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Old 06-26-2019, 09:16 PM   #1
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$179 bucks. Is it dependable enough for a home protection under the bed gun?

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Old 06-26-2019, 09:19 PM   #2
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Yup
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Old 06-26-2019, 09:20 PM   #3
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Yes. I bought one a while back

It goes boom with authority
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Old 06-26-2019, 09:26 PM   #4
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I have 2 of them, a 20 and a 12, just shot the 12 for the first time a couple weeks ago. Some back yard skeet shooting with friends, only had a couple misses, it shot good. Action is not as smooth as a high end pump of course but for the price they are decent guns.
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Old 06-27-2019, 07:39 AM   #5
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It is a economy grade Mossberg 500. Good deal and a tough gun for the money.
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Old 06-27-2019, 08:09 AM   #6
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I knew a guy that shot sporting clays with one. He was pretty good with it.
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Old 06-27-2019, 06:07 PM   #7
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Bought my wife one 2 years ago in 20 gauge. We keep it clean and oiled. It works flawlessly. 2 cases through it the first year. Dang good for the money IMO


“There's more fun in hunting with the handicap of the bow than there is in hunting with the sureness of the gun.” -Fred Bear-
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Old 06-27-2019, 10:22 PM   #8
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Thanks guys
I think She will feel more comfortable with this at the ranch than a pistol for “bad things”.
Gonna grab one mañana
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Old 06-28-2019, 12:11 AM   #9
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About 8-9 years ago when my sister moved to Houston by herself I bought her a 20ga maverick and some buckshot.

Guy she was seeing at the time shot a lot and they shot it. Always had good reports from her.
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Old 06-28-2019, 09:05 PM   #10
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Yes. Ineouldnt try to get 10 or 15 thousand rounds through one but as an occasional shooter and home PDW it would do well.

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Old 06-29-2019, 07:23 PM   #11
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They didn’t have it in 20 gauge. They had it with full length barrel for $10 more.
But I will reconsider the 12 with lighter (2 3/4”) loads.

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Old 07-01-2019, 08:51 AM   #12
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I have a 20 and a 12. You won't find a better pump in this price range. I've owned them several years and used regular bird shot, buckshot and magnum slug loads. Never a issue with either gun.

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Old 07-01-2019, 09:02 PM   #13
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Sales over. I appreciate the advice and will find another sale or a used one based on your reviews.
I don’t need it right now (just yet) anyway.

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