GUN Which shotty would you buy v. pump or semiauto

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  1. nox

    nox I'm actually ok looking... so chill.

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    There is a store locally selling a Mossberg 930 (used) for the same price as a Remington 870 (new). Which would you go for and why?

    Both are 12ga.
     
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    Depends on what you want to use it for.
     
  3. nox

    nox I'm actually ok looking... so chill.

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    shooting clay (my buddy has a launcher, not really looking to do it competitively) and having it around for home defense just in case.
     
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    everyone needs an 870
     
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    remington > mossberg

    so 870
     
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    saiga 12 > X
     
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    nox I'm actually ok looking... so chill.

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    because you guys like Remington better, or because of the pump action. Or a combo of both?
     
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    Remington is the better of the two brands, but semi-automatic>pump imo.

    With that said, I'd probably get the 870. Later on if you decide you like shooting skeet or just want something better maybe look into getting a good semi-auto like a Remmy 1100/11-87 or a Benelli or something.
     
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    nox I'm actually ok looking... so chill.

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    Those were my thoughts too. I do like the Benelli, but not the price tag right now.
     
  11. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Pump > Semi Auto


    Unless its Benelli
     
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    Meh. I've been shooting semis since my dad gave me a Browning Sweet Sixteen when I was 12ish. Pumps always screw me up now :o
     
  13. Ford4Life

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    Since it will be for home defense also, I'd say pump.

    And the Remington is a better gun than the Mossy.
     
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    I'd get an ar15 for home defense and get some other rifle for skeet only.
     
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    Pump for defense.
    Auto for sport.
     
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    Stay away from the 930.
     
  18. nox

    nox I'm actually ok looking... so chill.

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    reasoning?
     
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    I buy Mossberg because they're located in CT near me, but I hate buying used weapons. I'd go for the rem in this case
     
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    Ideally, I'd get a Saiga 12. Realistically, I would get a Mossberg 590A1.
     
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    Why pump for HD over semi?
     
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    I'm guessing reliability??
     

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