Check out these great new loads for scatterguns and slugsters - five ammo choices sure to accomplish any task asked of your shotgun.
Whether the results you get from shotshell reloading are "good" or "bad" depends on what you were trying to do. In "ABCs of Reloading," author C. Rodney James points out several problems that you can't blame on the loads, and goes on to dispel a few "false notions and home truths" about shotguns and...
If you are already familiar with the basics of reloading, you probably know that non-toxic loads are a little different in composition – in the load data or recipe – and that you can never simply substitute ingredients. Find out what's available in non-toxic shotshell loads, how they perform, keys to successful reloading for...
Any semi-automatic shotgun gives you one big advantage over pumps: the ability for double-tap, rapid fire shots. But that's not all.
The selection of double barrel shotguns for tactical use is somewhat limited. However, the simple and reliable break-action of a side-by-side shotgun is still a top contender for home defense.
Buckshot is the shotgun load people fear most. But is it appropriate for interior home defense work?
The CTJ is a reduced-recoil, controlled-penetration tactical shotgun round that offers reduced ricochet hazard and is perfect for interior applications like home defense or tactical entry. And pardon the language, but damn does it make a hole.
My father always used to say, Buckshot makes a mess. I've adopted that philosophy when it comes to self-defense with a shotgun. When it comes to stopping the threat, and I mean right now, I'll happily make a mess. Bad guys deserve it.
Sometimes you don't need a full-power slug and all the recoil that goes with it. But you still need the stopping power of a shotgun. These slugs are your Close-Quarter-Battle solution.