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Old 09-06-2013, 01:47 AM   #31
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Put these at your doors. I know someone that has one.


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I have recently moved to a bad part of town where night intruders like to break in house very common crime in this area.
i wanted to know if i keep my shotgun magazine tube loaded will it damage the spring? where enough it wont feed a round its a 5 round magazine.
what if i just load 2 is that any better thanks need to know.
Not to get too OT, but burglar bars, kick resistant steel doors, and quality locks are your friends when it comes to simple forced entry. Also, consider a dog or an alarm system. Cameras may help the police identify suspects and may help you recover stolen property, but they don't do anything for you in a self-defense situation, apart from assisting the responding officers with their investigation of the incident.

Apart from that, since you live in a high crime area, some professional unarmed and armed self-defense training is probably in order.

So long as you don't overload the magazine tube or the magazine spring is not worn or defective, loading 5 rounds instead of 2 should not present any problems.

All the metallurgy experts seems to agree that cycling springs, compressing and decompressing them, causes fatigue and wear, not loading or unloading them within their designed operating limits. All that means is that if your magazine tube was designed for 5 2.75" shells and the aforementioned qualifiers have been met, you should be GTG.
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