Category Archives: Shotgun

OPSol® Mini-Clip™ Short Shell Shooting Solution!

Minishells are becoming quite popular for those who like the 12-gauge shotgun, but do not like the recoil of heavy loads nor the muzzle blast and noise that accompanies shooting them. Normally, I use the 20-gauge for home defense simply … Continue reading

Mossberg 500 Tactical – 7+1 12-Gauge Model: 50567

The Mossberg 500 series of shotguns (including: 500, 505, 510, 535, and 590) have been running strong since around 1960, and they seem not to be letting up in any form or fashion. “Boo-Boo,” my prized Mossberg 500, has been … Continue reading

REMINGTON 870 HOME DEFENSE Model 81197 - The Long and Short of it!

What can be said about the venerable Remington 870, a pump-handle shotgun that has not already been said? It is a highly reliable shotgun regardless of the variant. There is a Remington 870 for virtually all manner of sport, hunting, … Continue reading

Leupold VX-1 Shotgun Scope 1-4x 20mm with Turkey Plex Reticle Scoping a Defensive Shotgun!

Baa-Baa, my favorite HD/PD shotgun, a Mossberg 500 20-Gauge, has been adorned with a UTG Red/Green Circle Dot sight or a reflex sight, which has guided my POA with the shotgun quite well for some time. Recently; however, I discovered … Continue reading

Stock Exchange “How a 20-Gauge Tactical Became a 20-Gauge Practical”

If you have had a chance to read my review of the Mossberg 20-gauge Tactical shotgun Mossberg 500 20-Gauge Tactical Shotgun (54300), one of my peeves with shotgun was the stock that was provided with the shotgun. The LOP with … Continue reading

Low Recoil Shotgun Ammunition Fiocchi 12LRSLUG and 12LE00BK

When can a 20-guage have more felt recoil than a 12-gauge? I found out during the latest range session. I had received in some Fiocchi Exacta Low Recoil 1-ounce slugs (1150 fps) and some Fiocchi Exacta Low Recoil 00 Buck … Continue reading

UTG 3.9″ CQB Red/Green Single Dot Sight w/Integral QD Mount

I have used several UTG red dot sights in the past and they have always worked well and are of good quality. The best part is that they are inexpensive. ]The UTG 3.9″ CQB Red/Green Single Dot Sight w/Integral QD … Continue reading

Mossberg 500 20-Gauge Tactical Shotgun (54300)

Smooth-bore long guns have been around, well, ever since the age when gunpowder was developed and people figured out that one could stuff a round tube with gunpowder behind other stuff and then send that stuff a great distance by … Continue reading

When A Firearm is “You”

When was the last time that you felt a gun was, well you? You are carrying it, right. Or maybe, it is your house shotgun, your favorite MSR, or hunting rifle. What makes that gun, you? Perhaps, it is the … Continue reading

Lasers and Home Defense Shotguns

Shotguns are more than just “point-n-click’ interfaces. You know, “You don’t need to aim a shotgun. You just point it towards the bad guy and pull the trigger.” Sorry, some aiming has to be performed for the intended ammunition to … Continue reading