Originally Posted by machman
That is partially true. Some people choose to have a shell or two "up" because with pactice, if your gun is dry and you need a quick follow up shot, it can be faster to pull one up and go over the top of the receiver and slap it directly into the ejection port.
That's how I keep my two slugs I always carry. 7+1 in the shotgun, 4 on the side saddle, 5 on the butt stock I figure is a good start on the 3" 00 Buck and the 2 slugs on the side saddle just in case.
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