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Patented in 1718, the Puckle gun was capable of firing 63 rounds in 7 minutes. That was previously unheard of, and all the more impressive because it is a large-bore tripod-mounted gun. Caliber of Puckle guns varied, but Ian says that for the most part they seems to be one inch or larger, sometimes Read More…

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Gun shows are a great venue for perusing the tables for goodies, rarities, and deals. Well, not so much the deals anymore, because bickering back and forth with a gun dealer has virtually become a lost art. But, just occasionally you run into something special. That was the case recently when Read More…

canadian-skeet

I like this. These folks get out in the cold to do some shotgun practice on clay pigeons. But instead of using a clay-throwing contraption, they simply set up a wooden ramp and use a hockey stick to fling the clays up into the air. Pretty neat! The course of each target changes according to[.....]

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To a casual glance, YHM-8900 looks like the proverbial “gray rifle,” a 10-22 clone of no special note. On the inside, it’s quite a different beast. Besides an improved trigger and visibly recessed muzzle crown, it features an integrally suppressed barrel with considerable internal Read More…

christians-buck-4

It was a not good month for hunting accidents in Mississippi. Since the first of last January there had been two fatal hunting accidents within the Delta National Forest north of Vicksburg. One accident was during a deer hunt and the second was during a waterfowl hunt, obviously not related. Both Read More…

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It is the favored gun magazine moniker these days to wrap up a firearms review with the ubiquitous “Rounds Downrange” section. All that means is that the writer checking out the new gun takes it to an available shooting range and pumps a couple hundred rounds through it to justify the Read More…