PISTOL GRIP SHOTGUNS!!! REVIEWED




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bigart1993: Pistol grip is inaccurate for a shotgun?
Simple: Slap a laser sight on it.

dominic piscopo: weapons education I recently published a used Mossberg 12 gauge pistol grip I still haven't fired it or even attempt to load it? I paid 200. cash for it and after a little investigation I'm feeling I over paid but not by that much?

Religion LOL: A pistol grip shotgun is the worst idea you can have. They work well in Hollywood. All of you warriors that claim you can shoot well with one, you could shoot much better with a stock and 3 points of contact.

Ghost “GW” White: I'd like to purchase one. Please email me with details. Thanks.

Mr. Badass: I shoot my pistol grip shotgun with 00 buckshot with a pistol grip and I cAN shoot slugs

Uno Carb: These are ideal for very close quarters, for good results get some low velocity police rounds so you don't blast the old lady next door!

Mike ts: Great video as always but would you consider a 410 shotgun for home defense?. I don't know if I want to shot a 12 gauge in my home , just the noise alone would rattle my ears plus the destruction of my home. Look I know if the threat is down who cares.

tim ikantspelkrap: IF IT WON'T FIT YOU POCKET....IT NEEDS A STOCK.......i hate PG shotguns. get a real  shoulder fired shotgun
..... i love buckshot.....the poor mans   machine gun......i load my own  0000 buck, only 6 but they are big

Mitchell Ota: My 12ga Mossberg 500 is ready for anything.

Mitchell Ota: No overpenetration issues here in my Hartford, VT apartment.  I load OOO buckshot in my Mossberg 500 SG.

Mitchell Ota: Bullet diameter of a 9mm Parabellum is 0.356 inch. The closest buckshot to 9mm is OOO (0.360")

Bayan1905: I have heard stories about the Winchester 1200's before and how some really like them. I have long been a fan of guns that were a little heavier and a little better built without all the alloy materials they come from now. I have had several Ithaca 37 shotguns, and they I think are about as tough a shotgun as you can come up with. I have a 1980 vintage Remington 870 that is super tough and have owned a few older Winchesters, one a Model 12 and the other a 1897. That Model 12 would handle anything I could put through it.

TheDrRJP: "amazing firepower" but not for use in an apartment house.  "00" buck is ridiculous to use for home defense! Overpenetratrion-central!

You get MORE firepower with 27 pellets of #3 buck than with nine pellets of "00" buck.

Ask Massad Ayoob about it.


I'd like your opinion on the recoil absorbing grips.

Timothy Wenz: I have a box of 0000 buck shot. It's 15 .357 sized pellets in each shell. I just added a 3 round mag extension and a pistol grip to my Remington 870 P. I can move around corners with a smaller profile, the tritium night sights glow nice and bright in pitch black. I leave my front door wide open, I like to encourage intruders ( kidding)

alex fresel: contrary to the naysayers, if you have the technique, the arm strength and use this in the right application, it can be a useful tool, I think.

My situation is that my safe room is a largeish closet with thick plaster walls.  Unfortunately, the door is up against the wall so I'm forced to go prone and and shoot out from the left with my right.  My mossy 500A is unwieldy in this situation so a pistol grip preferably with light and foregrip will work better.  Looking at the 20 gauge mossy as Remington got taken over by finance douches who freaked up the QC.  However, might prefer an older Remington as the safety releases at the trigger instead of up on the receiver which is more ergonomic for a PGO.

I test fired a PGO shotty once and didn't have any problems with accuracy, pain or recoil recovery.  Granted I was standing and prone will be a bit more difficult, but I think I can make it work.  Will also be adding a foregrip sensitive light switch and a tacstar sidesaddle.

harleymichael83: I prefer the traditional stock because the points of contact that are established with a stock help with accuracy, line of sight, target acquisition and followup shots.  
In a high-stress scenario you aren't going to be pinpoint accurate and unless your eyes are in your waist it makes more sense to have the barrel aligned with your line of sight. Look down the barrel with a pistol grip and you'll give yourself a blackeye before the intruder does.
Measure length of pull on your traditional stock and adjust the comb accordingly with spacers for a proper line of sight. If the pistol grip is so important at least get an adjustable stock with a grip to allow for shoulder mounting. Leave all of the tacticool stuff to the movies and keep it simple, your loved ones depend on it.  Stay safe.

Tim Farmer: Shot gun's don't have 400 gr of powder maybe 35 gr of powder you need to do some reloading and you may learn a little more 

TheAlexagius: what do you think of those 14 inch non nfa "shotguns"?

Johnny Pope: Hi, great vid. Something to add to further accentuate your description of why shotguns are now so popular for civilian home defense: The largest caliber we are allowed is .50. Anything larger is a 'destructive device'. The only reason shotguns are exempted is because of their extensive use as bird guns. So, if you're a civvy and you want something larger than .50, it pretty much has to take the form of a shotgun. Also I think 20" and under should fall into the riot/tactical/SP category since these are the only tube-fed ones that will hold 8. Nice Remington.

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