Die Water! Die!

Here’s a YouTube clip featuring the same Hatsan shotgun used by Miles “the Crazy Texan” Slade (Ian Somerhalder) in The Tournament (reviewed by our own Robert Fure). Quick aside: doesn’t ANYONE shoulder this bad boy (Die Forest! Die!). Actually, it may not be the exact same gun (Robert?). Hatsan Arms Company makes 14 Escort semi-auto models and 10 pump-action versions. Another interesting connection. If I’m not mistaken, ArmaLite CEO Mark Westrom was checking out Hatsan for a pal interested in becoming their U.S. distributor when Westrom came across the Sarsilmaz Silah Sanayi gun factory in Istambul. Which led to Westrom’s decision to re-engineer and import the AR 24. Small world.

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Robert Farago is the Publisher of The Truth About Guns (TTAG). He started the site to explore the ethics, morality, business, politics, culture, technology, practice, strategy, dangers and fun of guns.

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