Many major manufactures have trended toward tactical designs with their shotgun lines for 2014, and we’ve got 10 New Tactical Shotguns for you to check out! Magpul furniture is getting props from Mossberg and Remington. Meanwhile, magazine-fed kits from Adaptive Tactical, and guns from Saiga and Rhino Arms are adding capacity and flexibility, while Charles Daly, CZ, ATI, Legacy Sports, and TriStar have their own brand of new tactical shotguns! Check out the selections below to see what’s new in this year’s tactical shotgun market.
Adaptive Tactical – Venom Rotary/Box Magazine Kit
Adaptive Tactical has introduced conversion kits for a 10-round rotary magazine or a five-round box magazine for Mossberg Model 500/590 12-gauge shotguns and Maverick 88 pump shotguns. The polymer parts kits include a rotary or box magazine, a forend with action bars, a magazine tube, a barrel clamp and a forend grip.
For more information, visit Adaptive Tactical.
ATI TAC-SX2 Semi-Auto
The TAC-SX2 semi-automatic shotgun from American Tactical Imports (ATI) is chambered in 12 gauge and sports an 18.5-inch barrel. The forend and buttstock are a matte black synthetic, and the butt is equipped with a ventilated recoil pad. The ATI-SX2 offers a 4+1 capacity.
For more information, visit American Tactical Imports.
Charles Daly 300HD-LH
Charles Daly took their popular 300HD Home Defense pump shotguns and created the 300HD-LH, a variant that’s user friendly to left-handed users. The modified 12-gauge model takes both 2¾- and 3-inch shells. It features a 28-inch barrel, a synthetic stock and a bead front sight. The 300HD-LH offers a 5+1 capacity and weighs 8 pounds.
For more information, visit Charles Daly.
CZ 612 HC-P
The 612 HC-P (Horde Control-Pump) shotgun from CZ features a black polymer pistol grip and full-length polymer forend. The 20-inch barrel sports a ghost ring rear sight and fiber-optic front sigh. Weighing 6.5 pounds, the 12-gauge 612 HC-P has an overall length of 39.5 inches and is chambered for 3-inch shells.
For more information, visit CZ-USA.
Legacy Sports International’s Escort Gladius 20-gauge shotguns offer power and control through pump and semi-auto models. Each Escort Gladius offers a capacity of 5+1 rounds, plus the black polymer stock holds two extra shells. A vertical grip is attached to the forend for added control during rapid fire. Weighing 6.8 pounds, the Escort Gladius models feature overall lengths of 40 inches and 18-inch barrels. Tri-rails are included on the shotgun’s forend, and the rear sight is a ghost ring.
For more information, visit Legacy Sports International.
Mossberg 500 Magpul
The Mossberg Model 500 with Magpul furniture is stripped down and ready to rock. This 12-gauge pump offers the proven Magpul stock and forend, and the renowned Mossberg 500 action (Be sure to checkout the 500 JIC – Just In Case!). The 18.5-inch barrel has a bead front sight and the buttstock has two cheek height inserts.
For more information, visit Mossberg.
Raptor A-TAC Shotguns
Two new Raptor A-TAC semi-auto, 12-gauge shotguns from TriStar Sporting Arms now offer either a Kryptek Typhon camo finish or a Digital Camo finish. Both have 3-inch chambers and 20-inch barrels that accept Beretta choke tubes. Featuring a fixed pistol grip and a 20-inch barrel, the Raptor A-TAC weighs 6.5 pounds.
For more information, visit TriStar Sporting Arms.
Remington Model 870 Express With Magpul
Remington has introduced Magul furniture to trick out its Model 870 Express 12-gauge pump shotgun. This revised Model 870 features a Magpul buttstock and pump forend, as well as an 18.5-inch barrel capped with a ported and extended choke tube. It uses either 2¾- or 3-inch shells. With an overall length of 40.5 inches and an 18.5-inch barrel, the Model 807 Express weighs 7.5 pounds.
For more information, visit Remington.
Rhino Arms AR-Style Shotgun
Rhino Arms’ new 12-gauge shotgun is built on Rhino’s Double V .308 Win. AR platform. The new semi-automatic model features a free-floated carbon-fiber handguard and a section of Picatinny rail ready for mounting a red-dot or reflex sight on. The buttstock and pistol grip are Magpul.
For more information, visit Rhino Arms.
The polymer buttstock and handguard of this 12 gauge are the only features that could be called traditional on the IZ122 shotguns, the rest is a full blown Izhmash-built AK. The 7.9-pound Saiga IZ122 runs five-round magazines and features a 24-inch, chrome-lined barrel that accepts choke tubes. An oversized triggerguard allows for use with gloved hands.