RTB offers shotguns that come in a variety of guages such as 12GA, 20GA, and .410GA. You can check out our buyers guide below by clicking "learn more".
When it comes to purchasing a shotgun, one of the first things to consider is the type of action you want. The three main types of action are pump, semi-automatic, and break-open.
- Pump action shotguns, also known as slide action, use a manual pump to move the shells through the chamber and are often the most affordable option. They are reliable and easy to use, making them a popular choice for beginners.
- Semi-automatic shotguns use gas or recoil to automatically load the next round into the chamber, allowing for faster follow-up shots. They are generally more expensive than pump action shotguns and may require more maintenance.
- Break-open shotguns have a hinge in the middle of the barrel that allows the barrels to be broken open for loading and unloading. They are generally more expensive than pump action or semi-automatic shotguns and are often used for hunting and sporting purposes.
When it comes to ammunition, shotguns can fire a variety of shells including birdshot, buckshot, and slugs. Birdshot is best for small game and birds, while buckshot is better for larger game and self-defense. Slugs are a solid projectile and are best for long-range shooting or penetration. It's important to choose the right type of ammunition for your intended use.
Reliability is also an important factor to consider when purchasing a shotgun. Make sure to do your research and read reviews to find a shotgun that is known for its reliability.
Capacity is another factor to consider. Shotguns can hold anywhere from one to eight shells at a time, depending on the model and the size of the shells. If you plan on using the shotgun for self-defense, a higher capacity may be more practical.
Overall Size and Weights
Overall size and weight are also important factors to consider, especially if you plan on carrying the shotgun for long periods of time. A heavier shotgun may be more durable, but it can also be more cumbersome to carry.
Finally, don't forget to consider accessories such as sights, slings, and cases. These can improve the functionality and versatility of your shotgun and make it easier to transport.
Overall, it's important to carefully consider your needs and budget when purchasing a shotgun. Do your research and choose a shotgun that is reliable, fits your intended use, and meets your personal preferences.
RTB is proud to say we have expanded into the shotgun market. We have a shotgun for all the common uses. Trap, skeet, competition, waterfowl hunting, or even home defense. We have got a model shotgun for you! Shotguns unique ballistic characteristics allows for use in states where hunting by rifle is prohibited. You can amass a large collection of wall trophies with the right mix of shells and skills. They come in a variety of formats as well. These formats include pump action, semi-automatic, self-loading, tactical, side-by-side, bullpup, and even over/under. Shotguns are also produced by a multitude of manufactures such as: Mossberg, Benelli, Remington, CZ, Browning, Stoeger, and Winchester. Along with all the make and model varieties- you have caliber varieties. .410, 12 Gauge, 20 Gauge, and 28 Gauge.
Shop our broad selection of shotguns and pick yours up today!
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