GIANT 30-Round 12 Gauge Shotgun Drum from Defenceport

James Reeves is at IWA 2024. He’d post a description about this video but the description from the Defenceport website is better than anything he could muster:

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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Magazine Fed Majesty or Pump Action Travesty?

Welcome everyone to the 219th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have Fudd appeal?  Each week the TFB staff weighs in with their thoughts, but readers get the final say in the poll at the bottom of each article.

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Get the Latest Load Data in The Hodgdon 2024 Annual Reloading Manual

The reloading world is constantly expanding despite several upsets over the decades that have left many wanting for components like primers and projectiles. Now that things seem to more or less be going back to normal in terms of availability of components, it’s nice that Hodgdon released the new Hodgdon 2024 Annual Manual. This yearly release contains some of the most up-to-date information for new pistol and rifle loads, as well as updates to older loads to accommodate for new selections in projectiles and powder.

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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Real Tacticool or Unsightly & Unusual?

Welcome everyone to the 213th Edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have Fudd appeal?  Each week the TFB staff weighs in with their thoughts, but readers get the final say in the poll at the bottom of each article.

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Meet Escort's New BullTac Bullpup Pump-Action Shotgun

Joining the ranks among a few other notable names within the bullpup shotgun scene is the new Escort BullTac pump-action bullpup shotgun. The new shotgun is capable of running up to 3″ shells, sports a standard length 18″ barrel, and an overall length of just 27.75 inches. Other features include a fixed cylinder choke, oxidation-resistant chrome-plated steel barrel, and a completely detachable carry handle.

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Remington's New Multitasking Nitro-Steel Duplex Load

There is a load of shotgun shells out there that can completely change the task that your shotgun is capable of handling. Duplex loads can often help bridge the gap between two different tasks or ranges. Remington’s new Nitro-Steel Duplex load is a new high-velocity shot shell loaded with two different sizes of shot. At the time of launch, there will be two available shot combinations, with two additional shot combinations coming at a later date.

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Federal Ammunition Announces New No. 1 Buckshot Load

Federal Ammunition has a new shotgun load entering the market. This No. 1 Buckshot loading has 16 copper-plated pellets in every shell. Let’s take a detailed look at the rest of the features.

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HOT GAT or FUDD CRAP? Arctic Warrior or Poverty Poser?

Welcome everyone to the 208th edition of ‘Hot Gat or Fudd Crap?’, one of our many series here on TFB. If you’re new to the series, this is where we look at the most obscure firearms that are actually for sale and ask the question – is this Gat a sweet deal or only have Fudd appeal?  Each week the TFB staff weighs in with their thoughts, but readers get the final say in the poll at the bottom of each article.

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Vang Comp Releases "Chair Cover" Discreet Shotgun Case

Vang Comp is renowned for its custom shotguns and the Vang Comp System, which provides reduced recoil and tighter patterns. Their latest product is a long gun transport case disguised to look like a folding chair cover. Now, you can keep that scattering close while looking like you’re headed to a campout.

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POTD: KelTec KSG Deployed By French Police During Riots

Today’s Photo Of The Day features a KelTec KSG shotgun, which I rarely see in the wild, yet they turn up in law enforcement photos from time to time. The photos come from the French Police Nationale’s Facebook page on June 30, 2023. During late June and into July, France mobilized 45,000 police officers to combat the violent riots in cities across the country after a 17-year-old immigrant was killed during a traffic stop. During this mobilization, more than 2000 rioters were arrested over five days, and over 200 officers were injured as of the time of this writing.

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Federal's New "Action Shotgun" Competition Ammo

Those who compete with shotguns know that every load is just a little bit different when it comes to 12 gauge. While there is a litany of options out there for those looking to defend their home, hunt deer, or even shoot birds out to extreme distances, there are very few competition shotshell loads on the market which has led a few shooters to develop their own loads to work with their competition shotguns. Federal Action Shotgun aims to eliminate that need for shotgun athletes with a new 12-gauge load that balances shootability, control, and power and also comes in a convenient 200-round case.

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New Fasteel+ 2.0 Ultra-High-Performance Shotshells from Kent Cartridge

Kent Cartridge is excited to announce its latest innovation for waterfowlers, Fasteel+. Building on the success of the popular Fasteel 2.0 line, Fasteel+ offers a new shotshell experience by incorporating two sizes of steel pellets in one shell. This new line is supposed to deliver exceptional patterns and unparalleled on-target lethality through the use of a layered zinc-plated steel shot load. The layered shot, consisting of larger Precision-Plated Steel Shot pellets atop smaller pellets, ensures tighter patterns and increased energy transfer to the target. With zinc-plated pellets and nickel-plated heads, Fasteel+ exhibits excellent corrosion resistance, making it an all-weather performer. Hunters should be able to expect reliable ignition and outstanding velocities, regardless of the hunting conditions.

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Upgrading A Turkinelli With Mesa Tactical Gear (Part 1)

Mesa Tactical has been upgrading police shotguns for many years. Their range of accessories fits many popular models, including the legendary Benelli M4. But do those same parts also fit on a Turkish clone like the Aksa S4? Let’s find out!

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JEBS Chokes Releases New STACKED Signature Series TSS Ammo

JEBS are an American shotgun choke tube manufacturer whose claim to fame is their revolutionary interior-bore design which produces distinctly tighter patterns and some pretty effective recoil-reduction systems within the industry. JEBS has decided to set foot in the ammunition manufacturing industry by introducing its new Signature Series TSS 12 Gauge shotgun ammo. Their new TSS load is available in a variety of configurations and as opposed to other loads on the market, JEBS is stacked instead of blended to ensure a more consistent pattern downrange.

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[IWA 2023] 12 Gauge Mag-Fed Shotgun Pistol: SDM M870 Shorty

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves is at IWA visiting Prima Armi, the Italian distributor to see the SDM M870 Shorty, an inexpensive, short-barrel, pump action, mag-fed 12 gauge shotgun.

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