Side-by-Side 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…

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…

A gun smith works on a custom built shotgun.
Steve Durren and Glenn Fewless discuss The American Custom Gunmakers Guild – #007 of the Gun Room Podcast

The President and Vice President of the ACGG talk their personal backgrounds, career paths, and…

A 1914 catalog order page for the Parker Trojan shotgun.
The Parker Brothers Trojan – #006 of the Gun Room Podcast

This old, reliable workhorse shotgun is synonymous with upland hunting … and forever will be…

A Browning BSS shotgun laid out on a hunting jacket.
Overview of the Browning BSS Side-by-Side Shotgun

The story of the sturdy, well-built side-by-side that suffered from poor timing in the shotgun…

A bird hunter carrying an A.H. Fox Sterlingworth while hunting.
The Venerable A.H. Fox Sterlingworth – #004 of the Gun Room Podcast

A side-by-side shotgun not originally held in high regard by the brand’s namesake, the Sterlingworth…

The side by side and over/under crowd-sourced shotguns from CZ-USA
#140 | Introducing the Project Upland and CZ-USA Crowd-Sourced Shotgun

The Crowd-Sourced Shotgun from Project Upland and CZ-USA, what it looks like, how much it…

Guy Bignell of Griffin and Howe inspects a hammer shotgun.
Guy Bignell of Griffin and Howe – #001 of the Gun Room Podcast

Guy Bignell, former President of Griffin and Howe, one of the oldest gunsmithing and gunmaking…

Gregg Elliot breaks down a Fox boxlock shotgun.
How the Boxlock Shotgun Became a Standard

A look at the history behind the boxlock shotgun and the insult that conquered the…

Two CZ-USA over/under shotguns in a truck bed
A Closer Look at the Project Upland Crowd – Sourced Shotgun

Analyzing the results of the shotgun design survey with CZ-USA We asked and you delivered:…

A hunter buying a used shotgun
A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Used Shotgun

Here’s a how-to guide from a former gun shop employee on buying a used shotgun…

A CZ Shotgun being used on a bird hunt.
Project Upland/CZ USA Crowd-Sourced Shotgun

The upland hunting community designs the dream upland shotgun What if you were given the…

A bird hunter carries a Fox Sterlingworth
A Love for the Fox Sterlingworth

The Fox Sterlingworth is considered one of the classic American double guns and still captures…

A day bird hunting with the Stevens 315 side-by-side shotgun
Stevens 315 Side-by-side Shotgun – Overview of an American Classic

A look back at the Stevens 315 side-by-side shotgun “It’s just an old Stevens, nothing…

A CZ Bobwhite Shotgun during a pheasant hunt.
CZ Bobwhite G2 – A Side-by-Side Shotgun for Practical Bird Hunters

An overview of the affordable CZ Bobwhite G2 side-by-side shotgun and its practical application to…

An AYA No. 2 sidelock shotgun
The AYA No. 2 Sidelock Shotgun

Built on the time-tested Holland and Holland design, the AYA No. 2 is the “Affordable”…

AYA Shotguns Aguirre y Aranzabal
AYA Shotguns Aguirre y Aranzabal – A Spanish Gunmaker Profile

A look into the history, models, and availability of the Spanish handmade AYA shotguns. After…

A man holding a 20 gauge AH Parker shotgun
Parker Shotguns – A Vintage Shotgun History

A look into the famous American classic, the “Old Reliable” Parker Shotguns. Roughly halfway between…

A.H. Fox and Savage Fox A Grade
#69 | New versus Old Comparison of the Fox A Grade with Gregg Elliot – Project Upland Podcast

Could this latest iteration of Fox shotguns live up to the name of the A.H.…

a ruffed grouse hunt using a semi-automatic shotgun.
You Do Not Need a Double Gun to be an Upland Hunter

An Exploration into the Personal Ethics and Community of Upland Hunting Shotguns Lately, there has…

A bird hunter carrying a vintage L.C. Smith shotgun.
L.C. Smith Shotguns – A Look into the History of Double Guns

Exploring the Shotgun Vintage Manufacturer Famous for their American Side Lock L.C. Smith is easily…