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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There are plenty of amazing guns out there. However, have you ever wondered what people are actually buying? It may, or may not, surprise you that not everyone buys a $2,000 fully decked out Knights Armament AR-15. Our most common sellers are usually home defense shotguns, semi automatic .22s, and .380 pistols. I pulled our sales data from the last six months and made an interesting discovery.
Does anybody buy brand name anything anymore? I don’t know about you, but I haven’t bought an actual bottle of Heinz ketchup since I found out that the “great value” store brand is literally packaged in the same facility. The analgesics in my medicine cabinet read ibuprofen and acetaminophen rather than Advil or Tylenol. So, the question is, why not guns?
Forget the bald eagles, Ben Franklin wanted to make the wild turkey the national bird and for good reason. Turkeys are tough to hunt, have red, white, and blue heads, and darn smart. They are also rather tough to kill—but firearm and ammunition manufacturers are working to even that score. New shotshells, better optics, and improved guns, it’s enough to get a turkey hunter’s blood boiling! Speaking of which, here is the latest gobbler getter from Winchester.
With the AR-15 crowned as the new reigning champ of semiautomatic rifles, there’s no doubt that the 5.56×45 is here
Some say that the 12-gauge shotgun is the most versatile firearm ever made, something I happen to agree with.
I don’t know about you, but the mere thought of enjoying blue skies on a crisp November day, orange targets
If you’re discussing 12-gauge shotguns of the pump-action variety, there is an excellent chance that you’re talking about
Standard Manufacturing’s double-barreled pump-action shotgun, the DP-12 won a Top 10 Firearms Industry Award from the Blue Book of Gun Values
We covered some of Mossberg’s new products in the SHOT 2015 special rifle edition; but here’s a
The shotgun is arguably one of the best choices for home defense. Shotguns are easy to use, provide ample “stopping
Bullpup pump shotguns seem to be all the rage these days, with their ability to carry upwards of a dozen
Only Remington Model 887 shotguns manufactured from December 1, 2013 through November 24, 2014 are affected. Remington urges Model 887 shotguns owners to take action immediately.
The strung-out doper had knocked in the kitchen door, thinking no one was home, or perhaps realizing the only
Check out these five new guns from the innovative to improvement on an old classic. This week’s product spotlight highlights
The Stevens shotgun carries an old-time name once found on frugal field-grade shotguns. The 320 shotgun is an affordable home-defense gun that makes sense for many users. A shotgun for home defense is easier to use quickly than a handgun since it has a natural point and is very powerful. Practically any standard 12-gauge loading has four times the energy of common handgun cartridges.