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Old 11-24-2011, 02:17 PM   #11
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The Mossberg 500 or Remmy 870 will do the job. I personally lean towards the Winchester 1200/1300 line.
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Either the Mossberg 500 or the Remington 870 will fit the bill. If you go with the Remington 870 I recommend you get an Express Magnum, which will give you more versatility.
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Old 11-24-2011, 02:52 PM   #13
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saiga. hands-down. Easy to handle, smooth-firing. Intimidating. The 20 gauge is very slick. IMO, it's the best shotty i've fired for 'blowin' stuff up'. I prefer my 1100 Classic Trap for trap and skeet. But for HD? The saiga all the way

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OP's suggested price range would rule out my setup - 500 Mossberg with Sure Fire flashlight and Spec Ops Recoil Supression stock.
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another good choice would be the Winchester SXP Defender 12 ga. bought mine for $280 +tax, NIB. synthetic stocks and 5+1 capacity. shoots great! even the wife likes to shoot it and insists it stay in the bedroom for hd, because lots of nights i work.
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Get ya an Ithaca 37 any ga will do with 7and 1/2 birdshot. Tha is what we or some use here in Ohio
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