About the Safety on a Shotgun or Rifle

Fabarm XLR5 Waterfowler 12 Gauge, Part Two

Orvis Elos 12 gauge Part Two

Fabarm XLR5 Waterfowler 12 Gauge, Part One

Remington 870 200th Anniversary Pump Shotgun

Orvis Fabarm Elos 12 Gauge O/U Shotgun, Part One

Review: Weatherby Orion I O/U Shotgun

Weatherby Element 12 gauge Inertia Autoloader

The Good Shotgun Shell

The Good Over / Under Shotgun

The Good Pump Action Shotgun

The Good Autoloading Shotgun

Breda Xanthos Damasco Twelve Gauge Autoloader Part Two

Breda Xanthos Damasco Twelve Gauge Autoloader Part One

Remington V3 Update March 4, 2016

REVIEW: 2016 Remington V3 12 Gauge Autoloader Part Four

REVIEW: 2016 Remington V3 12 Gauge Autoloader Part Three

REVIEW: 2016 Remington V3 12 Gauge Autoloader Part Two

REVIEW: 2016 Remington V3 12 Gauge Autoloader Part One

A Brief History of Fabarm USA Autoloaders

On the new Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen

On Youth Shotguns

Modern CIP Proofing Process

Why You Should Stay Away from Damascus Barrels

Picking a Shotgun Choke

Coming: the 2016 Browning Sweet Sixteen

I Still Don't Want to Pay a Fortune for a 12 Gauge Autoloader!

Guide to Shotguns and Shotshell Ammunition

Review: Mossberg 930 DC Pro-Series Autoloader - Waterfowl #85137

Mossberg Vs. Remington Vs. Beretta Vs. Benelli Vs. Fabarm Vs. Browning Autoloaders

September, 2015 Shotgun Updates

Fabarm L4S 12 Gauge Autoloader: In Detail

Yes, Shotshell Payloads Matter!

REVIEW: Weatherby Element Deluxe 20 Gauge Autoloading Shotgun


FABARM L4S: The end of the Ugly Autoloader?

The Best Field Shotgun

The 2015 Browning Cynergy Field: Browning's Greatest Bargain? Part One

Shotgun News & Updates: July, 2015

A Closer Look at the Fabarm XLR5 Velocity FR: Video

What in the World is a "Clays" or "Sporting" Shotgun?

Shotgun Bargains for 2015

The Search for the Cheap O/U Shotgun

Sixty Second Autoloading Shotgun Reviews

Weatherby New Shotguns for 2015

Caesar Guerini and Fabarm USA for 2015

Why the O/U and SxS Shotgun Market is an Incomprehensible Mess

Review: Remington V3 Field Sport Autoloader, Finale (for now)

Benelli 828U O/U Shotgun First Impressions

Review: Remington V3 Field Sport Autoloader, Part Three

Review: Remington V3 Field Sport Autoloader, Part Two

Review: Remington V3 Field Sport Autoloader, Part One

New Shotguns for 2015

Remington's New for 2015 V3 Autoloader: The Best Ever?

The Overlooked Pump-action Shotgun

Review: Remington 870 Wingmaster American Classic 20 Gauge: Screaming with Quality

First Look: Weatherby PA-08 Upland Twenty Gauge Pump Shotgun

Review: Stevens 555 O/U 12 Gauge Shotgun

Review: Browning Silver Black Lightning 12 Gauge Autoloader

2014 Browning Maxus 3-1/2 Inch Review

An Attempt at Common Sense with Shotguns

Review: Benelli Ethos 12 Gauge Autoloader

Review: Weatherby SA-08 Deluxe 28 Gauge Autoloader

Browning 725 Citori Field 20 Gauge Part Two

Weatherby SA-08 Synthetic Waterfowler Part Two

Why the Ruger Red Label II O/U Shotgun is a Sure-Fire Hit

Weatherby SA-08 Synthetic Waterfowler 3.0 Autoloader, Part One

Browning 725 Citori Field 20 Gauge Part One

Important Tip for Mossberg 500 Owners

Benelli Ethos: Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Autoloading Shotgun Actions: The Good and the Bad

Why Ported Barrels? Browning Ported Barrels Survey

Are Any Expensive Autoloading Shotguns Worth It?

Browning 725 Citori 20 Gauge Preview

Benelli ETHOS Preview

The Return of the Ruger Red Label

New Firearms for 2014 to Look For

Review: Remington Versa Max 3-1/2 inch Autoloading Shotgun

Review: Fabarm Elos Deluxe 20 Gauge O/U Shotgun

Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down on Autoloading Shotguns: and Why

Review: Weatherby SA-08 12 Gauge Deluxe Autoloader

Turkish Shotgun Invasion: 2013

Inertia Autoloading Shotgun Shoot-Off: Benelli, Browning, Girsan

Winchester AA Heavy TrAAcker Ammunition: Video

Review: Girsan MC312 Twelve Gauge Autoloading Shotgun

Shotgun Patterns and their Spectacular Imprecision

Review: Winchester SX-3 12 Gauge Autoloader, FN's Best?

