Watch: Firing a Homemade Muzzleloading 1.5 Gauge Shotgun
Russ Chastain 03.15.17
The bore size? 1.5 gauge.
- Weight: 47.5 pounds
- Shot charge: 11 ounces
- Powder charge: 650 grains of black powder
The shot pretty much erased the target, and knocked hell out of Mr. Vogel at the same time. He staggers back a couple steps, but keeps smiling just the same.
Better him than me, I think. But if offered the chance, I would shoot it.