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Shotguns for Self Defense at Home


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And unlike a centerfire round shot from a rifle, shotgun loads tend to have less velocity limiting the likelihood of pass-through shots in walls in a home. So what should a person look for when considering a shotgun for home defense? While 12-gauge shotguns set the standard for the most popular size chambering today, the […]

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An Uncommon Yet Common Gauge


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When one sees or hears a numerical designation of bore diameter, like .22-caliber, .30-caliber, .45-caliber and .50-caliber, he or she has a good idea of the relative size of the projectile, if not the powder charge driving it. Caliber is a bore diameter expressed in hundredths of an inch (.50-inch or 1/2-inch) or millimeters (7mm […]

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