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The Mossberg Shockwave Will Be Legal in Texas on September 1

The Mossberg Shockwave Will Be Legal in Texas on September 1

Courtesy of Tactical Life If you’re living in Texas and you’ve been hoping to get your hands on a Mossberg Shockwave, only to be sorely disappointed when you discover that it’s illegal to own there, you’re in luck: it’ll be legal in the Lone Star State as of September 1, 2017. RELATED STORY: Mossberg Shockwave – […]

Mossberg Shockwave: Short-Barreled Fun Without the NFA Hassle

Mossberg Shockwave: Short-Barreled Fun Without the NFA Hassle

Courtesy of Tactical Life Short-barreled shotguns look serious and intimidating. They’re handy in tight spaces and pack a punch well above their weight class in most cases.  Traditionally, they’ve also been National Firearms Act (NFA) regulated items that require a $200 tax stamp, all of the associated paperwork and wait times of six months or longer, […]

TriStar Tec 12 Shotgun | Pump or Auto? How about both?

TriStar Tec 12 Shotgun | Pump or Auto? How about both?

When it comes to tactical and home defense shotguns there are lots of debates regarding the most effective operating system. They come down to pump-action and semi-automatic. Both offers advantages over the other, and both sides make good points. Semi-Auto shotguns fire rapidly, has reduced recoil, and are generally easier to use. Pump action shotguns […]

Witness Protection 870: The 12.5-Inch Short-Barreled US Marshals Shotgun

Witness Protection 870: The 12.5-Inch Short-Barreled US Marshals Shotgun

Courtesy of Tactical Life The shotgun is, by far, the longest-serving long gun in the American law enforcement community. It served Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp well and, in 2017, continues to be the most prevalent long gun in the armories of police agencies across the country. While most law enforcement shotguns are bland and unexciting, […]

Kalashnikov USA KS-12, KS-12T AK Shotguns Now Shipping to Dealers

Kalashnikov USA KS-12, KS-12T AK Shotguns Now Shipping to Dealers

Courtesy of Tactical Life The wait is over: Kalashnikov USA’s first AK shotguns—the KS-12 and KS-12T—are now shipping to dealers. Developed after a lengthy testing and evaluation process, Kalashnikov USA CEO Brian Skinner said “We have finally reached the point of being more than satisfied with the remarkable quality and reliability of these products. These firearms are […]

Days of Guns: H&R Tracker II Slug Gun

In a survival situation, two is one, and one is none. Backups are a big part of being prepared for anything, and firearms are just as important as any other tool in your gear or bug-out bag. This is an example of such a backup that can be found at a very low price if […]

Mossberg 590 Shockwave: Tactical-Life’s ‘Gun of the Month’ For May 2017

Mossberg 590 Shockwave: Tactical-Life’s ‘Gun of the Month’ For May 2017

Courtesy of Tactical Life Welcome to the newest feature on Tactical-Life.com—our “Gun of the Month.” Each month our editorial staff gets together and discusses the world of firearms and what gets us genuinely excited. More times than not, you’ll see a new firearm as our selection, but being new is not a prerequisite for being […]

Brace Assisted Short Barrel Firearms

Brace Assisted Short Barrel Firearms

An interesting three-way confluence of events is prompting me to reconsider a smoothbore defensive tool that fires shotshells. Minnesota does not permit the ownership of short barreled shotguns unless it’s an unmodified C&R shotgun (rare). Mossberg and Remington are selling “pistol grip only (PGO)” firearms that shoot 12 gauge shotshells. The ATF does not consider […]