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#6148426 - 01/22/16 08:23 AM Need semi-auto shotgun info
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I am looking at purchasing a 12ga semi-auto tactical shotgun. Have been doing some research and am being told that semi-auto shotguns need to have the gas rings replaced every 200 rounds or they become unreliable. Anyone have any first hand knowledge about this as this could be a deal breaker.

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#6148432 - 01/22/16 08:25 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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Who told you that? dunce
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#6148434 - 01/22/16 08:26 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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That would be false
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#6148440 - 01/22/16 08:27 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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Buy an inertia gun like a Benelli M2 tactical or a Vinci tactical. Problem solved.

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#6148855 - 01/22/16 11:26 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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Absolutely false.
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#6148920 - 01/22/16 11:50 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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No
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#6148950 - 01/22/16 12:04 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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You just need to make sure it has tactical rings or it won't really be a tactical shotgun.
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#6149046 - 01/22/16 12:44 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
You just need to make sure it has tactical rings or it won't really be a tactical shotgun.

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#6149206 - 01/22/16 02:02 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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I have a Remington 1100 20ga (not LT) made in the 60s or 70s, it's never had the rings replaced.
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#6149253 - 01/22/16 02:29 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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You need to find more reliable sources. My Mossberg has over 2000 rounds with minimal cleaning and no parts replacement.
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#6149699 - 01/22/16 07:43 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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1100's have O rings but run much much longer than 200 rounds and are also simple to replace. What do you mean by gas rings? I have Winchester, Browning, Weatherby, and FABARM gas semi's and they don't have gas rings that I've ever seen.
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#6150265 - 01/23/16 09:39 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: T Bone]
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Originally Posted By: T Bone
Who told you that? dunce

Guy at a local gun shop. Clearly a guy that does not know what he is talking about.

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#6150268 - 01/23/16 09:42 AM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: booradley]
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Originally Posted By: booradley
1100's have O rings but run much much longer than 200 rounds and are also simple to replace. What do you mean by gas rings? I have Winchester, Browning, Weatherby, and FABARM gas semi's and they don't have gas rings that I've ever seen.

I dont know anything about gas rings and shotguns. Thats why I am posting this so I can hear from the real experts.

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#6150854 - 01/23/16 05:25 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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Originally Posted By: hunting.nut
Originally Posted By: T Bone
Who told you that? dunce

Guy at a local gun shop. Clearly a guy that does not know what he is talking about.


Never let him touch your guns.

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#6150895 - 01/23/16 05:52 PM Re: Need semi-auto shotgun info [Re: hunting.nut]
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Don't buy a Remington and you are fine.

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