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Defensive shotgun ammunition

Bet Your Life on It! Defensive Shotgun Ammunition

To get everything out of a smooth bore when it matters most means feeding it the right loads. Here’s some top choices for defensive shotgun ammunition certain to come through in the most dire situations.

The Winchester Defender 20 gauge segmenting slug acts like a slug and buckshot.

20-Gauge Slug Added to Winchester’s Defender Line

Winchester's Defender Line just got bigger with the addition of a 20-gauge segmenting slug, a round that aims to simplify the shotgun platform. It offers all the advantages of buckshot and a slug, without shooters having to reload.

Citadel M-1 9mm

SHOT 2014: 3 Cool Guns

With the shear amount of merchandise at the SHOT Show, it is difficult to pick favorites. But I've dared to do so, listing three guns that caught my eye from the slew of other firearms hitting the market.

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Happy Halloween! 10 Smashing Pumpkin Shooting Videos!

Halloween is finally here and outside of costumes and candy there is only one way to celebrate, shooting pumpkins! Enjoy these 10 videos of people blasting these seasonal gourds with every conceivable caliber and gauge.

Taking time, understanding the process and having the right equipment are all important factors in reloading.

3 Tips to Handload Ammo the Right Way

With the current ammunition shortages we are experiencing, more shooters are breaking into the handloading world like never before. If you’re not already among them, you owe it to yourself to give it a try. Here are a few suggestions to get you started on the right foot.

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The Practical, Tactical Self-Defense Shotgun

Sure, some “tac” guy behind the counter told you buckshot was the only way to go in your self-defense shotgun. He was only part right. “Remember, the load is called ‘buckshot’ because it was originally used for killing large animals, like buck deer … . It is powerful stuff … the shotgun round that...

An extraordinary Marlin 1873 Deluxe Special.

Marlin Firearms, Defining American Pride in Craftsmanship

An emphasis on quality workers and fine craftsmanship were strong on the mind of Marlin Firearms first President. “Gun making, while utilizing the latest in machinery and equipment, is still largely a matter of craftsmanship. The secret of Marlin superiority lies back of the great factory with its splendid equipment, in the intangible something...