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Why I chose the FN SLP MK 1 for my front line fighting shotgun

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Blitzkrieg, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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  2. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Is it lighter than an M4 Benelli? The M4 is great, only complaint is the weight.

    Love FN products. I have a patch that says "IT'S FN AWESOME"
     
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  3. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Don't know about weight of the M4 (the MK 1 is 8.2 lbs) but it is more reliable with a variety of shells.. I never even installed the heavy piston and not one failure in 500 rds of all sorts of shells.. and with my handloaded slugs it's good to 125 yards at least

    Comes from FN with a nice plastic hardcase, big enough for two long guns

    Mods I have done are

    Tac Star Sidesaddle

    Nordic oversized fluted bolt release

    Nordic oversized bolt release

    Otis 2 shell elastic/velcro shell holder mounted just forward of the chamber

    Holo sight

    Rail for a light (Procyon strobe) that replaced the forward swivel, has a swivel mount on the rail

    Uncle Mikes 3 point nylon sling

    New dedicated Hoppes cleaning kit and a bore snake

    1K S & B 12 pellet 00 buck, which are longer than 2 and 3/4 so only 7 of those bad boys fit in the magazine

    For serious deployment I have several SKS chest pouches loaded with buck and slugs, and will use those to reload the USGI 12 GA shell belt pouch, which is generally where the reloads will come from. I'm also planning a steel heat shield, for my normal reloading technique they are needed. I totally agree with NutN that this shottie is frackin awesome. I'm in love
     
  4. CAL30M1

    CAL30M1 Longview, WA Active Member

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    I love mine. I just added a Mesa 6 shell holder to the side of the receiver and am hoping to get a Nordic bolt handle soon.

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  5. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    The bolt handle does not require smithing but the bolt release does, basically tapping one hole

    How could anyone not love that slender beast?
     
  6. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    I'm still stuck in the stone age with a Remington 870P...
     
  7. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    I have a Remington 1187 police that runs like top, never any issues.
     
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  8. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That's a sweet Boom Stick! To rich for my blood though, and I know myself, I'd be spending the grocery money to feed the rapid fireing little thing! Always been a fan of auto loading shotguns. Lucky devils!!!

    See you in Salem tomorrow!
     
  9. TKevlar

    TKevlar Eugene, Oregon, United States Active Member

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    This one's not too heavy at all. :thumbup:

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  10. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    People actually use nutnfancy for reference?.
     
  11. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Sweet SBS.
     
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