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In the News (Sat 20 Apr 19)

  
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  Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge
Identify the parts of a shotgun shell and their functions.
Shoot a moving target with a muzzle-loading shotgun using the five fundamentals of firing the shot.
Identify the causes of a muzzle-loading shotgun's failing to fire and explain or demonstrate proper correction procedures.
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  Shotgun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shotguns made for close ranges, where the angular speed of the targets is great (such as skeet shooting, or upland bird hunting) tend to have shorter barrels, around 24 to 28 inches (610 to 710 mm).
Shotguns used by military, police, and other government agencies are exempted from regulation under the National Firearms Act of 1934, and often have barrels as short as 12 to 14 inches (305 to 356 mm), so that they are easier to handle in confined spaces.
Pump-action and self-loading shotguns are categorised as Class C and Class D firearms with both pump-action and self-loading shotguns being prohibited from legal ownership among the majoirty of Australia's licenced firearm owners (with exemption to farmers and professional hunters).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shotgun   (6085 words)

  
 Firearms Primer: Shotguns - Americans for Gun Safety (AGS) Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A common comparison used in shotgunning circles to describe the effect of the choke is in terms of the nozzle of a garden hose.
The three most common types of shotguns are the semi-automatic or autoloading shotguns; the slide or pump action versions; and the hinged or break action models.
Shotgun pellets are formed as spheres of a very dense metal such as lead.
w3.agsfoundation.com /safety/p_shotguns.html   (2291 words)

  
 Around Carolina / How They Lived/ Shotgun   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shotgun houses were long, narrow one-story dwellings, with rooms lined up one behind the other inside.
The few remaining Shotgun houses in the city are historically important because of both the unique character of their design and the distinct role they have played in the lives of many African-American residents of Charlotte.
Not only did many leading citizens of the city and elsewhere spend part or all of their early lives in a Shotgun house, they were the homes of some three or four generations of fl Charlotteans, and thereby became a significant part of the city's history.
features.aroundcarolina.com /architecture/shotgun.asp   (1231 words)

  
 Shotgun (cannabis) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A shotgun is best "blown" not with a very short blunt, but with a longer one as there is less heat built up in the "blower's" mouth.
A shotgun occurs when the smoker carefully inhales and exhales repeatedly in sync with raising and lowering the bottle, repeatedly forcing the smoke into his lungs.
Double-barrel shotgun: A shotgun, or double-barrel shotgun, is the practice of smoking two cannabis cigarettes, stuck adjacent to each other and smoked simultaneously.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shotgun_(cannabis)   (777 words)

  
 Shotgun at AllExperts
Shotguns have also been referred to as "scatterguns", "fowling pieces" or "two-shoot guns" historically, and were used as a replacement for the blunderbuss.
Shotguns made for close ranges, where the angular speed of the targets is great (such as skeet shooting, or upland bird hunting) tend to have shorter barrels, around 24 to 28 inches (610 to 710 mm).
Shotguns used by military, police, and other government agencies are exempted from regulation under the National Firearms Act of 1934, and often have barrels as short as 12 to 14 inches (305 to 356 mm), so that they are easier to handle in confined spaces.
en.allexperts.com /e/s/sh/shotgun.htm   (6148 words)

  
 Shotgun   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Field shotgun (also called low field) and high field shotgun are shot off pads that are either level with, or one metre each back from the front of the trap house.
Shotgun vests have the most incredible pocket capacity, and it is easy to see why after one trip to a shotgun range.
Because of the nature of shotguns, a shotgun shoot is a very enjoyable event, and it is one of the very few shooting sports that is enjoyable for the spectator as well.
www.ssaa.org.au /competition/shotgun.html   (1575 words)

  
 Shotgun House - Vernacular - Great Buildings Online
Like the brownstone, the entry to the Shotgun house is on one side of the facade with adjacent windows overlooking the street.
Though the Shotgun is a freestanding structure, it has no windows on the side walls.
Its perpendicular alignment breaks with the usual Euro-American pattern, in which the gables are on the sides and the entrance is on the facade or long side.
www.greatbuildings.com /buildings/Shotgun_House.html   (371 words)

