shorty 12 ga shells

I’m sure the brain trust here can answer this question. Will a Winchester model 12 or 1200 cycle the shorty shells?

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Not reliably.
I don’t believe the opsol works for the Winchester 12 or 1200 tbh.

Edit: Tested and no it wont, The only way I can get the model 12 to cycle is to go sloooowww and hold it at a funny angle.

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Thanks. I’ll just have to buy the 2 3/4 and go that route. Tho both have full chokes so it will have to be close.

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BTW these work…
https://www.selwayarmory.com/nobel-sport-minibuck-12-ga-2-1-4-00-buck-6-pellet-lead-box-of-10.html

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Thanks again. I’ll check them out.

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Excuse my ignorance, I’m not overly knowledgeable on shotguns. What are the pros/benifit of short shells? Capacity?

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Capacity, weight, reduced speed to avoid over penetration. Older shotguns where sometimes not designed for use with modern 2 3/4 shells additionally.

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But still sufficient to kill close quaters, inside of 10 feet?

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Yes. Think of shooting someone 6 times all at once w/a 38. Short buckshot round same thing.

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