Skip to comments.Can't find shotgun thread. Looking for a semi-auto
Posted on 09/29/2008 7:24:35 AM PDT by refermech
A few weeks ago there was a thread outlining firearm choice and the author recommended a semi-auto shotgun. It was not one of the major brand names but a good quality copy. I can't remember the name. Can anybody help? Thanks!!
Spend a few extra bucks and get yourself a quality name brand shotgun. I own a couple Remington 1100’s and am very happy with them. Stay away from cheap Chinese type copies. You should be able to find a a used 1100 from $350-$500. Very good reliable shotgun!
I’m looking to buy something for home defense. I don’t need all the bells and whistles and I’d like to keep it under $250.00 Anyone have any ideas on a solid shotgun that fits my needs?
A basic, bare-bones Mossberg Pump Action 12 gauge (Model 500) should be less than $250.00 brand new.
Anybody know what you can use in California? I only have a hand-gun right now, but given the circumstances, might be time for an upgrade.
Benelli. Fastest in the world. Google Tom Knapp (sp?) and watch his demonstrations.
Any semi-auto shotgun is legal in California, except those with a pistol grip.
Thanks Inyo-Mono, appreciate the information.
if you’re looking for the copy, you’re probably looking for the stoeger. uses the same inertia drive that makes benelli awesome, is a licensed copy, and sells for about 1/3 as much new.
That’s the one! Thanks, any idea where to pick one up?
A few weeks ago there was a thread outlining firearm choice
and the author recommended a semi-auto shotgun.
Click “shotguns” under “KEYWORDS” above.
That looks like it will take to a list with a couple of threads
with that general theme.
Who gives a shi@. I'm loaded. It's time to rip Government apart and rebuild based on the Constitution.
You know what? You’re right. None of those bastards have followed any laws or rules.
check http://www.stoegerindustries.com/customer_service/dealer_locator.php for a dealer locator for new guns.
for used ones, its hit or miss. start checking local gun shops, pawnshops, gunshows if there’s one close, or online auction sites.
Mossberg, you can’t go wrong.
They’re looking for a semi-auto, not a pump.
The state’s regulations are published on-line, here:
For the past few years, the law has been tinkered with on an annual basis. Always good to check the current regs before purchasing. Comply or not, it’s best to know for sure before you accidentally commit a felony...
Im looking to buy something for home defense. I dont need all the bells and whistles and Id like to keep it under $250.00 Anyone have any ideas on a solid shotgun that fits my needs?Here you go. Search Davidson's Gallery of Guns. Use the 'Gun Genie' on the right.
Try it, it should help you. Plus it's fun.
“You probably won’t find a decent semi-auto for under $250.00 I just picked up a Remington 1100 on gunbroker.com for $325.00 added a 2 shot magazine extension for $40.00 and refinished it for $10.00. I cut the 28” barrel down to a LEGAL 18.5” Nice compact home/truck self defense weapon! If you need to keep it under $250.00 a Mossberg 500 pump would be a great choice”
Just make sure after cutting the barrel back, that you test test test the gun to make sure it functions properly. Gas-operated shotguns can have their function altered by shortening the barrel.
That said, I have an 1100 very similar, though mine is longer with a longer mag extension.If you pick up a used 1100, be sure it’s the 2 3/4” length chamber, as it is easier to find good defensive ammo in that length.
He's looking for a SEMI-AUTO, not a pump.
The 500 and 870 are pumps, guys. Read the title first.
Thank you so much absalom01. Appreciate the help.
Hey, your welcome.
I can and do spend hours at Davidson's Gallery of Guns just 'window shopping'.
Their old Gun Search had a feature I wish this new 'Genie' did. You could enter a price range so you didn't spend time looking at something costing $1,500.00 when your budget was $300.00 - $400.00 --- but its still a great website to shop for new guns.
Spend a few bucks more and get a Benelli - you’ll thank yourself later.
(6) A semiautomatic shotgun that has both of the following:(7) A semiautomatic shotgun that has the ability to accept a detachable magazine.
(A) A folding or telescoping stock.
(B) A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon, thumbhole stock, or vertical handgrip.
(8) Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder.
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