Top-Selling Guns for May 2021 on

Looking to see the top-selling firearms on a month-to-month basis? Check out the top-selling guns for each category below and head to Gun Genius to see the full list for May 2021.

Semi Auto Pistols

1. Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield

Smith & Wesson took the power and features of their full sized M&P pistols and created a pistol that is slim, lightweight, and the size of your hand. The M&P Shield is an easy to conceal pistol that offers professional grade features with simple operation and reliable performance day or night. 

2. Springfield Armory Hellcat

The Springfield Armory® Hellcat® is a concealed carry pistol with service pistol comfort, capacity and accuracy in a compact chassis. Offering up to 13+1 rounds on tap, the Hellcat Micro-Compact OSP™ (Optical Sight Pistol) has its billet-machined rear slide deck cut to accept a micro red dot sight. Features include a 3″ hammer-forged Melonite®-coated 1:10″-twist barrel, a svelte 1″ grip width, and more.


Sig’s pistols are engineered to perform anywhere, at any time, and under any circumstance. They boast unique, advanced features that stand out among the rest. The P365 pistol is a revolutionary concealed carry that gives you more capacity, concealability and capability.


1. Heritage Arms Rough Rider

As one of the most trusted pistols of it’s kind, the Heritage Arms Rough Rider Revolver are great choice for personal protection.

rough rider, top selling

2. Colt Python

Caliber: 357 Mag – Capacity: 6 rounds – Frame Material: Stainless Steel – Finish: Semi-Bright – Barrel technical: 1:14 LH 6 Groove – Barrel Length: 6 – Overall Length: 11.5 – Overall Height: 5.5 – Overall Width: 1.55 – Front Sight: Red Ramp (interchangeable) – Rear Sight: Adjustable for windage and elevation – Trigger Action: Double & Single Action – Trigger Pull Double Action: 7.0 to 9.5 lbs. Max – Trigger Pull Single Action: 2.5 to 4 lbs. Max – Grip: Walnut – Unloaded Weight: 46 oz

colt python, top selling

3. Ruger Wrangler

Ruger’s Wrangler revolver features a transfer bar mechanism and loading gate interlock to provide security against accidental discharge. It utilizes a Cerakote finish for rugged reliability in all environments, cold hammer-forged barrel for ultra-precise rifling, blade front and integral notch rear sights, and checkered synthetic grips on a Single-Six pattern grip frame.

Semi Auto Rifles

1. Ruger PC Carbine

The Ruger PC Carbine features an integrated Picatinny-style rail and in Type III hard-coat anodized for maximum durability. Some features include a threaded barrel with a thread protector that allows for use of standard muzzle accessories, interchangeable magazine wells for use of common Ruger and Glock magazines, accurate sighting system with adjustable ghost ring rear aperture sight, a non-glare, protected blade front sight, and more. The soft rubber buttpad with spacers allows the rifle to be properly sized for different shooters or varying levels of outerwear or defensive gear. 

2. Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II

Other than determining where you will go for your hunting trip, the most important consideration for your hunting trip is choosing the right rifle, and with the Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II Semi Auto Rifles you can be assured that your hunting trip will be a success.

smith and wesson, top selling

3. Ruger 10/22

The Ruger 10/22 rifle is America’s favorite 22 LR rifle, with proven performance in a wide range of styles for every rimfire application. This rifle is ideally suited for informal target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, and action-shooting events, and it has a legendary action and renowned reliable rotary magazine, making it sleek, perfectly balanced, rugged, and superbly accurate. With proven design, legendary reliability, and the modern features demanded by today’s 22 LR shooters, this firearm is priced to make keeping tradition affordable. This Ruger 10/22 model has a Tapco Fusion Stock, making it a Sports South exclusive.

Bolt Action Rifles

1. CZ-USA CZ 457

The Precision Trainer was designed to provide the same look and feel as a full-size tactical rifle while allowing for more economical training. Based off the PRS1 stock, this special Manners carbon-fiber composite stock provides a rock-solid platform and is finished in a three color camouflage pattern with a base of carbon fiber peeking through the background. The stock itself has multiple layers of carbon fiber and fiberglass.

CZ 457

2. Ruger Precision Rimfire

Ruger’s Precision Rimfire rifle features a molded, one-piece chassis and a Quick-Fit adjustable buttstock assembly manufactured with glass-filled nylon for strength, stiffness and stability, making a solid foundation. The adjustable buttstock also has a flat Picatinny bag rider, molded-in window which provides a tether point for your squeeze bag, and a metal QD pocket.

