GUN Remington 870 or Winchester 1300

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  1. Furner

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    I am in the market for a home defense shotgun, and Gander Mtn has both for sale. They both have an 18" bbl, the 870 advertises a 7-shot capacity, the 1300 8-shot, but I think that the 1300 is really a 7+1, since the tubes are identical.
    The 870 is $319, the 1300 is $329.
    What do you think?
     
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    I love my remy 870
     
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    My mom's Winchester 1300 Marine is SEXY.

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    yeah they have a marine 870 but it is $500 or $550 or something like that
    it is super sexy, but i dont plan on taking it on the boat that i dont have
     
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    I like the remmy
     
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    My dad has a Remington 870 express magnum.
    It is awesome.

    I want one now too.
     
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    i would look for a 590 except for two reasons, they dont have one, and with a pistol grip stock, the thumb safety is hard to get to. i have a regular mossy turkey gun and i really like it, but for a defense gun, a remmy or winchester will do.
     
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    Winchester 1300s have tighter, smoother actions in my opinion.

    I own an FN Tactical Shotgun, which is built off a 1300 action. Real nice stuff.
     
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    alright i think im going to pick up the winchester. it also comes with a fiber sight that the 870 does not come with.
     
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    It's a shotgun... What do you need sights for? You point in the general direction of your target, look down the barrel and pull the trigger...

    And I am being serious about my question.
     
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    slugs? buckshot at longer ranges?
     
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    I guess that would make sense. I guess I learn something new every day.
     
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    because i would rather put a full load of 00 buck in someones chest instead of nicking them with the edge of the pattern.
    i guess i can just return the night sites for my carry gun by your logic, right?
     
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    If you would kindly read the other posts I've made after responses to my question, you would see that I was corrected and learned a thing or two. Also, about the night sites on your carry gun, shot gun sight question logic =/= pistol sight logic
     

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