Pump Action Shotguns

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The The Pump Action Shotgun is the most popular style of shotgun.  Pump Actions are known for their reliability and ease of use.  They are widely used by civilians for hunting and defense and by the military and police as a close quarters combat weapon.  

The most common pump action shotguns are:

  • Benelli Nova and Super Nova Series.
  • Mossberg Model 500 and 590 Series.
  • Remington 870 Series.
  • Winchester Model 1300/SXP Series.

After perhaps AR-15 variants, the Mossberg, Remington, and Winchester pump action shotguns are the best selling guns, with designs that have been on the market for many decades.

Benelli Nova 12 Gauge Shotgun.


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