GUN So my girlfriend wants to buy a shotgun, she's not sure what kind to get.

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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    By "what kind" I meant pump/OU/SBS/single shot, etc. I imagine her price range is right around $300-400 (max). I immediately suggested an 870 but she seems to be mostly interested in skeet shooting. I don't know much about the sport, but can you even use a pump action? Is the kind of shooting where you have the two clay pigeons crossing paths a common amenity at most gun clubs? I've never even seen that type, only the one where it launches one pigeon at a time. :dunno: Not even sure where to start, but what kind of options are available in her price range?
     
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    Mossberg 18" Persuader with the pistol grip. Buy some 3" slugs for it, and rock on.

    That, or maybe a NEF Handi Rifle with a collapsable stock and bipod. Make sure it's extra black, as I hear chicks dig tactical guns better.
     
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    Stoeger Condor 20 gauge.
     
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    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    Ruger Red Label O/U
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Under $400 plzkthx.
     
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    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    Stoeger auto w/ synthetic stock ?:dunno:
     
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    Remington 1100/1187, 870 variants, Mossberg Silver Reserve, ...

    The used rack is where you need to be. I'd snap up a used shotgun of repute before I'd slum the Stoeger's/Russian's/Turk's new. Most of the cheap shotguns you see now are good for those who hunt birds once a year, but for someone to shoot skeet with, they will wear out quickly.

    Go to your local trap/skeet/sporting clays club and ask around. They will give you better advice than you'd find in many places (I haven't shot clays since I was younger, and it was with a 1100), and you could probably use your (assumedly) cute girlfriend to finaggle a good gun away from the scattergun guys.

    The old guys hanging around there usually suckers for a cute face, IME.

    **EDIT** A used 1100 with a youth length stock (But not a Remmy 1100 youth gun... too short of a tube) would probably take her fairly far on the cheap. While you could probably score one cheap at a pawn/gun shop, $500 would open up the possibilities considerably.
     
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    :rofl: better save up a grand for the hospital visit to repair that broken wrist
     
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    The Stoeger is under $400.
     
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    Good luck finding any 1100 for under $400.
     
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