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What gun do you have?

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Jarrod32

Here's what I gathered from reading through this thread. There are a lot of people with a lot of different guns who are happy with them. That just underscores what many have said; get the gun you are comfortable with. Like many others here, I have an 870 Express Magnum. That was my first gun; it has dropped a lot of pheasant and a fair amount of ducks. Though I have a couple other guns that are my go-to guns now, that ol' 870 is still pressed into service from time to time and always seems to get the job done. Can't go wrong with an 870.

Right now, my go-to pheasant gun is a Winchester Select Field O/U. This is about the same gun as the current Model 101. I like the style and feel of the double barrel break action. I had it narrowed down to the Winchester Select Field or the Browning Citori; this gun had just a bit better feel to me than the Browning Citori (which is probably a slightly better gun).

My waterfowl gun is a Winchester 1300 pump in the "Advantage" camo pattern (though the O/U has dropped its share of ducks as well). It's a matter of personal preference; I like the feel of the pump as opposed to a semi-auto.

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Ron Burgundy

[PoorWordUsage] nice. Neither are beautiful but they work really well.

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mrfish1991

I shoot both a 870 express, and a older montefeltro super 90. Both of them are in 12ga. My benelli is mostly my trap/skeet/sporting clays gun. Its just too pretty to beatup in the field. It does make the occasional field apperence when its nice out.

My 870 was my first shotgun and I think it shoots the best. My dad has a beretta and that thing shoots amazing.

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SORNO

Browning Citori superlight feather 16 ga - fair weather gun.

870 Express 12 ga - foul weather gun.

Man can i tell the difference walking with the 870 all day. eek

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cribbageboy

A little youth model Rossi break action 410 I got when I was 12. Absolutly love it. I can haul it all day without breakin a sweat. Its just a hair over 3 lbs. And its easy to swing through the thick stuff.

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fishtrapgirl

Franchi Renaissance Field 12 gauge. Have only shot clays with it once. This fall it will hopefully help me put some pheasants on the ground for my GSPs to fetch for me. So far, I love this gun. Also have a Remington SPR 310 20 gauge-beautiful little gun that's put some pheasants in the crockpot.

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rkhinrichs

870 express! gets the job down

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ditchparrotspreferred

Shot the 870 Express for almost 20 years, then purchased a Franchi Alcione Ti 12 ga o/u...absolutely love the gun but only use it on bluebird days. Cpl years ago I picked up a used SBE II to replace the 870...great gun that shoots stright for me. Now I'm heading to pick up my Nova 20 ga for birds over close working dogs. I guess I broke the seal on gun buying now I can't stop...gonna look at a new rifle next!

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Fins-n-feathers

Been shooting a 12 gauge remington 870 for a while now - absoulutely love it. But for upland stuff I would get a 20 gauge - a little lighter to carry.

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wirehaired

Nobody shoots blackpowder at roosters? Traditions single shot 12 at roosters and a 870 youth model at grouse or long bow early season. Having a good pointer doesn't hurt either.

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CodyDawg

Beretta 390 auto. Couldnt possibly be happier. Over 12,000 rounds through it. I may be one of the only ones, but I dont care about the weight of a gun. It is what it is and that is part of hunting. If I cant carry a 6-7 lb gun around, put me in the old folks home! Of course, I dont carry around one of those ultra heavy 870s...... wink!

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surewood

Stoeger 3500

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