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#3144148 - 01/29/13 03:58 PM Turkey gun for under 200 dollars
striperhunter90
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Im looking at a turkey gun for under 200. i would like it to be a pump. what are my options?

I found a Mossberg 500 for 165 but that price kinda scares me for that gun sounds a little fishy. what do yall think
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#3144163 - 01/29/13 04:04 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: striperhunter90]
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My first turkey gun was a 500 and it will kill them graveyard dead. More expensive doesn't necessarily equal better.
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#3144171 - 01/29/13 04:07 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: Gravey]
striperhunter90
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 Originally Posted By: Gravey
My first turkey gun was a 500 and it will kill them graveyard dead. More expensive doesn't necessarily equal better.

i agree but the guy had 870s priced for 300 then the 500 was 165 kinda weird dont ya think?
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#3144175 - 01/29/13 04:09 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: striperhunter90]
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 Originally Posted By: striperhunter90
 Originally Posted By: Gravey
My first turkey gun was a 500 and it will kill them graveyard dead. More expensive doesn't necessarily equal better.

i agree but the guy had 870s priced for 300 then the 500 was 165 kinda weird dont ya think?

Who knows. Was it the wood version or synthetic? They're not expensive guns new.
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#3144178 - 01/29/13 04:11 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: Gravey]
striperhunter90
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it was wood but someone has painted it black which is another reason i dont know about it
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#3144198 - 01/29/13 04:25 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: striperhunter90]
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Mossberg 500 is a great gun. but idk about them painting it black that's weird.
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#3144211 - 01/29/13 04:31 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: deerhunter10]
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Ive painted cheap shotguns for no reason before other than wanted a different color. Your looking for a shotgun for under 200 so thats the stuff your gonna get. Just an average 500 thats been used wont bring much more than that around here. If everything is tight on it get it and paint that thing camo. My dad has an old camo 500 that he has killed lots of turkeys with and still uses it every now and then. They are good guns.
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#3144239 - 01/29/13 04:52 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: striperhunter90]
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 Originally Posted By: striperhunter90
it was wood but someone has painted it black which is another reason i dont know about it

Check out the barrel and action to see how they are. If clean and no rust I think you'd be okay. If you don't like the wood painted black sand it down and restain or camo paint it.
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#3144289 - 01/29/13 05:25 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: Gravey]
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I got a buddy who is talking about selling his old 835 with a red dot scope already on it and turkey choke...I think he said he would take $225 for the whole set up..PM if interested..
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#3144423 - 01/29/13 07:01 PM Re: Turkey gun for under 200 dollars [Re: Gravey]
striperhunter90
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 Originally Posted By: Gravey
 Originally Posted By: striperhunter90
it was wood but someone has painted it black which is another reason i dont know about it

Check out the barrel and action to see how they are. If clean and no rust I think you'd be okay. If you don't like the wood painted black sand it down and restain or camo paint it.

Barrel has a tad bit of rust on the inside at the end
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