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Old June 26, 2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Quick, dumb question about reduced-recoil 12GA

Hey all,

I have seen a few of you say that you use reduced-recoil ammunition in your home defense 12GA. To what extent does reduced-recoil ammunition weaken the firepower of the 12GA?

I imagine not enough to be an issue, as the 12GA is immensely powerful in a home defense role, but it's been enough to make me hesitate before buying HD ammo for my 870.

Thanks.
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Old June 26, 2011, 07:16 PM   #2
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Heres a thread on this that was just discussed last week
http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=454456
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Old June 26, 2011, 07:54 PM   #3
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Sorry, I don't frequent the shotgun forum. I searched, but clearly my search-fu is weak.

I appreciate the link.
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Old June 27, 2011, 07:08 PM   #4
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I imagine in such a situation of firing adrenaline could take care of that...
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