The Myth of Shotgun Break In

Air Pressure and the Shotshell Pattern

The New Browning A5 Adventure, Part III

Recoil and the Autoloading Shotgun

Review: Fabarm XLR5 Velocity LR, Part Two

Review: Fabarm XLR5 Velocity LR, Part One

Review: CZ920 20 Gauge Autoloader

Preview: New Fabarm XLR5 “Long Rib”

How Bad Are Turkish Shotguns, Really?

Gas-operated Vs. Recoil Operated Autoloaders, Part III

Twenty Gauge Autoloading Shotguns: What Do They Really Weigh?

Compared: Benelli Vinci vs. Browning A5

Gas-operated Vs. Recoil Operated Autoloaders, Part II

I Don't Want to Pay a Lot for an Autoloading Shotgun!

Review: Browning A5 Hunter, Round Two

Review: Weatherby SA-08 Deluxe 20 Gauge Autoloader

Winchester's New Shotshell Revolution: AA TrAAcker

Review: Franchi Affinity Compact Twenty Gauge

The Mystery of Shotgun Barrel Length

The Shotgun Autoloading Inertia Action of Perpetual Motion and Mystery

The Best Shotguns of 2012

Review: 2012 Browning A5 Hunter Autoloading Shotgun

The Death of the 20 Gauge Autoloader

Briley Takes on the Amusing, Confusing Browning DS Choke System

Preview: new Browning A5

Review: Ithaca M37 Twenty Gauge Waterfowl

Review: Franchi Instinct L 12 Gauge O/U

The Search for the Good Cheap Autoloading Shotgun

Choke Constriction Reference

The Disadvantages of the 3-1/2 inch Twelve Gauge Shell

Review: CZ 720 20 Gauge Autoloading Shotgun

What Makes Shotshell Pellets Work Better

Steel Versus Lead in Shotshells: Mythbusting

Review: Fabarm XLR 5 Velocity Competition Autoloading Twelve Gauge

Confused About Steel Shot and Barrel Damage?

Why Porting in a Shotgun Application Does Not Work

Why Not Shoot a Shotgun with Half the Recoil?

Ithaca M37 20 Gauge TurkeySlayer

Three Really Dumb Shotgun Things

2012 Shotgun Survey: Who is Happy and Who Is Not

The Best New Shotguns of 2012

The Mystery of the Over/Under Shotgun

Review: Browning 725 Citori Sporting O/U

Rules of Choke Tube Constriction

What To Do About Shotgun Face Slap and Gun Fit?

Franchi Affinity 20 Gauge Autoloader Review

Franchi Affinity 12 Gauge Autoloader Review

My Shotgun Blew Up

More on the Forthcoming Browning A5

George Trulock Talks Turkey

Fabarm / Caesar Guerini XLR5 Velocity Clays Autoloading Shotgun

Ithaca releases Phoenix O/U and Single Barrel Trap Models

Franchi Reinvents Itself for 2012

Browning A5 Preview

Still Can't Figure Out that Browning A-5?

The Eternal Battle of Gas versus Recoil Autoloading Shotguns

Shotshell Pellet Behavior

Review: Browning Citori 725 12 Gauge O/U Shotgun

A Simple Way To Select an Aftermarket Screw Choke

Why Shotgun Chokes Can Bewilder and Mislead

Steel, Lead, and the Rule of Three for Shotshells

Wingshooting Gauges and Fables

20 Gauge Pheasant Loads Compared

Three Inch 20 Gauge, the Rodney Dangerfield of Shotshells

Nice Shot Reloading Pressures

A Skeptic's Look at Modern Autoloading Shotguns

What's Wrong with All Autoloading Shotguns

Browning Brings Back the A5 and Introduces the Citori 725

25 Dead Mallards, Crummy Shells, and a Trulock Choke

The 187th Shotgun Recoil Discussion

Review: Mossberg Model 500 50th Anniversary Twelve Gauge

Review: CZ-USA 912 Twelve Gauge Autoloader

The End of High Performance No-Tox Shot?

Are Autoloading Shotguns Too Gimmicky?

