I have an opportunity to get an H&K Fabarms battle shotgun for about $450 from an aquaintance used, or I could go to Walmart and get a Remington 870 for $240 and start modifying it with about $200 worth of stocks, grips, shrouds.
I think having a recoil absorbing stock will make the gun more fun to shoot.
The folding stock just looks fugly to me--although I can see how it would be useful in tight quarters.
Plus the folding stock apparently conflicts with the standard forestock on the Remington. Knoxx has a shortened forestock but after shipping that's another $35--so I'll hold off on that--Knoxx has some pretty wild magazines (10 round drum and 6 round box) for the Remington--but I can always add that stuff later.
The H&K has a lifetime warranty and I have handled but not shot the weapon--on thing I did not like was that you cannot just keep the trigger depressed and cycle the rounds like I could on my Mossberg 590--to be honest the Remington is still in the box so I don't know about the action or trigger yet.
Pretty excited about getting out and shooting it--I figure I'll see how it prints with the 28" barrel before shortening it to 20".
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