Pump Action Shotgun (Example shown is Mossberg 500)
There are several companies manufacturing pump-action shotguns but the most well known are American manufacturers Mossberg (for the Mossberg 500, 590 and Maverick models) and Remington (for the Remington 870). These guns are very reliable to use and enormously versatile. They easily cope with virtually any kind of shotgun ammunition from tiny bird shot for smaller game to the massive one ounce lead slug capable of going clean through buildings! They are popular in the USA with users ranging from duck and wild boar shooters, through to police SWAT teams, and are also standard issue in most American police patrol cars.
- Weight: 3-4 kg (empty)
- Calibre: 12 bore (.729)
- Capacity: 5-8 shots