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Pointing a Shotgun

Your eye must be in line with the barrel, so it`s important to position your head properly on the stock. When you bring the gun to your face, the stock should fit snugly against your cheek with your eye on that side above the centerline of the gun.

Yes, once the firearm is registered as an SBR, you can change out the “brace” device or stock for a different brace or stock.
The A-500G shotgun was introduced in 1990 and discontinued in 1993. This was a gas-operated model made in Belguim and assembled in Portugal. To find your serial number, you may need your owner`s manual. We have most owner`s manuals online.
The “MC” position engages the magazine cutoff (See Figure 8-A). The “R” position (See Figure 8-B) places the magazine in conventional repeater position, chambering a shell from the magazine each time the breechblock cycles rearward (as when you shoot or manually cycle the breechblock).
How hard do you grip the pistol? You have to grip the pistol tightly enough so that when you move your finger, only the trigger moves—not the pistol in your hand. However, you don`t want to grip so tightly that you shake or transmit movement to the pistol when you pull the trigger.
With your shotgun still shouldered, observe the cast. If the front bead is to the right or left of the rib, it means you need to add shims to achieve the proper cast and stock pairing on your gun.
Pitch is the angle of the butt relative to the barrel, and it determines how the gun fits into your shoulder pocket. If a gun kicks you in the face, it may have too much upward pitch. Back out the pad screws and put two or three quarters at the top of the pad to act as spacers.
The stock of a shotgun is composed of two parts: the butt-stock and the fore-end or forearm. The butt-stock is the piece of the shotgun that marries to your shoulder and cheek, and allows the trigger-hand a grip.
The A-500R shotgun was introduced in 1987 and discontinued in 1993. It was a short recoil operated model, made in Belguim and assembled in Portugal.
Most Browning guns were made in Belgium by Fabrique Nationale (FN) until the mid 1970s when some production was shifted to Miroku in Japan. Today`s Browning firearms are made in either Belgium, Portugal, Japan or in the United States.
This extra-soft pad offers the best recoil absorption possible on a rifle. The exclusive design and material used promote a downward deviation of the direction of the recoil forces, thus pulling the butt stock slightly away from your face in order to reduce the recoil and upward motion of the gun.
The full choke is the tightest choke; it has the tightest shot pattern. This choke keeps the pellets together over a greater distance. Used it for longer shots, usually beyond 40 yards. The modified choke is not as tight as the full choke.
At first glance, making sure a gun safe is airtight might seem like it gives the best protection against water seeping in. However, the opposite is actually true. Gun safes aren`t airtight because this could lock in moisture that damages firearms.
Tighten the front trigger guard screw first to 35-inch pounds, followed by the rear screw, also to 35 inch pounds. (This is the final torque value for wood and synthetic stocks, as over-torquing can damage the stock itself.)
This is because the shoulder absorbs most of the force during recoil that enables the shooter to take a steady shot. Thus, if not held tightly to his shoulders, the shot will not be precise and this can also cause the gun to fly away from his hands.
Poor technique, faulty rounds, and mechanical problems lead to a number of reasons as to why the gun got jammed. You can reduce the odds of having your weapon jam by routinely cleaning your firearm.
The storage area should be cool, clean, and dry. Store guns horizontally, or with the muzzle pointing down. When guns are stored upright, gravity pulls gun oil downward into the action, which forms a sticky film. Displaying guns in glass cabinets or wall racks is an invitation to thieves and curious children.
A shotgun is a firearm subject to the NFA if the shotgun has a barrel or barrels of less than 18 inches in length. A weapon made from a shotgun is also a firearm subject to the NFA if the weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches or a barrel or barrels of less than 18 inches in length.
Both shotguns and rifles can be exceptionally effective in a home-defense role. Experts disagree on which platform is technically the most effective at “one-shot stops” against aggressors, but with proper ammunition and shot placement, both will likely do the job better than just about any typical home-defense handgun.
slugs require only 25 grains of powder. Shotguns operate at much lower pressures than pistols and rifles, typically operating at pressures of 14,000 psi, or less, for 12 gauge shells, whereas rifles and pistols routinely are operated at pressures in excess of 40,000 psi, and sometimes upwards of 60,000 psi.
For comparison purposes, a shotgun produces 155 dB on average. Prolonged exposure to high decibel levels can come from everyday sounds. When we`re continually exposed to these noises, hearing loss gradually happens.
The term stock in reference to firearms dates to 1571 is derived from the Germanic word Stock, meaning tree trunk, referring to the wooden nature of the gunstock. Early hand cannons used a simple stick fitted into a socket in the breech end to provide a handle.
The tape helps the operator maintain control of the shotgun when firing.
Nearly all of John Browning`s innovative designs have been manufactured under license by other companies, including Winchester, Colt, Remington, FN Herstal, and Miroku. Browning is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of FN Herstal.

