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#4873725 - 12/29/13 04:28 PM Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun..............
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He shakes his head before firing..LOL https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=582675878458815


Edited by woodwzrd1010 (12/29/13 04:30 PM)
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#4873755 - 12/29/13 04:42 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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#4873820 - 12/29/13 05:13 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Wow I did not know they made a 4 gauge, bet his shoulder will be sore for a while!
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#4873822 - 12/29/13 05:17 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Wow...that is nuts.

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#4873824 - 12/29/13 05:18 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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ouch! I wonder if he got the wascally wabbit
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#4873851 - 12/29/13 05:31 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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That is crazy!!!
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#4873865 - 12/29/13 05:37 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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I think he's picking up his teeth off the ground toward the end of video.... or his marbles fell down his pants leg. hammer
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#4874139 - 12/29/13 07:36 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Looks like a good way to dislocate a shoulder.
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#4874242 - 12/29/13 08:17 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: SheepHunter]
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marbles..... but could you imagine a skillet shot with that thing???
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I think he's picking up his teeth off the ground toward the end of video.... or his marbles fell down his pants leg. hammer
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#4874343 - 12/29/13 08:47 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Was that flintlock ?
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#4874419 - 12/29/13 09:14 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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ouch!!!!!

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#4874429 - 12/29/13 09:20 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: Wild Hog]
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Originally Posted By: Wild Hog
Looks like a good way to dislocate a shoulder.


Looked painful!
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#4874652 - 12/29/13 10:32 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: dogcatcher]
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That is crazy!!!
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#4874724 - 12/29/13 11:19 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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#4875132 - 12/30/13 09:34 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Why????
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#4875146 - 12/30/13 09:39 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Why????


Why not?

That's gonna leave a mark!
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#4875263 - 12/30/13 10:23 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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#4875335 - 12/30/13 10:56 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Funny, but I'll pass. My poor shoulder has suffered enough abuse for one life.
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#4875416 - 12/30/13 11:27 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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The 4 gauge was used by market hunters for ducks and geese back when market hunters were around.

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#4877034 - 12/31/13 06:32 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: DuckKiller2010]
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Originally Posted By: DuckKiller2010
The 4 gauge was used by market hunters for ducks and geese back when market hunters were around.


What were market hunters DuckKiller?
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#4877035 - 12/31/13 06:34 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Why????


Why not?

That's gonna leave a mark!


Because I'm kinda fond of a healthy shoulder. smile


Edited by Pitchfork Predator (12/31/13 06:34 AM)
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#4877063 - 12/31/13 07:18 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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Market hunters were the folks that killed ducks to be sold commercially. They would mount those guns onto a swivel mount on the front of a punt (small boat) and make skillet shots into a flock. That's why some folks call them punt guns. The Texas Ranger's Museum in Waco had one on display several years ago, it might still be there.
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#4877074 - 12/31/13 07:29 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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In Capstick's book he talks of the early elephant hunters using black powder 4 bore's. It would knock them off their horses, break their shoulder and was so bad on the stocks they would wrap the stock in wet elephant hides to reinforce them when they dried. I believe they shot a 4 ounce lead slug.
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#4877383 - 12/31/13 09:42 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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#4877396 - 12/31/13 09:47 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
In Capstick's book he talks of the early elephant hunters using black powder 4 bore's. It would knock them off their horses, break their shoulder and was so bad on the stocks they would wrap the stock in wet elephant hides to reinforce them when they dried. I believe they shot a 4 ounce lead slug.


I believe in the same book he talks of Mr Bell getting a double charge of black powder once causing bodily harm which was the main reason for using the 7x57 on jumbo.
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#4877466 - 12/31/13 10:26 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: FWBanger]
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Originally Posted By: FWBanger
Market hunters were the folks that killed ducks to be sold commercially. They would mount those guns onto a swivel mount on the front of a punt (small boat) and make skillet shots into a flock. That's why some folks call them punt guns. The Texas Ranger's Museum in Waco had one on display several years ago, it might still be there.


Thanks for the backup FWBanger!!

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#4878793 - 12/31/13 08:33 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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#4879135 - 12/31/13 11:52 PM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: DuckKiller2010]
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Originally Posted By: DuckKiller2010
Originally Posted By: FWBanger
Market hunters were the folks that killed ducks to be sold commercially. They would mount those guns onto a swivel mount on the front of a punt (small boat) and make skillet shots into a flock. That's why some folks call them punt guns. The Texas Ranger's Museum in Waco had one on display several years ago, it might still be there.


Thanks for the backup FWBanger!!


Thanks for the history lesson. I would be all for shooting that thing if it was mounted on the stern of a boat and not against my shoulder! Good stuff guys. up
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#4879719 - 01/01/14 11:37 AM Re: Man shooting a 4 gauge Shotgun.............. [Re: woodwzrd1010]
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