LightField is producing a nifty range of 12 gauge, 20 gauge and .410 shotgun blanks called the Zombie Blaster. They do not contain a projectile and are simply designed to make as much noise and as big a flash as possible. These rounds are just for fun, but the company [Read More…]
The New Zealand Defense Force is adopting the Benelli M3 after trialling them for the past few years. The M3 is a dual mode firearm that can be operated manually as a pump action or semi-automatically with Benelli’s famous inertia recoil system. The pump action is [Read More…]
Clarksville online reports that the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division is the first unit to be issued the M26 MASS shotgun. The M26 is a bolt action magazine fed shotgun that can be used standalone or attached underneath an M4 barrel. It weighs 3.5 pounds, [Read More…]
RAAC is importing the Akdal MKA 1919 12 gauge shotgun from Turkey. The shotgun closely resembles the AR-15, only a lot larger. Because the BATFE only allow “sporting” shotguns to be imported, it is imported without any tacti-cool features. The lower receiver [Read More…]
Recent video games such as Call of Duty renewed interest in the oversized and impractical pistol-gripped 1887 Shotgun that was originally made popular by the second Terminator movie. Chiappa is cashing in on the pistol-gripped 1887-craze with the 1887 [Read More…]
If that title boggled your mind and you asked yourself, “didn’t they already sell the M4 to civilians?!” You would be correct. However the previous M4 model was considered an imported shotgun, and was therefore subject to 922r compliance. This meant [Read More…]
Kel-Tec are producing a short barreled shotgun (SHS) version of the Kel-Tec KSG . The KSG patrol has a 16.1″ barrel (24″ overall length) and the KSG Tactical has a 13.7″ barrel (21.4″ overall length). The shorter length decreases weight while [Read More…]
Taiwan company MadBull Airsoft have developed a conversion kit to convert any non-semi auto shotgun (pump, single shot, double barrel) into an airsoft gun. The kit includes a barrel insert and special 12 gauge rounds. The rounds of loaded with standard 6mm plastic BBs [Read More…]
I was pretty skeptical when I heard about the BEAM LOKR. It is a shotgun mount that attaches to a 12 gauge shotgun using only magnets. I did not think it could survive 12 gauge recoil, but it does. GunBlast produced a video review about the product and proved that it [Read More…]
Magpul has announced their first shotgun accessories. The MOE Forend and SGA Stock will go on sale next year. The MOE forend will be compatible with the Magpul line of MOE accessories, which includes rails, foregrips and a flashlight mount.
Strike Industries will soon be selling a nifty gadget called the Sling Catch. It attaches to a pack or armor and keeps a rifle or shotgun sling from biting into your neck. SI told me they have not yet finalized the MSRP.
James Hunter, Hank Gevedon and Rex McDonald have applied for a patent (#20110283582) for a bullpup conversion kit for Mossberg 500 and Remington 870 pump action shotguns. Rex McDonald and Hank Gevedon own PD3, a Kentucky company dedicated to helping inventors bring [Read More…]
Turkish firm Derya Arms Industry have developed a nifty magazine fed semi-automatic shotgun called the Anakon. The Anakon is a conversion of their conventional tube-fed semi-automatic shotgun and operates in almost the exact same way, feeding from a magazine forward of [Read More…]
In the four years I have been blogging I don’t think I have come across a more obscure gun than the Parker Hale Rogun. I don’t know when the below prototype was made, if it was ever in production or even precisely how it functioned. What I do know is that [Read More…]
Steve Says: We welcome Nathan on board as our newest TFB staff writer. This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com. To get up-to-date information on where to find Beretta firearms for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. Introduced at SHOT 2010, the [Read More…]
Recently a few firms, most notably Browning, have been launching shotguns with inertia operated actions. Benelli (now owned by Beretta) held a monopoly on the inertia technology until its patent expired a few year ago. A Turkish company called ATA Arms have produced an [Read More…]
After I first wrote about the SRM Arms 1216 Shotgun over three years ago, it dropped off my radar. It has taken a while but the good news is that the gun is finally in production and on sale to the public. The magazine is really four magazines in one. Each compartment [Read More…]
TsKIB SOO, a subsidiary of the well known Russian firm KBP Instrument Design Bureau, decided to try removing the stock from their MTs-255 Tactical Revolver Shotgun and cutting the barrel down to 7.87″. The result is the OTs-62 12 Gauge “Service Revolver [Read More…]
I knew when I said that the Browning was the first post-patent Inertia operated shotgun, a reader would find one produced earlier 😉 A reader pointed out the SI 12 shotgun made by the Italian firm Marocchi since 2009. You readers are just to clever for me. [ Many [Read More…]
John Moses Browning’s Auto-5 is back in production, sort of. The newest incarnation of the Auto-5 is the Browning A5. While it has the distinctive Auto-5 “humpback” appearance, inside it is all new. Browning ripped out the nifty long-recoil (recoiling [Read More…]
Iraqveteran8888 demonstrates homemade wax slugs in the below video. To make these slugs you just buy some #8 target shot shells, remove the shot, mix the shot with wax and then pour back into the shotshell. They seem to hit accurate and hard.
A Brazilian drug dealer was captured earlier this month along with his gigantic homemade 11 lbs revolver. The revolver chambers five 2.75″ 12 gauge cartridges. This dealer went with a traditional revolver look, rather than the tacti-cool styling of the infamous [Read More…]
James D Julia is auctioning off the Winchester Model 21 shotgun given to Joe DiMaggio by NJ Police Capt. Jos. Cocozza after his record setting 42 game hitting streak (his streak ended at 56). This shotgun is sure to sell for a fortune given its appear to both gun [Read More…]