Will a Winchester 1300 shoot 3 inch shells?
All current 12 and 20 gauge Model 1300s have a 3-inch chamber and are designed to shoot with all factory loads such as 3″ Magnum, 2 3/4″ Magnum, 2 3/4″ High Velocity, 2 3/4″ Field and Target loads. This Winchester proof steel barrel can safely shoot both lead and steel shot.
Can a Winchester 1300 shoot steel shot?
Yes, ALL winchester 1300s are capable of shooting steel through the correct choke. Winchester 1200s were made from well before steel shot requirements up until the advent of screw in chokes, and then came the 1300.
How many shells does a Winchester 1300 hold?
The Model 1300 holds 6 2-3/4″ shells in the magazine.
Can you shoot steel shot out of modified choke?
Steel shot does nothing to a factory choke. You can potentially buldge a barrel shooting large steel shot through a tight choke (IM or Full), but you will have no problem shooting large steel through your factory IC or Modified choke.
When did the Winchester Model 1300 Defender come out?
Shotgun Boogie! While perusing my favorite Internet Gun Emporium, I noticed a a clean old Winchester 1300 Defender. I was issued a Winchester Model 1200 ‘riot gun’ in 1980 and I recalled it being a good, slick-working shotgun.
How does a Winchester Model 1300 pump action shotgun work?
The Model 1300 is a pump action shotgun that allows you to load a round by cycling the action to eject the empty shell, and move an unfired shell from the loaded magazine tube to the chamber. This can be repeated until the magazine is empty. A single round can also be inserted into the chamber manually. The Model 1300 breaks down
What kind of magazine does a Winchester 1200 defender have?
Model 1200 Defender: Increased capacity model with six-shell tubular magazine (Six 3″ Shells or seven 2&3/4″ Shells). Model 1200 Police: Increased capacity variant of the Model 1200 Defender with an electrolysis nickel-plated satin barrel and magazine tube.
How many rounds does a Winchester Model 1200 hold?
The weapon can hold a maximum of five rounds total with four in the tubular magazine and one in the chamber. The Model 1300 holds 6 2-3/4″ shells in the magazine. It has a hammerless action which means that there is no external hammer spur.