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Old 06-13-2010, 01:08 AM   #21
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What shotgun would you reccommend to protect my home?
An upland game gun in 20, 16 or 12 ga with bird shot.

Prosecuting attorneys have a hard time painting you as a vigilantly!

Bird shot has limited penetration.

Bad guys shot with bird shot at close quarters are just as dead as those shot with 00 Buck and show no pre-meditation.

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I too decided to pick up a shot gun for home protection. I went with the Mossberg 590 12 GA. pump action. Holds 9 shots, switched the stock out with a pistol grip for that close range action. Maybe you say, 12 gauge to much for the house? oh, blow a hole in the door, were talking about shooting someone here... you think im that worried about the door or a wall after I just shot someone who was in my house? Id be more worried about who's cleaning the guts off whats left of the wall or door behind the guy.
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Mossberg 590 12 GA. Great US made shotgun at a very affordable price. many upgrades available.
I'd be worried about both especially if I had a wife or children in the rooms behind the wall.
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I say you go for a good 12 gauge pump or a good and reliable auto if you can get one.

The loads you choose to use depend on the circumstances. If you are concerned about overpenetration then you might want to use bird shot. However, if blowing holes clean through the intruder and sending rounds into the rooms behind him isn't a worry then buckshot is an option.

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I PREFER THE SHOTGUN, FINALLY A COMPANY FOUND A WAY TO GIVE ME ACCESS. CHECK-OUT The Back-Up :: Home Protection Within Reach ABSOLUTELY AWESOME, I ORDER ONE FOR EACH SIDE OF THE BED
I like the idea of a shotgun close by, but for many people with children it is hard to secure. This seems very accessible, but not very secure. Is there anything else on the market that does both and works with pumps and autos?
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I PREFER THE SHOTGUN, FINALLY A COMPANY FOUND A WAY TO GIVE ME ACCESS. CHECK-OUT The Back-Up :: Home Protection Within Reach ABSOLUTELY AWESOME, I ORDER ONE FOR EACH SIDE OF THE BED
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