WHAT SHOTGUN LOAD SHOULD YOU USE FOR EACH HUNT?

A shotgun might be the most universal hunting weapon ever devised. Pick the right load for your game and you’re all set. Whether you’re hunting doves or bears at close range, a shotgun is very versatile. If you use the wrong load, though, a hunt could go bad quickly. I start with the very smallest game one […]

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VINTAGE SHOTGUN SHELLS: TO SHOOT OR NOT TO SHOOT?

Collecting vintage shotgun shells from yesteryear is a great hobby, and an investment too. In the world of modern hunting, times and equipment change quickly. Those old shotshells we come across should be saved or shot? Better save them because they might be worth more than you can imagine to collectors. Hunting ammunition has gone through […]

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HOW FEDERAL SHOTSHELLS ARE MADE (VIDEO TOUR)

How exactly are shotgun shells loaded on an industrial scale? A trip to the Federal ammunition plant answers this question. Witness first hand how shotgun shells are made at Federal. If you love shotgun shooting you go through plenty of those magical plastic and brass/steel shells. Loaded up with your favorite shot size game animals […]

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WOULD YOU? DIY SHOTGUN STOCK SHELL HOLDER

Great idea or sacrilegious? Would you modify your shotgun stock like this? Take a look at this shotgun stock modification and ask yourself would you do that? The home gunsmith can do many things to help with their firearms fit and functionality. Add buttstock shell holder to increase your carry capacity on your shotgun itself. […]

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RECYCLING SHOTGUN HULLS? SEE HOW IT’S DONE

When the shotgun hulls mound up what do you do? When reloading damaged shells is not an option recycling is. Check out how shotgun hulls are recycled in this very interesting video. Face it empty shotgun hulls are litter on the ground. As sportsmen and sportswomen we pick up these empty shells when we see […]

TOP 5 USES FOR SPENT SHOTSHELLS

Don’t throw those empty shotgun shells away. Recycle them with these top 5 interesting ideas. 1. Christmas shotgun shell wreath  recyclenation The colorful shells are just perfect to make this wreath into a real treat to look at. String lights inside the shells make them light up too. 2. American Flag pinterest What is more American […]