Saiga-12 vs Mossberg 12g Recoil

thehemi

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Dec 8, 2008
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I'm reading that the Saiga-12 has less perceived recoil due to
the gas mechanism absorbing some of the blow. Is this simply
theory or is it really going to be something I would notice? My
Mossberg 12g (pump action, 18-1/2" bbl) has a good kick to it.
 

40Arpent

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All other things equal (load, recoil pad, barrel length, gun weight, etc.), a pump, or a break-open shotgun, will have a "sharper" kick than any semi-auto, as the forces are transmitted directly to your shoulder through the stock with no delay.
 

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