Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Wytex, ocardwell, Highcountryrider, MechWario, PMURT2017
60466 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 77455
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43786
BOBO the Clown 41114
BMD 40539
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 33685
bill oxner 32655
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30571
facebook
Forum Stats
60466 Members
45 Forums
476057 Topics
6244945 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#5902021 - 08/29/15 01:45 AM If you had a grand...
TXHOGSLAYER Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 12002
Loc: Katy, TX
And you were wanting to buy a shotgun... something that would be an heirloom piece. Semi auto or o/u. What would you buy? New or gently used. I have a couple Remy 1100's already so not that particular shotgun. 20 or 12 gauge is what I am looking for.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Cleric
I need some meat frown

Top
#5902062 - 08/29/15 06:17 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
P_102 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 517
Loc: Grapevine
My personal preference would be a lightly used Beretta 303, 390 or 391 in 20 gauge if for hunting...they don't show up often but when they do they are usually less than a grand . For target use I waited patiently for the right Rem. 3200, finally found one in new condition in the exact configuration I wanted and at a price lower than all the 'well used' ones I found. Patience is key for a buy like you are describing once you decide what you want.

P_102
_________________________
Do not trifle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with ketchup.

Top
#5902125 - 08/29/15 08:14 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
d.g.ruff Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 7425
Loc: Pottsboro Tx.
I sold a Beretta A303 yesterday for $406 out the door. It had been hunted with, but was mechanically sound as could be. I like Benelli's, myself.
_________________________
Mmmm Hmmm

Top
#5902170 - 08/29/15 08:37 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 6479
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Ruger Red Label.
_________________________

Top
#5902177 - 08/29/15 08:39 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
rickym Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 3886
Loc: texas
I'd go with a nice Browning or weatherby
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Any ideas how to make it hard?

Top
#5902278 - 08/29/15 09:47 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
Crews Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/03/10
Posts: 622
Loc: Longview, Tx
nice solid used Beretta 391.

Top
#5902284 - 08/29/15 09:55 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
Tactical Cowboy Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 2845
Loc: Abilene
Citori 20ga.
_________________________
The secret to a long life is to try not to shorten it

Top
#5902371 - 08/29/15 10:48 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
RedRaider13 Online   content
Woodsman

Registered: 12/09/14
Posts: 101
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Ruger Red Label.


What Quit Shooting said, Ruger Red Lable. It's a sweet shooting gun.


Edited by RedRaider13 (08/29/15 10:49 AM)

Top
#5903595 - 08/30/15 08:56 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
rickym Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 3886
Loc: texas
Or a used benelli montefeltro
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Any ideas how to make it hard?

Top
#5903614 - 08/30/15 09:08 AM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: RedRaider13]
cyphertext Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/12/06
Posts: 893
Loc: Wylie, TX
Originally Posted By: RedRaider13
Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Ruger Red Label.


What Quit Shooting said, Ruger Red Lable. It's a sweet shooting gun.


I thought he was joking... The Red Lables that I have had experience with were sweet shooting... but not sweet at ejecting. Shells would get caught under the ejectors. Very common problem with the Red Label. Not to mention that Ruger has dropped them from the line up, again...

Top
#5904046 - 08/30/15 02:33 PM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
Buzzsaw Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 5023
Loc: Frisco, Texas
no real heirlooms here (maybe the Citori)but all good suggestion for a nice shotgun. for your $K , a Benelli Super Black Eagle II. Arguably, The perfect do it all shotgun.
_________________________
"I ain't here for a long time, I'm here for a good time"
King George Straight



Top
#5904209 - 08/30/15 04:35 PM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
Slow Drifter Offline


Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4253
Loc: Central Texas
[quote=TXHOGSLAYER]And you were wanting to buy a shotgun... something that would be an heirloom piece. Semi auto or o/u. What would you buy? New or gently used. I have a couple Remy 1100's already so not that particular shotgun. 20 or 12 gauge is what I am looking for. [/quote

Since you said "heirloom piece" and semi-auto is in the mix, I have to go with what I know and love. You can find a very nice Browning A-5 from mid-50's to late 60's (pre-Jap manufacture) for well under that price and have money left for a nice custom case. A well cared for Belgium made A-5 is seldom outclassed wherever it's pulled out. It may be out-shot, that's up to the shooter, but it'll seldom be outclassed.
_________________________
"I have no idea what WW-III will be fought with, but WW-IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

A. Einstein


Top
#5904254 - 08/30/15 05:01 PM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
Buzzsaw Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 5023
Loc: Frisco, Texas
Great option Slow Drifter, those "real" A-5's are really nice and will always draw a double take from an old gun guy like me!!
_________________________
"I ain't here for a long time, I'm here for a good time"
King George Straight



Top
#5904332 - 08/30/15 05:45 PM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
FWBanger Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/13/09
Posts: 467
Loc: DFW
One word, three syllables; Cynergy!
Great shooting guns and beautiful to boot!
_________________________

Top
#5904610 - 08/30/15 08:11 PM Re: If you had a grand... [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
texasdude28 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 06/12/11
Posts: 2791
Loc: Clairette
16 gauge Citori

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide