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windplex
11-12-2011, 09:52
Are the Hasan Arms (turkish) 12 gauge pumps reliable for home defense shot gun?

What experiences or issues do you know of?

Are they copies of a remington or mossy or their own mechanism design?

Hatsan Arms -- Escort 12 gauge pump shotgun

http://www.hatsan.com.tr/escort_mp.asp
http://www.hatsan.com.tr/escort_aimguard.asp

thank you!

DHSGMAN
11-12-2011, 13:04
Stick with an 870, parts may be an issue in the long run.

micdude
11-12-2011, 17:24
Love my 870 but I have to say the Escorts look cool; I would say stick with what is tried and true though.

dc2integra
11-13-2011, 22:02
Ive been tempted to pick one up.I say go for it a buddy a mine has one and he uses it as his HD shotgun .He said hes put thousands of rounds tru it with no issues.

dc2integra
11-13-2011, 22:03
Ive got my eye on the autoloader though.

windplex
11-14-2011, 11:46
i have a rifled 870 so my leaning is to stick with 870s

CookeMonster
04-22-2012, 10:59
A happy owner of the semi-auto version here. About 400 rounds through it without a single issue. 2.75" and 3" both have fed/fired/extracted as expected. Chrome lined chamber and barrel, hi-vis sights and a price that made an auto shotgun available to me. I had my eye on the Weatherby SA-459 and once I found out this was the exact same gun without the extra $100 for the Weatherby name stamped on it, I went out on that limb. Glad I did. One of the main reasons for looking at this was that I plan to share this gun with the wife and daughters. For them, a standard 14.5" LOP was too much and the Escort comes standard with 13.5" LOP. Add to that the recoil absorbing SA action, and this is now our primary HD weapon.