410 single shot

Discussion in 'Other Guns' started by FOUR4D4, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Well-Known Member

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    My wife bought me a Hatfield 410 shotgun for Christmas. not a bad looking gun wood looks good.A draw back is the trigger pull/hammer has to be about 15-20 pounds. Brake actions is rough too. Does anyone own a 410 for small game? for a $110 gun from walmart.

    Hatfield is made by Huglu Firearms.. they make many very good firearms such as CZ
     
  2. SWO1

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    I was at my LGS yesterday and he had 2 Hatfields. 1 a plain barrel and the other had a barrel rib. The one with the rib came up and pointed real well. The break (trigger guard pulls back) is neat. Not a bad gun for the $$.

    I have a Stevens single shot, bolt action .410. I gave my Mossberg pump .410 to my son and he gave me the single shot. so far only shot a few paper targets at 30 yards and it pattens real well with Win. AAA loads in 9 shot. I have some 4 shot, slugs, and Win. PDX rounds for critters if the need arises.
     

  3. hombre243

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    I bought a Rossi .410 single shot in 2015. I used it 2 times and it does a fine job on squirrels and is light enough for use as a little backup shotty. Without a rib it is hard to aim or point as I am not really sure where the bead should be. I guess I should ignore the space between the bead and the bump on the receiver and just use the bead to point. I know you point a shotgun but I have had 3 of these single shot type 410s and they are all a PITA to shoot until ya get used to them.
     
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  4. SWO1

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    I think a .410 is probably the handiest gun to have around (well maybe a .22). It will take deer with a slug (close range) on down. You can get just about any load for it, Buckshot, 4, 6, 9. And the Win. PDX round with 3 copper discs and some BBs is DEADLY on armadillos. I have dispatched 2, one shot and the go feet up.
     
  5. Gumpy

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    I'm saving my pennies for a rossi .22/.410. Who was it that came out with a .22/.410 to over and under?
     
  6. FOUR4D4

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    I think it was a Rossi/Taurus

    Heres a link to 5 combos

    http://www.guns.com/review/22410-combos/
     
  7. FOUR4D4

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    A lot of people must have bought them up my wife said I got the last one in stock.
    Back during the 22 shortage 410 where the next big thing for introducing young ones >
    I bought he last box of Remington game loads 3" in 5 shot


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  8. hombre243

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    I like the ribbed model. Bud's has them so next month I will be ordering one. I like em. Thanks for the tip.
     
  9. SWO1

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    Savage was the first, I think, with the over/under model 24 .22/.410. They also made them in 20 ga/.22. I would opt for it over the rossi. Look for an older one with wood. The new ones are composite stock.
     
  10. hombre243

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    I looked at the new Savage 22/410 Model 24 a couple years ago and I did not like the sliver of a forearm. Same reason I opted for the MVP instead of the Marlin model. (?)

    I need something to hang on to. And I like the feel of wood. Yep, I have rubber guns but wood is always nicer.
     
  11. SWO1

    SWO1 Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporting

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    I dont like having to change barrels as the Rossi does. I would look for a Savage (have to be used as they dont make them any more). They made them in a lot of over/under configurations: The Savage now has a composite stock and I dont like them.

    22LR/.410

    22LR/20 Gauge

    .22WMR/20 Gauge

    .22 Hornet/20 Gauge

    .222 Rem/20 Gauge

    .30-30/20 Gauge

    .22 Hornet/12 Gauge

    .222 Rem/12 Gauge

    .223 Rem/20 Gauge

    .223 Rem/12 Gauge

    .30-30/12 Gauge

    .357 Mag/20 Gauge
     
  12. FOUR4D4

    FOUR4D4 Well-Known Member

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    For hunting the 410 is most effective 30 yards or less



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  13. greyhawk50

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    I love it. I had a Rossi 410 as a camper gun. As you say, very light. I used a triangle file to put a small notch in the top of the receiver as a sight reference. It shot slugs like a rifle out to 25 yard's. If I find another one at a good price, I'm going to buy it.
    I sold mine to a couple at church. His wife wanted a gun for his birthday to have in their camper and around the house. The last that I heard, he had killed 11 skunks using slugs
    I also have a Mossy 410 Bantom Youth Model 500. I have the original vent rib barrel plus an 18" riot barrel. Great for HD and hunting. It also shoots slugs like a rifle. I have several hundred rounds including shot shells, #4 buck, 000 buck, 1/4 oz & 1/5 oz slugs.
    I used to love hunting Quails witha 410 and then fell away from them. After they came out with the 000 buck loads, it resparked my interest and gave me a new reason to own one.
     
  14. jelo45110

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    I have a 10.in 45 Colt/.410 barrel for my Thompson Contender pistol that I use for Grouse and Rabbits when I am dear hunting. It is my favorite small game gun, and with a handloaded 45 Colt round with a 300gr Hornady hollow point it will take down a Deer as well.
     
  15. squirrelhunter

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    I had 1 of those for a few years and got a rabbit with it,missed 1 too at real close range,it scattered too much too quick for me so I traded it off.