Maybe you should just shoot him!
by Thom Yee
“Sure, I use a lot of automatic weapons and they have their place in combat. But I also have gone into my share of combat with a pump shotgun. The U.S. Marines use a Remington Model 870. I made great use of several in Vietnam, where I kept a cut-down shotgun close to me at all times. We’d cut down the barrel to, like 10” and load it up with 00 buckshot. Because, when ambushed, you might get the piece pointed in the general direction before you pulled the trigger. But, sometimes that was all that would be needed. Rapid-fire shot loads have the same effect as machine-gun fire, especially when there’s more than one shotgun.” Continue reading