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  1. What is a good starting Shotgun for HD?

    Shotgun Discussion
    Been looking into getting one for some time now and I've been looking at getting some of the smaller compact carry shotguns. I don't have any real experience with them however so if you have any advice on the matter that would be most appreciated.
  2. Question about Winchester 1897

    Shotgun Discussion
    I have a Winchester 1897 shotgun, D series, and I bought a box of 2 3/4 inch Waterfowl Steel shells. Is it fine to use this ammo or is it bad for the shotgun since it's steel running out of an older shotgun? EDIT: It's Federal Ammunition brand Speed Shok Water Fowl Steel BB shot ammunition that...
  3. Hello!

    New Members Introduction
    Hi everyone, thanks for letting me in. I am interested in learning all I can about firearms. I enjoy shooting, collecting, repairing and trading guns. I am an Illinois auctioneer Thanks, Jeremy Piatt
  4. Purchasing a shotgun at 18?

    Gun Laws - News - Rights
    Is it possible for me at 18 in NY state to purchase and own a shotgun? If so how would I go about doing so?
  5. 5' 2" female looking for a shotgun

    Shotgun Discussion
    Let me start out by saying I do not want a child's shotgun. I'm wanting a semi-automatic shotgun to bird hunt/duck hunt with. I'm willing to spend up to about $600 or $700, but it doesn't have to cost that much. I'm 5' 2" and 110 pounds. My rifle is a Ruger compact .308 and it fits like a glove...
  6. Some off the Wall Questions

    General Gun Discussion
    Hello random strangers, I have a whole bunch of silly questions related to firearms and body armor for a writing project that I'm having a hard time finding answers for. If you could throw some information back at me I would really appreciate it. 1. How resistant is modern Kevlar to...
  7. Need To downsize my barrel "Help"!!!

    Shotgun Discussion
    i own a westernfield M550AD 12 Gauge Shotgun which i've been informed same comparison as a Mossberg 500 anyway i have a 2 3/4 30 inch full choke barrel which is just too long for me!!! wishing to buy a 18 1/2 barrel i have the following link below please any help or even more links can be...
  8. New to the gun world

    New Members Introduction
    Hi I'm clay I have been dabbling by myself in the gun world for quite some time and still havent learned everything that I would like. My gf and I recently have moved to Compton, CA so a home defense piece is definitely in the very near future for us. I have some experience with gun handling...
  9. My Collection

    Gun Related Pictures
    I've seen a few other threads like this and have had a couple of people ask about picks of my firearms so I figured I'd post this thread. Because of the number of pictures, there will be a different post for each gun starting with the first I aquired then working up the the most recent. More...
  10. The Laser Question

    General Gun Discussion
    A lot of gun owners these days, particularly those that are new to the discipline, ask "The Laser Question." "Should I put a laser on my fill in the blank?" It never fails, in my classes these days, that someone will ask the question during the open floor Q&A part of my class. I doubt there...
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