Category: Ammo

What Happens When You Shoot Silly Putty Through a Shotgun?


oembed rumble video here Here’s yet another ammo experiment we’re happy to leave to TAOFLEDERMAUS. Our Wide Open Spaces video contributor TAOFLEDERMAUS has a good one for you; he’s testing some shotgun slugs made out of Silly Putty and wrapped in thin glass. Watch what happens when they get shot at various targets at, oh,

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Would You Hunt With a Broadhead Bullet?


WATCH THE VIDEO NOW: oembed rumble video here This prototype shotgun round with a built-in broadhead was just begging to be tested. We’ve seen some experimental shotgun shells floating through the Internet lately, some which worked better than others. But the one that raised our eyebrows the most, with an actual application that makes sense, was the

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And October’s Moron of the Month Award Goes to…

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Moron of the Month

Because taking selfies with a gun held to your buddy’s head is smart, right?! We’ve highlighted a wide range of morons here at Wide Open Spaces. From the one guy who thought it’d be cool to wrestle an 11-point buck to another who tried dressing up as a T-Rex to play patty-cake with a full-grown alligator, we’ve seen it all. So,

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5 Times a Shotgun Saved the Day


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And you thought the shotguns were just for hunting. The shotgun is one of the easiest-to-learn, easiest-to-shoot firearms that we have to start our shooting careers with, and rightly so. There are so many venerable brands to choose from–Remington, Mossberg, Beretta, Winchester, Benelli, Savage Arms and Browning–that we’re more than familiar with the styles and

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Video: YouTuber Dual-Wields Double-Barrel AR-15 Rifles


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When one double-barrel AR-15 just isn’t quite enough. Some shooters out there just want as much firepower as they can get their hands on. These individuals generally appreciate the capabilities of a high-quality, long-range rifle. They respect the rich history of the more traditional firearms. But, firepower trumps everything when it comes to guns that

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Sunday Gunday: Here’s to the .30-06 Cartridge, the Grandaddy Caliber


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The .30-06 Springfield cartridge is the father of many. In the year 1906, the U.S. Army adopted the .30-caliber cartridge, which would later be called the .30-06 Springfield. Unable to ignore how common the cartridge had become, as it was popular among both military personnel and big-game hunters, the tinkerers out there started taking notice.

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Are You a Shotgun Big Game Hunter? Slug It Out With These 5 Hard Hitters


Shotgun slugs offer massive knockdown power. You’d do well choosing one of these for big game. Shotgun hunters who target deer and other game prefer slugs for incredible knock down power at short distances. In many locations, they could be required ammunition for big game hunting. What shotgun slugs should you choose for your hunting

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Long-Range Accuracy in a Bonded Hunting Bullet: Federal’s Edge TLR


For those who want long distance but still great expansion and penetration, Federal has just the thing: Edge TLR. When you shoot long distances, you’re going to lose some of the performance numbers on impact. It’s no secret, even someone with an elementary-level knowledge base would understand that. But what’s great is that ammunition companies

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