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futureExpat
06-22-2008, 1:02 PM
what length barrel should i purchase if i plan to hunt piggies with it.

or do i even need a new one. has an 18" on it now

tankerman
06-22-2008, 7:17 PM
18" is fine if you will be hunting heavy brush or the reeds along a creek/river. If you need to make shots out to 100 yards go with a longer barrel

ar15barrels
06-23-2008, 10:56 PM
It depends on if you speak with a british accent or not.

Dark Water
06-24-2008, 3:07 AM
On my hunting shotgun I have a 28'' barrel. The longer barrel allows you to reach out further. Im sure it is all preference though. Try your 18'' and see what you think, if you do not like it get a longer barrel.