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Gun Porn: Two Shotguns

It feels weird being down to a mere two scatterguns in the house after The Great Rationalization of 2012, but I think I kept a couple of good ones. As much as I’ve been enjoying my new ARs, my Winchester 1300 is still Plan A for unexpected unpleasantness around the house, because everybody speaks gauge. […]

Beretta 1201FP Recap

I still see plenty of incoming hits to my older posts on the Beretta 1201FP autoloading shotgun, so I thought I’d organize the links here for future reference. Initial review. Loading the 1201 to 6+1 with an empty chamber, or “ghost loading”. Further thoughts. Most Benelli M1S90 parts apart from the barrel, furniture and magazine […]

Kel-Tec KSG: Wretched Pulsating Ball of Suck, Fail, Tears and Cancer

So the guy running The Firearm Blog got his hands on a Kel-tec KSG bullpup shotgun and posted his review of it. At the risk of spoiling it for you (but take a moment to read through it, I’ll wait), they gave it a thumbs up and recommendation, despite the gun not working out of […]

The pdb Advicebot

Glock 19 or 17, S&W M&P 9, or H&K P30. Remington 700, Savage 110, Ruger 77 or Howa 1500. If you can’t afford a Browning Citori, get a used Remington 1100 or Beretta 3xx. Mossberg 500/590 or Remington 870. $250 will get you an entry level Burris, Leupold or Nikon. If you can’t afford that, […]

I Got Ninety-Nine Problems But The Beretta Ain’t One

When a gun in my arsenal reaches a certain level of confidence, the configuration of the gun gets frozen, the accessory and optic screws get loctite’d, then gun is loaded and placed in a ready mode. My Beretta 1201FP has reached that point: I added the Benelli 60046P stock on a whim, but damn, has […]

Getting The Most From Your Beretta 1201FP

Warning, lots of gun nerd stuff.

A Long Winded Review Of The Beretta 1201FP

Short version: Love it. Long version: Sit down, I have many words.