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12-Gauge Shotgun vs. AR-15 for Personal Defense

A 12-gauge shotgun and an AR-15 both have advantages and disadvantages. Which one should you grab for personal-defense use?

Molot VEPR 12 Shotgun

A folding-stock, box-magazine-fed, Kalashnikov-pattern, 12-gauge shotgun? Yes, please.

Little Big Stuff: Aguila MiniShells

Aguila manufactures a variety of buckshot, duplex and slug MiniShells that offer increased capacity and reduced recoil for greater control and comfort.

TriStar KRX Tactical Shotgun

Looking for an AR-15-ish platform, but in the mighty 12 gauge? TriStar has just the thing.

Watch: Standard Manufacturing DP-12 Shotgun

The DP-12 from Standard Manufacturing is a novel shotgun design that allows two shots with each pump. We caught up with this Golden Bullseye winner at the SHOT Show Range Day.

Buckshot vs. Birdshot for Home Defense

What are the benefits of using birdshot vs buckshot for home defense? We tested the two in a head-to-head battle.

Review: Mossberg 930 SPX 12-Gauge Shotgun

Mossberg's gas-operated, 930 SPX 12-gauge shotgun has a number of high-quality features that should make shotgunners stand up and pay attention.

Remington Launches Model 870 Tac-14

Remington added the non-NFA Tac-14, based off the company's popular Model 870 shotgun line.

Review: Stoeger P3000 Defense Pump Shotgun

When it comes to saving money, choosing your home-defense firearm shouldn’t be based solely on cost. Fortunately, with the Stoeger P3000 Defense Pump 12-gauge shotgun, you won’t have to cut corners.

Skills Check: Home-Defense Shotgun Ammo Transition

Learn how to practice quickly transitioning your home-defense shotgun's ammo from buckshot to slug for self-defense.

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