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Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Jim Wilson weighs in on what's just extra weight.
Should You Pattern Your Home-Defense Shotgun?

Should You Pattern Your Home-Defense Shotgun?

Recently, I’ve received several letters from readers asking if they should “pattern” their home defense...
9 Best Budget Home-Defense Shotguns

9 Best Budget Home-Defense Shotguns

Home defense doesn't have to be expensive; here's proof!
3 Self Defense Myths That Just Won't Go Away

3 Self Defense Myths That Just Won't Go Away

I don’t mean to sound like an old grouch—really I don’t...
3 Candidates For Your "One and Done" Gun

3 Candidates For Your "One and Done" Gun

Buying your first gun? Need one that can "do it all"? Here are three thoughts.
Shotshells: Interpreting the Numbers on the Box

Shotshells: Interpreting the Numbers on the Box

The numbers printed on the top flap of shotgun shell boxes are a form of...
How to Customize Your Tactical Shotgun

How to Customize Your Tactical Shotgun

Here’s something you should consider when you’re customizing your inertia-driven scattergun.
Home Defense: Pistols vs. Shotguns vs. Rifles

Home Defense: Pistols vs. Shotguns vs. Rifles

Each has pros and cons; the question for you is what is best for your...
Why Shotgun Training is Critical

Why Shotgun Training is Critical

Gunsite Instructor Il Ling New explains why you should ignore the many myths about self-defense...
How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

It’s not that rifles and handguns won’t work well for home defense, it’s just that...

Video Review: Tristar Viper Max Shotgun

This Missouri-based company brings a magnum shotgun with a minimum price tag.
Pistol Grip Shotguns: Great or Gimmick?

Pistol Grip Shotguns: Great or Gimmick?

A staunch supporter of full-sized scatterguns takes another look at pistol grips.
Top 5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips

Top 5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips

You know shotguns are great for home defense, but there's more to it than just...
Smaller-Gauge Shotguns For Home Defense?

Smaller-Gauge Shotguns For Home Defense?

Do you have to have a 12-gauge? We look at the facts.
4 Best Budget Pump-Action Shotguns

4 Best Budget Pump-Action Shotguns

Reliable, time-tested...and remarkably affordable.
Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Defensive Shotgun Accessories: What Do You Need?

Jim Wilson weighs in on what's just extra weight.
Reduced-Recoil Shotgun Loads For Newbies...and Home Defense

Reduced-Recoil Shotgun Loads For Newbies...and Home Defense

Making trigger time easier on you, and more effective.
6 Ways To Safely Store Your Firearms

6 Ways To Safely Store Your Firearms

Which option is best for your family?
Weatherby's PA-459

Weatherby's PA-459

The practical, perfect pump for home defense shines in this review.
Options for Safe Gun Storage

Options for Safe Gun Storage

From simple trigger locks to instantly accessible lock-boxes to safes that literally weigh a ton,...