  
 Shotgun House   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The traditional description of why these houses are called "shotgun" is that if one fired a shotgun through the front door, the shot would pass through the lined-up doors of each room and out the back door.
Shotgun houses were built in lower and middle class neighborhoods.
The shotgun is typically raised 2 1/2 to 3 feet above ground level in deference to the New Orleans climate.
bywater.org /Arch/shotgun.htm   (560 words)

  
 Shotgun   (Site not responding. Last check: )
shotgun sports (single action revolver) over under shotgun etc. baikal shotgun into verona shotgun depends entirely on shotgun case is the same as com game shootingshotgun stock creates the need for shotgun barrels.
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www.newguns.net /Prodindex/shotgun.htm   (364 words)

  
 The Versatile Shotgun
Today's shotguns can not only be used for the traditional purpose of bird hunting, but with the right ammo selection, "scatterguns" can be used to take a variety of North American game, and can also be used for both close-quarters and longer-range defensive purposes.
The key to shotgun load performance in a defense application is combined cross-sectional area, or the total area displaced by all of the pellets contained in the load.
Whether you are using your shotgun for direct defensive purposes, or for hunting food, you are staking your survival on this weapon, and these types of unproven loads probably don't have a place in your battery.
www.alpharubicon.com /leo/shotgunpace.htm   (1886 words)

  
 Architecture Guide: Shotgun
Tradition has it that if you fire a shotgun through the front doorway of this long, narrow home, the bullet will exit directly through the back door.
Shotguns are usually only one room wide, with each room leading directly into the next.
Mail-order plans and parts for shotgun homes were widely available at the turn-of-the-century, making it a popular, low-cost structure to build in both urban and suburban settings.
www.realtor.org /rmo/architecture_guide/shotgun.html   (114 words)

  
 Michigan Hunting Safety Course - Shotgun Gauge
Shotguns are classified by gauge, which is a measure related to the diameter of the smooth shotgun bore and the size of the shotshell designed for that bore.
Common shotgun gauges are 10 gauge, 12 gauge, 16 gauge, 20 gauge, and 28 gauge.
The gauge of a shotgun is usually marked on the rear of the barrel, and the gauge of a shell is marked on the shell as well as on the factory box.
hunter-ed.com /mi/course/ch2_shotgun_gauge_sizes.htm   (225 words)

  
 Shotgun - Doom Wiki
Unlike the super shotgun of Doom II, which spreads pellets in a rough cone, the standard shotgun's pellet spread is horizontal; presumably this was a consequence of the game engine's predominantly planar design.
Shotguns looted from the corpses of zombie sergeants contain 4 shells (8 on ITYTD and NM) and, unlike pre-existing shotguns, disappear when crushed beneath doors or moving ceilings.
The shotgun was the earliest weapon to appear in Doom, dating from the February 1993 pre-release alpha of the game (Doom 0.2).
doom.wikia.com /wiki/Shotgun   (547 words)

  
 Shotgun   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While many skeet shooters never feel the need to own or use more that one gauge of shotgun a registered skeet competition typically features the most popular three gauges, 12, 20, 28 and the.410 bore (so named because it represents the bore diameter of the shot gun and not the gauge).
The "Gauge" of a shotgun is a measurement whose origins date back to the days of fl powder guns.
It was common for people to cast their own ammunition in those days and how many rounds a pound of lead would produce was the gauge used to determine what you were buying in a gun.
www.wegc.org /shotgun/index.shtml   (891 words)

  
 EckerNet.Com Rules of Shotgun   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is commonly believed that the calling position of Shotgun is a relatively new phenomena.
Shotgun Gladiators: Once Shotgun has been called and another member (usually larger) voices their desire to have Shotgun, the driver can call "Prove It".
It should also be noted that if either of the combatants damages the vehicle in any way their Shotgun privileges are revoked for life, or at least the life of the vehicle.
www.eckernet.com /shotgun.htm   (1538 words)

  
 Shotgun
Shotguns were also used by the US Marines in the Pacific jungle fighting during WW II and by the British during the 1950s in Malaysia.
The modern fighting shotgun, or "riotgun," is typically a pump action or semiautomatic 12 gauge shotgun with a 18 to 20 inch cylinder bore barrel.
Shotguns have an imposing appearance when viewed from the muzzle due to their large bore diameter.
www.frfrogspad.com /shotgun.htm   (3400 words)

