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.

Why Defensive Firearms Training is So Important

Yes, you may never have to fire your handgun in defense of your life or family, but the possibility always exists.

Review: Smith & Wesson Shield Plus

In retrospect, Smith & Wesson had nobody to blame for the situation but themselves. The company didn’t invent the subcompact, lightweight, single-stack nine, of course. Walther and Beretta had preceded the original Shield to market by a few years with the PPS and the Nano, respectively, and Kahr had more or less created the niche back in the 1990s.

The Hottest Carry Gun Trends Today

What are the hottest trends among handgun shooters today? 

I Carry: Glock G19 Gen4 Pistol in a Blackhawk T-Series L3D Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Glock G19 Gen4 9 mm pistol carried in a Blackhawk T-series L3D light-bearing holster with a Blackhawk/Streamlight TLR1-HL weaponlight attached.

Ammunition Selection and Shot Placement Matter

A gunfight more than a century and a half ago stresses the importance of ammunition and shot placement.

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.

First Look: Fix It Sticks Compact Pistol Kit

Fix It Sticks is introducing a new tool kit specifically designed for handgun shooters, the Compact Pistol Kit.

Basic Tips for Volume Reloading

While it might be tempting to start handloading to beef up inventory, keep some basics in mind.

Review: EAA Churchill 220 and 620 Optics Tactical Shotguns

Looking for a home-defense shotgun that everyone can use? EAA’s Churchill line just added two models that are worth a look.

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