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Looking for shotgun about £350 any recommendations

Discussion in 'Shotguns (SGC)' started by MossyNW, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. MossyNW

    MossyNW Well-Known Member

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    As said .... Any ideas anyone? To be used for clays AND rough shoot?
  2. Kyska

    Kyska Honorary Member

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    Lanber or Huglu would be my immediate thought.
  3. retromlc

    retromlc Engaging Member

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    Lanber otta those two
  4. ratman60

    ratman60 Pro Poster

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    hello, my choice would be the LANBER as i had one and it was a good all round shotgun
  5. Jeffers001

    Jeffers001 Engaging Member

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    UK South
    Hatsan Escort 3 shot semi-auto.. Brand new with 3 year warranty for under £400.. ignore the bad comments on all the forums.. they are all from peep's who ain't owned one!
  6. r10hunter

    r10hunter Honorary Member

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    For rough shooting I would not go with a semi auto. I own a couple of semi autos but I would not take them rough shooting.

    In a double barrel you can have a choice of choke one tight and one more open so that you can take close birds without too much damage and use your other barrel if they are further out or higher up.

    You can catch and pocket the cartridges from a double barrel, a semi chucks them all over and you lose concentration looking for the empty shell you just fired, while another bird flushes.

    When in a group it is easier for everyone too see your gun is safe when it's broken.

    With a double barrel you can instantly make your gun safe by breaking it if you need to pick up or dispatch a bird etc. Not so easy with a semi auto. You can pull the bolt back on the semi auto but that can be a danger in its self sometimes, as the release button can be hit squeezing through under brush etc.

    Semi autos are great hide guns, clay guns as well as for many other things but I would not use one rough shooting.
    Cheers Andy
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2014
  7. spyugg

    spyugg Member

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    Stirling, Scotland.
    Good advice.

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