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Posted: 12/12/2005 12:20:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/12/2005 12:38:08 AM EDT by Bill2k]
well my girlfriend (god bless her!) bought me a brand spankin new 870 for christmas..never saw it coming..anyway any must haves for this????..this is my first shotgun..it is the synthetic 18'' 7 shot
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 12:35:33 AM EDT
congrats, if i had a girlfriend buy me a gun i would marry her
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 2:02:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/12/2005 9:30:18 AM EDT by Dano523]
Ditto, you got 12 days left find the biggest diamond engagement ring that you can afford, and even time to find a good location to drop knee to propose.

Link Posted: 12/12/2005 2:37:08 AM EDT
agreed, girl who buys you guns for presents, IS A KEEPER. PERIOD
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 5:47:32 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 6:49:27 AM EDT
Must haves? Depends on what you want to do with it. Straight out the box it is a great shotgun. I have the some gun, bought it maybe 3 months ago. Love shooting Remington "Sluggers", 2 3/4" slugs. I have put a SppedFeed pistol grip stock, a hogue forearm, and a Tacstar side saddle on mine.

But it is still a great shotgun just the way it is.

Definately sounds like you got a keeper of a girfriend. Congrats on the new 870.
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 9:31:12 AM EDT
oh she is getting a diamond that is for sure..thanks for the input on the barrels..sounds like a good option
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 9:36:02 AM EDT
Sweet. Load up on some buckshot and get out there to train with it. Scatterguns are a ton of fun to shoot and they make awesome CQB weapons to boot.
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 2:20:24 PM EDT
WOW a real shotgun wedding!!!!!!

Link Posted: 12/12/2005 3:32:41 PM EDT
My wife to be also bought me the same modle shotgun 3 mounths ago, I put a shorter forarm and a side saddle on it, and shot the hell out of it. great gun, have fun. it's nice to see I'm not the only one with a perfect women .
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 4:26:51 AM EDT
wish i had a woman like that. mine just wants more guns of her own.
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 6:17:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2005 6:17:25 PM EDT by fla556guy]
A keeper. I'd love my wife to be into guns like me. But, at least she tolerates my addiction to a point. On a good note....she bought me ammo for christmas.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 5:09:19 PM EDT
She's a keeper. Go buy yourself a couple cases of 00 buck to break it in right.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 5:24:48 PM EDT
Great gun. If you intend to use if for home defense, then it's good to go as-is. Keep it stock. Pistol grips and other "cool" stuff are not necessary and clutter the gun. However, if you intend to go hunting, then you'll want to get a long barrel specific for that purpose.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 5:34:53 PM EDT
right on, congrats!! i just asked my wife for yugo m-70 either from atlantic or century
Link Posted: 12/20/2005 11:15:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/20/2005 11:16:53 AM EDT by BurtGummer]
straw purchase SHAME buy her a bowling ball 4 x-mas find out if she really loves ya.
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