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k77/22rp
January 22, 2001, 03:06 PM
Im thinking of getting a 20 ga pump can anyone recommend one i dont want to spend more than 300. I already have a remington 1100 and now i want a pump gun i have been looking at mostly remington, it will mainly be using it for deer where shooting a rifle is illegal, so can somebody please help me out, thanks

tyro
January 22, 2001, 04:06 PM
Check out the Remington 870 Youth Express Deer Gun:

http://www.remington.com/firearms/shotguns/870expythdeer.htm

The gun featured at the link above has a 20" rifled barrel (with rifle sights) for slugs. Non-rifled 20" barrels are available for shot shells (which don't pattern well from the rifled barrel). I got my non-rifled barrel from Cabella's.

The price listed on the web site is higher than you should find in the market. I paid less than $300 for mine.

Dave McC
January 23, 2001, 07:34 AM
The one I got for the kids is an 870 Youth Express, and cost less than $300 with both bbls. One is a 21", Remchoke, vent rib bbl and one's a 20", Rifle Sighted smoothbore in IC choke. It likes Brennekes.

dreadnaught
January 23, 2001, 07:42 AM
Another vote for the 870 Youth. I aint no youth no more but its still my favorite shotgun.

k77/22rp
January 23, 2001, 03:14 PM
i was looking for full size
And what about a mossberg 500 in 20 ga i have seen those pretty cheap

tyro
January 23, 2001, 05:17 PM
Try this link for full-size 20 gauge Remington options:

http://www.remington.com/firearms/shotguns/870excmb.htm

The same combination mentioned by Dave McC above that is availble in the Youth Express is also available in adult/full-size 20 gauge versions, with two different choices of barrel combinations. You will not likely ever have any reason to regret having chosen a Remington.

tyro
January 23, 2001, 05:31 PM
My mistake..... (this post deleted)

longeyes
January 24, 2001, 01:35 PM
I have a Mossberg 500 in 20-. No complaints. Good value.