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What's your favorite shotgun?

Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by horsemen61, Oct 22, 2013.

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  1. horsemen61

    horsemen61 Member

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    Alright everybody like the title says what is your favorite shotgun. For me it is my 870 why well besides being the first gun I ever fired (not a great idea by the way) I just love the design always have. A nice wing master makes my heart flutter or a nice older riot gun with nice walnut, and the ability to shoot everything from light birdshot to full on slugs rocks so what's your favorite shotgun.
     
  2. M2 Carbine

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    I have a Remington 870, Ithaca 37 and five others but this KSG is my favorite. :D

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  3. lpsharp88

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    Mine is the Mossberg 590A1. It is the only shotgun I have ever fired, so it wins by default. First picked it up in the military, then got one for myself!
     
  4. Inebriated

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    870 Wingmaster.

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  5. dak0ta

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    Can't say I have a favorite, but my favorite action is the Pump-Action.

    I have an 870 Wingmaster, Mossberg 500, and Benelli Nova. All the same action, but I love how each one is designed differently and each gun serves a role whether it's for waterfowl, deer, defense, or upland.

    I also owned a Model 12 and Ithaca 37, and those were sweet classics as well.

    If I had to choose, it'd be my Mossberg 500 in 12 ga just because it is the gun that I took my first deer with. It's simple, reliable, loose, affordable, and chalk full of features for the newbie.

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  6. coyote315

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    11-48 remington in 16g. I've harvested every eligible game species in my home state, and I'm the 3rd member of my family to use it.
     
  7. rugerdude

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    Franchi I-12 sporting. All the features of a Benelli Sport II for about 600 bucks cheaper. Lightweight, well-balanced, and very reliable.

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  8. John3921

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    My DT-10, Though I'm fond of my Grandfathers Fox AE (Savage built)
     
  9. frankenstein406

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    Store brand mossberg 500 12 gauge, when the guy handed it to me the plastic safety broke lol. It's old and just works.
     
  10. JohnhenrySTL

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    I really like my remington 870. I want yo acquire more.
     
  11. juk

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    I've owned a Benelli Nova and currently own 2 Mossberg 500s, a Mossberg 535, and a Maverick 88. No doubt in my mind that my favorite is my plain Mossberg 500 field model with a 28" barrel. I can't begin to count how many rounds I've put through it. It was also my first firearm ever, and a gift from my father. It fits me like a proverbial glove and I love the feel of it.
     
  12. Muskyman

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    Mine is a Belgian Browning A5 made in 1961 that was my grandfather's. I love that thing.
     
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    My Dad has a Ruger Red Label that is a pretty sweet shooter.Looks nice too.Probably my favorite of the guns I`ve shot.Although I do like shooting his old model 12 too.Just fits me good.
     
  14. BigBore44

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    My favorite shotgun is my Winchester 50 I inherited from my grandfather. My favorite gun to shoot is my father's 1967 870 Wingmaster 20 gauge. That gun has given more birds a dirt nap than I could possibly remember. The decades of handling have given that stock an absolutely beautiful finish.
     
  15. tnxdshooter

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    My favorite is a mossberg 500.

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  16. Fiv3r

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    My old Ithaca DSPS with extended magazine. It was purchased from a good friend who purchased it from a police equipment sell off.
    Points like a dream, lefty friendly, classic lines, and runs and runs and runs....plus it's got that cool old school slam fire feature;)
     
  17. Pete D.

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    Favorite? That depends on what I am doing. For Trap, it is a Browning BT-99. For upland hunting, it is one of two semi-autos (an old Winchester model 59 Winlite and/or a Franchi AL48. Both are 12 gauge and are at or under six pounds).
    My other favorite "shotgun" is this 16 gauge flintlock fowler made for me by Mike Brooks, also just a tad over six pounds.
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    HD=KSG, Wingshooting= Benelli M2!;)
     
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    All I currently have is a Maverick 88 and I love it. It does everything I ask of it, without stoppages or problems. I think I'll eventually get a decent O/U for trap, but for now I can get doubles pretty consistently with the Mav.
     
  20. Arkansas Paul

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    Hard to argue with a Mossberg 500 or a Remington 870. You can spend some more money and get a more refined or prettier gun, but I doubt you'll find one that will take the beating those two will and keep on going.

    But if you're wondering what our favorite shotgun that we own is, I'd say an old Winchester Model 37 Steelbilt in 16-gauge. Its been passed down through the years and I'm the 3rd Paul to have it. It wouldn't be worth $75 to a collector but I wouldn't trade it for the finest custom H&H, and you can believe that.
     
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    My Winchester Model 1897 !..................
     
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    Richland arms o/u 20ga
     
  23. yzguy87

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    Nice shotgun Pete D!
    I have 2. 1st is my great grandfather's sxs 16ga. It's not functional any more but I think it looks cool. I've liked it since I could stand on my own 2 feet.
    2nd is my dads H&R 20ga. It's nothing fancy but it's my dad's and I used it a lot for squirrel and other fun stuff. Now I have a Mossberg 500 12ga. for all my shotgun needs.
     
  24. drcook

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    Ithaca 37 16ga, 1970 vintage or before.
     
  25. Willie Sutton

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    1897 Winchester guard gun. Nothing else comes close.

    Plastic? No thanks.

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