What Might Cause a Shotgun to Explode?

Operator Error I won’t address this particular event directly other than to say that there’s probably more to this than meets the eye and I will simply add my two cents worth to the subject of guns “blowing up” in general. Thanks to the Internet, Winston Churchill’s observation that “a lie is halfway around the world before the truth gets its trousers on” is more apt than ever. I have seen top quality guns self-destruct, but every one I’ve witnessed …

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Rust Preventatives for Firearms

I am an anti-corrosion fanatic and a lubricant nut, ever in search of the best product to prevent rust and keep moving parts moving, whether on guns, on vehicles, or around the house and workshop. Maybe that’s because when I make an investment in a firearm, a hand tool, a car, or whatever, I want it to last. Over the years I have accumulated numerous products that claim to lubricate and prevent rust. Some are dedicated gun-care products, and others …

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Best Way to Store Guns Without a Safe

As a gun owner, it is paramount that you to learn how to ensure that the gun is safe and ready for use when needed. How you store the guns is the first determinant of how safe the firearms and everyone around them will be. Ideally, the best place to store them is in a gun safe. However, even if don’t have a gun safe, the gun should not be stored randomly like any other tool. Storing guns haphazardly exposes …

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