The crimp on a shotgun shell is almost taken for granted, but it plays important roles in the functioning of the ammunition. From keeping the shot and powder in place to helping control the burn rate, a proper crimp is vital in reloading ammo.
There's little doubt 20-gauge shotguns are gaining popularity as defensive firearms. And with Mesa Tactical's new stock adapter for the Remington 870, the smaller bore guns can now be decked out with a slew of different stocks.
I heard the thwack-thwack-thwack! as I approached the firing line, and for all the world it sounded like a loud pellet rifle. But when I got to the line I realized the “thwacks” were from 12-gauge shotguns equipped with SilencerCo’s new Salvo 12 shotgun suppressor.
Boasting a nickel finish on its barrel and receiver, and a nifty spring-loaded pump-action, the Cobra Marine looks to handle trouble on land and water.
When it comes to shotguns, there has been a marked turn toward home-defense. Here's a few points about taking up the defensive shotgun for the protection of yourself, home or office.
Over-Under shotguns typically can cost a pretty penny to get into. But Stevens' new 555 aims to give shooters an economical option that doesn't scrimp on the features.
BlackBore has a new take on wad-eliminating chokes. The system's portage strips away the shotgun wad with sharp edges, helping to develop tighter patterns on a more consistent basis.
After a few years off the market, Ruger has re-released its Red Label over-under shotgun. And from initial reports, the New Hampshire-Arizona manufacturer has made all the right refinements.
For more than a decade, Blaser has seen its F3 shotgun line soar in popularity. And its favor with smoothbore fan continues to grow with the introduction of a lady's model.