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Old November 21, 2006, 02:53 PM   #1
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opinions on new waterfowl gun

I'm looking for a lower priced semi auto
in camo for waterfowl.
2 products I'm looking at are the
Stoeger model 2000 or the
Mossberg 935---which one or another name
in the same price range. thanks
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Old November 21, 2006, 06:35 PM   #2
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you can get a Benelli Nova pump for the same price and be able to shot 3 1/2" shells

plus with the nova you can switch out the round in the chamber with out unloading the mag tube.
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Old November 22, 2006, 07:51 AM   #3
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It will be cheaper to spend the money one time on a quality gun. Pick up a SuperX2.
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Old November 22, 2006, 09:26 AM   #4
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russian baikal mp-153, now imported/sold by remington as the spartan spr-453: about $300, and a better built and more versatile gun than both you mentioned. gas-operated with adjustable bleed-off, will shoot 1 oz. 2 3/4's all the way up to 3.5" mags. very light recoil, weighs 8 lbs. and is somewhat muzzle-heavy(which i like in a waterfowl gun). the sx2 is a great gun too, just $300 more for the same performance. the stoeger uses a cheap benelli-knockoff inertia system and only shoots up to 3" mags. the mossy shoots 3.5" but won't cycle light 2 3/4" loads, and their factory will tell you that. as far as camo goes, buy the black synthetic and have fun with some krylon camo paint, looky here:
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Old November 22, 2006, 10:26 AM   #5
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thanks to all

great information from all
gives me a lot more needed info
to make a decision.

the spr 453 was new to me.

from other forums I've read there is
very positive agreement on the gun.

anyone else with input on the 453?
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Old November 22, 2006, 11:34 AM   #6
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I would spend the money on a new Benelli Nova. It's a pump but you will get alot better gun for the money than a budget semi. It's true that you get what you pay for especialy when it comes to semi shotguns.
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