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Old August 18, 2001, 07:13 PM   #1
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Has anyone bought a 9410 yet?

Or, perhaps more to the point, has anyone figured out what good it would be?
This is the Winchester lever action .410 shotgun that looks like a M94.
I have heard that it only shoots the 2.5" .410 shell.
Their ads tout it as a big game and target gun.
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Old August 19, 2001, 02:40 PM   #2
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It's a goofy idea. .410 slugs in a smooth bore don't hold a candle to .44, .444 or .45-70 bullets and 1/2 ounce of bird shot isn't going to achieve much either.

As for target use, I don't think they would be very successful on the skeet fields.

Maybe there is some cowboy action shooting challenge that would be met by this firearm but I don't know what it might be.

Finally, in my parts and in many others, hunting shotguns must be plugged to three shots maximum. That would theoretically include the Winchester 9410.
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Old August 19, 2001, 05:15 PM   #3
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Yea, I'm kinda wondering where this gun fits in too. There is an ad for it in this months AR. The only thing I can think of it being useful for is snakes and its probably a little expensive for that. It may be a unique idea but not a very practical one. Maybe AR will review it in the next several months and they can tell us what it is good for.
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Old August 19, 2001, 05:59 PM   #4
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I'd get one if it came with an 18-20" barrel, a large bow, and 3" chamber. That would be a fun shotgun. It would also be nice if it didn't have that safety. I was watching a hunting show on ESPN2 this morning and a guy was hunting grouse or quail or something (I can't remember) with a .410 over/under, it may have been 3" though.

http://www.winchester-guns.com/prodi...d9410/9410.htm Incase you haven't seen it

This is funny, I was just getting on here to ask the same question.
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Old August 19, 2001, 06:11 PM   #5
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Oh LORDY...........

Looked at the site. COYOTES! Yup, ah'm a goin coyote huntin wit mah .410!!! Ah figger if ah kin find da den, I got a good chance of gettin all da pups as long as they ain't weaned.

COYOTES!!!!!

The bad part is that I want one.

Might be a good "investment" as I foresee a short run.
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Old August 19, 2001, 07:19 PM   #6
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I saw this in the new American Rifleman this month. It looks kinda like the "Garden Gun" Mossberg came out with. It was a smooth bore chambered for 22 mag shot shells. My first question is Why? If its an answer I must ask what was the question?
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Old August 20, 2001, 11:28 PM   #7
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IMO the 9410 would be fun to use for rabbit hunting over a beagle. Most guys won't use rifles over dogs - to great a risk of hitting Fido by accident. A full choked .410 with 3/4oz of 7 1/2 shot is about ideal for bunnies. -- Kernel
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