Shotguns

Beretta 486 Parallelo round-action shotgun in a case
Beretta 486 Parallelo Round-Action Side-by-Side Shotgun

An overview of this unusual shotgun from the iconic Italian gunmaker The grouse season was…

A Fabarm Autumn side by side shotgun separated into pieces
The Fabarm Autumn: A Shotgun Overview

Tracing a hunter’s journey from an unwieldy single-shot 12-gauge through a variety of classic shotguns…

A set of wood gun stocks rest on a shelf.
Understanding Wood Gunstock Grading – #024 of the Gun Room Podcast

Take a dive into the history and methods of grading wood gunstocks and why it…

A pair of upland hunters with a brace of woodcock at pineridge grouse camp
#149 | The Traditional Side by Side Part 2 with Doug Stewart

Doug Stewart returns to the podcast to talk about shotguns and shooting and preview his…

A Browning Superposed over and under shotgun with the action broken open
Browning Superposed: A Shotgun Overview

A hunter finds a connection to hunting tradition through the history of a classic over-under…

An AYA gunsmith works on a shotgun.
The Processes of Color Case Hardening and Heat Treating – #022 of the Gun Room Podcast

Though a simple process in today’s manufacturing world, the history of heat treating metal and…

A young hunter holds a youth shotgun wearing blaze orange in the woods
What is the Best Youth 20-Gauge Shotgun?

A growing market for youth shotguns means there are many options to choose from when…

A man at the AYA factory finishes a stock.
Bill Graham and Nice Old Double Gunworks – #021 of the Gun Room Podcast

From desk job to gunsmithing, Bill Graham sits down to talk about his journey in…

A Beretta A300 Outlander 12-gauge shotgun lies in a spread of waterfowl gear.
Overview of the Beretta A300 Outlander

A waterfowl hunter’s best friend, the Beretta A300 Outlander shotgun offers versatility, quality, and affordability…

A gunsmith at AYA works on a part.
The Philosophy of Gun Restoration – #020 of the Gun Room Podcast

The world of firearm restoration and collection is heavily nuanced; learn more about it through…

A browning auto 5 on a tailgate after grouse hunting
The History of the Browning Auto 5 – #018 of the Gun Room Podcast

The Browning A5 is an iconic American firearm that saw action on the battlefields, in…

A custom built RFM shotgun from Italy sold online by Upland Gun Company
A Complete Guide to Buying a Shotgun Online

The process of purchasing a used or custom shotgun online can be nerve-wracking, but it…

A man hunts prairie dogs in Colorado.
The Weatherby Story with Zach Hein and Jared Smethurst – #017 of the Gun Room Podcast

Zach Hein and Jared Smethurst sit down to discuss Roy Weatherby’s life and vision, as…

Grace Callahan poses with a trophy.
Grace Callahan and Sporting Clays – #015 of the Gun Room Podcast

The decorated competition shooter sits down to talk what it takes to go pro, target…

A set of over and under shotguns rest side by side on a store rack.
Rise of the Over-Under Shotgun: A History Lesson

The rise of the over-under and a history lesson in fashionable shotguns Do you think…

A Model 12 shotgun laid out on the ground
The Origin of the Winchester Model 12 – #012 of the Gun Room Podcast

Notable features, John Browning’s hand in the design, and more about the famous Winchester shotguns…

A man shoulders and over-under shotgun at the RFM factory.
Jay Herbert and Proper Gun Fit – #011 of the Gun Room Podcast

While the renowned shooting coach was in Tennessee, host Joel Penkala took time to pick…

Fred Bohm of Sage & Braker cleans an over/under shotgun
How to Clean an Over and Under Shotgun

Fred Bohm, owner of the gun cleaning company Sage and Braker, brings us an extensive…

A hunter carries the iconic Remington 870 pump shotgun
The Origin of the Remington 870 – #010 of the Gun Room Podcast

With a rich history of versatility and precision, there’s no doubt that the Remington 870…

Bustin’ Clays w/ Emi Smith – HerUpland Episode #7

Courtney and Hannah chat with Emi Smith about how they work on their shotgunning skills…

An RFM gunsmith works on a side by side shotgun.
Dan LaFond and Upland Gun Company – #009 of the Gun Room Podcast

In a small pocket of Tennessee south of Nashville, Italian-made custom shotguns are imported to…