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.

Pump vs. Semi: Which Shotgun is Better for Personal Defense?

When it comes to personal defense, which is better: a pump or semi-auto shotgun? 

Are Scout-Style Riflescopes Still a Viable Option?

Between magnified riflescopes, electro-optics and plain ol’ iron sights, today’s rifle shooters can pretty much take care of everything from the muzzle to several thousand yards (or meters) away. Picking one setup for a narrow range of distances is no problem, but it gets trickier when you need to skin several cats at once.

Kansas Highway Patrol Selects EOTech EXPS2-0

Kansas Highway Patrol has awarded a $277,000 contact to EOTech for the purchase of the company’s EXPS2-0 holographic sights.

Review: StrikeHold Gun Cleaner, Lubricant, and Protectant

Keeping your firearm in fine working order means using gun cleaners and lubricants that are designed to perform in the harshest conditions. Bob Boyd reviews StrikeHold, one of the best options on the market.

Review: Heckler & Koch HK416 Rimfire

Whether for training or just an all-around cool rifle you can afford, HK’s rimfire 416 is worth a look.

Head to Head: 5.56 NATO vs. 6.8 SPC

Richard Mann compares the 5.56 NATO to the 6.8 SPC to see which cartridge holds the advantage.

Review: Smart Firearms SF-M4 Training Rifle

Frank Melloni recently reviewed Smart Firearms' new SF-M4, a training rifle that's great for practice firearms handling in the midst of an ammo shortage.

How Thermal Optics Work

The night is no longer to be feared. With infrared imaging technology, also known as thermal optics, darkness is your boon companion.

Review: CMMG Mk17 Banshee 9 mm Pistol

CMMG's latest firearm is the Mk17 Banshee in 9 mm, which now takes Sig P320 magazines and makes an excellent personal-defense firearm.

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