AR-15s may currently rule the firearms world, but it’d be hard to beat the versatility of the shotgun. Reliable pump-action and semi-auto designs can easily run buckshot, birdshot and slugs to take out threats or game at any reasonable distance. That’s why gun makers are still putting time and engineering into some truly creative scatterguns. Here are some of the best hitting the market in early 2016.


Beretta 1301 Tactical

Benelli Performance Shop M2 3-Gun Edition

Chiappa 1887 T-Series

EAA MKA 1919 Match

FN SLP Competition

FN SLP Tactical

Fostech Origin 12

Kel-Tec NFA-Ready KSG

Mossberg ATI Scorpion

Nighthawk Custom

Remington Versa Max Competition Tactical

SRM Model 1216

Standard Manufacturing SKO & SKO-BULL



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