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Posted: 10/28/2004 5:55:18 PM EDT
I've never fired a shotgun that had a pistol-grip forend...honestly, one that I handled in a store looked and felt a bit awkward.

Is it just something you get used to, or do you feel there's additional benefits to it? I like the traditional forend on my pump gun and don't plan on changing it, but I'd like to hear opinions.

Thanks
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 7:43:15 PM EDT
Ive shot both ways and it is definetly easier to handle with pistol grip, especially when reloading while keeping muzzle down range
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 9:01:45 PM EDT
I'm about to cut off all but one finger groove of my pistol front grip. I don't use it as a normal pistol grip. I just have my pinky and ring finger on it. That's just me though. It's my hunting shotgun anyways.
Link Posted: 10/28/2004 11:48:50 PM EDT
Use which ever one is more comfortable to you.
Link Posted: 10/29/2004 12:27:54 AM EDT

Originally Posted By spork:
Use which ever one is more comfortable to you.



After the fiasco with the noob in the Handgun Forum, we shouldn't say that anymore
Link Posted: 10/29/2004 7:03:12 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/29/2004 7:04:48 AM EDT by ChupacabrA]
edit: mods please delete; wrong topic!
Link Posted: 10/29/2004 1:49:25 PM EDT
thanks for the input...I've never considered that it could be used as a better "grip" on the gun during reloading.

I like the feel of the normal forend, and the way it looks, but now I see why some people prefer the other.

Thanks
Link Posted: 10/29/2004 2:02:12 PM EDT
How are you reloading if you are using the forward grip?
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