Ruger Precision Rimfire

3. Savage Arms 93

The Savage Arms 93 combines the punch of the 22 WMR cartridge with the precision of the user-adjustable AccuTrigger™. Its 21-inch, heavy carbon steel barrel is button rifled for exceptional accuracy and perfectly balanced to the rugged synthetic stock.

savage 93

Lever Action Rifles

1. Henry Repeating Arms Golden Boy

The Golden Boy has a 20-inch blued octagonal barrel, American walnut stock, brass buttplate, with a gleaming Brasslite receiver and barrel band. Adding to the historic authenticity is the adjustable buckhorn-type rear sight. Small game hunters and plinkers will appreciate its substantial 6.75 lb. heft. It balances well and makes for highly accurate offhand shooting. The smooth action associated with Henry rifles opens and shuts with the effortless slickness, and left-handed shooters can safely use any of Henry’s lever action rifles.

golden boy

2. Henry Repeating Arms X Model

The X-Model is packed with a high-performance feature set and plenty of room to add even more. The durable synthetic furniture is equipped with integrated mounting points for a sling, a solid rubber recoil pad, and both Picatinny and M-Lok accessory slots to aid in mounting the tools you need for the task at hand.

arms x model

3. Henry Repeating Arms Side Gate

Henry’s Side Gate Lever Action offers up the best of both worlds with a standard removable tube magazine for safe and easy unloading and a side loading gate to keep the magazine topped off. The hardened brass receiver is as reliable as it is handsome with the same yield and tensile strength as steel. The brass accents continue through the rifle with the buttplate and barrel band. Its American walnut furniture is set off by intricate, deep checkering that will ensure a firm purchase on the stocks. A semi-buckhorn rear and ivory bead front sight accompanies a 20″ round blued steel barrel to deliver the accuracy. From whitetail hunting to days at the range, to standing as a favorite show-piece in the gun cabinet, the Side Gate Lever Action is a must-have for any lever action aficionado, and it solidifies Henry as the first name in lever action rifles.

henry, top selling

Semi Auto Shotguns

1. Mossberg 930

The Mossberg 930 autoloader is a gas operated autoloading shotgun that handles the full range of 2 3/4 and 3 shotshells, including magnum field and low brass target loads. 930 models feature a quick empty magazine button for easy unloading, a cocking indicator that protrude from inside the trigger guard, and a drilled and tapped receiver for convenient scope base installation.

mossberg 930

2. GForce Arms GF99

The G-Force GF99 is a versatile AR-style semi-automatic shotgun that comes chambered in 12GA with a 20 inch barrel. Some features include a carry handle with rear sight aperture, A2-style front sight, a recoil pad, and two 5-round magazines.

GForce Arms GF99

3. Benelli M4 Tactical

The Benelli M4 Tactical Shotgun has been battle-proven for reliability around the world by the U.S. Marine Corps since 1998. The Benelli M4 semi-auto shotgun operates by a unique, Auto-Regulating Gas-Operated (A.R.G.O.) system, featuring dual stainless steel, self-cleaning, pistons that bear directly on the bolt assembly. Benelli’s ARGO mechanism eliminates the more complicated linkages and heavier parts of other semi-auto shotgun designs, to produce a relatively simple and robust action.

benelli, top selling

Pump Action Shotguns

1. Mossberg 590 Shockwave

The 590 Shockwave Raptor bird’s head pistol grip is uniquely shaped to minimize felt recoil. Classified as fully-compliant by the BATFE, this model has a 26.37″ OAL. The 590 Shockwave features a convenient clean-out tube magazine cap, a front bead sight, and ‘corn cob’ strapped forend to keep shooter’s lead hand clear of the muzzle. It has a 14.375″ heavy-walled barrel with a cylinder bore and a stainless steel cerakote metal finish.

2. Mossberg Maverick 88

The Maverick by Mossberg line of pump-action shotguns are performers – at home in the woods, upland fields, or on security duty. Maverick 88 pump-action models are fully-interchangeable with Mossberg 500 barrels with a diverse selection of available accessory barrels that allow shooters to adapt their Maverick 88 for multiple hunting or security purposes.

maverick 88

3. Mossberg 500

Mossberg’s 500 shotgun has proven to be one of the most versatile and reliable shotgun platforms available. The All Purpose Field model features dual extractors, positive steel to steel lockup, twin action bars, and an anti-jam elevator ensure smooth operation. It also has a top mounted ambidextrous safety. This model has a blued 28 barrel with an Accu-Set choke tubes, vent rib, and a twin bead front sight. It also has a black synthetic stock.

mossberg 500, top selling

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