Pheasants Past 50 Yards: 20 Gauge Style

Coming Soon: Mossberg 500, the First Fifty Years

Ithaca DeerSlayer III Twenty Gauge

New Savage Model 212 12 Gauge Slug Gun

Review Mossberg 930 12 Gauge Autoloader: A Big Surprise

Review: 2011 Browning A-Bolt Slug Gun

2011 Browning Maxus Sporting: Worth a Lot More Than a Look

Browning Double Auto: Val Browning's Finest

Benelli Super Vinci

New Stoeger M3500 Super Magnum Autoloader: Stoeger Shoots at the “Do Everything Super Value Super Auto”

Fausti Class Twenty Gauge O/U

Do Extended Chokes Improve Patterns?

Pellet Penetration For Wingshooters

Another Federal Heavyweight Load and a new Turkey Project Gun

The Mysterious Lengthened and Elongated Forcing Cone

Nice Shot Reloading Data: 12 Gauge

Nice Shot Reloading Data: 20 Gauge

Nice Shot Reloading Data: 16 Gauge

Nice Shot Reloading Data: 28 Gauge

Nice Shot Reloading Data: .410 Bore

Nice Shot Reloading Data: 10 Gauge

Wounding Ballistics for the Wingshooter

Shotgun Shells and Shotgun Chokes: like Laurel & Hardy

A 40 - 45 yard Mallard Load

The Wonderful Myths and Fables of Shotguns, Shotshells, and Chokes

Choke Problems with your Shotgun? Maybe Yes, Maybe No.

Blindsided by the Dark Cloud of Hevi-Metal

Beretta A400 Woes

Everything You Want to Know about Fausti, But Were Afraid to Ask

“Sporting Shotgun Performance” by Andrew Jones: A Must Read?

Why Shotshell Published Pressures are Meaningless

Randolph Engineering: Ranger XLW “Serious Equipment” Shooting Glasses

How Nice is “Nice Shot,” The Modern Lead Replacement?

New Autoloading Shotgun Reader Comments

Picking a “No-Tox” Shotshell: Code Words, Misinformation, and Hyperbole

Hevi-Shot Fires Back!

Slug Guns: Twenty Gauge Vs. Twelve Gauge: What Is Better?

How Much Should You Spend For an Autoloading Shotgun?

The No Tox Shotshell Problem

Savage 220F 20 Gauge Slug Gun Performance

Browning Brings Back the A-bolt Slug Gun

A Look at “Prairie Storm” Shotshells

Why Autoloaders Kick Far More Than They Need To: Beware the "Versatile" Shotgun

Home Defense 12 Gauge Pump Shoot-out

Review: Winchester SX-3 20 Gauge

Best and Worst Shotguns 2010: Survey Says

Recoil: According to Benelli, Beretta, Browning, and Remington

Looking for a Used Shotgun?

Shotgun Magnumitis: An Incurable but Controllable Affliction

Upland Hunting with Jack O'Connor

Rumor Mill: Remington's new Versamax 3-1/2 inch Waterfowler

2010 Shotgun and Wingshooting Awards

Classic Review: Beretta A303 Twelve Gauge Autoloader

Pheasants Past Fifty Yards and Pellet Size Selection for Upland Game

Benelli's SuperNova ComforTech 3-1/2 inch Slide Action 12 Gauge

Browning Maxus Hunter: Polished Blue and Walnut at Last

Lore of a Legend: Browning A-5 Light Twelve

20 Gauge Autoloader Comparison: Benelli vs. Beretta vs. Browning

How to Pick a Choke Tube in Five Minutes or Less with George Trulock

Ithaca Deerslayer II Twenty Gauge Review

Benelli ComforTech, Shotgun Recoil, and More Shrieks of the Mutilated

What Are The Best Factory Shotshells?

Shotshell Gauges, Payloads, and Velocity: Cutting Through the Bull

Where Can I Get Good Shotgun Barrel Work Done?

The Improbable Comparison: Beretta A400 vs. Browning Maxus vs. Benelli Vinci

What is the Most Reliable Autoloading Shotgun?

Quick Peek: Mossberg 930 12 Gauge Autoloader

Review: 2010 Beretta A400 Xplor Unico 12 Gauge Autoloader

Limbsaver “Dead Center” Shotgun Sights

Ithaca Model 37 vs. Browning BPS: What's the Difference?

Why We Bought the Wrong Shotgun

Fausti: The Most Famous Name in Shotguns You've Never Heard Of

Review: 2010 Browning Cynergy Field Twenty Gauge O/U

Review: Benelli M2 20 Gauge Comfortech Autoloader

The Spectacularly Impossible Question of Shotgun Fit

Talking Turkey About Pellet Penetration

Spring Turkey Hunting with Tony Knight & Family

Federal Heavyweight Turkey Load in 12 Gauge Equals Fabulous Performance

World's First Test: the new Ithaca Turkeyslayer 12 Gauge

Federal's Amazing 20 Gauge Turkey Load: Heavyweight No. Seven

Caesar Guerini Tempio “Sporter” Twenty Gauge O/U

Ithaca's New “Perma Guard” Defense and Waterfowl Guns

Did God Create Autoloading Shotguns So They Could Jam?

