MISC. SHOTGUNS

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...
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
How To Run Shotguns for...

In this week's final entry of the 4-Shot Favorites on "Shotguns for Defense: What Do You Need To Know", we take a look at some training tips and advice from...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
Buckshot vs. Birdshot

A test in publisher Roy Huntington's backyard range shows how buckshot and birdshot perform.
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Top 20 Things To Know...

Why a tactical shotgun, you may ask? This question comes up all the time. “Do I want 12 gauge or 20? Long or short barrel? Folding stock or not? What...
Read Full Article Ralph Mroz
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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Exclusive: Check Out...

Mossberg has taken another step forward in the evolution of the Shockwave pump-action firearm with the introduction of the 12-ga. 590M Shockwave, which...
Read Full Article Dave Workman
Exclusive: Lever-Action...

Skip right past “The Terminator” and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s use of a lever-action shotgun while riding a motorcycle, and head farther back into...
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A Shotgun In Your Holster

Well, not quite, but handgun shotshells have come a long way and have greatly expanded the utility of that handgun on your hip. I’m sure creative...
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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...
Read Full Article John Higgs
Twenty Things To Know...

Why this? Because the questions come all the time. “12 gauge or 20? Long or short barrel? Folding stock or not? What kind of sights? What’s buckshot?...
Read Full Article Ralph Mroz
The Affinity Catalyst

With the recent and encouraging influx of women into the shooting sports, it’s about time firearm manufacturers got serious about designing shotguns for a...
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A Refined Autoloader

When you want to build a no-holds-barred competition firearm, go ask the leading competitors, right? That’s exactly what Mossberg has done to give us a...
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The Star Wars Shotgun

There’s a whiff of buckshot embedded in the American DNA. We love our combat smoothbores. As a country, we’ve carried them in every battle and police...
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Ye Olde English Shotgunners

Some of the greatest treasures in the world of shotgunning literature are the works of 19th century English sportsmen. Historically, the 19th century was a...
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