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need some help on rifle/ shotgun choice.

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by beastlytaco, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Thor

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    yep....they are very versatile...........different chokes for the field barrel......and the slug barrel is great too! you'll enjoy it man. make sure you clean the barrel and oil it before you shoot it first tho....................get any factory junk outta there. try dicks sporting goods man.....................great price on the field/deer setup like i got.
     
  2. beastlytaco

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    dicks sporting goods. i'll be sure to do that. thanks will.
     
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    Same guy. ;)
     
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    i would not recomend savage at all. from my experience they are cheaply made.
    Ive always used remington model 700's in .243 7mm .08, and .270 and they are very acurate and very reliable.
     
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  7. wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    i love my rem 870 express magnum..Shoots nice and can be changed over to a rifled barrel so you can shoot slugs..Its on the cheaper side also.

    I plan on putting a scope on it as soon as i can gather up some cash
     
  8. beastlytaco

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    very nice rifle. about how much did that cost ya?
     
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    ~$399 + scope(~$50)
     
  10. beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    where on earth did you buy it from?? all the places i looked for wanted like 550$ or more.
     
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    I think I bought it at Sportsmans Warehouse like a year ago or so. The bolt on this thing is butta. :cool:
     
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    I have an 870 Remington 20gauge I use for home defense and waterfowl. Can't hurt it.

    My two favs
    Remington 798 .270 Win
    Beretta Urika 2 12ga

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    X3 on the remington 870!

    I love my 870 express, it is one of the only things I own that I know will outlast my truck. Shit the thing will outlast me.

    as with any shotgun it's easy to change the barrel if you want to shoot sabot slugs or you can just use one field barrel and use the Henry (i think thats what they're called) slugs.

    Paid $280 for mine I think:infantry:
     
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    which is better in your opinion. remington 870 or mossberg 500
     
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    I've shot both and I like the 870 better imo... You don't hear of as many 500's lasting as long... Go fire both and see what you like
     
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    Both are great. The Mossberg has a better safety position though.
     
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    how about pricing for the 870 though. is it as affordable and reasonably priced as the 500?
     
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    Nope, it's anywhere from $50-$75 more.
     
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    yeah see thats my problem. i need something i can use for home defense, dove hunting, deer hunting and rabbit. all these needs in a gun that wont break my wallet. but guys ya'll have been really helpful to me. thanks
     
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