Shotgunning in the Automatic Mind: The Guide for Shotgunners and Instructors offers a premise that is hard to argue with: that success requires a shooter to shoot in “the zone”
With the days of sliding one’s best gun into a fleece-lined slip and chucking it into the back of an SUV being long gone, casing today’s high-art guns—together with the equipage that comes with them—provides new opportunities for the style-conscious sport.
Finishing is a defining element of fine British gunmaking: a dash of scroll on the locks, the deep luster of an oil-rubbed stock and the rich blacking of the barrels. But perhaps even more significant is the color case hardening, which is the icing on the cake and serves to both protect and provide a splash of color where none otherwise would exist.
If you associate Scottish gunmaking with trim round-actions, you are not alone. However, for those who champion a broader view of Caledonian firearms, there is Buchan Guns, which offers both an Italian-style triggerplate over/under and a London-style sidelock designed, built and finished in Scotland.
Chukars and Huns in the Columbia River breaks
It’s hard to believe that a clay-shooting game that is now enjoyed around the world and has achieved the high bar of any sport—a place at the Olympic Games—was invented by a couple of grouse hunters in Massachusetts.
At Caeser Guerini’s 2020 Writer & Dealer Event, the surprises—including a few that had nothing to do with firearms—were numerous.
One by one, 10 baby wood ducks jumped from the nest to the ground, some 20 feet below.
How to get a great deal on a used shotgun.
The new 28-bore Bosis furthers Italy’s reputation for creating guns that combine harmonious loveliness with unfailing mechanical engineering.
Now is the time to be thinking about gundogs. The following items will serve at home, in the field and in between this season.
The Fabarm Elos N2 AllSport is a versatile target gun designed specifically for high school and collegiate competitors as well as smaller adults.