Part of the M1’s sky-high price was due to its extremely low serial number — 7. Photo Rock Island Auction Company.

Eclectic Gun Auction Stirs Up Big Bucks

From 20th Century battle rifles to ornate cap-and-ball revolvers, Rock Island Auction Company’s latest event had something for every stripe of collector.

Both of the author’s 20-gauge Brownings have the round grip, a feature preferred by many shooters and collectors.

Collecting Browning’s First 20-Gauges

Like most companies, 20-gauge shotguns were late additions to Browning's catalog. But, the wait was worth it, with two of the iconic manufacturer's most popular models being produced in the lighter bore.

You need not stick to hunting grounds close to home, there are some great wingshooting destinations worth checking out.

Three Great Wingshooting Destinations

You've gotten proficient with your shotgun and you're ready to get on some birds. You need not stay close to home to do so, however. Check out these three interesting wingshooting destinations for your next hunt.

The 28-gauge is often overlooked, but there are many sweet-shooting guns chambered in this gauge.

The Great 28-Gauge

The 28-gauge has proven its worth on the field and range, and number of manufacturers are turning out nice options in this nifty gauge.