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102941 No. 102941 ID: aadd02
How do you shoot them? Went to a gun show with my father-in-law yesterday (I thought he was nogunz for life because of a DV misdemeanor conviction years ago. Turns out, he had a misdemeanor for violating the restraining order, but the original DV charge was dropped). We looked at some options for home defense, decided to sleep on it, and he wants to go back today to pick up a pistol grip Mossberg like the one shown here, impressed as he was by its compactness and maneuverability (and price).

I've always been curious. How the fuck do you properly hold these things?
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>> No. 102942 ID: b70387
  Short answer: You don't. A stocked shotgun is effectively smaller in use, if you're trying to sight down the barrel, because you don't have to hold it out in front of you to avoid hurting yourself with it when you fire it. Otherwise, there's trying to fire from the hip, which is action movie material.

The Pistol Grip Only Shotgun - The Perfect Home Defense Tool?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYjThckYqBQ
>> No. 102943 ID: 9686a8
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I hold mine with one hand on the grip and the other on the pump. I fire from the hip so I look like a total badass, sights are for suckers.
>> No. 102944 ID: 19518e
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I've shot quite a bit of PGO.

Honestly people seem to flip out over recoil being dangerous for the shooter, I don't really know why. As long as you work your way up, it shouldn't hurt even if you put a hundred shells down. The only thing I found was pretty nasty was 2 ounces of turkey 3" magnum shells, webm related. Out of this shotgun, they have the recoil energy and velocity of a 458 Win Mag. It doesn't hurt the wrists, it just stings at the palm skin.

Regular magnum slugs and buckshot really don't do a whole lot. Using an 18" shotgun with PGO, you can hold the foregrip and aim like a normal shotgun, as long as you know what's coming, it's impossible to get hurt. I've shot hundreds of shells in an afternoon, high brass stuff. Not being toughguy, if you hold it right it just doesn't do much.

Do I suggest this for "serious" use, like self defense? Fuck no. It's slower, harder to aim right, etc. However those Forgotten Weapon boys may be absolutely wonderful for information about obscure guns, but they really are doing it wrong when it comes to shotgun recoil. I have no fucking clue how they think it's even uncomfortable when shooting reduced recoil ammo.
>> No. 102945 ID: 19518e
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>>102944
Here's what 1 ounce winchester magnum slugs looks like, one handed, really not much to it.
>> No. 102946 ID: 19518e
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>>102943
I also don't really like "bird's head" grips like that. I like grips more like >>102941. Might be personal preference, but when shooting anything more than birdshot with "bird's head" grips, the gun will often slip up and smash the trigger guard against your trigger finger. I'd much rather have the control of the regular pistol grip than have to reacquire the grip.

