Video: If you watched The Godfather, Transformers or Dirty Harry, you've already seen the iconic Winchester Model 12 in action — and probably imitated the characteristic gesture of reloading it. Watch this guy make a cutaway version of the popular shotgun to expose its guts and show how the shooting mechanism actually works.
Neat Cutaway Video Shows How An Iconic Shotgun Works On The Inside
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