Ok. Some of you may be asking, “What in the heck is a Bockdrilling?” Easy. It’s a single shotgun, and 2 rifle barrel setup.
I thought this one was kinda neat since it had some pretty practical calibers involved. A 20 gauge. A 308. And a 22 Hornet.
If you think about it? That’s a combination that get’s quite a bit done east of the Mississippi. Where I happen to live. Will I buy one? Not yet? But I’m looking at them.
Also the idea of “one gun” kinda strikes me as interesting. Maybe it’s because I am getting older? And it seems like these types of guns are, “old man” guns? But shooting the 308 out to 600 yards. Seeing what kind of point blank zero 22 hornet has. And shooting birds with the 20 gauge just seems neat.
I even wonder how effective something like this would be as a home defense gun? Now look. In no way would I give up the BCM carbine, VP9, or Mossberg 590 that fill those duties.
But…in some parts of the world, one certainly could do worse than a 308 and 20 gauge defending a hallway. Hell! For that matter, which one of you would stand in front of a 22 hornet? Not me!
I guess if I am honest, I’m just an unabashed, “gun guy”. I see the value and interest in all kinds of guns. Car guys don’t buy muscle cars for their practicality or performance. By modern standards, they…simply…don’t. They buy them because they are cool.
20 year old Marky wouldn’t have looked twice at a Bockdrilling. But 50 year old Marky is mentally making the case to himself.
Maybe one day…
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