barrel length

Discussion in 'Shotguns, Shotgunning, Ballistics & "Shooter's Tal' started by Rhino4, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. Rhino4

    Rhino4 New Member

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    <P>I'm looking for a new&nbsp;12 ga.&nbsp;and am trying to decide if I want a 26" or 28" barrel.&nbsp; Hopefully it will be a SBE II.&nbsp; Any input on the different lengths?</P>
     
  2. Bshive

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    <P>I think the 26" is more of an all purpose barrel.&nbsp; I have a couple of shotguns with the 26" and one with the 28".&nbsp; I only use the 28" for geese.&nbsp; Too much length and extra weight to carry around in the turkey and rabbit woods.</P>
     

  3. Mightyduck

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    I prefer the 28" myself and adjust choke for hunting situations, I have a 30" I use for geese, longer barrels hold pattern longer of course. It's really a matter of chioce and what you hunt the most.&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="http://www.websitetoolbox.com/images/boards/smilies/smile.gif" align="middle" border="0"><br>