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How to Choose the Right Shotgun Choke & Shot Size

Shotguns are wonderfully versatile, but you're still going to need to make some choices. Here's how.

So Many Shotguns: What Style to Buy (& Why)

Not all shotguns are created equal! Which action type is right for your intended use?

Home Defense: Pistols vs. Shotguns vs. Rifles

Each has pros and cons; the question for you is what is best for your family.

How Are Shotgun Barrels Different From Rifle Barrels?

Other than the lack of rifling, that is...

How to Use a Field Shotgun For Home Defense

Can Grandpa's old Skeet gun be used for self-defense? Yes, and here's how!

How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

The array of choices may seem bewildering, but the right shotgun is waiting for you!

Pistol Grip Shotguns: Great or Gimmick?

A staunch supporter of full-sized scatterguns takes another look at pistol grips.

Throwback Thursday: Could You Cut It as an 18th-Century Indian Brave?

The Eastern Woodlands Native American tribes weren't supermen, but they might as well have been.

Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Jim Wilson weighs in on what's just extra weight.

Weird (Ammunition) Science: Shotgun Slugs

Our series on ballistic projectiles continues.

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