I've tried a couple of different roll crimpers over the years, but never really found any of them to my liking, so I decided to design my own, taking inspiration from the solid state designs dating as far back as the 1800's, and combining them with modern materials and manufacturing processes.
I sold my sons Stoeger and just bought him this new CZ 1012 to compete with in sporting clays this year, first match is in 2 weeks. We put 50 rounds of RIO 1oz #7.5 down the tube, brought it home to clean it up and found this issue. Additionally, the modified choke was nearly […]
This video documents my experiment with some custom shotgun slugs based on the concept of the CETME 7.92x41mm projectile. TheIdahoanShowIdaho was one of the last continental US states to be settled and, more so than some parts of the US, the culture of Idaho still retains a frontier spirit of self-reliance. As host of TheIdahoanShow […]
Today I thought I’d write about my new shotshell hull trimmer. This tool is available in several different configurations, both individually or as part of a kit. For the purposes of this article I’ll be referring to the kit version, which includes the trimmer, two blades, a 1 3/4″ guide, two half-inch guides and a […]
This is Part 2 of the latest on reloading the Russian slugs…these allow our many shotgun shooters to reload ammo that rivals factory slug in performance and accuracy. Previous domestic reload slug systems were jerry rigs at best… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube in 2012. He has been a Reloader and Shooter since 1969.
For users of the Russian slugs, this will be an updated review with new information. For new reloaders, this will be useful for those considering the reloading of their slugs. It’s about time for the State Of The Union on the Russian shotgun slugs… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube in 2012. He has been […]
12 gauge reloading trays are not widely distributed. Finding ones made of good hardwood is even more difficult. But here's a formula for making them ourselves even without woodworking skills...and in an inexpensive fashion...
Sears and Roebuck catalog number 583.600 12 gauge semi auto 12 gauge shotgun show and tell! Buffalo's OutdoorsIf you enjoy shooting firearms, this is the author for you! Especially if you like recreational shooting and reviews from a little different perspective. Buffalo loved watching YouTube videos about firearms he was interested in, but felt like […]
This video documents another experimental shotgun slug I came up with. I thought the flared base of the slug would provide stabilization, both from air drag and by acting as a flywheel when the round was fired through a rifled barrel or rifled choke tube, while the narrow core would provide low drag and good […]
Stoeger Coach Gun
Shotgun for home defense- demonstrating how different rounds preform
The latest shipment of Svarog 12 gauge shotgun molds and wads just arrived! Included were some "Special wads" and the Paradox Molds. This shipment also included a new style of expanding slug mold, the "Botfly". We also now offer 16 and 20 gauge molds!
In today’s video we have some fun with a 12 gauge shotgun and a 10 gauge shotgun! I hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching!
Nick Ross of the Great State of Tennessee makes some of the finest reloading equipment items for reloaders…here are some of his latest creations…all available at The Reloaders Network store… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube in 2012. He has been a Reloader and Shooter since 1969.
What happens when you shoot buckshot through a rifled choke tube? Buffalo's OutdoorsIf you enjoy shooting firearms, this is the author for you! Especially if you like recreational shooting and reviews from a little different perspective. Buffalo loved watching YouTube videos about firearms he was interested in, but felt like a lot of the channels […]
Will a rifled choke tube shoot Foster (aka rifled) slugs accurately? Buffalo's OutdoorsIf you enjoy shooting firearms, this is the author for you! Especially if you like recreational shooting and reviews from a little different perspective. Buffalo loved watching YouTube videos about firearms he was interested in, but felt like a lot of the channels […]
Using Hydro shock to launch the clay into the air with the 92 Rossi in 45 Colt, and the 1887 to crush the clay in mid air. Leverguns 50Most of our videos are about lever action rifles and other cowboy guns, including carbine and shotguns, sixguns, black powder, hunting, outdoors, and primitive skills.
This is the first real video for the new Shotgun Series, part 1. I wanted to start with something a little different, something that had a new and undiscovered technology vs the standard chokes that just constrict the bore of the shotgun. Pattermaster Code Black designed the Stud Ring for the choke, this eliminates the […]
Using the Mossberg Maverick 88 Security to have a little fun on the Buffalo Rifle and Pistol Range today. Someone commented that they’d seen me shoot everything but the kitchen sink so I had to get out and get it done 🙂 Buffalo's OutdoorsIf you enjoy shooting firearms, this is the author for you! Especially […]
Welcome to the new series all about shotguns, chokes and shotshell testing, reloading, hunting and more. Over the next few years we will be testing out the Patternmaster chokes and others, a huge variety and ammo and several shotguns. On top of that, we will be taking you along with us on several hunts for […]
Last summer, Svarog Bullet Mold company out of Russia reached out to me and asked if I would review their new slug mold called the Botfly. I’ve always been impressed with the quality and ease of use with the Svarog’s mold, so I jumped at the opportunity. When the mold came in, I jumped on […]
James (Loads of Bacon) at The Reloaders Network has created a 3D printed jig for effective joining of the Russian slugs with their proprietary tail wads. Alignment is essential to success with the Russian slugs, and this jig makes it easy. Let’s see what James has come up with…. FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube […]
When our reload slugs look good, are solid, and rival factory ammo, we have the best chance at getting performance and accuracy. And the shotgun slug crimp is critical to the success of the ammo. Let’s discuss this feature and make a recommendation for a good road to success… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube […]