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#3491628 - 12/08/13 10:22 PM Wanted Semi auto shotgun
51 pointer
6 Point

Registered: 10/03/09
Posts: 538
Loc: Tennessee

I've been a die hard Remington 870 guy since I started duck hunting in college, I have a 870 Super Mag now but I have never liked it. I short shuck it almost every time so I'm wanting to convert to a semi-auto that shoots 3.5" shells. I prefer black synthetic stock but would consider any if the deal is right. My 870 is for sale or trade too. Im getting older and lazier and I don't care about how much more of a purest I thought I was shooting a pump action. Frankly I've thought of going back to an old 870 that shoots 3" but all my buddies have learned to shoot out to 60yds+ now and one needs a hot 3.5" shell to get out that far I think.


#3491947 - 12/09/13 08:54 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: 51 pointer]
6 Point

Registered: 09/14/11
Posts: 569
Loc: Hohenwald,Tn

I would take a look at the Stoeger 3500. I have one and it will cycle about anything I cram in it. You should be able to pick one up for around $600-$650 in camo and about $100 cheaper in black. They come with 4 chokes, recoil reducer you can install for the 3 1/2's and a shim kit in the box.
#3491984 - 12/09/13 09:09 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: Hardwoodmaterials]
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14 Point

Registered: 03/18/11
Posts: 9297
Loc: TN

Remington SPR 453. It's the Baikal hybrid and very economical. Only down side is that it takes Baikal (not Rem)tubes, but you can order them from Carlsons.
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#3492223 - 12/09/13 11:15 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
4 Point

Registered: 08/05/12
Posts: 249
Loc: Hamilton

I second the M3500 I have one and its taken a beating but still shoots whatever you cram in it I will say i had to go through2 boxes of 3 1/2" before it would cycle light 2 3/4" loads but now its good to go
#3492228 - 12/09/13 11:19 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: HDUKE1986]
8 Point

Registered: 12/19/09
Posts: 1519
Loc: Indiana

Another vote for stoeger... love mine
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#3492233 - 12/09/13 11:29 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: taximan]
10 Point

Registered: 08/24/06
Posts: 2765
Loc: Lewisburg, Tn

I would shoot 3" and still buy te stoeger
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#3492234 - 12/09/13 11:31 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: taximan]
10 Point

Registered: 12/08/04
Posts: 4528
Loc: Middle Tennessee

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Browning Maxus. Softest, best shooting gun I have ever had. Feels great in the hands. You can get it in Wood, Synthetic black or camo.
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#3492255 - 12/09/13 11:55 AM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: taximan]
8 Point

Registered: 08/23/05
Posts: 1444
Loc: Charlotte, Tennessee

I have shouldered the stoegers and they just don't fit me and IMO they are bulky. I ended up buying an 870 but if funds were right I was looking at a Franchi Affinity (It is a 3 inch gun though).

One of the guys I hunt with has a Baikal and likes it pretty well.
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#3492393 - 12/09/13 01:12 PM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: thetoolman]
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Registered: 11/14/00
Posts: 3952
Loc: LaVergne, TN USA

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#3492404 - 12/09/13 01:18 PM Re: Wanted Semi auto shotgun [Re: Headhunter]
10 Point

Registered: 08/21/12
Posts: 3371
Loc: maury county tn

I would buy a stoeger m3500 or the bennelli sbe2 awesome awesome guns.

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