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Old May 24, 2012, 07:36 PM   #26
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Benelli M4 or 870; I own both and would have a tough time giving one up.
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Old May 25, 2012, 01:07 AM   #27
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... shotgun of choice

- to look at? Beretta White Onyx
- to shoot? Beretta AL391 ~Urika
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Old May 25, 2012, 02:31 AM   #28
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My tried and true Remington 870. Only shotgun I have anyway.
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Old May 25, 2012, 04:00 AM   #29
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My 1977 model 870 wingmaster. It has never let me down.
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Old May 25, 2012, 04:19 AM   #30
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One shotgun? For everything? What a sad thought.
It'd be an Ithaca model 37.
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Old May 25, 2012, 04:45 AM   #31
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My tried and true Remington 870. Only shotgun I have anyway.
^+1 Unless you count the Judge

My brothers and I all have an 870. If you laid them side by side you might not belive they are all built off the same reciever.

I'm not a fan of the Mossy safety position. But thats the only bad thing I have to say about them.
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Old May 25, 2012, 05:42 AM   #32
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H&R Pardoner 1871 model from wally world. Single shot 12 gauge with a recoil pad and sawed down 18 and 3/4in barrel.
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Old May 25, 2012, 12:56 PM   #33
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Beretta 391 12 gauge sporting.
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Old May 25, 2012, 01:02 PM   #34
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Winchester 1200.

Its one of the few that will reliably feed my round of choice.

14+1 with the mag extention

Its also got the smoothest action of any pump I've ever fired.. not bad for the old sears special
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Old May 25, 2012, 01:38 PM   #35
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My .410 "Western Auto" bolt action.
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Old May 25, 2012, 03:36 PM   #36
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my o/u 12 baikal, when I run out of shells it would make for an excellent club!
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Old May 25, 2012, 03:53 PM   #37
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I have not shot enough shotguns to be able to answer this question. But I will say, for me. It would definitely be a semi-auto shotgun. I love those things
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Old May 25, 2012, 04:41 PM   #38
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The one I just got......

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Old May 25, 2012, 10:38 PM   #39
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I've been training with this one now for several years and can't find a reason not to continue doing so.


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Old May 25, 2012, 11:04 PM   #40
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I also have a benelli supernova. Great clay shooter! I need a shorter barrel for home defense
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Old May 25, 2012, 11:44 PM   #41
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I would pick a Kel Tec ksg!!!
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Old May 25, 2012, 11:44 PM   #42
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mossberg 500

I would like a double barrel shotgun as well from a good source
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Old May 25, 2012, 11:48 PM   #43
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Browning BPS, the first time I pulled the trigger I knew it was something special. By the end of that session I could reliably smoke 3 clays in the air time and time again. Smoothest pump action (I tried them all) with the added bonus of somehow the geometry of the gun leaves you with no appreciable muzzle rise! You just swing to the next target. Keep in mind I'm not as good as this post makes me sound, It's the Browning! The other half of the question is this. You're in a dark hallway in your house with a bad guy in front of you. You pull the trigger the gun thumps your shoulder, you cycle the action. Because the muzzle doesn't jump and the action is so smooth the bead is still on the target. No struggling to reaquire the target you just keep pulling the trigger. My buddies and I all tried it out and agreed more accurate lead downrange in less time than anything they had seen. My only problem was getting the Browning back out of their hands
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Old May 26, 2012, 02:15 AM   #44
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Saiga 12
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Old May 26, 2012, 07:38 AM   #45
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My Benelli M4 with full length U.S made tube ( along with a U.S made follower & forend )
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Old May 26, 2012, 09:25 AM   #46
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I have different shotguns for hunting,skeet,trap,sporting clays,and home defense,but the one that I have used for all of them at one time or another is my Remington 870 Wingmaster.It does everything well.
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Old May 26, 2012, 09:27 AM   #47
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I'm not sure I would be able to choose between my 870 and 1100. Thank God I don't have to!
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Old May 27, 2012, 06:37 AM   #48
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Hats off to the guys who picked the 1100. The most magical autoloader ever produced IMHO. Since 1963 over 6 million sold!
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Old May 27, 2012, 02:58 PM   #49
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I am a short person (5' 6") with arms that are short even for my frame size. I have become very pleased with my Remington 870 Express 20ga. Youth with the remchoke system. The 21" barrel comes up on target fast and is accurate enough for 20ga. ranges. I really wanted to pick my dads 20ga. H&R Topper Jr. single shot that I have used for many years with a fixed full choke but I let brains over take heart in this case. Maybe it has something to do with the butt pad becoming harder than the wood stock itself from time.
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Old May 27, 2012, 10:54 PM   #50
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I have many shotguns, but my Citori 28 gauge is my keeper!
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