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Response to LongtimeAZDem (Reply #103)

Wed Nov 6, 2019, 11:41 AM

109. I don't think you know much about shotguns

 

The weight of a Mossberg Maverick 88 and an AR-15 is about the same. The recoil of a shotgun loaded with home defense shells is minimal. Smooth bore shotguns, loaded with slugs, are accurate out to 50 yards. Shotguns with rifled barrels are accurate out to 100 yards and more. Accuracy out to 35 yards is achievable with buckshot.

The only reason I can see why one would choose the more expensive AR-15 style carbine for home defense over a pump shotgun such as the Mossberg Maverick 88 is one expects to get into a firefight with multiple home invaders or engage bad guys at ranges of greater then 35 yards. Situations which are extremely rare and about as common as being struck by lightning.

Based on your comments, I'd think a pistol with magazine capacity of 10-15 rounds would be a better choice for you then an AR-15.
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