Barrel Porting

Why Porting a Shotgun Barrel is Effective

One way to mitigate the 12-gauge’s mighty recoil is to port the barrel to relieve pressure before it hits your shoulder.

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.

Pump vs. Semi: Which Shotgun is Better for Personal Defense?

When it comes to personal defense, which is better: a pump or semi-auto shotgun? 

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.

What’s The Best Stance for Shooting With Shotguns?

Shooting a shotgun requires a solid stance, but different endeavors require different positions. Which is best?

5 Great Types of Shotgun for Personal Defense

While shotguns are designed to be versatile, sometimes specialized models are needed to fill specific roles.

6 Great Home Defense Shotguns for Less

While your life is priceless, you don’t have to spend a fortune on an effective home-defense tool.

Why You Should Use a Shotgun Sling for Personal Defense

Shotguns are heavy, and carrying one for any length of time is going to make you think about slings.

Which Type of Shotgun Load is Best for Home Defense?

While 00 buckshot will suffice in most instances, there are other rounds that are good for specific purposes.

Review: IWI Tavor TS12 Shotgun

IWI’s rotating-magazine TS12 offers an innovative take on increasing shotgun capacity.

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