HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: reklawgb
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12457

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 152
BOT: 4
Total: 156
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Your Account
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Photo Albums
06: Forums
07: Photo Albums
08: Forums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Your Account
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Home
15: Your Account
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Forums
25: Photo Albums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Photo Albums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Your Account
43: Your Account
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Photo Albums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Photo Albums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Photo Albums
53: Forums
54: Your Account
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Photo Albums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Photo Albums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Forums
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Photo Albums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Home
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Forums
81: Photo Albums
82: Photo Albums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Photo Albums
89: Your Account
90: Home
91: Forums
92: Your Account
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Photo Albums
99: Forums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Forums
105: Forums
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Photo Albums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Forums
125: Forums
126: Your Account
127: Forums
128: Home
129: Forums
130: Forums
131: Forums
132: Forums
133: Forums
134: Forums
135: Forums
136: Forums
137: Forums
138: Forums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Forums
143: Forums
144: Forums
145: Forums
146: Forums
147: Forums
148: Photo Albums
149: Forums
150: Forums
151: Forums
152: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Your Account
03: Forums
04: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 303
 Pictures: 2374
  · Views: 295782
  · Votes: 1302
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Bolt action shotguns
Discussions related to Guns and Firearms
Go to page 1, 2  Next
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1602
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:46 pm    Post subject: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

I have a fondness for these classic old shotguns. They sell for not much money on the used gun racks. I prefer the Harrington & Richardson tubular feed models that were sold by Sears many years ago and gave one to my neighbor. I missed it so i went out and bought a replacement. Most were full choke and work well on squirrels and turkeys. I believe they are ideal for safely training new shooters. Just the idle thoughts of an idle fellow. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7099
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

Gil, any picture of your new classic? I had a couple of Mossberg bolt action with 2-shot magazines. They had adjustable chokes.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13071
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

I've used a couple of different brands of bolt shotties, and must admit I have a bit of a soft spot for them. The first was I believe a Winchester back in about 1970 and the other was a three shot Mossberg that had a screw adjustable choke fitted. The Mossberg was very accurate and accounted for many rabbits, ducks and the odd shark.

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7099
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:23 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

I would always amaze the guys I hunted with that had pumps. I could shot just about as fast with the Mossberg bolt action as they could with their pumps. The Mossberg was very smooth and I developed a technique with a single hand motion up and back could cycle a new round into the chamber with repeatable quickness.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Azar
Member
Member


Joined: Jan 04, 2010
Posts: 245
Location: Utah

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:08 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

My father has a bolt action 16 gauge Mossberg with the detachable mag and a screw adjustable choke. It was a gift from his father years ago. It's been years since I shot it but I seem to remember it being rather a heavy pig. Smile
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7099
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

The 20ga Mossberg was pretty light. The safety was a problem for me though. As I walked through the field, it was too easy for my right hand to turn the thumb safety off as I moved the gun to avoid brush.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
PaulS
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 18, 2006
Posts: 3397
Location: South-Eastern Washington - the State

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:49 pm    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

I have an old Wards 20 ga bolt. I got it for $5, I think and had to put a spring in it to make it feed from the magazine. Just a wire spring with a slight "S" bend to it. I made it from a piece of 12 AWG steel fence wire. After heat treating and tempering it worked fine and has ever since. Old enough not to have a serial number.

_________________
Paul
__________________
Speer, Lyman, Hodgdon, Sierra, and Hornady = reliable loading data
So and So's pages on the internet = NOT reliable loading data
Always check data against manuals
NEVER exceed maximum listed loads
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
SingleShotLover
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Dec 26, 2007
Posts: 945
Location: Illinois

PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:57 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

My first shotgun was a Sears 20-gauge bolt action with adjustable scope. Worked great and accounted for lots of quail and rabbits. Solid and reliable. Wish I still had it, but I loaned it (along with a rifle) to my brother when he got out of the service so he could do a little hunting. Unfortunately he decided to sell both for drinking money instead.

_________________
If you can't hit it with one, you probably can't with two either!

The biggest problem with a closed mind is that it never seems to come with a closed mouth.

SSL
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13071
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

SSL wrote:
... Wish I still had it, but I loaned it (along with a rifle) to my brother when he got out of the service so he could do a little hunting. Unfortunately he decided to sell both for drinking money instead.

Glad to hear I am not the only one with a brother like that. burr

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 6981
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

there are a fair few marlin goose gun bolts around over here,most have the polychoke fitted......getting old and well worn now, all the ones Ive seen are anyway..... now sweat/attach a rifled barrel onto the action and you would be onto something worthwhile.

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
Dawgdad
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 08, 2006
Posts: 1041
Location: On the Prairie

PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:31 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

Savage makes Model 220 and 212 bolt action rifled slug bore shotguns with the accutrigger. I have been thinking about getting one of those for deer. Reviews I have read lead me to think that the 20 ga would be less recoil and still deadly to 150 -200 yards.

My first weapon was a Mossberg 20 ga box mag bolt gun too. Good memories.

_________________
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a convenience store, not a government agency...
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 6981
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:02 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

Dawgdad, get a hold of a lyman shotgun reloading manual.... sure the gun manufacturers will tell you they good for that range (and I remember remington magazine 20+ years ago that showed 100 shot group of 4" with sabots from rifled barrel) read what lyman says and effective range is still under 50 yards...30 is more like it.
if you can get you gun/rifle to group well enough for 100-150 yards and can work out the drop needed go for it...but you will need to do your homework on this one I believe.

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1602
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:25 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

slimjim,
I do not have an ipad or an iphone so I do not take many pictures. I still have an ancient flip phone for $45 a month.

Dawgdad,
I picked up two Marlin bolt action slug guns a few years ago with rifled barrels for very little money. They were based on the Marlin Model 55 Goose Gun with shorter rifled barrels. They are astounding up to 100 yards with LightField sabot slugs. I would not take a shot at deer at 200 yards with any bolt action slug gun. Just a personal preference thing. Yes, got to love those bolt action shotguns.

All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
DallanC
Site Admin
Site Admin


Joined: Jan 18, 2005
Posts: 3141
Location: Utah

PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:05 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

Many many years ago growing up, a +80 year old family friend showed me his favorite shotgun. It was a octagon barrel, .410 bolt action shotgun. It was sooo cool and old looking. He used it all the time to shoot pests. I've always wondered what kind of gun it was.


-DallanC
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
hunterjoe21
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Mar 30, 2007
Posts: 1246
Location: North Central Montana

PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:17 am    Post subject: Re: Bolt action shotguns Reply with quote

Dawgdad wrote:
Savage makes Model 220 and 212 bolt action rifled slug bore shotguns with the accutrigger. I have been thinking about getting one of those for deer. Reviews I have read lead me to think that the 20 ga would be less recoil and still deadly to 150 -200 yards.

My first weapon was a Mossberg 20 ga box mag bolt gun too. Good memories.

Dawgdad,

I have a Savage Model 220 I bought before I ever thought about moving from Ohio. I wouldn't hesitate to take a 200 yd shot with it. It will shoot a .75 inch group at 100 yds with Remington 3" Accutips.

_________________
My 1911 is more effective than your 911.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Gun & Firearm Discussions
Page 1 of 2
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page 1, 2  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.