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Old 07-07-2019, 10:54 PM   #1
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Any gun, any era, what would it be? Would love to hear some $1500K and under opinions. Thanks!
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Old 07-07-2019, 10:55 PM   #2
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Old 07-07-2019, 10:59 PM   #3
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:09 PM   #4
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:12 PM   #5
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:13 PM   #6
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:29 PM   #7
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X 2 ... that $450 Walmart special was the best money I ever spent on a shotgun. Sold my Benelli SBE with zero regrets after shooting the 390
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:40 PM   #8
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:54 PM   #9
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:07 AM   #10
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:17 AM   #11
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Love my Ruger Red Label 20-ga I bought in either '81 or '82.
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:37 AM   #12
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Remington 870 12ga 3"mag.

Best "only one" scatter gun for a lifetime of hard use.
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Old 07-08-2019, 01:19 AM   #13
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Love my Ruger Red Label 20-ga I bought in either '81 or '82.


Without a doubt!!!
Bought mine in 88 and still my favorite
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Old 07-08-2019, 01:20 AM   #14
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Ithaca Model 37 Featherlight....my grandfathers more specifically
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Old 07-08-2019, 05:18 AM   #15
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Any gun, any era, what would it be? Would love to hear some $1500K and under opinions. Thanks!
If I had a 1.5 million budget I wouldn't limit myself to one shotgun....
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Old 07-08-2019, 05:28 AM   #16
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Yes sir, this is it i even got them to take another 5% cause it had a small scratch.
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X 2 ... that $450 Walmart special was the best money I ever spent on a shotgun. Sold my Benelli SBE with zero regrets after shooting the 390
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Old 07-08-2019, 05:37 AM   #17
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Yep. Still using the one I got 41 years ago...it has never failed me.
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Old 07-08-2019, 06:00 AM   #18
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Old 07-08-2019, 07:01 AM   #19
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For what I use it for, mine would be a Winchester model 12
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Old 07-08-2019, 07:05 AM   #20
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Old 07-08-2019, 07:08 AM   #21
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Benelli SBE. Bought mine new 1998 and still runs like the day I bought it.
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Old 07-08-2019, 07:30 AM   #22
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The 390 is still considered one of the most reliable autos developed...however, it is so well balanced that an extension for extra rounds doesn't work well. For me, I like the very early H&K imports for the Benelli M1 if I had to choose an auto. Minty ones can be found for under $1500. Covers all hunting & defensive applications.

I also would be happy with either a pre-64 model 12 or early Wingmaster if you wanted to go pump.

I prefer over & unders for dove, whitewing & clays but not for these only pick one games.

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Old 07-08-2019, 08:10 AM   #23
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Beretta A400 Xtreme 12 gauge for waterfowl. Absolute workhorse in any conditions. Always goes Bang when you pull the trigger. That't my practical choice.

Favorite Shotgun for Dove and Upland is Beretta A400 Xplor 20 gauge. It's probably my all around favorite shotgun. Same reliability as all A400's but only weighs around 5-6 lbs.
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:15 AM   #24
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I would not want to live in that world..
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:24 AM   #25
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:27 AM   #26
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:29 AM   #27
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I am getting rid of all of my other shotguns because of my new to me 391. Best shotgun I've ever owned.
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:52 AM   #28
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Beretta A390.

I have had one for many years now and it is always my "go to" gun. If I couldn't find a nice 390 I would look at an A400. I have an A400 in 20ga and its a great gun but it still doesn't rise to being my "go to". The 390 is extremely well balanced and swings beautifully.
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:53 AM   #29
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I had no idea they made shotguns that expensive



A400 here
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:54 AM   #30
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I like a 20 ga. over under, but if I had to settle for one shotgun I would go with the Benelli M2 12 ga. I bought in 2004. For doves and quail, the 20 is great, and every turkey I have killed could have been done with a 20, but waterfowl and deer need more shot.
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:55 AM   #31
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Another 390 vote at that price point. Although I don't own one, I have been wanting to buy a used one for quite some time.
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:58 AM   #32
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My first nice shotgun was a Beretta 391 when i was younger and still have it to this day. Love it too.
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Old 07-08-2019, 08:59 AM   #33
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Old 07-08-2019, 09:06 AM   #34
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Prefer 20 ga O/Us for what I do now but if I had to narrow it down to one gun for all things I have done in the past it would be a Benelli M-1/M-2 in 20 ga. I've killed dove, ducks, geese, turkey, quail and pheasants with a M-1 since 2005. Sold all my 12s including SBEs.






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Old 07-08-2019, 09:14 AM   #35
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Remington 1100 for sure
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Old 07-08-2019, 09:15 AM   #36
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[QUOTE=BmacBmac1;14233588]Remington 1100


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Old 07-08-2019, 09:17 AM   #37
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Ithaca Model 37 Featherlight....my grandfathers more specifically

Agree with this. have an Ithaca from my pops and it is the cleanest shooting in my safe.
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Old 07-08-2019, 09:26 AM   #38
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Old 07-08-2019, 09:41 AM   #39
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I have a Beretta 390 and an A400. I don't think you can go wrong with a Beretta.

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Old 07-08-2019, 09:43 AM   #40
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This! ^^^
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Old 07-08-2019, 09:57 AM   #41
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It would be hard to choose between my Ithaca SKB 500 o/u in 20 ga which I bought new in 1969 or my Fox Mod B s/s in 12 ga which I bought new in 1964.
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Old 07-08-2019, 10:12 AM   #42
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Old 07-08-2019, 10:15 AM   #43
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Old 07-08-2019, 10:30 AM   #44
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:27 PM   #45
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Mossberg 500 pump. I've used it to win several other more expensive shotguns at various shoots, not to mention the 30 years of ducks, geese, prairie chickens, cranes, pheasants, quail, coyotes, turkey, hogs, and chachalaca. Dependable and shoots good.
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:31 PM   #46
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:39 PM   #47
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Another vote for Ruger Red Label 20 gauge.
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:55 PM   #48
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:58 PM   #49
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Browning BPS Medallion 12 gauge... My dad gave me one of these in a 3.5" chambering when I graduated high school. It had been sitting in his safe since I was 11. It's still my absolute favorite!

https://www.browning.com/products/fi...lion-12ga.html
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Old 07-08-2019, 01:20 PM   #50
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