Best Semi-Automatic Shotgun Buyer’s Guide: 2017

 Have you ever wanted to empty a half dozen rounds of 12-gauge in just a couple of seconds? There are few things as satisfying as ripping through a set of targets with a 12 gauge throwing lead downrange at full, semi-automatic roar, each squeeze of the trigger ringing steel, punching paper, or taking down clay […]

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Best Bullpup Rifles and Shotguns: 2017

Forget everything that you’ve learned about conventional firearms.  Bullpup rifles and shotguns break all of the rules.   They’re short, compact, and easy to handle, but still have the same accuracy as long-barrel rifles, shotguns, and sub-machine guns.  I’ll cover exactly what a bullpup gun is, the pros/cons, and the best models out there right […]

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5 Best Home Defense Tactical Shotguns of 2017

At this moment I have a safe full of nice and expensive rifles and handguns.  But…it is a shotgun that sits by the bed. Why? Because, per trigger pull, it delivers the most terminally devastating payload possible from a controllable, shoulder fired firearm. When it comes to home defense we all want the most effective […]

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Best Shotgun Ammo for Home Defense & Target Shooting

*Ka-CHUNK* The sound alone of racking your shotgun’s slide should send intruders running, but what if it doesn’t… What if you actually had to shoot it? You’d want something that stops the bad guys. We’ll go over the best shotgun ammo for your home/apartment plus what to use for regular target practice.  Complete with ballistics […]

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4 Most Effective Military and Police Qualifying Shoots

Do you want to be a better shooter? Of course you do.  We all do. Shooting skills are something we all attempt to improve continually.  There is no perfect shooter or someone with no room for improvement.  Even the famed Jerry Miculek is also attempting to improve his skills and break his own records (cause […]

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Demystifying Shotgun Shell Terms

Nine Millimeter Hollow Point?  Straightforward. Forty Five ACP Full Metal Jacket?  Makes Sense. Twelve Gauge Number Two Game Load?  Lol wut? I mean, I get the 12 Gauge part.  That “number 2” thing can’t mean what I think it means because who’d want to advertise THAT about their ammo?  What kind of game?  Is it […]

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