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How fast can you run your pump shotgun?

Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by 1KPerDay, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. dak0ta

    dak0ta Member

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    This guy is pretty fast on the M500:


    This guy is even fast on the M500 without trying too hard:


    This kid can run a Benelli Nova pretty fast too:


    Running a Browning BPS fast:
     
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  2. dak0ta

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    Winchester Model 12 Fast:


    Winchester 1300 at speed pump mode:
     
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  3. RevolvingGarbage

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    Add the Stevens 620 to the list of slam fire capable shotguns. Mine being a 16ga helps keep the muzzle down when you really run it quick but it sure does cost more to do...
     
  4. Sniper66

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    My high school accounting teacher was a trap/skeet shooter and only used a pump 12 ga. He won most of the meets I attended against semi-autos and O/U. Asked him how he did it. Said he focused on accuracy and didn't think about speed; pumping was automatic.
     
  5. cota

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    I do not have a horse in this race these days, but back in the day i was capable of a pretty fast rate of fire with an old JC Higgins pump That was one slick running and handling pump.
     
  6. 1KPerDay

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    I ain't no Jerry Miculek but this was a fun stage... I can't load worth a dang but I can shoot it okay LOL :D

     
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  7. mokin

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    I have timed myself, usually just getting off the first shot from a low ready position. I've also timed myself in practice using poppers or balloons taking four shots, reloading, and taking four more but don't remember the times. More recently, I've used my pump in doubles at the trap club.

    This thread makes me think I need to do more three-gun.
     
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  8. Picher

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    I think my 1100, 12 gauge Special Field has a 21" barrel and I'm faster than I should need to be...from two-handed carry position to getting the first shot off in about a quarter of a second. The second shot may not need to be very fast, but it could be faster than the first.
     
  9. SwampWolf

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    I know what you mean...and every grouse I've ever shot at, knows (knew) what you mean (meant). ;)
     
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