SHOTGUNS

FOR SPORT AND DEFENSE

Silence Your Shotgun

SilencerCo’s Salvo 12 suppresses the sound of a shotgun, but not how it shoots.

Mossberg 930 Snow Goose

“My heart knows what the wild goose knows, I must go where the wild goose goes. Wild goose, brother goose, which is best? A wanderin’ foot or a heart at...
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Remington 870 Tactical DM

“BANG! Ouch! BANG! Wow-owwww! BANG! Jeez oh Pete …” This real-life quote from the shooting range highlights my recent willful violation of the first...
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EAA’s MKA 1923 Bullpup

Traditional shotgun designs get massaged and tweaked from year to year but it’s usually pretty darn stodgy out there. The excitement that comes from the...
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Winchester’s SX4

Now in its 4th generation, Winchester’s new SX4 autoloader is the culmination of design efforts dating back to 1974’s SX1. By current manufacturing...
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Exclusive: A 14" 12 Gauge...

The National Firearms Act (1934) restricts an individual’s ability to own full-auto firearms, and rifles and shotguns with short barrels. The law did...
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Single-Shot Steal

I’m a secondhand-rack junkie and I love cruising the “used” inventories of local gun shops. It’s like a year-round gunshow — maybe even better —...
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Duck Shot: Being Lead-Free...

When the US banned lead shot for all waterfowl hunting in 1991, many duck hunters quit, some because they worried about “steel” shot ruining older...
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Backyard Battlefields

Homo sapiens is an intrinsically predatory species. It’s tucked someplace within our DNA. One need only survey male kindergarteners on a playground to...
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Exclusive: This Bullpup...

Just when you thought there is nothing new in semi-auto shotguns, along comes the BP-12 bullpup to correct the misimpression. It provides a new platform...
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Benelli’s “3-Gun” M2

As you might guess, Benelli’s 12-gauge Performance Shop M2 3-Gun Edition was designed to serve as one-third of the competitive triad of hardware used in...
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A Briny Blast

If sea duck hunting isn’t on your lifetime bucket list, add it this year. Hunting the common eider while clinging to seaweed-and-barnacle covered granite...
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Exclusive: New Tavor TS12...

Having had some experience with Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd. products, the recent announcement of the Tavor TS12, a bullpup semi-auto 12-gauge...
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