A shotgun is the most versatile firearm you’ll ever own. Contrary to what you might see on TV, shotguns do not magically hit every target, and the recoil is not—or at least does not have to be—so brutal that it will knock you off your feet. However, while versatile, not every shotgun is equally suited to every shooter or situation. With a little research and aforethought, you’ll be ready to choose a shotgun that will perform when needed and be comfortable to shoot. Here’s your guide to put you on the right path.
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Shotguns are the ultimate all-purpose firearm. With your favorite shotgun, you can head to the range to bust a few clays, clear a doorway when defending the homestead, or down a deer with slugs buckshot. Therefore, it is no surprise that shotguns are anything but a sideshow. Here are 20+ top scatterguns to fit every shooter’s high demands.
Semi-auto handguns topped the list, which was not much of a surprise. Likewise, semi-auto rifle topped it category, but when it comes to shotguns, that sweet sound of a pump being racked tops the list. Then again, with some of the awesome sales over the past couple of years, who hasn’t picked up a couple extras for when a SHTF scenario becomes reality?
The number of debates surrounding which firearm is best for home defense is likely only bested the great 9mm v. .45 ACP argument. At the end of the day, it boils down to your personal means, preferences, and situation. Personally, I do not believe in limiting myself. Why choose between a handgun, shotgun, or AR, when I can have them all?
What is a riot gun? It is a 12 gauge pump-action shotgun with an open cylinder choke and 18-inch barrel. It just may be the best all-around personal defense firearm in the world. The short barrel and typical high magazine capacity—compared to sporting shotguns—gives the riot gun an edge in personal defense.
The shotgun is a great problem solver and best regarded as a tactical system. This is in respect to the great versatility of the shotgun and its payload.
Are you of the mindset who wants something just a bit smaller and more concealable? Perhaps a little smaller than local law will allow? If you are, Mossberg has just announced you next shotgun. Officially classified as an AOW (Any Other Weapon) Mossberg’s new 590A1 and 500 Compact Cruiser are perfectly proportioned.
Some say that the 12-gauge shotgun is the most versatile firearm ever made, something I happen to agree with.
If you’re discussing 12-gauge shotguns of the pump-action variety, there is an excellent chance that you’re talking about
Growing dynamically over the last 15 years, Magpul stems from former U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Richard Fitzpatrick’s
The Mossberg 500 series is one of the most popular pump-action shotguns of all time. The Maverick’s popularity
There is nothing more powerful in a shoulder-fired weapon than a 12-gauge shotgun. Whether loaded with buckshot or a modern hard-hitting slug, the shotgun completely outstrips a handgun in wound potential.
My first shotgun was a Mossberg pump-action Model 500. I am pretty certain it came from Kmart, but I remember the shotgun well. I took dove, quail and rabbit with that 12-gauge pump. I have not been without a Mossberg shotgun of some type since.
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The Akita Adjustable Stock is an adjustable four-position buttstock that installs on several popular 12-gauge shotguns. The Akita’s length of pull can be changed from 12 3/8 inches to 14 3/8 inches, and it also offers an adjustable neoprene cheekrest, a recoil-reducing buttpad, and interchangeable grip inlays.
If you are lucky enough to have a deserted island as a bug-out retreat, then we should be friends… no seriously, then the Mossberg Model 500 Just in Case (JIC) Mariner is your perfect bug-out, survival gun.