MISC. SHOTGUNS

Pouring Your Own...

As a bullet caster, nothing beats heaving large hunks of cast lead projectiles at a target and watching the results.
Read Full Article
The Guns Of John...

John Dillinger was an inveterate career criminal who likely did more to promote the Federal Bureau of Investigation than any other single personality save...
Read Full Article
Model 1887 ...

The shotgun has been a part of our heritage since the founding of this great nation. They have been used for hunting, defense and even in times of war.
Read Full Article
Model 1887 ...

The shotgun has been a part of our heritage since the founding of this great nation. They have been used for hunting, defense and even in times of war.
Read Full Article
KelTec KSG Bullpup

In 2011 KelTec introduced the KSG — a pump-action bullpup shotgun holding 14 rounds via two tubular magazines.
Read Full Article
Axeon Optics ...

We all want a $600 forend light for our home defense shotgun, along with a $3,000 custom 1911 and $5,000 scope for our tack-driving “tactical” rifle.
Read Full Article
Mossberg 590A1...

Back before the colors of Flat Dark Earth, Ranger Green, Coyote, camouflage du jour, etc., all the cool kids used Scorched Earth, also commonly called Black.
Read Full Article
Henry Side Gate...

We’ve heard from people who think the .410 bore is a poor choice for wingshooters — an opinion with which we wholeheartedly disagree. From the early...
Read Full Article
Make Mine A Shotgun

In the last decade or so, the shotgun has been largely eclipsed by semiautomatic carbines — especially the AR-15/M4 — for use by law enforcement and...
Read Full Article
Crimson Trace...

If you’re one of those people always looking for a tactical edge in your personal defense strategy, you just might want to snoop out the Lasersaddle...
Read Full Article
Turkey Takedown...

There’s no field sport better than turkey hunting to introduce new hunters to the skills needed to pursue big game. Keen of sight and omnivorous in his food
Read Full Article
Guns And Aging:

One of the most senior shootists I’ve known was John Hansbury, who had two careers including chief armorer of the U.S. Coast Guard. I got to know John...
Read Full Article
Savage Arms...

For shooters, two things stand out about 1894. Winchester introduced the Model 1894 lever-action rifle and Arthur Savage founded the Savage
Read Full Article
For Shotgunners:...

Being a metallic cartridge reloader, I’ve been using MTM cartridge boxes for years because those thin cardboard factory boxes don’t last very long in my...
Read Full Article
The Mystery Gun

It WAS a mystery. A strange combination gun has intrigued me since I acquired it on a whim at a Tucson, Ariz., gun show a few years ago.
Read Full Article
The Street-Legal...

Originally formed as an importer but now strictly a manufacturer, Kalashnikov USA (K-USA) offers American consumers a chance to own some interesting
Read Full Article
Backyard...

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
How To Run...

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
Buckshot vs....

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

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
EAA’s MKA 1923...

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...
Read Full Article
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
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...
Read Full Article
A Shotgun In...

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...
Read Full Article
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
Twenty Things To...

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
The Affinity...

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...
Read Full Article
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...
Read Full Article
High-Tech...

Innovations in ammunition power the shooting industry. Some developments are particularly intriguing because they’re radical, unique and highly effective,...
Read Full Article
The Star Wars...

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...
Read Full Article