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Posted: 9/5/2017 1:51:04 PM EST
Hi there I have not done any competitive shooting yet but am gearing up. I found a stoeger m3000 that has a 30" barrel on it that I can trade an older carry gun I dont use anymore for. Would the 30" barrel be to long for competitive shooting in 3 gun? I would be adding a +8 tube so the tube would only stick out about 2-4" past the barrel with a 30"

Thanks
Brandon
Link Posted: 9/5/2017 2:22:27 PM EST
[#1]
If you're adding a tube longer than the barrel it's not really going to make much difference. A few extra inches of shotgun barrel doesn't weigh much and you can always just swap it out with a new shorter barrel later if you really want.
Link Posted: 9/5/2017 2:44:23 PM EST
[#2]
thanks for the response.

I noticed most shotgun owners seem to shoot slugs out of 20-26" barrels, will the 30" barrel give any problems when shooting slugs?
Link Posted: 9/10/2017 5:05:32 PM EST
[#3]
If your tube will be flush or beyond the barrel, there's little to no downside to going as long as you want.

It will be fine.
Link Posted: 9/10/2021 10:08:23 PM EST
[#4]
if it's a good deal, do it. it'll be many matches before it matters how long your barrel is
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