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Cimarron’s 1889 models are offered in either 12 gauge or . 410 bore size, in 18-inch, 20-inch or 22-inch, round side by side, blued barrels, and can be had with either a broad fore-end or the splinter-style fore-end. Equipped with a thick and comfortable black butt pad–with or without a white line spacer–our single trigger 1889 model is quickly becoming a favorite with today’s Cowboy Sport shooters and other shotgun fans.

The Daudson Double Barreled Shotguns Are Back at Cimarron Firearms

The Daudson Double Barreled Shotguns Are Back at Cimarron FirearmsCimarron’s 1889 models are offered in either 12 gauge or .410 bore size, in 18-inch, 20-inch or 22-inch, round side by side, blued barrels, and can be had with either a broad fore-end or the splinter-style fore-end. Equipped with a thick and comfortable black butt pad–with or without a white line spacer–our single trigger 1889 model is quickly becoming a favorite with today’s Cowboy Sport shooters and other shotgun fans. By the 1880s, shotguns with internal hammers began to appear in the firearms marketplace, and rather than to have to cock the hammers manually, the internal hammers were automatically cocked when the barrels were brought to the closed position, and a sliding safety, mounted on the gun’s top tang was added to the gun. Sleek and smooth handling, these so-called “hammerless” scatterguns quickly overshadowed the older exposed hammer smoothbores, offering faster firing–an important factor in the lethal shootouts that occurred in the latter part of the Wild West era, as well as in Cowboy Action and Cowboy Mounted Shooting competitions today! Although the automatic cocking of the hammers when the shotgun is closed allowed for the guns to be carried safely while loaded in the Old West–this practice is frowned upon today! Except for the moment you fire your double-barreled shotgun, it should be carried with the barrels broken open and unloaded. Visit our Website SKU: DA1889410-18 1889 Double Barrel Shotgun 410 ga. 18″ Splinter Forend 1889 "Double Barrel Shotgun" .410 ga. "18″ Splinter Forend" SKU: DA1889B12-22 1889 Double Barrel Shotgun 12 ga. 22″ Splinter Forend SKU: SH906 Doc Holliday™ Shotgun 12 Gauge, 20″ John H. “Doc” Holliday was a gambling man, but it’ no gamble if you arm yourself with Cimarron’s “Doc Holliday shotgun.” You’ll be carrying the high cards in any Cowboy Action shoot with this side by side scattergun. This 20-inch tubed, 12 gauge side hammer “street howitzer” is reminiscent of the double-barreled shotgun handed to Holliday by Virgil Earp in the actual gunfight at the OK Corral, back in 1881 and similar to the cut down double of Tombstone movie fame, this twin-barreled smoothbore will deliver the goods in style with its handsomely blued barrels, color cased receiver, hammers and breech block, and topped off with the name “Doc Holliday” neatly engraved in script form on the shotgun’s side plate. This shotgun is just your game! Get your own shotgun from Cimarron Firearms

