10 Classic Shotguns Every Wingshooter Should Own

Kevin Burroughs

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I have too many guns, there I said it. Lots of SXS and stacks, several auto's and pumps and I don't shoot any of them nearly enough. I hate to play favorites but when it comes to bird hunting I have about 5 I use pretty often. The rest just sit around and hold great memories and stories for me. Lets not even talk about rifles and handguns.
 

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I still have 2- 870, a model12 2 -1100 rem. several Berettas talked about but my favorite is my Mossburg bolt action 20 ga my first shot gun I started shooting 70 years ago I shoot a few birds with it each dove season!
 
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Every time one of these threads comes up, I am really surprised at how few people appreciate a good doublegun --whether it be good a side by side or an over n' under. IMHO, nothing handles better, and nothing feels as natural, as a well made and balanced double barreled shotgun. I've shot chukar, pheasants, geese and plenty limits of ducks with a side by side and have never thought of it as a handicap. I find that most of the time the third shot is a wasted shot and when I duck hunt and use my Benelli M2, I often only load two shells into the gun. I love shooting my Rizzini O/Us at dog trials and pheasants, and take my side by sides into the refugees with me --though I will admit, while I know that an O/U is cumbersome in the duck blind, and I don't enjoy shooting most pumps and autoloaders as much as my double guns (even though my first shotgun was an 870 Wingmaster).
 

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Every time one of these threads comes up, I am really surprised at how few people appreciate a good doublegun --whether it be good a side by side or an over n' under. IMHO, nothing handles better, and nothing feels as natural, as a well made and balanced double barreled shotgun. I've shot chukar, pheasants, geese and plenty limits of ducks with a side by side and have never thought of it as a handicap. I find that most of the time the third shot is a wasted shot and when I duck hunt and use my Benelli M2, I often only load two shells into the gun. I love shooting my Rizzini O/Us at dog trials and pheasants, and take my side by sides into the refugees with me --though I will admit, while I know that an O/U is cumbersome in the duck blind, and I don't enjoy shooting most pumps and autoloaders as much as my double guns (even though my first shotgun was an 870 Wingmaster).

I understand. Older I get, more I use a double. Lotta conversation can be made off the Remington 3200, and what it led too. Winchester 101. My uncle had a LC Smith sxs that I always had my eye on.....but its gone now. Gotta say though, Kevins 303 is awesome.
 

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Tom Roster swears by by Rem 3200's
 

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The Remington 3200 has always seemed to me to be an undervalued gun... Someday, I'd like to shoot a Remington 32...
 

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I think the Remington 870 Wingmaster was a shotgun lots of us old timers (60y/o plus) owned at some point in our life. I will say it was my first shotgun ever. I bought it at Gemco and remember being able to walk out the door with it after purchasing it. None of this wait period BS.


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worked at Gemco for 16 years in Sports might have sold it to you. LOL
 

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