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Pros and Cons: Pump Action Shotgun vs. Semi-Automatic Shotgun [VIDEO]

The age old question: what is better, a pump action shotgun or a semi-automatic shotgun?

Hickok45 explores the pros and cons of both operating systems for these popular shotguns.

What is your shotgun of choice? Is it a pump action shotgun or a semi-automatic shotgun? Watch this video and make your decision.

These two most popular shotgun actions are well known to many hunters, police officers, recreational shooters and home defenders.

Both of these actions are very fast shooting. Pump actions are less prone to malfunction due to fouling. They will also shoot lighter loads that a semi-automatic may not be able to cycle.

Semi-automatic shotguns fire quicker and have less shooter movement for follow up shots. They also help lessen recoil due to the gas or recoil operating action.

The ultimate decision is yours. Watch this video and decide what best suits you.

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Pros and Cons: Pump Action Shotgun vs. Semi-Automatic Shotgun [VIDEO]