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Why You Should Buy a Shotgun—Today!

From home defense to hunting—nothing beats the versatility and reliability of a shotgun. Here are five very good reasons to pull the trigger on purchasing a shotgun today. Can you think of more reasons why?


Throwback Thursday—Choosing a Survival Gun

With reliability topping the list, a survival gun ideally needs to handle a steady diet of a common caliber, but what else does a gun-to survival gun need? Most important, how does your selection for the ultimate go-to survival gun compare with ours?


Top 10 Shotgun Posts as of May 4, 2013

Shotguns may not have the glamour of highly accessorized platforms such as the AR-15, AK family, and semi-auto pistols, but Chronicle readers know that a good scattergun can do a lot of jobs, from defending the home to putting doves on the grill. Here are the top-10 Shooter’s Log articles covering shotguns in their various forms and functions:

IAC Hawk Model 982


Shotguns: The Best Home Defense Tool Ever Made

One of the best, low-cost options for a security shotgun to cross my path has been the Interstate Arms Hawk Model 981R and Model 982. As the old saying goes, “You can’t step into the ring with Ali just because you say you can box.” I decided to take a closer look at the Model 982 and see just how close and reliable it really is.

Colt AR-15 Magpul MOE 6920


Five Ultimate American Firearms

If you prefer to buy American, but have been disappointed lately at all the affordable firearms built overseas, check out these five ultimate American-made firearms—and not all will break the bank.