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  • Is a 20 gauge pistol grip shotgun any good?

     Logan updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago 2 Members · 14 Posts
  • Logan

    Member
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Generally, most people trash on pistol ONLY grip shotguns because of how much recoil and the bad anatomy. However, from what i’ve heard, 20 gauge recoils much less than 12 ga (never shot a 20 ga tho).

    Just wondering, since I might buy a 20 gauge shotgun, but I already have a 12 ga. I’d like to have one for my car and for my home. Reasonably, a pistol grip shotgun is a much smaller form factor, so I’m assuming it’d fit better in the car.

    **Or, would it just be better to get dirt cheap 9mm rifle like a Hipoint?** I personally wouldn’t drop over $500 for a gun unless it’s reaaaaally worth it, so AR pistols and such are kinda out the window.

  • That_Grim_Texan

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    More importantly what do you mean by need one for the car?

  • ENclip

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    The main argument against pistol grip only shotguns isn’t about recoil, it’s about the fact you can’t aim them. Shotguns need to be aimed in defensive scenarios, and hipfiring isn’t adequate. Pistol grip only shotguns are just meme range toys and are a terrible idea for any duty type purpose.

  • DrVahMedoh

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Pistol

  • danngree

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Gunnitbot truck gun

  • whyintheworldamihere

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Stay away from pistol grips because they’re hard to aim. Shotguns are also iffy car guns because of unreliable back stops, unknown ranges, and pellet spread. Just a lot of variables to consider. What if the shot is at 25 yards? You’ll likely have fliers out of an 18″ gun at that range. At least in a house #4 or BB shot won’t do much if it leaves a wall or window. No back stops on the street.

    I do keep a shotgun in my truck, but it’s loaded with bird shot for rattlesnakes and critters. Then I keep an AR for coyotes and anything else.

    My vote would be a full size 9mm, or possibly a cheap AR if you have the space. PSA is selling magpul rifle kits for $400, all that’s needed is a lower and magazine.

  • Corey307

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Pistol grip only shotguns suck, firing from the hip is severely irresponsible because you endanger innocent people when you inevitably don’t put all the buckshot on your target. As for portability and mobility that shotgun is no shorter when you try to bring it up to your eye only now you have a lot less control over it. And you’re sure as fuck not going to be firing it from inside your car. You don’t need to leave a gun in the car let alone a long gun. Please tell me what circumstance you could be and where it would be better for you to go to your trunk to get a shotgun then it would be to drive away and avoid trouble?

  • whysitcold

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    **car guns bad**

  • PoopSmith87

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Any good for what? A pistol grip on a shotgun relegates it to shooting from the hip, whether it’s 20 or 12 gauge, and most people have no need of a dedicated pump like that, certainly not in a car.

    I dont know where you live so I’ll assume it’s somewhere that a car gun is legal and normal, but what exactly are you going for here? You’re mentioning a hi-point, AR pistols, and pistol grip shotguns… usually when I hear “truck gun” I envision a bolt or lever action or a .22 carbine, not what you’re talking about.

    Edit to add: thanks to the microdicked mod for the permanent flare lmao… I cant even with some internet people.

  • woodsxdragon

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    why not get one with a top or side folding stock

  • ardesofmiche

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Hip fire sucks, you still have to aim a shotgun

    Try to aim a pistol grip only shotgun and you’ll just look like a goof

  • BobbyWasabiMk2

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    i swear wasn’t this question asked not too long ago? is this the same person again or has corona gunnit kicked back up again?

  • pestilence

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

  • bakwitda9

    Guest
    June 15, 2021 at 12:44 am

    Dont forget to lock the door at least you can go stupid but not full retart lmao jp bru, you ain’t really gonna leave it in the car are you?

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