Originally Posted by LONGHAIR
He had a double barrel shotgun in one of his takes,he called a stagecoach gun. Didn't they use something with more ammo,and less reloading?. The old t.v. Westerns,they shot nonstop. I know that's t.v. For you. Only two shots ant much before reloading on the fly.
Ever hear the expression "riding shotgun?" Well there you go. Actually despite the Hollywood dramatizations, trying to hit anything from a moving wagon or stagecoach would have required superior skills and markmenship...it was easier and more effective to use a scattergun.
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