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A 12-gauge shotgun. I don't have a permit for it and cutting it down like this is also illegal. Any other questions?
Ryouko Tanbou of Saya No Uta on her weapon of choice
Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is my boomstick! The twelve-gauge double-barreled Remington. S-Mart's top of the line. You can find this in the sporting goods department. That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger. That's right. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart. You got that?
  • A full sized double barreled shotgun
  • The Browning O/U, an "over and under" double barreled shotgun
  • A sawed-off double barreled shotgun or Lupara.

The Double-Barreled Shotgun is, as the name suggest, a shotgun with two parallel barrels, in either "side by side" (SS) or "over and under" (OU) configuration. In general OU configuration shotguns are more accurate, as the sight is place directly in front of both barrels. While the earliest models, used starting in about the mid-19th century were muzzle loaders, most modern double barreled shotguns are break action, with barrels breaking at the back. Short double barreled shotguns were often used in the days of "Wild West" by the man sitting next to the driver of a stagecoach, whose duty it was to defend the coach from attackers, the root of term "riding shotgun". Double barreled shotguns will often have the barrels sawed off, to shorten the weapon and remove the choke, increasing the spread of the shot, at the expense of range and accuracy. These weapons, sometimes known as "Lupara", from the Italian, "for wolves" after their use by 19th century Italian shepherds against wolves. Today, however, sawed-off shotguns are most commonly associated with crime and are illegal in most developed countries.

Models/Variants

  • Coach Gun
  • Sawed-off shotgun/Lupara
  • Meteor 10-gauge
  • Ithaca Model A
  • Colt 1878
  • Remington Spartan
  • Browning O/U
  • Baikal Coach Gun
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