What do you love about vintage shotguns project upland?
Your introduction to vintage side-by-side shotguns. This article originally appeared as “Avoiding Double Trouble” in Issue Zero of Project Upland Magazine. What do you love about bird hunting?
How to convert a break action shotgun to a rifle?
Convert your Break Action Shotgun/Revolver to shoot different Ammunition. The Most Accurate Rifled Adapters Made! Categories Categories KITS Zombie Series (3″ Rifled) 12 Gauge 20 Gauge Bug Out Series (5″ Rifled) 12 Gauge 20 Gauge Bug Out Kit Pathfinder Series (8″ Rifled) 12 Gauge 12 gauge to 22 LR 12 gauge to 9mm 12 gauge to 38 Special
What was my first side by side shotgun?
You’ll never forget your first side-by-side shotgun. Mine was a 16-gauge Fox Model B, and if I was looking to buy one of those guns today, here are three rules I would follow. Rule #1: Look for original condition. This is where you want to focus most of your attention.
What was the shotgun used for in the 18th century?
Preceding smoothbore firearms (such as the musket) were widely used by armies in the 18th century. The muzzleloading blunderbuss, the direct ancestor of the shotgun, was also used in similar roles from self-defense to riot control.
How to find out the age of an Aya shotgun?
AYA is a Spanish Gun Maker, that has produce hundreds of thousands of guns since 1945. If you are lucky enough to own one then you can use the serial number printed on the gun to determine the age. If you own an AYA Yeoman (Side by Side), AYA No.1, AYA No.2, AYA No.3 or AYA No.4. Then you can use the bewlow chart to determine the age.
When did side by side shotguns come out?
The side-by-sides we use today came about in the mid-1800s. Starting around 1860, gunmakers in the United Kingdom, United States, and continental Europe developed hundreds of ideas for shotguns loaded from the breech instead of from the muzzle. By the time World War I began, most major makers had perfected their own versions of these ideas.