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A combat shotgun is a shotgun that is intended for use in an offensive role, typically by a military force. The earliest shotguns specifically designed for combat were the trench guns or trench shotguns issued in World War I. While limited in range, the multiple projectiles typically used in a shotgun shell provide increased hit probability unmatched by other small arms.
About five years ago my Dad gave me a pretty worn Winchester 1897. He got it from my uncle and is not a gun guy so I was the natural choice to take it off his hands. It had a rusted barrel, chipped stock, and tons of dings and dents. Luckily the blueing was still pretty nice.
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Earlier this week, I happened to come across a really nice 1897 heat shield that someone no longer wanted. I gave it a new home, and now I’m now looking for something to put it on! I’m looking for an 1897 that is reliable, in good working order and condition, and has shortened stock...