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 […]

New Saiga-12 Shotgun


Izhmash announced the development of a new Saiga-12 shotgun variant for practical shooting competition.  Saiga-12 fans will likely notice a few differences just from the photo: My Russian is not very good, but from what I was able to determine, the new Saiga-12 sports several new features, including: long Picatinny rail on top of the […]

Thunder Ranch Mossberg 500 Shotgun

Mossberg Thunder Ranch shotgun

Mossberg has gone out on a limb the past few years with some interesting designs such as the Mossberg Chainsaw in 2011 and the Tactical Lever Gun at the 2012 SHOT Show.  This shotgun is much more practical. Branded with the Thunder Ranch logo, this shotgun was designed with Clint Smith.  Smith, known for his […]

Diamondback RTS Shotgun

Diamondback Shotgun

We found the Diamondback RTS shotgun at the 2012 SHOT Show.  It is a working prototype right now, but Diamondback hopes to have them shipping sooner rather than later.  We’ll keep you updated.  (Update 11/13/2012 – The latest on the production of the Diamondback shotgun is at the bottom of the article.) I went to the […]

SRM Arms Model 1216 Shotgun

I was able to handle the SRM Arms semi-automatic Model 1216 shotgun at 2012 SHOT Show. One of the interesting features of this particular scattergun is the revolving high capacity magazine. Instead of a single magazine tube, the SRM 1216 has four tubes that quadruple the amount ammunition loaded. Changing magazine tubes is accomplished by […]

Mossberg Shotgun FLEX System

Mossberg Shotgun Flex System

Mossberg Representative Taaffe Caligiuri was available at the 2012 SHOT Show to show us their new 12 gauge shotgun FLEX system. This is an adaptive shotgun platform that lets the user transform the FLEX 500/590 shotgun using Mossberg’s new Tool-less Locking System (TLS). The TLS has a specific selection of quick change stocks, forends, and […]

Safety Harbor Firearms: New Shotguns!

Safety Harbor Firearms

Safety Harbor Firearms is rolling out several new shotguns ahead of the 2012 SHOT Show.  All three are short-barreled shotgunsfrom the company’s KEG line. Two new models of KEG 12 (Kompact Entry Gun) shotguns seem to live up to the line’s name as they are outfitted with breacher-style muzzle brakes.  Watching the video (below), it […]

Black Aces Tactical Shotgun Rails

Black Aces Shotgun Rail

I recently came across Black Aces Tactical, a Florida company making quad-rails for the Remington 870/1100 and Mossberg 500/590 shotguns. The rail system is a single piece made from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy weighing about 16 ounces.  The rails are black anodized (type II). The rails will accept any standard AR-type accessories: lights, lasers, coffee makers, […]

RCBS Publishes New Shotshell Reloading Manual

RCBS has announced they are publishing a new shotshell reloading manual. Due out this month, the RCBS Handbook of Shotshell Reloading, features the RCBS shotshell reloading presses.  (What did you expect, MEC reloaders?) Designed for both beginners and advanced reloaders, this 284-page volume contains more than 2,000 reloading recipes, facts, color photographs, cut-away images, mechanical […]