Month: August 2017

Actual Gun Safety

As the title of this blog suggests, I believe in gun safety. However, what I think of as gun safety is pretty much the opposite of what anti-Second Amendment organizations like Everytown for Gun Safety think of. In fact, even though it caused me to throw up in my mouth just a little bit, I went through everytown.org (no link because…

Why I Reload

It’s been a while since a “Why I…” post, and given the amount of reloading I’ve been doing in the past few weeks, it’s about time to tackle this subject. Now, I’ll go on record right now saying it’s not imperative to reload if you are to be a bonafide gun guy or gal. It’s just not. A lot of…

Justine

I am normally not one for naming things. My girls on the other hand, name everything. But I tend to call guns by the model number, or what I use them for. Thus, I have “The Model 12,” and “The 870” and “My Competition Gun.” But when I bolted this one together for function and fire testing, I knew I…

The Model 12

The last few posts have leaned political in nature, so I thought I would get back to a more pure gun story. One of the reasons I’m so passionate about guns is the memories and emotions I associate with them. Today, you’ll learn the story of another one in my collection, a Winchester Model 12 shotgun. History Originally known as…