Newest round of gun threads - Shotguns

Discussion in 'General' started by fastfreddie, Mar 25, 2020.

  1. YamRZ350

    YamRZ350 Nicorette Dependent

    Not the Shockwave, but I have the 20 in. barrel, 12 ga. version. Put a shorter stock on it, and removed the heat shield but no other changes. 9 shot capacity is nice. No issues at all with about 300 rounds thru it. Bayonet lug makes me chuckle every time I look at it.

    I had read somewhere that magazine fed can be an issue with distorted shells, so i went old school. Imagine that.
     
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  2. lizard84

    lizard84 My “fuck it” list is lengthy

    Meh...

    I have a 1878 hammered double coach gun, yes i do use mostly black powder loads.
     
  3. Kev59

    Kev59 Well-Known Member

    Next trip to the Keys I'm gonna swing by your place!
     
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  4. socalrider

    socalrider pathetic and rude

    i have an 870 that is set up for home defense. afgter having hunted for years with one, it just feels natural.

    but then i switched to an over/under for birds and damn i love how that swings. oh, its a no namer too. imported by sig - Fabarm is the MFG and Gamma II is the model. its italian but doesnt break down all the time. :D
     
  5. CB186

    CB186 go f@ck yourself

    What models were these anchors?
     
  6. GRH

    GRH Well-Known Member

    Keltec KSG
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  7. OGs750

    OGs750 Well-Known Member

    What do you 870 (or any shotgun really) guys do to set them up for home defense? I'm thinking extended tube and a shortened barrel, but anything else?
     
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  8. Quicktoy

    Quicktoy ...Tired...

    Awesome. Have had a few beebers swing by through the years.
     
  9. motorkas

    motorkas Well-Known Member

    Everybody's different but I would never recommend a M1 Super 90 for shotgun home defense. You don't run hot enough loads and it'll jam, if it doesn't jam it beats the shit out of you. My brother and I did full dumps side by side to see who was quicker (me on the Mossberg 500, him on the Benelli) and he was only a fraction quicker over all but the experience was MUCH more pleasant for me. At the time, the Benelli cost almost 5x's the Mossberg both out the box, even after the Knox stock and "heat shield" on the Mossberg, it was still easily 3x's as much. The Mossberg is always loaded. . . the Benelli is empty (and I have no plans on loading it).

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    Last summer, a bunch of us got together and challenges got thrown down, which lead to me getting this pic of a good friend. . .If I had a choice between doing that or doing a full dump on the Benelli, I'm choosing the .50 cal.

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  10. Newsshooter

    Newsshooter Well-Known Member

    The recoil isn't that bad on the .50, it's heavy. Let me hand you a light weight 300 win mag for hunting with a hot load. :)
     
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  11. sbk1198

    sbk1198 Well-Known Member

    You have any left? I've been looking for either a 590 Shockwave or a 590 SPX or a 500 ATI Scorpion. Can't find shit anywhere.
     
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  12. noles19

    noles19 Well-Known Member

    I just got a scorpion, it is awesome!
     
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  13. ducnut

    ducnut Well-Known Member

    For home defense, I have a UTAS UTS-15 (2X7+1 capacity). For shop/outside defense, I have a UTAS XTR-12 (10+1 capacity).

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  14. motorkas

    motorkas Well-Known Member

    See, that's how I know you're not a friendly individual. . .my go to for hunting is a .300win mag. . .but it ain't light. . .:D. (and please tell your wife "THANK YOU" from all of us for being on the front lines!!!!. . .(no emoji can properly express that sentiment or else I'd use it).
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  15. JBraun

    JBraun Well-Known Member

    Damnit. I always wanted one of those but was afraid it would be a POS at that price. Now thanks to covid everything is sold out...
     
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  16. ChemGuy

    ChemGuy Harden The F%@# Up!

    If you have to have a tacti-cool shotgun get the 870 DM.

    That's a sweet 870 with a detachable box mag. I've not shot one but they do look tacti-cool
     
  17. vfrket

    vfrket Lost Member

    Non-tacticool, Ruger Red Label Sporting Clays for busting birds.
     
  18. Jedb

    Jedb Professional Novice :-)

    Interesting experience. I've not had any issues with my M1 Super90.
    I bought mine used, and it was both well maintained and appeared to be well broken in without being broken.

    I agree that it's a shoulder kicker. :beer:
    Ran standard #7 and standard #8 as well as buck and slug through it. I tested a LOT of different options just to make sure it didn't have any issues.
    No failure to load, failure to extract, nor failure to eject.
    I also have a Mossberg 500 (8+1) and didn't notice that much difference in kick.

    I'm happy with my particular home shotguns.
    The Stoeger M3K 9+1 is my 3-gun gun when I have participated.
     
  19. XFBO

    XFBO Well-Known Member

    Kinda digging this Panzer Arms Bullpup, seems like a great buy! Maybe the perfect home defense option too! They sell/make larger mags? :D

    Aaron, would it pass the standard shotgun quals most PD's run their 870's through???
     
  20. SpeedyE

    SpeedyE Experimental prototype, never meant for production

    18.2" Remington 870 w Birds-head/Witness protection grip + 5'rd side-saddle = Home Defense gun
     

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