sporting gun

sporting gun

[′spȯrd·iŋ ‚gən]
(ordnance)
A classification of shotguns which includes those with 30-inch (762-millimeter) full choke barrels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Possibly the world's biggest supplier of obsolete military and sporting gun parts.
During a row Tommy, who'd just returned from drinking in the nearby Church Tavern pub with Beatrice, was blasted with a single-barrelled 12-bore Webley and Scott sporting gun.
But the Farco is a subsistence gun, not a sporting gun. Birds are not shot on the wing; they are shot on the roost or floating on the water.
I'd never go below this for a sporting gun. A custom trigger is the answer for those willing and able to master a lighter trigger, but that is suited for target and varmint rifles and beyond our scope here.
The following weapons were seized from Surik Khachatryan's house: a Remington sporting gun, an MR161K sporting gun, an
During his lifetime, Robert Petersen amassed what many consider to be the finest sporting gun collection ever assembled.
Looks amazingly like smoke and mirrors, pun intended, to make it look like someone supports the sporting gun owners and is not at all opposed to the Second Amendment.
He buys a sporting gun from a mate and, with the help of middle-aged Paul (Richard Graham), swiftly engineers it to take live ammunition.
Were the barrels standard sporting gun length or shortened?
From the gorgeous cover image of color case hardening through 335 pages of the history of one of the most storied British sporting gun houses, this book is a treasure trove of technical information combined with the human element that changes a piece of wood and metal into a sporting arm with heart and soul.
Mossberg calls their new adjustable trigger the "LPA" standing for "Lightening Pump Action Adjustable Trigger System." It delivers a crisp, creep-free pull and is user adjustable to less than 3 pounds, which is simply remarkable in a moderately priced sporting gun. It's available this year in select Model 500 pump guns including turkey, Slugster and combination models.
Both guns are lightweight, both fire a round at least effective for small game like coyotes, bunnies, squirrels and such, and seem to offer the kind of "fun" we all look for in a sporting gun. While some law enforcement agencies and military units use the 5.7x28 (with loads only available to LE and the military), we're not about that here.