View Full Version : what is a winchester u.s. repeating arms defender 12ga

April 11, 2005, 11:52 PM
i went to academy and saw this at $268.47 and on there web site it is there two. does anybody know about this gun? is it good? is it like the 1300 or is it not worth buying. :confused:

Death from Afar
April 12, 2005, 12:55 AM
Its basically a 8 shot pump action 12 gauge, cylinder bore, I think they all come out with rifle sights. Designed for home security/LEO use. I dont really rate them- the last one I tried was a single rail, with huge gaps in the pattern. the 590 mossberg is a far better choice IMHO.

April 12, 2005, 10:14 AM
thanks i guess i will keep on looking :D

Lawyer Daggit
April 12, 2005, 06:28 PM
Only thing I would add is it is a version of the Winchester 1300