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    Talking Shotgun Recommendations for Beginner?

    Evening friends,

    So hey listen, anyone got a recommendation for a good shotgun ideal for those kind of LA Riots type situations where I might be surrounded by massive fires and lootings, especially when it comes to protecting my Barry Manilow collection? Because you never know in life.

    I was suggested a Benelli M-2 but the price tag is pretty steep right now. Also suggested Mossbergs but there's quite a few models out there and I get lost in the details.

    I guess my criteria would be an all black model, using rounds that are still cheap to buy right now, good for a beginner and affordable (under $1000), but would continue to appreciate in value.

    Thanks for any suggestions!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lincoln View Post
    ...especially when it comes to protecting my Barry Manilow collection? Because you never know in life.
    +1

    For self defense, your typically looking at a 12 gauge (the all-time favorite home defense gun). 16 and 20 gauges are also available though not as plentiful. Contrary to the numbering they are less powerful. Consequently, they kick less, and that's a definite advantage for your first shotgun! I have heard it argued that a good load in a twenty gauge makes a fine home defense gun. Someone more educated than I should fill you in on the intricacies of load, velocity, etc.

    As to manufacturers, these are the top names:
    Benelli
    Beretta
    Mossberg
    Winchester
    Remington
    Stoeger

    (What others am I missing guys? Any lesser known names you would vouch for?)

    Your second big decision is pump or auto. Personally I'd go with pump because it's a heck of a lot cheaper ... and it just sends tinglies down your spine everytime you rack it

    Check this guy out: http://www.winchesterguns.com/prodin...d=252&cat=021C I haven't heard anything on it, but that's a rocking price!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lincoln View Post
    So hey listen, anyone got a recommendation for a good shotgun ideal for those kind of LA Riots type situations where I might be surrounded by massive fires and lootings, especially when it comes to protecting my Barry Manilow collection?
    Yeah, it's called the Get the Hell out Of Dodge, Nothing I Own is Worth Engaging an Entire Mob With A Whopping 8 Rounds of Buckshot Before I Have to Reload, I Need to Stop Watching Movies Shotgun made by This Is One of those SHTF Threads So It Is Now Closed.

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