I have a single shot 12 gauge. It has the normal wood stock, and an 18" barrel... I call it "the mule" (for obvious reasons). Besides the recoil it is reliable and dependable. A 20 G would probably be a bit better with the recoil. Also, I noticed the "tamer" is a full choke. I really like that.
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