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12-Gauge Shotguns Basics
Before making a purchase, it helps to be familiar with what you're buying. When it comes to 12-guage shotguns, you're purchase the world's most popular variety of hunting shotgun. Shotgun bore diameters are classified by gauge. Originally, gauge designation was determined by how many lead balls that could be cast from a pound of lead. In the case of 12-guage shotguns, the ball weighed a twelfth of a pound. Arms manufacturers have standardized bores today. The variety doesn't stop with gauges. Shotguns also come in pump action, lever action or semiautomatic versions, which dictates how new rounds enter the chamber. 12-guage shotguns can be single or double barreled. Check individual firearms or ask the seller to get more information about what is right for you.
12-Gauge Shotguns in Hollywood
The 12-Guage shotgun has long been a favorite in television and movies. Notable actors to burnish the weapon include, Dean Martin in "Rio Bravo," Matt Damon in "Contagion," Danny DeVito in "Hoffa," Betty White in "Hard Rain," Meryl Streep in "Out of Africa," and John Wayne in countless Westerns.
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