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Monthly Archive for April, 2013

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This fantastic Boss O/U just hit the market. It’s #6838, a 28 gauge with 26″ barrels. According to the seller, it’s the first 28 gauge over-under that Boss & Co. made. An outfit called Etherington Thorpe & Company in Denmark has the gun. I’ve been told that the asking  price is $500,000 — aka a […]

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If hammerguns are your thing, this 12 gauge Charles Ingram side-by-side should get you excited. The auction ends 4/22/2013 @ 10:22:41 PM EST, so if you like it, you should move on right away. Charles Ingram was born in 1816.. A gunmaker and marksman, he opened Glasgow’s first gunmaking business in 1836. The operation was […]

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I’ve had a passion for double-barrels my whole life. Ruger’s Red Labels were the shotguns that lit that flame for me, and even though I’ve a lot of negative things about these Over-and-Unders, I’ve always liked them. I’ve toyed with the idea of buying one in 28-gauge, but never followed through with the whim. Introduced […]

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Chasing woodcock with my girl…

Puck and I finally found some time to get out and chase some woodcock. The birds have been back in the area for a several weeks now, and finding a few them always marks the start of spring for me — even if it was in the freezing all weekend. Puck is eleven now. We’ve […]

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CSMC Fox FE Special 20g side-by-side double barrel shotgun: Spectacular A.H. Fox FE special, made by Connecticut Shotgun. Near new. 28″ bbl., 14 1/4″ lop (from back trigger), 3″ chambers, xtrfull/xtrfull, exhibition wood. Cased with all accessories. Outstanding deep relief engraving by master engraver Bryson Gwinell. Priced under what it would cost to reproduce, a […]

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There are lot of superstitions, fairy tales and just plain non-sense in the world of shotgun shooting. If you spend any time on a skeet field or a clays course, you’ll heard plenty of it. Writer Laurie Hart has heard plenty of it, too. In the piece excerpted below, she calls a few of them […]

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Krieghoff is one of the world’s top gunmakers, and if you’re into target competition O/Us, you’re already familiar with their guns. This German company started as Sempert & Krieghoff in 1886, and in the late ’50s they started messing with the target shotguns that would build them into the name we know today. Before that, […]

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Here’s a second chance to get a great looking little shotgun. This over-under is back on the market: GEBR ADAMY DIAMOND GRADE 28 GAUGE OVER UNDER SHOTGUN I put up a post about this shotgun a few months ago. It hit the market and sold right away. It’s easy to see why. With a straight […]

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In this video, HiFive Kennels’s Bruce Minard takes you through the process of steadying up a young pointer named Buck. Check it out. It cool to see how the dog progresses, and how Bruce gets the job done while building up the dog’s confidence and enthusiasm. Shooting a grouse over a pointing dog is tough. […]

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