Shotgun

Bore Tech Shotgun Jag Review

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Spend enough time around firearms and you start to get excited about the little things:  like simple products that address tasks that are frequently encountered and that you wish were easier.  Finding a great way to clean shotgun barrels was difficult. My need to clean …

In this post I’ll be modifying a Remington 870 barrel that came on a Police trade-in shotgun.  This smooth-bore 20″ barrel is equipped with rifle sights from the factory.  It will be cut and crowned to 18.5 inches (without a lathe), it’s rifle sights removed, …

Mossberg 500 rebuild

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this post we will take a look at a budget shotgun rebuild/conversion.  The goal of this project is bringing new life to a beat up old gun. The shotgun featured is a Mossberg 500 I purchased for $120.  The pictures don’t do it justice, it …

Back bore a shotgun

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

How do you back bore a shotgun barrel? In Understanding shotgun back bore, I discussed what back bore was and how it affected patterning of shotguns.  In this post, we will look at how to back bore a shotgun on a lathe. The easiest method would …

Understanding shotgun back bore

July 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

What is back boring? Most shotgunners are familiar with the phrase back boring.  Often it is advertised as a way to reduce recoil and improve shot patterns.  A shotgun with a back bored barrel has its bore opened up to a larger diameter than when it …

If you frequent Rifleshooter.com, you’ll know, I often write about shotguns.  It’s no surprise to my regular readers that my shotgun of choice is the Remington 870 equipped with Wilson Combat’s Trak-Lock II ghost ring sights. Predominantly known for their 1911s, Wilson Combat also makes custom …

The Cobray Terminator shotgun is an odd duck.  This single shot, slam fire, folding stock shotgun was on the market for a short time… word on the street is only 18 were made (some report just shy of 100), and I believe I know the …

I love rebuilding old Remington 870 shotguns.  The rattier the donor gun, the more I enjoy it.  In this article the donor gun is an old 20-gauge Remington 870 Express that was used as a hunting gun for a number of years.  We decided to …

A shortened stock is one of the more common firearm modifications encountered.  Often a shooter will need a shorter length-of-pull because he or she has a smaller frame, is younger, or wants a faster handling firearm.  In some applications, such as law enforcement, where officers …

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