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Old 11-15-2012, 03:45 AM   #11
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I like bolt action shotguns. I can't ever find any for sale in my area.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:50 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by HockaLouis View Post
The classic ones are ugly and I luv 'em.
Originally Posted by Virginian View Post
1) Cheap
2) The newer ones are often made purposely to shoot slugs and do quite well at that
1) Usually ugly - 500 bonus ugly points for an adjustable choke
2) They handle worse than a fence post for wingshooting

My first shotgun years ago was a bolt action. It has been gone for 50 years. I still hate it.
I still have my first, and I stil love it. Viginian nailed it on the pros and cons. All of mine are ugly, but hey, they match their owner.
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this makes an excellent deer gun where rifles are not allowed.
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Old 11-19-2012, 03:03 AM   #14
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Browning also makes a bolt action shotgun, which has a good reputation but it is far more expensive than the Savage.

I read a couple posts about shooting at birds with bolt shotguns. They are designed for hunting deer when/where rifles are not allowed.
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