potential bump in the night. The only problem is if I want a rifle close at hand I'll need to drag my container up two flights of stairs (hence a 300lbs+ safe just won't cut it). I think this is one of the more promising...
  11. Shotgun jammed HELP

    Shotgun Discussion
    I bought a stevens 320 yesterday. Im not familiar with shotguns i have experience with ar15s and handguns. I bought some snap caps to practice with but every time i tried to chamber the snap cap it fell out the bottom of the gun. So i figured it might be a problem snap caps so i tried to load a...
  12. Information regarding Husqvarna - Aya double barrel shotgun

    Shotgun Discussion
    Hello guys, First of all it's a pleasure posting to this forum for the first time. I don't know if this is the best place to post this, but it's a shotgun related thing so I suspect I'm on the right track. I have a particular gun in my collection for which I would like to find out some more...
  13. First Time Buying 500 Advice.

    Shotgun Discussion
    I am looking to purchase a shotgun after Christmas and I know I want a tactical Mossberg 500 persuader 12 gauge. I'm just not sure which I am set on; the 6 or 8 shot. I guess it's just boiling down to looks which I know I shouldn't purchase a gun based on this. It will be used for home defense...
  14. Need Help Identifying VERY Old Gun

    Collectors Corner
    This shotgun was found in an attic in Westchester County, New York. Other than some engravings, the only significant marking that identifies anything about the gun's origin is the text "College Point"...which presumably refers to the section of Queens, New York. Below are some pictures of the...
  15. 12 Guage The Only Viable Round for a Shotgun, and if so then Why?

    Shotgun Discussion
    I remember looking at shotgun ammo, and the only really viable one as far as cost in the 12 Gauge is there a good reason for this?
  16. Is this safe to fire?

    General Gun Discussion
    I got some cheap 1Buck 12 gauge ammo and one of the rounds has fewer balls and the plastic disk capping the round is loose. Is it safe to fire the faulty round? The regular round is on the right. Edit: Sorry posted this on the wrong board and can't figure out how to delete it.
  17. What is this shotgun?

    Shotgun Discussion
    A little backstory. My dad has had this shotgun for years, but hasn't really known what brand it is and when it was made. We do know that it is a 12 gauge though. Anyone have any ideas from these pictures? Thank you!
  18. 20 gauge shotgun

    Shotgun Discussion
    best action for upland hunting
  19. 1889 sxs 12 gauge stock

    Collectors Corner
    Hello this is my first post on this forum. I have a wall hanging 1889 side by side 12 gauge. As I said it a wall hanger but has been past down to me from my father and from his father and his father. This was knocked off of its hanger and broke the stock before I got it. I will never sell it...
  20. For-end assembly rubbing on magazine tube

    Shotgun Discussion
    I have a Rem870 with a Magpul MOE for-end installed. The for-end assembly appears to be rubbing against the mag tube and is leaving scratches. They don't appear to be into the metal but just the finish. Is this normal? Or is there something definitely wrong with the adjustment of the for-end...