Video: USAS-12 Combat Shotgun

December 7, 2015 Ian McCollum 44

The USAS-12 is one of the few fully-automatic shotgun to actually be put into mass production, aside from Russian 12ga AK conversions. It was designed in the late 1980s based on the work of Max […]


Franchi SPAS-12 at RIA

November 9, 2015 Ian McCollum 22

The Franchi SPAS-12 (Sporting Purpose Automatic Shotgun) is a dual-action police shotgun produced in Italy between 1979 and 2000, and imported into the US until 1994. It can be operated either as a semiautomatic or […]


High Standard 10B (Video)

October 19, 2015 Ian McCollum 44

The High Standard Model 10A and 10B were a pair of bullpup police shotguns produced for about 10 years in the late 1960s and 1970s. They were built around a regular High Standard semiautomatic shotgun […]


Pancor Jackhammer

September 11, 2015 Ian McCollum 78

The Pancor Jackhammer was a select-fire combat shotgun designed by John Andersen in the 1980s. He was a Korean War veteran who had used a pump shotgun in combat, and while he liked the shotgun […]