Watch: How NOT to Shoot a Short-Barreled Gun


Don’t let this happen to you!

Seriously, there are some really short guns in the world, and when you grab one with both hands, there is often a tendency to hold the gun farther forward than you should.

In this short video, Hickock45 gives some good advice about shooting stumpy guns, and he demonstrates with a sawed-off 12 gauge shotgun.

The cloud of meat spraying away from the muzzle could have been part of his anatomy, had he been less wise. Instead, it’s what used to be a hot dog.

Even for those of us who know better, this is a good graphic reminder of what not to do.

Let’s be careful out there, folks!

Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started… [Learn More]

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