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I have two pair of Stern fishing waders which are breathable with neoprene stockings. Both are leaking at the stocking seams but the last time that my son took his off, the neoprene stocking nearly came totally off.
I’m assuming that I can repair mine which are still relatively intact with Aqua Seal. Do you agree?
But my main question is, do you think that I can reglue the dangling stocking with Aqua Seal and then hand stitch (with a through and through continuous suture pattern) the seam with a really strong suture and then seal the suture holes with Aqua Seal. I can probably have the skill and material availabililty but don’t want to waste my time if you think it won’t work.
Online I saw some fly fishers who probably grew up in the 60s talk about Pliobond (apparently very aromatic and good for a good high) as being a much stronger bonder than Aqua Seal. Do you know anything about that and about its availability ? – because of its potential for abuse, it may be hard to get.
ANSWER : Hi, well that’s certainly a good idea, however i doubt that it would last long term.. i feel you would simply be spending good money after bad, as it were. You see the trouble is that this is one of the most movement prone areas of the whole waders. I don’t think anything short of vulcanization would effect any sort of reliable seal, for very long.

If it were me i think i would cut my losses and get myself a better quality pair of waders, as I know from experience that anything “Glues” with material simply fails after a short while, I mean one cannot even seal a water bed reliably with those products, long term.

In saying all that though, it may be worth a try, but i would try to get hold of some vulcanizing stuff to effect a repair such as this and try that, Neopreme isn’t all that structurally sturdy, and i fear it would simply tear along the repair path in use?

As a though, why not coat the entire insides of it with some sort of conformal coating sealant, this would at least keep the water out.?

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I bought the Knoxx adjustable stock for my mossberg 500. The forend that comes with it is realy nice and Ide like to use it, but the end nut will not reach the threads. Do i need to buy a new adapter nut that is longer to secure my forend ? I saw one for sale by houge but wasnt sure if that would work on the knoxx forend ?? I realy like the forend sent by knoxx, would be a shame not to use it. What a waste to give that nice piece away and not give the adapter to use it ?? Thanks Noel
ANSWER : That forearm is designed for the 7 5/8″ slide action tube. I’m guessing yours is the 6 1/2″ slide action tube. Take the forearm off your tube and measure it with a ruler. From the very back edge of the action bar collar….that round part the bars are pinned to….all the way to the front edge of the threads. If yours is a 6 1/2″, the Hogue adapter won’t work. You’ll need to buy a new slide action tube. That Hogue adapter is meant to let you use the Hogue rubber coated forearm on your standard sized tube….the Hogue rubber forearm is a hair longer than the standard tube. It won’t give you the length to make up the entire shorter tube length. If you’re handy with a dremel, you could go adapter plus a bit of careful cutting but I won’t suggest you do it if you aren’t certain of your skills.

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I own a Maverick model 88, 12 gauge shotgun. Need plug
ANSWER : The plug is ussaly no more than a wooden dowel that fits inside the spring and is the approx length of the shells put end to end like they would be in the tube

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12 gauge shotgun shell converted to metric (ex. 12 gauge + 20mm)
ANSWER : A ordinary 2 3/4 inch 12 guage shell equates to a European 70 mm. a 3 inch Magnum is a 76 mm.
Goof Luck.

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I have a winchester model 04-22- short with a broken stock . no serial # Where can i find a good stock ?
Fred K.
ANSWER : I know little about guns but if you still have the peices try gorrila glue,be sure tofollow the instructions on the bottle. or agood two part epoxy. otherwise try cabelas or online at winchester.

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ANSWER : If you find it e-mail me–I have one #150569

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I have a Browning Sweet 16 Shotgun, serial number A8362, given to me by my brother. Could you please give whatever details I can about this gun?
ANSWER : Hi Gary:
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