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Old 10-16-2011, 14:19   #1
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Cheapest 12ga. AOW?

I AM NOT LOOKING FOR A SBS (SHORT BARRELED SHOTGUN). I WANT AN AOW.


I'd like to get an AOW in 12ga. but I'm curious if any can be had under $400-$500?

The shorty Rem., Mossy, Serbus all seem to be in the $700 range.

Any out there for less?

BTW, I plan on building a nice SBS, so that is NOT what I want here.

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Old 10-16-2011, 17:14   #2
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Probably the one you submit paperwork for and cut down the barrel.
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Old 10-16-2011, 17:35   #3
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Mossberg Cruiser - around $550, but 14"
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Old 10-16-2011, 17:43   #4
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Maybe?

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Old 10-16-2011, 18:37   #5
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Probably the one you submit paperwork for and cut down the barrel.
As I said I do not want a SBS for the purposes of this thread.

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Old 10-16-2011, 18:42   #6
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Mossberg Cruiser - around $550, but 14"
True. I'm looking more for 6.5" to 8.5" though.

So far this is around the cheapest I've found.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=255577607

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Old 10-16-2011, 20:26   #7
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What about cutting down a cheap sxs like in this thread?

http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1354497

I plan on doing something similar myself as a little winter project to keep myself entertained.
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Old 10-16-2011, 20:44   #8
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Can someone tell me why half of these say a 5 stamp others say a 200 stamp?
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Old 10-16-2011, 20:48   #9
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Can someone tell me why half of these say a 5 stamp others say a 200 stamp?
SBS= Short Barreled Shotgun= $200 stamp

AOW= Any other weapon= $5 stamp (transfer)

Third time here...NOT looking for a SBS!

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Old 10-16-2011, 21:29   #10
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That Keg M500 that you linked and the 14" 590A1's are going to be the cheapest your probably going to find.
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Old 10-17-2011, 05:07   #11
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That Keg M500 that you linked and the 14" 590A1's are going to be the cheapest your probably going to find.
The 3+1 model seems to be VERY rare as I've only found one. It's the one I would lean toward though due to that extra shot. Then again 2+1 means 2-3" smaller.

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Old 10-17-2011, 08:35   #12
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How handy are you at machining, OP?

If you're handy and have access to the necessary tools, you could buy a pistol-grip only shotgun and make one yourself. This route would cost $200 for the tax stamp, but you can find PG-only shotguns relatively inexpensively.

So, $200 for the gun and $200 for the stamp is almost half of what a new KEG or Serbu costs...

IF you can do the machining work yourself, that is...

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Old 10-17-2011, 08:37   #13
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AFAIK...
The least expensive factory made AOW is the Safety Harbor KEG-12 @ around $600-650.
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How handy are you at machining, OP?
Not very unfortunately.

Plus I don't think they sell the exact same slim/folding forends as seen on the Serbu's.

However, I do not know of any shotguns that are as you describe. Would that JIC (Just In Case gun from Mossberg be an example? That only had a pistol grip.

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Not very unfortunately.

Plus I don't think they sell the exact same slim/folding forends as seen on the Serbu's.

However, I do not know of any shotguns that are as you describe. Would that JIC (Just In Case gun from Mossberg be an example? That only had a pistol grip.

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Safety Harbor Firearms offers the KEG foregrip for sale but I believe its just for the 870 right now.
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Quick Question that I hope the OP don't mind me asking. All the AOW types I have seen are pump action. Are there semi-autos available or do they have to be pump? Links would be nice if someone knows of some semi's as Google couldn't find me any.
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Quick Question that I hope the OP don't mind me asking. All the AOW types I have seen are pump action. Are there semi-autos available or do they have to be pump? Links would be nice if someone knows of some semi's as Google couldn't find me any.
There are Saiga S12 AOW's.
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Old 10-18-2011, 05:01   #18
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Safety Harbor Firearms offers the KEG foregrip for sale but I believe its just for the 870 right now.
And see I'm more interested in the Mossberg.

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Quick Question that I hope the OP don't mind me asking. All the AOW types I have seen are pump action. Are there semi-autos available or do they have to be pump? Links would be nice if someone knows of some semi's as Google couldn't find me any.
With a traditional semi auto you have to have some sort of stock on it for it to function due to the spring/recoil mechanism.

A friend of mine actually has a sawed off semi-auto that two nimrods used to rob a bunch of stores back in the 70's (his grandfather was the chief at the time so I guess he just kept it). Anyways the gun is useless and does not work. Plus I think the firing pin was taken out.

As mentioned there are S12's but you are looking at a few grand to make them reliable. I had one that was new and I converted it. Biggest POS I ever owned!! The x39 version is one of the best AK's (converted) I've seen!! Go figure!

Personally I'm leaning toward a Mossberg. However the decision I'm trying to make is between a 2+1 at 6.5" barrel or a 3+1 at 8.5". What are everyone's thoughts?

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Not very unfortunately.

Plus I don't think they sell the exact same slim/folding forends as seen on the Serbu's.

However, I do not know of any shotguns that are as you describe. Would that JIC (Just In Case gun from Mossberg be an example? That only had a pistol grip.

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yeah, the JIC pistol-gripped only shotguns would qualify.

Like I said up above...you COULD make your own, but actually paying for all the work / parts / etc and you'd be right at, or over, the cost of buying one.

Just save your pennies for a few more months and then go buy one.

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