Side-by-Side Shotguns

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Owner of AYA Alex Aranzábal holds up a shotgun in the factory in Eibar Spain.
In Our Veins – The Story of AYA Shotguns

A film looking into the history and story of AYA Shotguns and the city of…

A Beginners Guide to Collecting Vintage Side by Side Shotguns

Your introduction to vintage side-by-side shotguns. This article originally appeared as “Avoiding Double Trouble” in…

A CZ Sharp-tail being used by a bird hunter.
CZ Sharp-Tail – A Shotgun Review

The CZ Sharp-Tail is a reliable side-by-side shotgun without breaking the bank. Opening day of…

A pair of upland hunters with a brace of woodcock at pineridge grouse camp
#39 | Side By Side Shotguns, Wingshooting, Gun Fit and more with Doug Stewart – Project Upland Podcast

Doug Stewart joins the podcast to talk about his passion for side by side shotguns…

Gregg Elliot holding his bird hunting dog
#21 | Part 2 Dogs and Doubles – Gregg Elliot – Project Upland Podcast

To listen to part one of our conversation with Gregg Elliot check out Episode #18 of the…

A woman bird hunting out west with an Arrietta shotgun.
Gun not for Sale – An Arrieta Shotgun Legacy Story

Why I would never sell my Arrieta side-by-side shotgun. I cannot recollect where I was…

A gunsmith working on a vintage double barrel shotgun
#17 | Del Whitman – D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing – Project Upland Podcast

On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we are joined by Del Whitman…

A parker shotgun with a bird hunter in the woods.
The Old Reliables, The Finest Guns in the World, and Guns of Lasting Fame

Parker Shotguns—and other Classic American Shotguns. Hunters have been discussing classic American shotguns for as…

A bird hunter carries an over and under shotgun.
Why are Some American Companies Dumping Double Guns?

More American shotgun manufacturers are discontinuing double guns. Here’s why. Many of us fancy double…