When in doubt, remember: mother nature is trying to kill you. Young David learned that when he cut down a tree with a Smith & Wesson 500 revolver earlier this month.
A Chicago mass murderer, who is spending the rest of his years in prison, was…
The Mossberg 500 is one of the most popular pump shotguns in production. And now Mossberg is making a scaled down version of the 500 for smaller framed shooters who are still want the tactical advantage a scatter gun offers for home defense.
If you ever intend to use your tactical rifle or shotgun as it was intended, you will need a good sling. Larry Gann, CEO of Button Sling, designed and made the first patented single point slings. And the keep getting better. button Slings are easy to install, easier to use, and made in the U.S.A.
One of the most basic tools of any shooter is light. We tend to take that for granted. Night sights are useful, but a good weapon light is even better. And SureFire makes some of the best. Their new X300 puts off 500 lumens in a stunning beam that will leave an adversary blinded by the white light.
I’ve long been a fan of the Mossberg 500 line. My first scatter gun was a Maverick, and my go-to now is a 590A1. But the middle ground, the 500 line, is the most versatile. And now they will be available in 20 gauge.
Humidity eats up steel. Imagine what happens when steel is exposed to salt water and sand. If you need a shotgun on your boat, material considerations are even more crucial. But several manufacturers make some corrosion resistant versions of their best scatter guns that are perfect for use on the water.
The darkness can be intimidating. A light on a shotgun forend can make a big difference. These lights on the shotguns we’re shooting do a great job of illuminating potential threats and make using a shotgun at night much easier.