Watch: 2-Gauge Double Barrel Rifle


Watch: 2-Gauge Double Barrel Rifle

The first thing I thought of when I saw this gun was Elmer Fudd, whose big honking scattergun never seemed to harm anything other than himself. And in that same vein, this gun looks like it might cause damage on both ends when fired! It’s a custom-made firearm, dubbed the “Double Deuce” (and marked as such).

This. Thing. Is. Huge.

Helping with recoil is the extreme mass of this side-by-side muzzleloader; it weighs 44 pounds!

You might want to start learning how to make your own black powder; each round of ammo for this gun takes 500 grains of powder.

We don’t get to see Ian shoot the gun, but we do get to see him shoulder it. And fortunately for him, this rifle’s stock was designed for a left-handed shooter.

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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 toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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