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Home Defense Guns: How To Choose The Right One

Possibly the only topic to generate more arguments than politics is the never-ending discussion of what qualifies as the “best” home-defense gun.

NRA Gun of the Week: Citadel RSS1

On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” a Russian-based shotgun design, the Citadel RSS1 provides users with AK-type performance of a piston-driven operating system within a stamped-steel receiver fed by detachable box magazines.

Tested: Mossberg Flexes Its Options in the Model 500 20-Gauge FLEX

The prolific Mossberg Model 500 pump-action shotgun is arguably one of the most identifiable firearms on the planet, and its 20-gauge FLEX model is its most shooter-friendly to date.

Fear & Loading: Aguila Minishell Buckshot Load

A shotshell that offers reduced recoil and increased shotgun capacity—yet delivers the kind of punch to stop a criminal attack—could be ideal for home defense, but you need to make sure it cycles reliably.

Choosing a Home-Defense Gun

Possibly the only topic to generate more arguments than politics is the never-ending discussion of what qualifies as the “best” home-defense gun.

Weatherby PA-459 TR 12-Gauge Shotgun

This defensive pump action is loaded with features and affordably priced.

Redring for Home Defense?

It’s primarily designed for clay sports and is far from ideal, but with the right setup it will hold bad guys at bay until authorities arrive.

Choosing a Home-Defense Gun

Determining the best home-defense firearm takes careful development of a self-defense plan.

Home Defense Precision Shotgunning

Your tactical home-defense shotgun has more capabilities than you may think.

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