pretty self explanatory. i prefer semi's because of mechanical interests. break actions are simple. pumps can be finicky. i own more semi's now that i sold off 1/2 my gun collection. all my o&u's except for one are gone now. all my weird guns are sold. and the remainder are pumps. so semi's it is. was a time when i owned every semi sold in america, 12 and 20ga.. cant do that again. those were the hay days. its more like... keep the good ones and move on.