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Shotguns

From protecting your home to downing birds on the wing to classing up your gun safe, these incredible shotguns are among the best of the best.
The Remington 870 pump action has been used as a standard police model for decades. But as good as this gun is, it can always be improved by the application of aftermarket parts and the ingenuity of a custom gunsmith.
Upland hunters have a few more choices when it comes to how they feed their 28-gauge, with Federal Premium adding three new shells for the minimalist bore.
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The Remington 870 Tac-14 arms shooters with a maneuverable and wicked smoothbore without any of the headache of complying with the NFA.
The new 28-gauge Benelli Ethos is a lightweight shotgun with power above its weight class, making it a great option for the serious upland hunter.
Browning has added a touch of class to its popular semi-automatic shotgun line with the A5 Hunter High Grade. Ornate and functional, the newest "Humpback" should hammer fowl in style.
The Stevens S1200, the company's first autoloader, performs under pressure and is attainable to the masses.

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