aiming a shotgun

Aiming A Shotgun? Is That Really Needed?

Competitive shotgunners and expert wingshooters insist shotguns should be pointed to maximize their effectiveness on moving targets. Indeed, they say aiming a shotgun in the traditional sense of the word is futile. Yet, defensive experts and tactical shotgun shooters insist shotguns should be aimed much like a rifle to avoid missing.

Mossberg SA-410 Shotgun Safety Recall

Owners of the SA-410 are urged to contact Mossberg about their shotguns.

I'll Take The Shotgun

When it comes to home defense, it's hard to beat the power and flexibility of the 12 gauge shotgun.

New Shotguns for 2022

The shotgun brings a lot to the table when it comes to home defense or personal protection. Here's some of the best new scatterguns for 2022.

Seven Inexpensive Home Defense Shotguns

Protecting your home doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank.

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.”

First Look: Mossberg 590S Shotguns

Mossberg recently launched four new shotguns in the 590S series, including new models of the pump action Shockwave. 

Mossberg Maverick 88: The Affordable Self-Defense Shotgun

The Maverick 88 is a no-frills cousin of Mossberg’s legendary Model 500 pump-action shotgun, and although the two guns are aesthetically and mechanically similar they are not identical guns.

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? 

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