I dont know much about pistol grips so if someone could tell me what would be some of the benefits of a pistol grip on a shotgun I would appreciate it :o. Also what would be the disadvantages?
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April 18, 2009, 06:07 PM
Are you talking about pistol grips with no butt-stock?
Or pistol grip stocks.
*Pistol grip stocks are gaining favor with turkey hunters because they help control the gun while calling with one hand.
*They also help control recoil.
*The AR tacky-cool crowd seems to like them because the stock length can be adjusted, and they feel sorta like an AR-15.
Pistol grips with no stocks are a bad idea on several levels.
*Just a bad idea.
*Shotguns have to be aimed to hit anything with them.
*You aim them from the shoulder.
*Shotguns kick like a mule.
*You tame it with a stock.
April 18, 2009, 06:14 PM
Not a fan on a shotgun. I tried a pachmayer decelerator on my 1300, and it does not provide the control I need for heavy loads. I found a nice used Speedfeed stock & replaced it.