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Scare_Rab 01-08-2009 12:43 PM

Which Shotgun Butt Shellholder to buy?
 
At my local dealer's I see 4 different types of "Shotgun Butt Shellholder".


Any suggestion as to how to pick and choose amongst them would be appreciated.


eg:

__________________________________________________ ______-


1. $29.95

" Features

:: 5x shell holder
:: Heavy duty neoprene sleeve fits over stock of rifle / shotgun
:: Provides non-slip surface for improved gun handling
:: Sewn on elastic loops feature unique rubberized lining to grip shells
:: 5 extra shells carried securely & in easy reach
:: 100% Made in USA

or :


2.

$39.95

# Quick access to five extra sells plus protection from weather and snagging

# Also ideal for carrying choke tubes or black powder quick loaders

# Flap folds up from bottom and is secureed with Velcro

# Elastic sleeve slips over the stock of rifle

# Sewn-on elastic loops

# 100% made in USA

robocop10mm 01-08-2009 01:56 PM

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Most elastic buttstock holders do not hold up well. The elastic breaks down and they become fodder for the trashcan in less than a year. I prefer the side saddles from Tac Star or try this from http://www.spectergear.com/shotgun_bsh.htm

matt g 01-08-2009 03:11 PM

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Originally Posted by robocop10mm (Post 60624)
Most elastic buttstock holders do not hold up well. The elastic breaks down and they become fodder for the trashcan in less than a year. I prefer the side saddles from Tac Star or try this from http://www.spectergear.com/shotgun_bsh.htm

X2. The ones that attach to the side of the receiver are more ergonomically friendly also. Your right hand is already right there where the shell holder sits.

hillbilly68 01-08-2009 06:36 PM

Yup, sidesaddle on the receiver. Will somewht keep it outta the way and accessible at the same time.
IMO

janikphoto 01-09-2009 07:10 PM

I bought an elastic one because it was only $5, and it holds shells just fine. However, it keeps creeping up towards the receiver when i shoot, so i have to adjust it frequently. Someone had a more expensive one (I think like $10) that also had a strap that ran across the butt. This should hold the piece in place and keep it from creeping.

Of course, if you plan to use it a ton, probably spend the extra money and get a receiver-mounted unit instead...


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