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Tokarev TX3 12HD 12 Gauge

At the 2022 S.H.O.T. Show, we spied a short-barreled home-defense shotgun that reminded us of a Remington 870. Upon further inspection, we learned we were looking at a new offering from Tokarev.

EAA AKKAR Churchill 612 111375 12 Gauge

The Model 612 is a standard pump-action shotgun with an aluminum receiver, steel barrel, plastic stock and fore end, and plastic trigger housing.

Legacy Sports Citadel PAX FRPAX1220 12 Gauge

The Citadel PAX is similar but by no means identical to the Akkar 612. The matte-blue finish is the same.

Rock Island Armory Meriva Chrome MR25-P101-MC 12 Gauge

This is a chrome-plated shotgun often called a marine-style firearm that should be the most resistant to the elements.

SHOT 2022: Tokarev Shotguns Are Ready for the Trenches

SDS Imports LLC is an importer of firearms and accessories located in Knoxville, TN. Tokarev TX3 12HD Pump Action Shotgun - 18.5" Proof Tested 4140 Barrel w/...

Gun Tests Best Guns & Gear for 2022

Toward the end of each year, I survey the work R.K. Campbell, Roger Eckstine, Robert Sadowski, Tracey Taylor, and Joe Woolley have done in Gun Tests, with an eye toward selecting guns, accessories, and ammunition the magazine’s testers have endorsed. From these evaluations I pick the best from a full year’s worth of tests and distill recommendations for readers, who often use them as shopping guides.

Federal Announces Shotshell Product Line for Competitors

Federal Ammunition’s new Federal Premium High Over All (HOA) shotshell product line offers competitive shooters extensive plastic shotshell products.

Taurus GX4 1-GX4M931 9mm Luger

The Taurus GX4 has nice hidden features, such as a nitride-finished slide and coated internal parts. The pistol is similar to other subcompact pistols and is easily the most compact of the three pistols tested.

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus 13246 9mm Luger

The Shield Plus was purchased for within a few dollars of the Ruger MAX-9. It isn’t that long ago the standard Shield was on sale at the big-box stores for less than $300, but times are changing.

Rock Island Armory Rolls Out 20-Gauge Semi-Auto VR82

Rock Island Armory has introduced the little brother of the VR80, the 20-gauge semi-auto magazine-fed VR82 shotgun. The VR82 features the a 7075 T6...

Toros Copolla T4 Review

GUN TESTS GRADE: A (OUR PICK) $895 This was a recent price at Ocala-Armory.com, but it is currently listed as out of stock. The Toros Copolla...

Black Aces Tactical Pro Series S Max

GUN TESTS GRADE: A (BEST BUY) $420 Black Aces Tactical has offered custom shotguns for some time. They now import Turkish shotguns in various styles. The...

News Nuggets

You may not have seen the very odd news that the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an Interim Final Rule...