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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? 

Review: IWI Tavor TS12 Shotgun

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

Review: Mossberg 940 JM Pro Shotgun

Mossberg’s new 940 JM Pro updates and improves the company’s 3-gun-based 930 with input from shooting legend Jerry Miculek.

New for 2020: Beretta 1301 Comp Pro

Beretta's 1301 Comp Pro is pleasant to shoot and the shorter barrel version is perfect for home defense.

New for 2020: IWI US Tavor TS12

Probably the most radical shotgun on the market, the IWI US Tavor TS12 is a semi-automatic bullpup shotgun that feeds from a three-tubed rotating reservoir.

New for 2020: Girsan/EAA MC312 Tactical

The EAA MC312 Tactical is an inertial-action, semi-automatic shotgun owning a 18.5-inch barrel, a fiber-optic front sight and an included red-dot optic.

New for 2020: Hatsan Escort BTS 410

One of the more interesting guns on the entire Shot Show floor was the BTS 410 from Escort.

New for 2020: Charles Daly N4S

If you’re interested in a mag-fed semi-automatic shotgun that you can fit in a backpack for easy transport, Charles Daly’s N4S is the one.

New for 2020: Typhoon Defense Industries F12

Of all the AR-15-style shotguns now on the market, Typhoon Defense’s F12 may be the best—and now it comes with a 20-round magazine.

New for 2020: Savage Renegauge Field

For 2020, Savage offers a shotgun that’s intended for hunters, but would serve just fine for home defense.

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