Many shotguns are configured for specific tasks—such as waterfowling or home defense. Others are just as versatile as an AR-15 going from hunting to home defense to clay target shooting with just a change of a choke or perhaps a different barrel. Shotguns are popular due to the reliability, ease of use and many times for the low price. Whether you need a shotgun for home defense, clays, competition, range toy or hunting, Cheaper Than Dirt has one to fit your needs and your budget.
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Every year, Cheaper Than Dirt celebrates the Ruger 10/22 on October 22—10/22. This year the Shooter’s Log details a brief history of the Ruger 10/22 rifles, lists its current production models and explains why the Ruger 10/22 rimfire rifle is one of America’s most iconic rifles. Join us in celebrating the Ruger 10/22 .22 Long Rifle rimfire rifle.
Are you looking to purchase your first shotgun? Read this article to learn what you need to know to make the right shotgun buying decision for you.
Whether you are a seasoned vet, law enforcement or new to firearms, shotguns are worthy companion. It is hard to beat a shotgun for home defense, but shotguns are multi-purpose guns well suited to target shooting, and hunting both big and small game. Here are our top 8 most read posts about Shotguns and accessories this year.
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What are the best three firearms and why? If the government allowed us to keep only three firearms in the house, which three would they be and why? Plenty of us would probably choose to lose them in a tragic boating accident, I know. But for the sake of argument, put some thought into it and tell us what you would do. From pistols that convert to proven battle and sniper rifles, here are some of the experts from Cheaper Than Dirt’s picks.
Oh my aching back! The aluminum frame handgun may be one answer to handgun weight. However, there are important considerations for you to review. Check out this article for the specific things to evaluate before you get your lightweight aluminum frame handgun.
It is common to carry a gun in the field in case you run across a snake. Some chose a shotgun, while others carry their trusty .22 LR rifles. There are many new guns that are easily carried on the hip that are perfect snake slayers. Derringers made by Bond Arms and the Taurus Judge are two of those handguns. The author explores their reasons for believing the .45 Long Colt and .410 Bore are the perfect calibers for killing snakes.