Superlative Arms Gas Block Review

Superlative Arms Gas Block Review

Trending: Best Places to Buy Ammo Online and [Buyer's Guide] 7 Best AR-15s Who makes the best adjustable gas block on the market right now? Superlative Arms that’s who! Superlative Arms Gas Block, Rainier Arms Easy stuff…they’ve got two colors, two install methods (set screw + clamp), and all the sizes you might need. The cool stuff ?  It functions as three different types of gas blocks: Standard gas block, where all gas is vented back Restrictive gas block, where extra gas is vented forward through the barrel Patented “ bleed off ” gas block, where extra gas is bled off from the gas block Don’t worry…I’ll explain everything in detail and go over why it’s the best choice for pencil barrels, suppressor users, and anyone else tired of regular gas blocks. Best Adjustable Gas Block Superlative Arms Adjustable Gas Block 89 at Brownells Prices accurate at time of writing View Details 89 at Brownells Compare prices (2 found) Brownells (See Price) Rainier Arms (See Price) Prices accurate at time of writing Gas Block Review If you haven’t checked out our Guide to AR-15’s , check that out first, but here’s the gist on gas blocks. Gas blocks take some of the gas behind the bullet to use it to push back the BCG so it can eject the spent brass, strip another round, and reset the hammer. It’s what makes the AR-15 semi-automatic instead of bolt-action.  You can see it on top of the barrel at the right side of the GIF. Direct Impingement The thing is…there’s usually excess gas that moves back so you can account for weak ammo or some dirtiness in the system.  This excess gas adds felt recoil since it sends the BCG back with extra force. Enter…the adjustable gas block. The adjustable gas block restricts the size of the hole that allows gas to move back towards the BCG.  This way you can tune your gas block to release the least amount of gas for your combo of rifle and ammo. There’s a bunch of these as you can see in our Best AR-15 Upgrades article. So what does Superlative Arms’ adjustable gas block ($89) do differently? 3-In-1 Gas Block Superlative Gas Block By turning the screw which has some nice clicks, you can choose the best kind of gas block performance you need. Regular Adjustable Gas Block From 0 to 4.5 turns, you restrict the flow of gas, which is what all the other adjustable gas blocks do.  This extra gas is sent forward out the barrel. You can see with this model from Michael Bell , the turns open up the hole for gas to vent back towards the BCG.  Less gas = less recoil. Superlative Arms 0 to 4.5 Turns Regular Non-Adjustable Gas Block At 4.5 turns, the gas port is fully open and acts as a normal non-adjustable gas block.  This is what you would use if you want maximum reliability with a little extra recoil. Bleed Off Gas Block This is where Superlative Arms shines…instead of restricting the hole and letting the gas go out the muzzle, an extra area opens up where the gas can “bleed off” from the gas block itself. Superlative Arms Bleed Off The area is next to the adjustment screw and vents the extra gas forward. Superlative Gas Block Bleed Off Hole So it accomplishes the same recoil reduction but doesn’t send gas out through the barrel. And yes…it works!  As evidenced from my competition upper build with the Superlative. Superlative Arms "Gas Block Bleed" Off And how it is now after A LOT more rounds. Superlative Arms Gas Bleedoff But I know what you’re asking yourself… Bleed Off…Who Cares? I think there’s two groups of people who will really get the best benefit out of the Superlative. Those with Suppressors Having that extra gas go forward means it is going through your suppressor…and that means increased blowback on yourself and extra crud in your gun. Bleeding off the gas will decrease the blowback and reduce a lot of the carbon that will gum up your action. Superlative Arms Full Auto Suppressor Two possible questions come up and are answered by Michael Bell again. Will velocity be negatively affected since extra gas is being bled off? Is there excess sound since gas is being bled off from the gas block? He answers those two questions in his field review. TLDW:  Yes, slightly.  No, actually a decrease of ~8dB. Those with Pencil Barrels I don’t fall in the suppressor category (yet!) but I first found out about Superlative when I wanted to build a pencil barrel (.625″ compared to the normal .750″) from Ballistic Advantage and couldn’t find an adjustable gas block for that size. Superlative Arms Gas Block .625 Clamp Other Stuff If you don’t fall into those categories, there’s still some awesome stuff about the Superlative that might still make it worth it. Superlative Arms Gas Block Weight The main thing is that turning screw does not do the actual blocking of the gas port. I’ve found with other adjustable gas blocks (like my old go-to Seekins , $57) that the carbon seizes up the screw after a couple hundred shots. True…you aren’t going to be adjusting on the fly that much, but it was pretty annoying to have to take the hand guard off to muscle the screw. Installing Superlative Arms Gas Block Other stuff…it’s pretty light as evidenced above, there’s two colors, there’s a mechanism that prevents you from backing out the screw too much, and you have the choice of set screw or clamp. My opinion…if you don’t have set screw dimples already, go with the clamp.  It’s the most solid method and evens out the force on the barrel (if you’re using a torque wrench …which you should). Conclusion Best Adjustable Gas Block "Superlative Arms Adjustable" Gas Block 89 at Brownells Prices accurate at time of writing View Details 89 at Brownells Compare prices (2 found) Brownells (See Price) Rainier Arms (See Price) Prices accurate at time of writing The Superlative Arms Adjustable Gas Block ($89) is perfect if you are running a suppressor or are using a pencil barrel.  It also offers some great stuff even if you aren’t.  If they are out of stock there, you can also check out Rainier Arms and the Superlative Arms actual site .

