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Posted: 10/28/2007 7:44:53 AM EST
I'm looking at this Remington 870 20g 18" Knoxx Package




Any cons to this for hunting or self defense?
Link Posted: 10/28/2007 7:53:10 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/28/2007 7:59:43 AM EST by Watermaker]
Just off the top of my head without digging into ballistics info from what I have learned before I bought my 20 for bird hunting, just a few less pellets per load and as far as power it might only be lethal out to 40 yards instead of 50-55 with a 12.

Tacticly a box of 20 is a bit lighter than 12, smaller easier to handle.

A con may be that 12 is sort of the norm so in a SHTF situation 20 will be less prevalent.

ETA: Trench Coats look cool.
Link Posted: 10/28/2007 7:57:33 AM EST
You'll find some good shotgun info in the shotgun section:

www.ar15.com/forums/forum.html?b=6&f=1
Link Posted: 10/28/2007 7:59:46 AM EST
I hate that all those telescoping stock adapters don't fit flush
good spot to get hung on stuff
Link Posted: 10/28/2007 8:02:06 AM EST
It'll sort of suck for bird hunting if that is what you are going to use it for. A regular express with a short barrel, a vent. rib and bead will probably suit both of your purposes better.
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