Home Defense Shotgun
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Home Defense Shotgun

HOME DEFENSE SHOTGUN A good shotgun can play an important part in keeping your home and family safe.  For instance, Shotguns are one of the most versatile firearms you can purchase with many options and gauges available. So let us get started with the basics. Shotguns have many different gauges to choose from. Typically ranging from 410, 28, 20, 16, 12 and 10 gauge.  I usually recommend the 20 and 12 gauge because of  the availability of ammo.  These gauges also offers wider range of use in different applications. For instance, in the state of Georgia you can use any…

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Springfield 1816

The Springfield Model 1816 had borrowed heavily from the design of the French Charleville and was an improvement from the 1812 Flintlock Musket. This design was retained for the Model 1816. The Model 1816 has a 42-inch long .69 caliber smoothbore barrel, similar to the Model 1812, but had a longer lock plate, a shorter trigger guard, and a longer bayonet than the Model 1812. The Model 1816 also had a more straight lined stock. The overall length of the weapon was 58 inches long This musket was originally manufactured at the Harpers Ferry and Springfield Arsenals between 1816 and…

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Creedmoor Range

The Remington Long-Range Military Rifle was a 44 caliber but chambered to accept a .45 caliber cartridge case for greater powder capacity behind the 550 grain bullet. The Brown Standard Rifle was of .45 caliber with an 8-groove bore, chambered for a Winchester case using a 550 grain bullet. In a test Mr Brown was able to shoot one group of ten shots from the back position at 200 yards that he could cover with his watch. Cartridges of this style were the ones usually fired on the Creedmoor range.

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