Shotguns > Semi-Auto

Review: Browning A5 3 1/2 Inch

Browning's new A5 semi-automatic shotgun combines the style of the original Automatic 5 with the inertia-driven operating system of the little-known Normal by Danish gunsmith Christian Sjörgren.

April 07, 2014

Poetry in Motion: Benelli's Ethos

Italy’s Benelli has introduced a svelte, smooth-handling 12 gauge with clean lines, elegant styling, solid engineering and a recoil-reduction system second to none. Called the Ethos, it is a step forward in both aesthetics and performance.

March 10, 2014

Weatherby SA-08 Deluxe 28 Gauge

Some hunters have learned that the 28 gauge is a formidable game cartridge, and Weatherby’s new sleek and racy SA-08 Deluxe will find a warm place in the hearts of these true believers.

December 17, 2013

Beretta 1301 Competition

Competition drives innovation, especially in fast growing sports like 3-Gun. Beretta developed its competition shotgun to provide desired features in a straight out-of-the-box shotgun.

December 17, 2013

Ed Weatherby on Weatherby

NRA Editorial Director John Zent recently sat down with the president of Weatherby, Ed Weatherby, to discuss guns, the company's history and the "Weatherby Mystique."

September 27, 2013

FABARM XLR5 Black Velocity

More manufacturers are producing job-specific shotguns, especially for hunting. The FABARM XLR5 Velocity sporter represents a step forward in the shooter’s collection of guns for the particular job of sporting clays.

August 28, 2013

Gentlemen, This is the New Model 1100

A half-century ago, Remington Arms Co. introduced a new gas-operated shotgun. Despite many models having come and gone from “Big Green’s” lineup, the solid Model 1100 Remington is still cataloged—and remains popular—to this very day.

July 23, 2013

Remington Versa Max Tactical

Though pricier than a pump-action alternative, the Versa Max Tactical, as its name implies, is far more versatile.

June 12, 2013

The Beretta A400 Xtreme Shotgun

The Xtreme features Kick-Off and Blink for hunting with heavy loads.

July 31, 2012

Beretta's A400s: 21st Century Shotguns

The “green monster of technology” is no longer alone.

July 18, 2012

TriStar Viper G2 Silver 28 Gauge

The TriStar Viper G2 Silver 28 Gauge is a lightweight shotgun that performs well in the field or clay range.

June 19, 2012

Baikal MP153 Shotgun

While it’s a little rough around the edges, the Baikal MP153 is intended for hunting and is quite serviceable at $400.

June 18, 2012

Akdal MKA 1919 12-Gauge Shotgun

This unusual Turkish semi-auto shotgun offers features and controls similar to an AR-15 rifle.

May 08, 2012

The Humpback Returns: Browning's New A5

The new A5 has some classic lines, but with an action all its own.

April 19, 2012

Mossberg SA-20 Tactical Shotgun

The SA-20 is a practical reduced-recoil defensive semi-auto shotgun with features that often cost twice as much.

November 08, 2011