A Tale of Two Shotguns

I recently inherited two old double barrels from a neighbor. Both shotguns appeared in rough shape and looked as though in a past life they propped open barn doors. After examining them, I came to a conclusion-one was a parts gun, but the other might be salvageable. Here are the steps I took to restore the old shotgun.

Tested: IFG Howdah 45/410 Double-Barrel Pistol

Old World craftsmanship meets New World regulations in the IFG Howdah, a unique interpretation of the Ithaca Auto & Burglar self-defense pistol.

Video: Winchester Model 24 Shotgun

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, which features the utilitarian Winchester Model 24 shotgun.

NRA Gun of the Week: DP-12 Double Barrel Pump Shotgun

American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen gets hands-on with the DP-12 double barrel pump shotgun for the latest NRA Gun of the Week.

Video—ARTV Review: Merkel 40E Shotgun

Check out this “Rifleman Review” segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV in which the crew takes a look at the lower-cost double barrel Merkel 40E shotgun.

NRA Gun of the Week: Standard Mfg. S333 Thunderstruck

On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman staff examine the a revolver designed for self defense that fires two rounds of .22 WMR. per two-finger trigger press.

SHOT Show 2018: Bond Arms .44 Mag. Double-Barrel Pistol

Last year, Bond Arms stretched the company's big-bore, stainless steel over/under pistol line with the arrival of the 6" barrel Texan chambered in .45 Colt/.410.

A Double-Barreled 1911: The AF2011-A1

A Double-Barreled 1911: The AF2011-A1

NRA Gun of the Week: CZ Sharp-Tail Coach Gun

Ride shotgun with American Rifleman's Mark Keefe as he sits down to discuss the features of a side-by-side coach gun.

Parker Brothers Model GH Shotgun

During its 66-year reign as America’s finest side-by-side shotgun maker, circa 1866-1932, Parker Brothers’ reputation for quality and reliability became legendary. While many other famous American manufacturers made their side-by-side shotguns with equal quality, today’s Parker Brothers shotgun owners still hold the bragging rights of having a few of their rarest and best quality models.

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