|October 28, 1999, 11:47 AM||#1|
Join Date: November 30, 1998
I would like to get a 12 or 20ga pump for entertainment/plinking and possible defensive uses. I do not expect to be all that proficient with it, so the defense use would be secondary, for those cases when nothing else is close enough.
I have narrowed my choice down to Mossberg 590 in 12ga and Winchester Defender in 12 or 20. Defenders come with Tru-glo sights which seem very fast to use, 590 comes with Ghost ring which feels more exact if a bit slower.
Has anyone a preference for one over the other for precision/durability/etc.?
Also, Defenders have a hinged cover for the loading gate, 590 doesn't...pros/cons on that? Does the cover act like a ramp for reloading or just get in the way?
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|October 29, 1999, 12:25 AM||#2|
Join Date: May 21, 1999
Location: United States
Hi Cornered Rat-
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR> The defensive use of the shotgun will be secondary...when nothing else is close enough.[/quote]Home defense is when the shotgun shines its brightest!
Anyway, you'll find the ghost ring sights are a treat to use and are very intuitive. The Tru-Glos are decent, too.
Best of luck in your selection, you can't go too far wrong when choosing this multi-purpose tool.
~ Blue Jays ~
[This message has been edited by Blue Jays (edited October 29, 1999).]