Mesa Tactical Opens the Beretta 1301s Stock Options

Mesa Tactical Opens the Beretta 1301s Stock Options

/* custom css */.td_uid_2_5f379cfad98ae_rand.td-a-rec-img { text-align: left; } .td_uid_2_5f379cfad98ae_rand.td-a-rec-img img { margin: 0 auto 0 0; } Mesa Tactical is shooting to make the Beretta more user-friendly with the release of its LEO Telescoping Stock system. Mesa Tactical has released an adapter kit for the Beretta 1301 that allows the addition of a telescoping stock and pistol grip. In the world of tactical shotguns, Beretta may have taken the cake with one of its newest smoothbores. The semi-automatic 1301 is lightning fast, accurate and long on capacity. Perhaps Robert Sadowski described it best in the pages of Gun Digest the Magazine , when he called it a “surgical brawler.” With kudos such as that, it doesn’t sound like there’s much room to improve the 1301. But Mesa Tactical is giving it a crack. Related GunDigest Articles Faro Adapter Opens Stock Options on SCAR Hogue OverMolded Tactical Thumbhole Stock Released for the Ruger 10/22 Don't Blink! Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun Review The California manufacturer recently released its LEO Telescoping Stock system for the Beretta 1301. And with the ability to add a standard adjustable AR stock and grip, the upgrade has the potential to make the shotgun more user friendly. At the heart of Mesa Tactical's LEO Telescoping Stock system is its adapter, which makes any standard AR adjustable buttstock and grips compatible with the shotgun. In particular, the system should make the scattergun more controllable and help to mitigate recoil by tailoring its dimensions to a shooter’s frame. This also has the potential of making the gun faster on the first shot, as the length of pull can be adjusted to make shouldering it more intuitive. Mesa has launched the system with an upgrade that should get the recoil-sensitive cheering. The company is offering a kit with its Crosshair Hydraulic Recoil Buffer Tube, an option that the company said will dampen up to 70 percent of the 1301’s felt recoil.

The 4 Best Aimpoints for AR15 — AR 15 Pro Optics Review 2020 Photo by Keith LaFaille / CC BY Aimpoint is one of the finest manufacturers of red dot sights for the AR 15 rifle. They have an extensive line of sights suitable for law enforcement, private security, home defense, hunting or any other legitimate use you might have for the AR 15 rifle. To that end, the question of what the best Aimpoint for AR15 rifles is somewhat difficult to answer, as it depends on your use. Given that, we have scoured the corners of the globe (or, at least, the internet) to find the right product for your needs. Aimpoint Patrol Rifle Optic Aimpoint PRO Red Dot Reflex Sight with QRP2 Mount and Spacer - 2 MOA - 12841 Price: $445.00 Price as of 08/14/2020 10:15 PDT (more info) Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. As the name suggests, this is the best Aimpoint AR 15 optics if you plan to use it as an all purpose duty optic or on a knockabout hunting or home defense rifle. Designed to use a built in spacer that permits co-witnessing with standard AR 15 sights, this Aimpoint also features a special optical coating that permits its use with all types of night vision goggles, making it ideal for law enforcement or hunting zombies at night. I’ve always figured if something was good enough for cops, it was good enough for my own rifle, and will be taking a close look at this for future purposes.  You’d be quite satisfied with your AR 15 with Aimpoint PRO, for sure! Aimpoint P.R.O. Review Watch this video on YouTube

