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Get Off My Lawn: Great WWII Guns for Home Defense

While purpose-built, modern firearms are all the rage for personal protection, don’t discount that old World War II gun for home defense.

Review: Standard Mfg. Co. DP-12 Shotgun

Doesn’t every scattergun enthusiast want a double-barrel, pump-action shotgun? Standard Mfg. Co. has the answer in its DP-12 shotgun.

Shotguns: My Go-To Home-Defense Tool

Bart Skelton has decades of personal-defense experience under his belt, having served in law enforcement. His choice for home-defense? A 12-gauge shotgun.

Standard Manufacturing Co. LLC DP-12 Shotgun

Doesn’t every shotgun enthusiast want a double-barrel, pump-action shotgun?

Action, Take One

When it comes to home defense, there are two main shotgun actions discussed as a rule: semi-automatic and pump-action. Here’s a roundup of common pump-action scatterguns currently on the market.

Ithaca Model 37 Defense

With a proven, 75-year track record, Ithaca's latest version of its iconic pump shotgun is worthy of serious consideration for home defense.

Ithaca Model 37 Trench and Riot Gun

Though not nearly as famous as the Winchester Model 1897, Ithaca's Model 37 served with distinction in multiple conflicts.

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