Straight Dope on Shotgun Chokes

Preview: Weatherby SA-08 Deluxe Autoloader

Savage 220F: The Best New Rifle of 2010 is a Shotgun

Ithaca's new Phoenix: the Return of the “Knick” Shotgun

Preview: Beretta A400 Unico 12 Gauge

Hope for Beretta 391 Lovers

Wouldn't You Really Rather Drive a 20 Gauge?

Confessions of a Browning A-5 Aficionado

Browning Cynergy Euro Field Twenty Gauge

Browning Auto-5 Magnum 20 Semi-Automatic Shotgun

Clunker of 2009 Award

More Shooting with the Slugging Superstar: Savage's 220F

Hunting & Shooting with Benelli's Vinci Autoloader

Savage Reinvents the Slug Gun: Savage Model 220F 20 Gauge

2009's Shotgun and Wingshooting Awards

Browning's New Autoloader: the Maxus

Improving Browning Invector Plus Shotgun Performance

2009 Benelli Ultra-Light 12 Gauge

Do-All's White Wing: World's First Affordable Gun Club in a Box?

The Benelli Vinci: In Depth

The Ithaca You've Never Seen Before: the 2009 Model 37 28 Gauge Ltd. Edition "AA" Grade

Are B & P Shotshells the Best?

EvoShield Recoil Shirt: The Ultimate in Recoil Protection?

Review: Remington Model 105 CTi II Autoloading Shotgun

First Look: Ithaca's All-New first-ever M37 28 Gauge & More

Preview: The Browning Maxus Semi-Auto Shotgun

Preview: Remington's 2009 887 Nitro Mag Pump Action

Beretta AL391 Urika 2 Gold 20 Gauge Shotgun: A Non-Review

Ithaca Model 37 20 Gauge Review: Is it the Best?

The Mystery of the Beretta 391 Series Shotguns

The Many Reasons to Avoid Over / Under Shotguns

Kent Tungsten-Matrix vs. Hevi-Shot "Classic Doubles"

The Eternal Horror of Shotgun Recoil

Instant Kills Past 50 Yards? Winchester Xtended Range HD

2007 Beretta 391 Urika Gold 12 Gauge

Winchester Supreme Elite Xtended Range: The Best EVER?

Browning Cynergy Classic Field 20 Gauge O/U Shotgun

Caesar Guerini Magnus O/U Shotgun

Browning BPS 16 Gauge Pump-action Shotgun

How Good Are Fiocchi Shells, Really?

Preview: New Browning BPS 16 Gauge

First Look: 2007 Beretta Urika 2 Gold 12 Gauge

A Look at the Remington 105CTi Shotgun

Why Your Shotgun Always Throws the Wrong Pattern

Shotshell Reloading Background by Johan Loubser

Alliant Shotshell Powders

E. D. Lowry on Shot String (8.7 meg PDF)

Browning Gold Superlight 12 Gauge FLD Hunter

DeHaan Model U2 16 Gauge O/U Shotgun

Shotgun Power: the Myth of the Gauge

A Glimpse at Shotgun Gas Actions

How Much Difference Can a Choke Tube Make?

Shotguns and Trigger Trouble

2006 Browning Gold 20 gauge Superlight Hunter

2006 Dove Opener

Post 4 Optics: Titanium Shooting Glasses

Savage Milano 20 ga. O/U

CZ Ringneck 16 ga. Side by Side

Fiocchi Golden Pheasant Loads

A 20 Gauge Patterning Example

A Graphic Look at Patterns

Carlson's Shotgun Choke Tubes

Patterning for American Skeet

Patterning for Game Birds

Notes on Patterning Turkey Loads

The Trouble With Chokes

What About Shot String?

When Do I Need an Aftermarket Choke Tube?

Where Do We Want Our Pattern Today?

Why Back-Boring Does Not Work

Why We Desperately Need to Pattern Shotguns

The .410: What Good is It?

16 gauge: The Best Gauge?

Why the 10 Gauge Shotgun is Obsolete

Defeating Shotgun Recoil

Pellet Size Selection for Upland Game

The Right Shot Size and the Squared Load

Shotgun Mysteries: What Modifications Work?

What About Shotgun Weight?

What Chamber Length for Your Shotgun?

Wing Shooting and Recoil

Shotgun Choke Specifications

Shotgun Pressures

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