Bushnell First Strike Review: An Affordable, Quality Sight

Bushnell Tactical First Strike 5 MOA Red Dot Riflescope 100-Percent waterproof/fog proof/shockproof construction 5 M.O.A. Red Dot Reticle Compact design Conserves battery life by automatically adjusting to available light... Multi-coated optics for superior light transmission Check Price Red dot reflex sights are all the rage nowadays. More and more hunters, sports shooters and even police and military personal are turning towards this type of sight. Reflex sights not only offer you an obstructed picture and full field of view, but they also allow for super fast and easy target acquisition. Still, for all of their many benefits, red dot reflex sights are definitely not for everyone or for all types of shooting. They mainly work best for shorter to mid-range shots. Moreover, not all brands and models are equal, as there are numerous lower-quality, inferior products out there for every top-quality one. For this reason, this article will be focused on the Bushnell First Strike Red Dot Sight , one of the most popular red dot sights currently on the market. If you’ve been thinking about buying a red dot sight, this article will present you with a detailed "Bushnell First Strike" review that should help you decide whether or not this particular model is for you. Bushnell First Strike Review Designed to provide you with an easy-to-use, accurate sight in virtually any light condition, red dot reflex sights like the Bushnell First Strike provide numerous advantages compared to shooting with either open sights or a scope. By being able to shoot with both eyes open and focus solely on lining up the dot with your target (compared to having to line up your eye with both sights and then the target on open sights), this sight allows for lightning quick targeting of both standing and moving targets. In terms of accuracy, the Bushnell First Strike generally performs as well as the best red dot reflex sights , which is to say that, although it’s quite accurate, it still doesn’t offer quite the same level of accuracy that you’d get with a scope. The First Strike’s red dot makes targeting incredibly easy, meaning any decent shooter should be able to group their shots fairly tightly once the sight is dialed in. However, at 5 MOA, the red dot is too big to offer the extreme accuracy you’d get with a pinpoint dot. On the other hand, the size of the dot makes it easy to see—no matter what light conditions you’re shooting in. The aforementioned factors could really be applied to numerous red dot reflex sights, not merely the First Strike. Therefore, it’s time to look more into this particular Bushnell red dot sight to see what sets it apart and why it so popular amongst so many different types of shooters. Ease of Use With an integrated mounting system that attaches to any Picatinny or Weaver-style rail, the Bushnell First Strike can be installed on a wide range of pistols, rifles and shotguns within a few seconds. The sight is also incredibly simple and easy to use, you don’t even have to turn it on. One of the first things you’ll notice about this sight is its almost complete lack of dials and buttons. A photocell inside the unit measures the amount of ambient light and turns the sight on automatically whenever the lens cap is removed. The photocell also automatically adjusts the intensity of the reticle based on the light conditions. All there is for you to do is use the elevation and windage adjustments to zero it in. If fast target acquisition is what’s most important to you, this is most definitely a great choice. While all reflex sights like this are designed for this purpose, the self-regulating brightness feature sets this sight above many others. By automatically adjusting the intensity of the red dot, you can be assured that you’ll always be able to see the reticle whenever you’re ready to shoot—even if you’re constantly moving between high and low light situations. Durability Durability is obviously one of the most important factors when it comes to choosing a quality sight, especially for hunters and military/police personnel, as you definitely don’t want the sight to break or fail when you’re out in the middle of the action. While sports shooters could always change out their sight should something go wrong, hunters often don’t have that same luxury out in the field— particularly when your target pops out in front of you. Fog proof and waterproof, the Bushnell First Strike can handle the elements with ease. The sight is also shock-resistant and can withstand heavy recoil, making it fully deserving of top marks in terms of durability. The hard plastic dust cover also helps protect the lens when not in use. However, with no way to secure it to the sight, the lens cap is quite easy to lose. It also doesn’t come off that easily at first, although this is more a minor annoyance than anything else. Brightness and Clarity One of the major selling points of the Bushnell First Strike is its auto-brightness feature. In theory, this means that you should be able to perfectly see the dot in any situation—no matter whether you’re shooting at dusk, dawn or midday; indoors or outside. Unfortunately, what sounds great in theory doesn’t always work in practice, as the red dot often seems to be a bit blown out and can be a bit difficult to see unless you happen to be shooting in perfect light conditions. On the other hand, the multi-coated optics do offer excellent light transmission and help to reduce glare—another major selling point. Still, while the self-regulating brightness feature could come in handy in certain situations, the fact that you can’t manually adjust the intensity of the reticle definitely counts against the First Strike. Sight Adjustments & Zeroing In While the Bushnell First Strike may offer an accurate shot once its zeroed in, getting it there isn’t always as simple as it should be. Firstly, trying to fit the tiny screwdriver into the adjustment screws while still looking through the sight can sometimes be a bit difficult. As well, each harsh mark provides quite a bit of movement, so you need to be extremely careful once you start getting close to zero as its fairly easy to overcorrect. Battery Life Powered by one CR2032 watch battery, the First Strike offers an incredible amount of battery life. It averages around 50,000 hours in varying light conditions. The fact that you don’t have to remember to turn it off definitely helps in this factor. As long as you put the dust cap on, the sight automatically shuts itself off. Automatically adjusting the brightness also helps the sight to conserve energy—as long as you’re not constantly shooting in low light situations, in which case your battery isn’t likely to last nearly as long. Still, the batteries are small and relatively inexpensive, so you can always have a backup battery or two in your pack just in case. Price The last factor that this The Bushnell First review will look at is the price point. While some red dot sights will cost upwards of $500 or more, the "The Bushnell First" is much more affordable. Not only that, but it is definitely the best value for the money, as it performs easily as well or better than many sights that cost twice as much. Pros Simple to install Self-regulating brightness feature automatically adjusts to any light situation Extremely small and lightweight Switches on and off automatically Durable Cons Windage and elevation adjustments could be easier to reach Red dot can look blown out Larger 5 MOA reticle is easy to see, but slightly limits accuracy Conclusion While it may not be the best red dot sight on the market, there are still a number of factors that make the Bushnell Strike Force an outstanding choice. It’s great for anyone looking for an affordable sight that offers decent accuracy and is built to last. As well, it’s also a perfect choice for those who just want to shoot, without having to fumble around with knobs and buttons.

