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Old July 14, 2011, 12:03 PM   #1
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Never heard of this one?

http://www.google.com/products/catal...=0CIMBEPMCMAQ#

Anyone have, heard or know someone whose shot one? I mean it's kinda hard to mess up a single shot shotgun, but any issues that should make me worry too much to not buy it? I am interested in buying it for a toss in the truck or boat gun for those iffy situations we never hope happen. Price is sick, in a good way.... anyone?
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Old July 14, 2011, 12:17 PM   #2
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They fail to mention the country of origin, if may be from Frigistan.

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Old July 14, 2011, 12:26 PM   #3
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Many of the USSG firearms are from Russia, Serbia, and other Eastern European countries, as well as Turkey, workmanship and metallurgy are a bit rough. For $100, I can't imagine it is a high-quality shotgun, but if all you want is something to ride along with you and keep you company in the truck and make a rattling noise, it will work as well as a $1000 gun.
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Old July 14, 2011, 12:45 PM   #4
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I've never considered the rattle factor, but you make a valid point.
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Old July 14, 2011, 01:08 PM   #5
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It's Russian... Baikal... The 12 ga. is 47.3"... That's long!... Weighs 9 lbs.
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Old July 14, 2011, 01:33 PM   #6
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It is long...but I'd plan on cutting it down to minimum size that's legal just to stash away.

Rattling I need a good rattle haha. Just curious is all...I'll probably end up buying a NEF single shot or a old used one that needs a little tlc but I like the synthetic stock idea and cheapness for the purpose I'd be using it for.
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Old July 14, 2011, 01:42 PM   #7
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Here's a spec extract from the catalogue:



I find it interesting that the 12-ga and the short .410 are listed* with exactly the same weight. At 9-pounds, they seem to dispel the myth that all cheap single shots are lightweights.
*With the short .410's LOP listed at 1.5", I suspect they didn't proof-read the specs very well and I'd take them with a grain of sand.
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Old July 15, 2011, 01:32 PM   #8
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Here my rattlling tool..! It was a donnation from a friend and I cut it to a short barrel with rifle sights, when broken down it fit on a 20" pouch to carry on ATV when fishing on remote area.... not allowed to pack a handgun
in our country! Now I have a choice of a 30/30 rifle ( old savage single shot scoped ) also cut down or this . 12 gauge new toy.!!
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Old July 17, 2011, 11:35 PM   #9
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Think I'd go for a used H&R single. You should be able to find one @ $70.00 and it is a proven design.
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Old July 18, 2011, 05:34 AM   #10
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Publius is right, they have the H&R on there for 110 and to me I would feel better owning it
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Old July 18, 2011, 09:45 AM   #11
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If you're going for cheap and useable when you need it, I think you've got the right one.

But why not spend a little more for a double-barrelled coach gun? They have shorter barrels too, better for a truck gun.
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Old July 18, 2011, 06:02 PM   #12
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Did I read that right? 3 1/2 chamber??? Ouch, I doubt it's 9lbs, maybe around the 6-7lbs mark unless you've got a VERY thick barrel.
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