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Old November 23, 2002, 09:30 PM   #1
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FN Tactical shotty

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This looks interesting, but what do you guys say. Stupid add-on or helpful accessory?
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Old November 23, 2002, 10:00 PM   #2
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I'd like it better if it was gas operated and used the recoil system of the m-16 and was pump assist
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Old November 23, 2002, 10:12 PM   #3
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It has some interesting benefits, actually.

the straight line stock reduces muzzle jump, the sights are quickly adjustable for range for longer range use with slugs, and there's at least a little familiarity with the M-16 series. however, it's still a tube fed pumpgun, which the m-16 is not. you'll take some training to switch between the two.
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Old November 23, 2002, 10:49 PM   #4
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Pretty tricky.
Probably perform bout as well as an old Higgins in the hands of a shooter. (If the FN is in the hands of a shooter.)

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Old November 23, 2002, 11:07 PM   #5
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ooooohhhhh, neat.

At the very least, someone put a VERY nice set of sights on a Win 1300
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Old November 23, 2002, 11:44 PM   #6
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Old November 24, 2002, 12:44 AM   #7
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Uhhh....whats a "burrahobbit?"

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Old November 24, 2002, 12:57 AM   #8
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A burrahobbit is a hobbit who initially desribes himself as a burgler, but stops himself midway and says hes a hobbit. (as in the tolkien book "The Hobbit" when he is caught stealing.)
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Old November 24, 2002, 05:39 AM   #9
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Burra, it could be either. Like Andrew said, straight line recoil is easier to handle. I'd want a little less LOP for a "Serious" shotgun than 13 1/2".

At best, a nice to have rather than a must have.

Sam, Amen, heh,heh,heh....
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Old November 24, 2002, 11:42 AM   #10
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Burrahobbit-

Yes, I know.

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Old November 24, 2002, 12:48 PM   #11
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ahh

yes, sorry, didnt see the wink the first time I read your post.
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Old November 24, 2002, 02:27 PM   #12
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Hey look its a Winchester 1300 with curb feelers! Just needs a T.V. antennae and some dice and we'll be good to go.
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Old November 24, 2002, 04:46 PM   #13
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well, since this shotty uses Ar-15 stocks and pistolgrips, you could put one of those RRA entry stocks on it for a much shorter length of pull.


I'd like it if FN sold range drums calibrated for the various brands of shotgun slugs.
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