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Old 02-14-2010, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Bruce W View Post
Yep - I've heard from a lot of folks that the sound of that pump action is NORMALLY enough to "change" someone's mind, but some folks are STUPID enough to ignore it.

It WILL stay loaded - and with no plug!

I've seen some Remington "self/home defense" loads that have BOTH #4 AND #6 in the same shell. Not sure if that load is available in 20ga.?

I honestly hope I never have to use it, but ...


I would not use bird shot for self defense. You need buckshot.