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#3064721 - 12/05/12 01:15 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: Rockhound]
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hahah i was gonna say....well you CAN beat an 870, it is a very good pump though
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#3064738 - 12/05/12 01:22 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: REN]
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 Originally Posted By: REN
just for example this one would be under $500 after shipping and transfer. heck of a deal, i have used the M2000 for 5 years of turkey hunting and duck hunting and it has not had any issues. I added the 3500 to the collection 2 years ago as well.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=319936873



Man, that is a heck of a deal!!! Might have to go that route myself, save some money for other junk!!
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#3064760 - 12/05/12 01:40 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: jmb4wd]
infoman jr.
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 Originally Posted By: jmb4wd
 Originally Posted By: REN
just for example this one would be under $500 after shipping and transfer. heck of a deal, i have used the M2000 for 5 years of turkey hunting and duck hunting and it has not had any issues. I added the 3500 to the collection 2 years ago as well.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=319936873



Man, that is a heck of a deal!!! Might have to go that route myself, save some money for other junk!!

Unless I'm mistaken, that shotgun is 3" only.
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#3064765 - 12/05/12 01:43 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: infoman jr.]
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correct, it is a 3" gun only....the 3500 is the 3.5 version.

I personally dont really care to ever shoot 3.5" again but i can understand the point of having it just in case.
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#3064777 - 12/05/12 01:50 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: REN]
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What I meant was that I think that they do not advertise it as being able to cycle 2 3/4 shells. Perhaps I'm thinking of another gun.
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#3064791 - 12/05/12 01:54 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: infoman jr.]
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oh it will cycle 2 3/4 no problem....the 2000 had issues in the older versions of cycling light loads but all ones made within the past 5 years are fine.

The 2000 also DOES have a break in procedure unlike the 3500 so if you just do what they recommend you should not have a problem.

again, mine has had zero issues using 1oz shot all the way to 3" mag hevi shot turkey loads.
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#3064813 - 12/05/12 02:04 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: REN]
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I must be thinking of a different gun. Hmmm that's going to bug me. Carry on! \:\)
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#3064853 - 12/05/12 02:26 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: infoman jr.]
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the Mossberg 835 and 935 usually will not cycle them due to the overbore of the barrels. maybe that is what you are thinking of.
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#3064858 - 12/05/12 02:30 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: REN]
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Na it was an import of some kind. I remember it from a field test, but it's been a couple years. And if a pump gun won't cycle 2 3/4" shells, you've got a problem!
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#3064871 - 12/05/12 02:36 PM Re: Recommendations on Shotgun [Re: infoman jr.]
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oh agreed on the pump part, but it is somewhat a common issue with it for whatever reason.
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