Semi-auto Shotgun for 3-gun (on the cheap)

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Semi-auto Shotgun for 3-gun (on the cheap)

Post by LT USN (Ret.) » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:39 pm

Semi-auto Shotgun for 3-gun (on the cheap), recommendations? Thoughts for a possible newbie? Something malleable?

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Post by TL1000RSquid » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:13 pm

The chinese Saiga knock offs aren't bad. I've got one along with the real deal its just about as good and once broken in its been reliable and it takes all the saiga parts which they're plenty of out there. Don't feel like digging receipt out of the safe at the moment but i think i was in for less then 400 out the door.

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Post by runeight » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:15 am

What gauge and barrel length?

Go here and look at the Cobra 2 tactical and home defense section.

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As you know I usually buy on the upper end and yes, most are safe queens. I did buy the Viper series semi auto and am quite impressed for the money spent. Check them out, buy online and ship to FFL.

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Post by Badgerboy » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:49 am

Taurus Judge...shoots 410 shotgun shells, so tell them it is a short shotgun. You will win on speed.
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Post by runeight » Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:07 pm

Badgerboy wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:49 am
Taurus Judge...shoots 410 shotgun shells, so tell them it is a short shotgun. You will win on speed.
:lol:

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Re: Semi-auto Shotgun for 3-gun (on the cheap)

Post by WHYTEcobra » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:16 pm

I picked up a Stevens model 320 to shoot dragons breath to start a bonfire. It was so cheap I figured worst case I would burn it and nail it to a tree on the range as a warning to other guns not to fail. 😂 Honestly, a small part of me wanted it to fail. It worked just fine, in fact it has actually impressed me over time. As far as I know, most 870 parts will fit right on it so customizing should be easy. I know it's a pump and ya are looking for semiautomatic, but I had to chime in and say it's DECENT!

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Post by Noshoot » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:23 pm

Get the Mossberg 930 Miculek, and a welded lifter. I ran one for a bit in 3G, and it was best money spent (or not since they are pretty inexpensive).
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Post by GaDawg0513 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:56 am

Mossberg 930 SPX
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Post by NHNikon » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:17 pm

Throw me in with the SPX 930 crowd. While I don't own nor have shot a Bennelli (SP ?) my SPX has been an over achiever to date. I have shot the hell out of it this spring to prep for the upcoming 3 gun season and the only thing it wouldn't digest was Fiocchi 00 buck. Why ? I don't know. FTE every time. The Remington slugs I bought run fantastic (2 3/4) and the sights were dead on at 50 yds. Keep it lubed and relatively clean and you should do very well so equipped.
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Post by LT USN (Ret.) » Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:05 pm

Noshoot wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:23 pm
and a welded lifter.
I had to go look that one up. "What could go wrong? It's only a shotgun". Thx for that "tip" (there's a joke there somewhere).
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Post by FrankW » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:35 am

Hi LT USN,

Here is a video you might enjoy if you haven't already seen it.

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https://youtu.be/Bs1vSeg0nFI
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Post by LT USN (Ret.) » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:15 am

FrankW wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:35 am
Here is a video you might enjoy if you haven't already seen it.
Hmmm.... That's impressive. Thx for the link.
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Post by FrankW » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:18 pm

Yes, that is some great shooting.

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