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The Keefe Report: Remington Model 11

Today, we take for granted the fact that a semi-automatic shotgun is simply going to work.

Remington Autoloading Shotguns: The Epic

America’s oldest gunmaker has been building semi-automatic shotguns for more than a century. Today, models such as the Versa Max and V3 join the ranks of the 1100 and 11-87 as proof of Big Green’s commitment to the technologically advanced self-loader.

The Keefe Report: Stoeger Firearms

The company featured on this month’s cover has traveled an interesting road. It started on Fifth Avenue in New York City in 1918. That’s when Austrian immigrant Alexander F. Stoeger sent out his first fliers advertising guns and accessories.

Tested: Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 Shotgun

Borrowing heavily from the classy Ethos, the new SBE 3 was designed as a hardcore 3½" waterfowl gun that can take anything the blind or bog can dish out—while still being lithe and lively.

Tested: Stoeger M3020 Shotgun

Stoeger Industries, Inc., a corporation beneath the extensive Beretta Holding S.p.A. umbrella of companies, has imported Turkish-made, semi-automatic shotguns since 2001, when the 3"-chambered, 12-ga. M2000 was introduced.

Gun Review: Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen Shotgun

In 1903, two semi-automatic shotguns revolutionized hunting. John M. Browning’s long-recoil-operated Automatic-5—“Five shots under your finger,” read the advertising—and Swedish gunsmith Carl Axel Theodor Sjögren’s inertia-operated “Normal” shotgun.

Weatherby Element Waterfowler Max-5 Shotgun

Weatherby, a name synonymous with magnum-chambered rifles, has nonetheless been in the shotgun business since the 1960s, when it first imported Italian-made over-unders.

Celebrating 25 Years of the Benelli Super Black Eagle

Benelli’s inertia-driven Super Black Eagle was the first semi-automatic shotgun to chamber the 12-ga., 3½" shell. The landmark design did more than just work with the big shells—it changed a culture.

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.

The Humpback Returns: Browning's New A5

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

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