Mossberg 500 and 590 shotguns

Mossberg 500 and 590: America’s Defensive Shotguns

Since 1961, the O.F. (Oscar Frederick) Mossberg company has sold more than 11 million of its Model 500 pump-action shotguns, making it the most popular shotgun of all time, if not one of the most sold guns in any category, period.

2021 New Optics Guide

Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

2021 New Optics Guide: Binoculars & Spotting Scopes

While the hot-as-magma market for guns and ammunition has dominated the news, optics are also selling at a record pace. Fortunately, optics manufacturers have been able to develop and introduce a dizzying array of new products, including line enhancements, feature-rich budget options and technological marvels that were once unaffordable to anyone not named Bezos, but are now approaching price points where many shooters can make use of them. Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got several binoculars and spotting scopes to fit your needs. 

2021 New Optics Guide: Red-Dot Sights

While the hot-as-magma market for guns and ammunition has dominated the news, optics are also selling at a record pace, including red dots. 

First Look: Ruger 10/22 Competition Left-Hand Model

Sturm, Ruger & Co. is coming out with a left-handed version of the company's 10/22 Competition rifle.

Fightin' Iron: The Smith & Wesson Model 39 Handgun

When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.

I Carry: Kimber R7 Mako Pistol in a Mission First Tactical Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the brand-new Kimber R7 Mako micro-9 mm double-stack pistol carried in a Mission First Tactical holster and equipped with a Crimson Trace CTS-1500 red-dot sight.

Common Problems & Solutions with AR-15 Barrels

While there are component issues in several different areas of the AR system, the barrel is where the majority of pre-assembly flaws arise.

4 Home Defense Upgrades for Your Mossberg 500/590 Shotgun

The following products will make your Mossberg 500/590-pattern shotgun better suited to home defense.

First Look: Bushnell Elite Tactical DMR3 & XRS3 Riflescopes

Bushnell recently introduced two new riflescopes for the Elite Tactical lineup, the DMR3 and XRS3, that are designed to meet the demands of law enforcement and military professionals, as well as long-range and precision rimfire competitions. 

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