Here's a buddy of mine shooting 3" buckshot, he'd never fired a PGO gun before that day. A few minutes with some birdshot shells, some pointers on the grip, and he fired boxes of 3" without discomfort.
>> No. 102947 ID: 19518e
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Here's 2oz 3" magnum out of a 590 with a stock (but held like a PGO), if you think a longer barrel might make a difference. To be honest the extra weight does soak up all the bite that the recoil has.
>> No. 102948 ID: aadd02
He wanted to get a pistol and a shotgun today. We didn't get either. His background check was delayed. We'll find out Wednesday. That said, I'm glad this thread is informative.
>> No. 102949 ID: f01968
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Italian Benelli Armi Urbino synthetic & wood stock shotguns.
>> No. 102950 ID: f01968
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Italian Fabarm 12 gauge (3-inch) pump shorty.
>> No. 102951 ID: f01968
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Rounding out the stockless Italian shotguns is this Franchi SPAS 12 12 gauge combat shotgun with the folding metal stock replaced with a simple pistol grip.
>> No. 102952 ID: f01968
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Italian Franchi SPAS-12 short barreled shotgun with the arm hook removed.
>> No. 102953 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102954 ID: f01968
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An expensive and obscure shotgun made popular in a movie.
>> No. 102955 ID: f01968
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102955
Russian KS-23M 4 gauge (23x75R) riot gun with no stock.
http://www.operatorchan.org/k/res/90125.html#90150
>> No. 102956 ID: f01968
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102956
One with a wire stock.
>> No. 102957 ID: f01968
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Russian RMb-93 forward pump-action 7-shot 12ga shotgun.
>> No. 102958 ID: f01968
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Soviet TP82 Cosmonaut Triple Barrel Survival Gun.
Because cosonauts were bugged by wolves when they landed in the wilderness of the south Asian Soviet 'Stans.
>> No. 102959 ID: f01968
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A legal sawed-off shotgun with an 18-inch barrel and 26 inches overall length.
Legal in that particular state at the time of the photograph, void where prohibited by law, some mileage may vary.
>> No. 102960 ID: f01968
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What is the penalty for getting caught with a shotgun with a sawed-off barrel?
Federally, the base penalty for any violation of the National Firearms Act is 10 years/$10,000 fine. You can also receive an enhanced fine for tax evasion for willful violations in addition to the base penalty.
States also have their own penalties for illegal possession of a short barreled shotgun. Montana, as an example, has fines that go from $200 to $1000 and from 5 days to 5 years in jail depending on the severity of the offense and the person committing it. https://www.atf.gov/firearms/docs/atf-national-firearms-act-handbook-appendix/download
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-penalty-for-getting-caught-with-a-shotgun-with-a-sawed-off-barrel
>> No. 102961 ID: f01968
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102961
Turkish/Italian Chiappa Triple Threat shotgun with three 18.5-inch barrels.
>> No. 102963 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102964 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102965 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102966 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102967 ID: 5a4eeb
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>>102960
>404 Not Found
Looks like the board pooped itself.

