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.
Beretta's shotguns are renown worldwide for their beauty and performance. And the Italian company keeps on churning them out. Beretta's most recent addition, a smart looking over-under designed to rule in the field.
For a retailer in southern Arizona, it isn't handguns or ARs that have gotten the nod for home defense guns. Instead, bullpup shotguns have become the popular choice among the store's defense-minded patrons.
Given how pumps and semi-automatics dominate the market, a lever-action shotgun seems strange nowadays. But the Winchester 1887 was one of the first repeating smoothbores to find market success.
Browning made waves a few years back, introducing an updated version of its Citori over-under shotgun. The 725 has proven so popular, in fact, the company has now released a 20-gauge version.
When Benelli designed the M4 it created a top-notch firearm. When ATI sought to dress up the proven tactical shotgun, they made a great defensive gun even better.
When it comes to firepower, there are few weapon systems that can outdo the AA 12. The fully automatic shotgun can throw a massive amount of lead in a short amount of time.
Whether talking home defense or ultimate survival gun, plenty of arguments can be made for the shotgun as the one type of firearm that will serve those purposes best. It also doesn’t hurt if it boasts a little visual intimidation factor and tactical attitude.