Downsized shotguns

Downsized Defense

When advising others on the perfect gun for home defense, it’s become fairly en vogue these days for well-intentioned folks to say: “Just get a 20-gauge. It’s smaller than a 12-gauge, lighter, recoils less and it’s all you need.”

Are Hunting Shotguns Good For Home Defense?

If all you have for home defense is a hunting-oriented scattergun, there are modifications you can easily make to improve its defensive capabilities.

First Look: Blue Line Pump Shotgun

Blue Line, an importer of several established, though not necessarily well-known brands, has introduced this affordable copy of a base-model Remington 870.

First Look: XS Sights Remington 870 +2 Mag Tube Extension Kit

XS Sights is introducing the new Remington 870 +2 Magazine Tube Extension Kit.

RemArms to Begin Production March 1

Roundhill Group’s Federal Firearm License (FFL) has been approved, according to a report from a local NY news station, and as a result RemArms is scheduled begin production on March 1.

First Look: Phoenix Weaponry's New Integrally Suppressed Shotgun Line

The same people who brought you the .45-70 Auto round now have integrally suppressed shotguns...

An Ode to the Remington 870

Remington’s versatile and utilitarian pump-action 870 has been around for 70 years and available in countless iterations.

Remington 870 Upgrades: 5 Add-Ons for Home Defense

While most traditional shotguns have the ability to fire a wide range of ammunition, they lack task specificity. The following five items will properly upgrade your Remington 870 for home-defense use.

First Look: Choate Night Manager Magazine Extension

Looking to increase capacity and add accessories to your home-defense shotgun? The Night Manager magazine extension from Choate Machine and Tool allows you to do both.

3 Reasons to Consider the Shotgun for Home Defense

AR-15 rifles are becoming popular home-defense options, but don't forget about the trusty and relatively inexpensive shotgun for home defense.

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