Shotguns

Parker Shotguns – A Vintage Shotgun History

A look into the famous American classic, the “Old Reliable” Parker Shotguns. Roughly halfway between the coastal town of New Haven, Conn., and the capital of Hartford...

#69 | New versus Old Comparison of the Fox A Grade with Gregg Elliot – Project Upland Podcast

When Savage Arms released the Fox A Grade in 2017 they released a gun from a long line of guns that some might argue was broken a long time ago. Still, the new gun bears the Fox...

You Do Not Need a Double Gun to be an Upland Hunter

An Exploration into the Personal Ethics and Community of Upland Hunting Shotguns Lately, there has been an increasing amount of “heat” around the shotgun choices of upland...

Film – Beretta SL3 Review from the Beretta Factory

A look into the new Premium Grade Beretta SL3 in words and film! The screen above me said my flight was on time, and after a two-and-a-half hour drive to the airport I needed that...

Choosing a Shotgun for Dove Hunting

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Shotguns for Dove Hunting Dove hunting is perhaps the easiest of the wing shooting disciplines. It is fundamentally the most basic of all hunting, a...

Stevens 555E – A Shotgun Review

A Look at the Stevens 555E and previous shotgun models. My first look at the Stevens 555 over/under shotgun was at a media event in northern Minnesota. There were a lot of guns...

Understanding Shotgun Chokes – A Bird Hunters Guide

Exploring the practical application of shotgun chokes in wingshooting Let me be up front. Grasping the idea of shotgun chokes eluded me for many years. All that was ever explained...

#63 | Shotshell Technology and Development with Federal Ammunition – Project Upland Podcast

Do you know how gauge, velocity and shot size affect your shotgun’s patterning efficiency? What about how manufacturers test for pattern efficiency and develop new shotshell...

L.C. Smith Shotguns – A Look into the History of Double Guns

Exploring the Shotgun Vintage Manufacturer Famous for their American Side Lock L.C. Smith is easily one of the most recognizable names in the world of American double guns. They...

What is the Difference Between a Demi-bloc Barrel and Mono-bloc Barrel?

Exploring the barrel making process for double barreled shotguns The first time I heard the word demi-bloc, I was standing on the production floor of AYA in Spain shooting a film....