Shotgun Sidesaddle Question


Austin

New member
I was just wondering what yalls preferences are when using a sidesaddle shotgun shell holder on your shotguns.

Shells facing up? This makes it a little faster to reload but it has the shells pointing at you. I know that the chances are slim, but I am thinking accidental discharge.

Shells facing down? Little slower to reload but it feels safer.

Opinions anyone?
 

whiskey

(echo_5)
buck is brass down (4 in back)

slugs are brass up (2 up front)

I shoot buckshot more often. Slugs are specialized (and expensive) in their application. Loading them is deliberate.
 

Austin

New member
buck is brass down (4 in back)

slugs are brass up (2 up front)

I shoot buckshot more often. Slugs are specialized (and expensive) in their application. Loading them is deliberate.

This is exactly the kind of answer I was looking for.
 

Jes

New member
Buttstock holder

I use a buttstock holder (elastic). I like to keep them brass up, I am afraid of recoil shaking one out. 6+1 buckshot in the gun, 4 -00buck in the holder toward the butt and 2 slugs toward the receiver.
 

Austin

New member
I have used those elastic things but it got in the way of my sling stud. I have since upgraded to a speedfeed stock that holds 4 rounds in it. I like it. You can tell that they thought it through when they made it.
 

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