Semi auto shotgun

Discussion in 'Self Defense Tactics & Weapons' started by duane5157, May 10, 2010.

  1. doug66

    doug66 New Member

    Jan 29, 2005
    Exactly what I was thinking, Carver.

    When I'm in the woods, deer huntin'. I need to see the animal before it sees me. So I will have time to flick off the safety, without it getting so close it get hear me do it. My point is, in close quarters you better have the drop on whatever u r shooting at.

    IMO u can't go wrong with Rem. 870 or 1100.
  2. tcox4freedom

    tcox4freedom Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 5, 2009
    South Carolina USA
    I'm a Saiga 12 guy myself. IMO; the BEST tactical HD shotgun available. Although, I do think AA (or sombody) makes a "Bull Pup" semi-12 that I would like to have.

    I also agree with EVERYTHING Pinecone, Carver, Old Grump and Alpo have stated!

    I've been a victim of TWO "home" invasions and I can tell you having to rack the slide 1st is NOT a good idea!

    IMHO: the BG(s) should only here ONE thing: BANG!!

    If some of our more liberal friends wish to warn them and yell "GET OUT of MY HOUSE!" Then by all means, feel free to do so.

    But IMHO, depending on the "sound" of a slide being racked to scare off the BG(s) is a "fools" folly brought to us by Hollywierd.
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010
  3. Recon 173

    Recon 173 Member

    Apr 11, 2008
    Central Illinois
    A pump shotgun, to me, equals reliability. As has been said some autos are sensitive to certain ammo. A pump shotgun will shoot it if you get it into the chamber. Same thing for the auto IF the mechanism will feed the shell. A light load in a pump gun will work if the person does their job. But in an autoloader that same shell is a jam.
  4. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Former Guest

    Sep 16, 2010
    Another word: Benelli. I've been trying to find a Benelli M3 Super 90 for 3 years. No one around me carries them, or will order one without me putting the full amount up front. I'm not putting that much money down until I see the gun. I don't mind a quarter or so, but not all.
  5. NRA_guy

    NRA_guy Member

    May 31, 2010
    Benelli is running a factory rebate now on their tactical shotguns.

    Might just be enough to persuade me.

  6. 1911 man

    1911 man New Member

    Sep 23, 2010
    never give away your position and also pump action is more reliable than semi-auto
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