DTAC Mongoose


The DTAC Mongoose is a replacement stock for Mossberg 500, 590 and Maverick shotguns that is removable and reduced recoil.  Additionally, the stock has ab adjustable length of pull (from 13.5″ to 15″.) It is an interesting design, and you might want to check this out at the company’s website here.  MSRP is $205. Update […]

New Weatherby Guns for 2014

Weatherby SA-459 Reaper

Weatherby will be bringing out a number of new guns in 2014.  We’ve got a sneak peak into two of the new shotguns today. SA-459 Black Reaper TR The SA-459 is a semi-automatic shotgun designed for home defense or tactical purposes.  The guns are made in Turkey, which has become a respectable off-shore location for […]

Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun

Beretta 1301 Tactical

The Beretta 1301 Tactical shotgun looks like a reality.  The 1301 Tactical is a 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun based on the 1301 Competition gun.  It uses a gas operating system that Beretta claims has 36% faster cycling than other brands. It has a three inch chamber and hold five rounds in the tubular magazine.  The […]

More on the Taurus ST12 Shotgun

Taurus shotgun

I recently added more photos and updated information on the Taurus ST12 shotgun to this page (click here.) If you are not familiar already with the shotgun, it is a 12 gauge pump action gun that looks like an 870 with a bunch of tactical stuff added including a tri-rail, folding buttstock and breacher-style stand […]

Versa Max Zombie Slayer Shotgun

VersaMax Zombie shotgun

Had enough of the zombies?  Not yet, I guess, considering The Walking Dead seems to be one of the most popular shows on TV.  Fortunately, Remington introduced the Versa Max Zombie shotgun to help quench the thirst for zombie-related gun gear. The Versa Max is Remington’s newest autoloading shotgun, and in the past couple of […]

Mossberg 930 SPX Shotgun in Coyote Tan

Mossberg 930 SPX

Mossberg announced a new 930 SPX shotgun with a pistol grip and a coyote tan finish.  Unfortunately, I was not able to secure a photo of the new color for this article.  The photo above is obviously not coyote tan, but it is the same style of 930 SPX autoloading shotgun. The 930 SPX is […]

Remington 870 Shotgun with Magpul Tactical Accessories

Remington 870 Magpul

In 2012, Magpul announced a line of shotgun accessories, and one year later Remington announced an 870 Express Tactical shotgun with those fixtures as standard features.  The new Remington 870 uses a Magnum SGA buttstock and a MOR fore-end. The Remington 870 shotgun is extremely popular for self-defense and police work.  I’d venture to say […]

Updated Mossberg SA-20 Autoloader Shotgun

Mossberg SA-20

The newly updated Mossberg SA-20 Field/Tactical autoloader is a 20 gauge shotgun with a 20″ barrel, synthetic stock and a variety of features that might make it a good home defense gun for you.  With the updated version shown at the 2013 SHOT Show, I immediately saw the gun’s home defense potential for a variety of reasons, […]

New Saiga-12 Details

saiga shotgun

We have more details on the new Saiga-12 being developed by Izhmash. As I reported back in May, a new Saiga-12 shotgun has been designed for the competition market.  Currently, Izmash is showing the shotgun at various shooting events and expos and is planning on shipping it to the consumer market in late 2012 or […]

Taurus ST12 Shotgun

Taurus ST12 shotgun

The Taurus ST12 shotgun is a pump action, 12 gauge scattergun being made in Brazil.  The Taurus shotgun falls into the tactical arena, not in the sporting category, and is marketed as such.  The shotgun is not currently imported into the United States for civilian sales, but it is exported from Brazil for government purchasers. […]

Saiga Talon Tactical Shotgun Stock from ATI

ATI Saiga stock

Want a more tacticool stock for your Saiga shotgun? Check out the Saiga Talon Tactical Stock with Scorpion Recoil System from Advanced Technology International (ATI).

More on the New Saiga-12


The new Saiga-12 appears to be on track for import into the United States according to information from Izhmash.  Additionally, overall shipments of firearms from Izhmash to the US is expected to “…increase significantly.” The new Saiga-12 features a variety of modifications including a push-button magazine release, AR-type buttstock, a new gas system, a unique […]

Cut Shells

Want to turn a cheap #8 birdshot target load into a powerful man (or deer) stopper?  All you need is a pocket knife… I would not suggest doing this for actual self defense – just buy 00-buck or slugs and not worry about it.  But, I can see this as being useful for hunting in […]