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Old 09-16-2009, 03:46 PM
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I was thinking of purchasing a youth 20 gauge shotgun for kids. My question is should I purchase an adult model with say a 24 in. barrell and put a youth stock on it? The reason I ask is the youth models have a 20in. barrell and the thought of a stiff recoil on a new young shooter concerns me. Any input would be a great help! Thanks
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Old 09-22-2009, 03:37 PM
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go with the longer barrel. they will grow into it. .410 shotguns are also good for the youth starting out.
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Old 09-29-2009, 04:36 PM
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I saw a shot gun that had an interchangeable barrel one was regular and a shorter I cant remember the measurements but the picture looked like it was a pretty big difference
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Old 09-29-2009, 04:52 PM
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your kids will grow out of a youth model real quick.
I recommend the regular version
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Old 09-30-2009, 04:21 PM
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someone mentioned a rossi that had several barrels
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Old 09-30-2009, 08:18 PM
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Use longer barrels. I have 4-10, and that works.
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