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Origin of Species: Winchester's Model 1897 Shotgun

Winchester’s pump-action Model 1897 might be where it all began for the pump-action defensive shotgun.

5 Enhancements for Your Pump-Action Shotgun

Give your shotgun a home-defense makeover with the following tactical accessories.

Review: Winchester 350 Legend

Designed with the AR-15 in mind, the new Winchester 350 Legend fills a gap between...

Top 12 Defensive Shotguns in 2019

In the market for a new shotgun? Our Shotguns editor took a look at current...

Home-Defense Buckshot: Which Size is Best?

Home-defense shotguns have a wide variety of ammo to choose from, and buckshot loads are...

The Maximum Practical Range of Slugs & Buckshot

Think you know how far your shotgun’s reach is? You might be surprised.

6 Shotgun Muzzle Devices & Their Uses

Curious what devices shotguns can have attached to the muzzle? We run through six of...

Double-Barrel Shotguns: Tips for Home-Defense Use

Having only two shots at the ready means you really need to practice and make...

7 Home-Defense Shotgun Accessories to Avoid

Thinking about adding all the bells and whistles to your home-defense shotgun? Think again. Here...

Classic Guns: Winchester Model 1897 'Trench Gun'

Imagine a firearm so powerful that it was protested as a violation of war conventions....

Shotgun Sights: Is the Bead Still the Best?

Is the basic bead sight ideal for your home-defense shotgun? There are myriad options for...

Pros and Cons of a Shotgun-Mounted Red Dot

Adding a red-dot sight to a shotgun can help you make faster hits, but are...

Choosing Buckshot Loads for Home Defense

Home-defense shotguns have a wide variety of ammo to choose from, and buckshot loads are...

New Tactical Shotguns for 2017

2017 saw the release of several tactical shotguns, all designed with heavy use and home...

Maximum Effective Range for a Home-Defense Shotgun

Think you know how far your shotgun’s reach is? You might be surprised.

Tips for Using a Double-Barrel Shotgun for Home Defense

Having only two shots at the ready means you really need to practice and make...

7 Accessories You Don't Want on Your Defensive Shotgun

Just because you can add bells and whistles to your defensive shotgun doesn’t mean you...

Best Sight for Shotguns?

Is the basic bead ideal? There are myriad options for shotgun sights today, but sometimes...

Happy Birthday Gunsite!

The Gunsite Academy, in Paulden, AZ, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Wilson Combat .308 AR

Go big or go home? Try “go best” or go home.
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