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.

4 Home Defense Upgrades for Your Mossberg 500/590 Shotgun

The following products will make your Mossberg 500/590-pattern shotgun better suited to home defense.

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: Phoenix Weaponry's New Integrally Suppressed Shotgun Line

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

New for 2019: Mossberg 500 Centennial Shotgun

In celebration of the company's 100th anniversary in 2019, Mossberg released a limited-edition variant of its hugely popular Model 500 shotgun. Check out the details here.

Review: Mossberg 500 ATI Tactical Shotgun

Outfitted with tailor-made furniture, the Mossberg Model 1500 ATI Tactical makes the venerable shotgun even better suited for personal protection.

Watch: Mossberg Shockwave Shotgun

The new Shockwave shotgun from Mossberg is perfectly suited for close-up personal defense with its special features.

A*B Arms Launches MOD*X M500 Tactical Shotgun System

A*B Arms entered the aftermarket shotgun accessories market with the MOD*X M500 system.

Mossberg 500 ATI Scorpion

The latest addition to Mossberg’s popular Model 500 line of pump-action shotguns makes the venerable scattergun even better suited for personal protection.

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.

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