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#5765570 - 05/29/15 08:17 PM What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ?
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Just tire kicking the idea of a new shotgun. It would be used for dove, varmints, and a few skeet shoots.

Prefer synthetic, No Camo, No Benelli SBE 2, I don't need 3.5" but I do need it to be able to cycle $6 dove loads

What else it out there?


I handled a Benelli Ethos at Cabelas and it was pretty dreamy feeling but so was the price tag for a "hunting" gun

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#5765577 - 05/29/15 08:23 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Lol you're such a panzy for being such a big dude.

Look at the stoeger M3000 it's only 3" and it cycles the cheap Walmart dove loads just fine. Same inertia system as the benelli made by same mother company as benelli. The black synthetic ones run around $500ish
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#5765578 - 05/29/15 08:23 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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#5765579 - 05/29/15 08:23 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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#5765582 - 05/29/15 08:25 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Beretta 390 is the lightest "felt recoil" shotgun I own.

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#5765699 - 05/29/15 09:42 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Something gas operated. My Mossberg 930 is quite nice.
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#5765711 - 05/29/15 09:46 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: KRoyal]
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Originally Posted By: KRoyal
Lol you're such a panzy for being such a big dude.


Kinda seems to be a pattern with BIL and recoil...IJS as my bride would say. eek2

410 shotguns don't recoil much... rofl


Edited by Big Fitz (05/29/15 09:48 PM)
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#5765738 - 05/29/15 10:03 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Big Fitz]
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Originally Posted By: Big Fitz
Originally Posted By: KRoyal
Lol you're such a panzy for being such a big dude.


410 shotguns don't recoil much... rofl


rofl
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#5765740 - 05/29/15 10:05 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Screw you guys I'm going home grin

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#5765770 - 05/29/15 10:21 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I have a Remington 11-87 with the sims recoil pad. Very soft shooting and cycles the cheap dove loads just fine.
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#5765864 - 05/29/15 11:51 PM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I picked up an ethos last year and it is by far my favorite shotgun to shoot. Shoot the cheapo rio shells and haven't a hiccup. If you are around Sachse or Carrollton I can let you shoot it if you would like

Todd

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#5765871 - 05/30/15 12:10 AM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Screw you guys I'm going home grin


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#5765872 - 05/30/15 12:13 AM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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My Remington 11-87 Premier Light Contour is the lightest shooting 12 gauge I have ever shot, but Ive never tried those expensive benelis.

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#5765884 - 05/30/15 12:33 AM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: Brother in-law]
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An old Browning Auto-5. Don't laugh until you try it.
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#5765939 - 05/30/15 06:22 AM Re: What is the lightest recoiling 12 ga Shotgun ? [Re: thedoveshooter]
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Originally Posted By: thedoveshooter
An old Browning Auto-5. Don't laugh until you try it.


I think I'm gonna get me one of these old faithfuls.
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