Gun Of The Week: Browning A5 Wicked Wing
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range this week to learn about an iconic Browning shotgun, but this one is dressed specifically for the modern era, wearing synthetic furniture, covered by a unique camouflage treatment and revamped internally for generations of use.
NRA Gun Of The Week: Browning Citori Hunter Grade II
Follow American Rifleman staff on this “Gun Of The Week” with the Browning Firearms Citori Hunter Grade II, a field-ready, 16-gauge shotgun that sure doesn’t disappoint. In fact, this boxlock shotgun has everything you need and nothing that you don’t.
New For 2023: Franchi USA Instinct Sideplate 16- and 28-Ga. Shotguns
Franchi USA announced catalog additions for 2023 to include its Instinct Sideplate line of hinge-action with 16- and 28-gauge accommodations, making a complete line of classically styled over-under shotguns.
5 Hard-Hitting New Shotguns For 2023
This year, we're seeing many shotguns that are built on proven operating systems but have been updated to be even more controllable and easily used by today's consumers.
Browning Citori: A Redesigned Superposed
There are 33 versions currently available from the company, not including the 22-strong Citori 725 line. All wear American walnut furniture, in a variety of fine finishes. The line’s wide variety of options include recoil pads adjustable for length of pull, adjustable cheekpieces, intricate engraving, floating ribs and much more.
Handloads: 16 Gauge Spreader Load
Not that long ago, sporting goods store shelves contained an adequate selection of 16-ga. shells. The last few years, however, barely a box of any 16-ga. shells can be found anywhere. But that’s of little concern to those with a shotshell-reloading press, such as the MEC 600 Jr., close at hand.
CZ-USA Sharp-Tail: A Popular Side-By-Side Shotgun
For those looking for a classic style side-by-side shotgun, the CZ-USA Sharp-Tail is a popular choice available in several different gauges.
New for 2020: TriStar Trinity Over/Under
TriStar Arms expanded its affordable lineup of Turkish-made shotguns with the Trinity Over/Under in 2020.
Latest Loads: The 2 3/4" 16-Ga. Shotshell
Loads for the 16 gauge have long been scarce and lacking in variety, generally carrying payloads of similar weights and sizes of shot.