Shooting Stance: Does It Matter In A Defensive Situation?

/* custom css */.td_uid_2_5f379d14d4fb8_rand.td-a-rec-img { text-align: left; } .td_uid_2_5f379d14d4fb8_rand.td-a-rec-img img { margin: 0 auto 0 0; } The stance from which you shoot your handgun is important. It needs to be fast to acquire and provide stability, accuracy and interface with the situation you are in. There is no “one-stance-fits-all” approach. No single shooting stance is the best for a defensive situation. In turn, you must learn how to fight with your handgun no matter your position. Why A Fundamental Shooting Stance Secondary In A Defensive Scenario: Proper stance is impractical in many defensive situations. You must be able to adapt to the circumstances at hand. This may entail using many different stances or no fundamental stance at all. It seems any and everyone associated with firearms training wants a technique or drill tied to their name. Some television/Internet trainers go to great efforts to talk trash about one stance in order to promote their own. This has been a common theme since Jeff Cooper codified the Weaver stance in his Modern Technique of the Pistol. The Internet is rife with arguments about shooting stances, with proponents preaching the wonders of everything from the Weaver to a turtled-out isosceles. This leaves the average defensive handgunner wondering exactly how they should stand when they’re shooting their handgun. The problem is that if you go to five different handgun training schools, you’ll learn at least five different stances—or at least five different variations of the same stance. Is everybody right? Are there really that many different ways to skin a cat? The answer is actually very simple and complex at the same time: They are all right, and they are all wrong. There is no one best stance for shooting a defensive handgun. MMA Fighters and Boxers Have you ever watched an MMA (mixed martial arts) fight? If you haven’t, you should. And, you should watch someone who is a really talented mixed martial artist, such as John Jones or Connor McGregor. I say this because fighting with a handgun is a martial art and because you can learn something from fighters who’ve been successful. Best Starter Kit for Concealed Carry: S&W M&P 9 SHIELD $394.96 guns.com Safariland IWB Holster $43.99 brownells.com Safariland Duty Belt $88.99 brownells.com SnagMag Ammo Pouch $LOW! gundigeststore.com Disclosure: Some of these links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group may earn a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! That “something”? Operating out of the same stance is not conducive to winning. The mixed martial artists who are the most successful seem to effortlessly flow from one stance to another. They do this because the different stances allow them to better interact with the different situations they’re in. Related GunDigest Articles 4 Qualities Your Concealed Carry Gun Must Have 7 Steps To Control Fear And Make Sound Decisions Under Stress G43X And G48: Solidifying The Glock 9mm Slimline Series Now, watch a boxing match. Boxers tend to stay in the same stance almost all the time. Yes, they might alter it slightly, but not anywhere near the extent to which an MMA fighter will. Cover Your Six, Get More Conceald Carry Info: Best Pistol Reviews To Find A Superb Semi-Auto (2019) Gun Digest’s 10 Best Shooting Drills And Firearms Training Posts 6 Concealed Carry Insurance Options To Protect Your Six (2019) .45 ACP vs 9mm : Which Is Better? For Personal Defense, You Don’t Want A Custom Glock Why the difference? Rules. A boxing match has very stringent rules; it’s a match, not a fight. By contrast, MMA doesn’t have as many rules, and it’s not a match to see who can score the most points (although that is sometimes the case). It’s essentially a fight to see who can kick the other’s … tail. Gun Competition vs. Real-World Self-Defense By comparison, during a life-and-death fight for your life on the street, there are no rules, and you cannot out-point your adversary. Comparing this to the gun world, you’ll find that in competition, most of the really good shooters stick to the same stance all the time. They can do this because there are all kinds of rules and because they know exactly what the course of fire will be. They pre-plan their assault and know how many times they will shoot from each location, when they will move and when they will move there. By contrast, during a fight for your life, you might be able to make a quick plan. However, more likely than not, you’re going to have to react/respond to the situation.

Summary

Cimarron’s 1889 models are offered in either 12 gauge or . 410 bore size, in 18-inch, 20-inch or 22-inch, round side by side, blued barrels, and can be had with either a broad fore-end or the splinter-style fore-end. Equipped with a thick and comfortable black butt pad–with or without a white line spacer–our single trigger 1889 model is quickly becoming a favorite with today’s Cowboy Sport shooters and other shotgun fans.