Shotguns

Abercrombie & Fitch
Single Barrel Trap Guns are among my favorites. I like to take them to "Turkey Shoots."

Updated on August 23, 2013

There are many popular rifle and gun designs available in the market, each for a specific type of shooting. There are gun models available for inexperienced and young shooters as well as professionals. One of the most common types is the single barrel trap type that is used in trap shooting.

Trap shooting is a very engaging game. In this form of shooting what is used is a 12 gauge, single barrel shotgun. This is a long range game wherein16 yard targets are placed at about 31 to 36 yards spacing. You can get the perfect shooting experience by buying the latest single barrel trap guns. There are many manufacturers of these gun varieties from which you can select a model that is suitable for your requirements.

About the A&F pictured here, Abercrombie & Fitch used to be a world renown hunting outfitter, today they sell blue jeans and t-shirts to teenagers. Times do change. I found this gun on auctionarms.com a few years ago and instantly fell in love with the workmanship. My stepson (only knowing the Abercrombie & Fitch of today) laughed the first two weeks I carried the gun to the Turkey Shoots.

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Important Manufacturers of Trap Guns

One of the most important names in guns is Harrington and Richardson. They are a main producer of single shot guns and have been manufacturing it for the last 100 years. The company's gun designs stand out because they look very sleek. They focus on giving simple designs which makes way for easy managing. Most people would have started out with a model from this company as a youngster because of its simple features. It is lightweight and easy-to-carry, giving you dependable shooting on the ground. Harrington and Richardson single barrel trap varieties of guns are available in a variety of models such as deluxe classic and premium trap and so you can be sure of finding one that is suitable for your shooting needs from them.

You can also look into the guns offered by Remington. They are a popular manufacture of guns and offer some of the most sophisticated models. This company is the largest manufacture of shot guns and rifles in the United States. Their single barrel trap guns come with a ported vent rib barrel, 2 chambers each of three fourths in size, single trigger and tag safety.

Another excellent guns and rifles manufacturer is Kreighoff. This U.K manufacturer has been in the business of making guns for the past 125 years. They offer various type of gun models, out of which the single barrel trap varieties are very popular. Yet another manufacturer is the Perazzi who have been offering fine quality guns for the past fifty years. Their MX series offers the prefect shot in shooting games. These trap guns are so popular that they are most often used in clay-bird championships. This company's models for shot guns are extensive so you can be sure of getting one that is suitable for your shooting preferences. They are not expensive and at the same time can withstand constant usage, giving the perfect shot every time. Another prominent manufacture of trap shot guns is Winchester. The kind of guns that they manufacture show quality design and features that give a sturdy grip and excellent shooting capacity.

Buying a Quality Single Barrel Trap Gun

When buying a single barrel trap gun it is important to only look into top quality manufacturers. Only then will you get the kind of shooting experience that you want. It will also have necessary safety features. Many of the latest guns are made from lightweight and durable material that makes them easy-to-manage. It is always best to go in for trap guns of the latest design and models because they will enrich your shooting experience, enabling you to enjoy the game even more. When it comes to trap shooting, people opt for the autoloader types. This is because such guns are can be easily adjusted to set point of impact. They can also be used for a variety of games such as single, handicap, double traps and much more.



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"One of my favorite things to do in the Fall is to go to the Turkey Shoots. For those of you that may not know what I'm talking about, a Turkey Shoot is where a bunch of guys bring their shot guns to an event usually sponsored by a Community Center or Volunteer Fire Department. The sponsor provides the shells and paper targets and the shooters pay $3 to $5 to compete for a prize (usually a ham, turkey, slab of bacon, sausage, etc.)."

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Abercrombie & Fitch used to be a world renown hunting outfitter. Today they sell blue jeans and t-shirts to teenagers. Times do change.
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