Vintage Shotguns

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 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…

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 hunter carrying a Remington 870 pump shotgun in the field.
Art Wheaton and the Remington 870 – #005 of the Gun Room Podcast

Wheaton’s career took him all over the country, giving him perspective and passions not many…

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…

An Ithaca shotgun held by a bird hunter
Gear Review: Ithaca Model 37 Shotgun

A reliable, antique shotgun holds generations of memories in the duck blind In preparation for…

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…

Three single shot shotgun models on a table
Single Shot Shotgun – The Original Starter Gun

In the hands of a youth or adult, the single-shot is the original starter shotgun…

A Winchester Model 12 on a bird hunt
Winchester Model 12 from the First World War to Hunting

From the iconic American pump shotgun the Winchester Model 12 comes a legacy of hunting…

A vintage american hammer shotgun restored to new.
#108 | Breathing New Life Into Vintage American Classics with Doug Turnbull of Turnbull Restoration Co.

A closer look at the vintage shotgun restoration process with Doug Turnbull of Turnbull Restoration…

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 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 bird hunter holds a classic merican pump shotgun while hunting.
Exploring Vintage American Pump Shotguns

Exploring the vintage shotgun market of the American classic pump shotgun The Damascus twist-barrels glistened…

Two 16 gauge shotgun side bi side on a bird hunt.
The History and Revival of the 16 Gauge Shotgun

Take a look at the history, culture, and availability of the 16 gauge shotgun. My…

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 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…