I can delete that post so you can reupload the image in this thread if you like.
>> No. 102969 ID: 19518e
>>102967
Weird, I see it and can load the image just fine.
>> No. 102970 ID: f01968
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>>102967
Please delete the old threads with dead thumbnails (from old internet attacks).
- Another shot of the Turkish Chiappa Triple Threat shotgun with three 18.5-inch barrels and a removable buttstock.
>> No. 102971 ID: f01968
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>>102961
The Chiappa Triple Threat is heavy (8.2 pounds) and expensive (MSRP of $2,079.00), but is interesting.
https://www.chiappafirearms.com/p.php?id=372
>> No. 102972 ID: f11f4d
>>102965
>No cover for the trigger(s)
That's how you turn a fun project into leg reconstruction.
>> No. 102973 ID: f01968
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102973
Chiappa also makes a copy of the US Winchester Model 1887 12 gauge lever-action shotgun that they call the 1887 Mare's Leg.
5+1 capacity, 18.5" barrel, 7.8 lbs, $1,032.40.
https://www.gunsnammostore.com/p-148134-chia-930019-1887-12ga-185-mares-leg.aspx
>> No. 102974 ID: f01968
  Some review videos complain of the Chiappa 1887 having problems breaking open, like how many reviews of the Chinese Norinco 1887 lever action shotgun having ejection problems. Maybe they needed to be broken in after a few hundred shots? But it's shocking where these modern clones are compared to a ca.1900 Winchester 1887 that works flawlessly with many types of modern loads.
The Chiappa 1887 T-Series Shotgun https://youtu.be/mo7QsrLF7zU
Norinco 1887 Lever Action Shotgun in 12 Gauge https://youtu.be/UisjxqqfIbo
Hickock45 did not seem to have loading problems with this Chiappa 1887 'Bootleg' and he shows how to load 7 shots into that little thing - Winchester 1887 Leveraction Bootleg Shotgun https://youtu.be/ExWX9_lWUPI
>> No. 102975 ID: f01968
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>>102972
Indeed! Even the old-timers who made the 1922 Ithaca Auto and Burglar Gun provided holsters that covered the trigger (and the whole grip).
>> No. 102976 ID: f01968
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A modern clone of the Ithaca is the Pedersoli Howdah .45 Colt/.410 double barrel pistol.
http://www.ronspomeroutdoors.com/blog/ifg-pedersoli-howdah-double-barrel-pistol-45-colt-410/
>> No. 102977 ID: f01968
  IFG's Howdah Double Barrel .45 Colt/.410 pistol shotgun by Pedersoli https://youtu.be/fig_45lzzNs
>> No. 102978 ID: f01968
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Ithaca Auto & Burglar Model B Double Barrel Smoothbore Pistol
Produced between 1925 and 1934, the Auto & Burglar Gun was pitched as just the thing for a homeowner or traveler to keep strapped to their nightstand or steering column to ward off burglars or bandits, while finding an audience with the private security forces of the day as well. Fitted with a single brass bead sight, with a solid rib between the "SMOKELESS POWDER STEEL" and "MADE IN U.S.A." marked barrels, and both sides of the frame decorated with a pointer in a field over the "AUTO & BURGLAR GUN/ITHACA GUN CO. ITHACA, N.Y." markings. Checkered forearm and pistol grip stock, with the latter showing a very sharp angle and pronounced web knuckle for recoil management. http://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/64/3470
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $7,000 - sold for $3450
>> No. 102979 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102980 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102981 ID: f01968
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For nearly 20 years, Mark Serbu’s SUPER-SHORTY has been the standard-bearer among the super-compact shotgun set. Built from either a Mossberg 500 or a Remington 870 that started life with a pistol grip, the S-S is considered an “Any Other Weapon” (AOW) under NFA law, meaning a $5 tax stamp instead of $200 as with other NFA items. I’m really not sure if most people buy these just for screwing around and having fun or if it’s for more practical purposes, but I do know that the S-S is capable of filling both roles. . . http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/08/jeremy-s/gun-review-serbu-super-shorty-shotgun/
>> No. 102982 ID: f01968
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This sample is built from a Remington 870 and, if you’re familiar with that shotgun (and you probably are), you’ll be right at home with the S-S. Same safety, same trigger, same action lock at the front of the trigger guard, same loading gate, etc. This 6.5″ barrel version holds just 2 shells in the tube — whether 2.75″ or 3″ — while the 13.75″ barrel flavor holds 4.
>> No. 102983 ID: f01968
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Specifications: Serbu SUPER-SHORTY

Caliber: 12-Gauge
Capacity: 2+1 to 4+1, based on length
Barrel Length: 6.5″ to 13.75″
Overall Length: As short as 16.5″
Weight: 4.5 to 6 lbs
MSRP: $1,050 to $1,225 depending on gun (Mossy 500 or Rem 870) and options (such as breacher muzzle device)
>> No. 102984 ID: f01968
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102984
Or you can just get a cheap and reliable slide-action shotgun with a pistol grip, like a Mossberg 500 or Remington 870.
>> No. 102985 ID: f01968
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>> No. 102986 ID: 0ad63a
>>102970
I'm not gonna delete threads willy-nilly like that.

But you're free to post more KS23 ITT.
>> No. 102987 ID: f01968
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>>102986
No! Not until you delete that junked thread!
>> No. 102988 ID: b70387
>>102987
We lost a bunch of images in older threads due to a software fuck-up awhile ago, though it looks like most of those have been pushed off the end of the board already. Stoplossed's ancient M1 Garand improvement thread, >>90456, still shows the effect, but that's no reason to delete the whole thing.
>> No. 103015 ID: 0c76de
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103015
I went and deleted that whole thread myself. About half of the images were unviewable.
>> No. 103016 ID: 0c76de
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Anyone tried a shotgun suppressor?
- US Remington 870 MCS AOW shotgun with a Salvo suppressor.
>> No. 103018 ID: 974c52
>>102960
You meant to type the feds shoot your dog, kids, and wife.
>> No. 107128 ID: 6a6b9b
>>102941
fuckin useless but fun. get bird shot and get good at hip firing its a blast
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