  
 Shotgun Mic Comparison
But in the meantime, a shotgun microphone is the best place to begin in assembling a versatile field audio package that will serve you well under 80 to 90% of the sound situations that occur on most projects.
The "shotgun" mic used to typically be a true condenser (externally powered) long microphone, but has now come to mean almost any long barreled microphone with a narrow acceptance angle.
In a typical field audio kit, the shotgun mic is typically the sound source for around 50 to 70% of what you hear actually ending up in the final mix for films and television.
www.lafcpug.org /review_shotgun_mic.html   (4171 words)

  
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This time sucked mostly because I was using slugs, and again, it wasn't quite seated right (now I'm too far into my center of body mass) but it is a very, very satisfying feeling to send two slugs downrange and be the loudest firearm on the range (at that given moment in time).
This week, however, I started out at 9' and did decently, and then went to 12' and buckled down and picked up the shotgun (which last week was just a thing I did not really want to fire at all) and well, it was almost fun.
Shotguns are big and heavy and loud, and I have been told that I will have a bruised shoulder if I ever shoot one.
www.bajada.net /tags/second_amendment/shotgun   (1263 words)

  
 Low Cost Shotgun Microphone Comparison
But in the meantime, a shotgun microphone is the best place to begin in assembling a versatile field audio package that will serve you well under 80 to 90% of the sound situations that occur on most projects.
The "shotgun" mic used to typically be a true condenser (externally powered) long microphone, but has now come to mean almost any long barreled microphone with a narrow acceptance angle.
The purpose of our review was to examine and test shotgun microphones in a realistic price frame for most DV users, the majority of whom did not pay more than $3,500.00 for their DV camcorders.
www.kenstone.net /fcp_homepage/review_shotgun_mics.html   (4173 words)

  
 Shotgun Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shotgun's unique voice priority feature on SupraSonic II will detect an incoming phone call on the voice line, and then release the line to allow the incoming call to ring through.
Shotgun technology utilizes the connection speeds the modems negotiate with the ISP server, regardless of the protocol.
Shotgun improves delays in receiving data from the Internet when the modem connection is the bottleneck.
www.wt.net /shotgun.shtml   (1727 words)

  
 Basic Shotgun
This 10-hour course deals with the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.
Identify and demonstrate the five fundamentals of shooting a shotgun.
Safely pursue and enjoy shotgun shooting activities to the best of their ability.
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 Straight Dope Staff Report: What's the origin of "riding shotgun"?
Older folks (our age) or fans of old westerns may think this is a stupid question, assuming that the "shotgun" position, next to the driver, derives from the days of the stagecoach, when an armed guard rode next to the driver and carried a shotgun for defense against robbers, wild animals, Indians, and telemarketers.
A frontier term, "shotgun" was first recorded in Kentucky and noted by James Fenimore Cooper as part of "the language of the west." The weapon was also called a two-shoot gun, a scatter-gun, and a few other terms.
Dropping "riding" and using the simple "shotgun" (as in "I call shotgun") to mean the passenger seat comes in the early 60s.
www.straightdope.com /mailbag/mrideshotgun.html   (872 words)

  
 No. 820: Shotgun Homes and Porches
The shotgun house builders in Haiti had written African motifs into their exterior timber framing.
When the cost of wood fell during the late 1800s, the shotgun house did indeed become the best way the poor could keep a roof over their heads.
But, by then, shotgun houses had added a new element to the American architectural vocabulary.
www.uh.edu /engines/epi820.htm   (570 words)

  
 Ask A Scientist - Shotgun cloning method
The whole-genome shotgun sequencing method has been made feasible by recent advances in sequencing technology and in computational methods designed to assemble contiguous stretches of DNA from a large pool of overlapping shorter fragments.
The shotgun approach uses random cloning of relatively small pieces of genomic DNA and subsequent sequencing of many clones to provide 10- to 12-fold coverage of the whole genome length.
To use the whole-genome shotgun sequencing method, Celera had to build the most powerful nongovernment supercomputing facility in the world that is specifically dedicated to sequence analysis.
www.hhmi.org /cgi-bin/askascientist/highlight.pl?kw=&file=answers/genetics/ans_021.html   (797 words)

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