Help with my first shotgun, should i get this one?

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by m-man, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. m-man

    m-man New Member

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    Hello, i am going to buy my first shotgun. I went trap shooting for the first time a while ago and loved it, i have a tight budget, but i wanted to get an 1100, i found one that is only $350, it has a 28" barrel and a full choke, the only thing wrong with it is some 'peppering' on the end of the barrel

    i dont know what this is, and if its a real problem or just a cosmetic thing

    i dont care about cosmetic things, but if this is something that progresses or is serious, then i might not want to buy this one

    can you help

    thanks

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  2. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    If that is the only defect, $350 is a pretty fair price. The 1100 is one of the most naturally pointing shotguns I have ever used. My brother has one. I almost cannot miss with that shotgun. It just works.
     

  3. Quis custodiet

    Quis custodiet New Member

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    I agree with robocop. Buy it for $350.

    If the barrel really bothers you, you can easily get a replacement 1100 barrel. A new barrel will install in about 60 seconds with no gunsmithing needed. - Q.C.