Like Tree0Likes

Self Protection Boating

Reply
Old 10-28-2008, 07:16 AM
  #1
GLH
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Thread Starter
 
GLH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Burlington, VT
My Boats: Azimut
Posts: 15,267
Default Self Protection Boating

I have a standard Remington 870 short barrel now but have ordered this since the rig will be in Florida over the winter and this looks like it would deal with the salt environment better.

http://www.remington.com/products/fi...ine_magnum.asp



Also carry a Springfield 1911-A1 .45 Stainless but nothing beats a pump in my opinion.

The other thing is I an bringing some skeet to pass time on the way down to Florida, gotta find sh!t to do when you only cruise at 25 mph!


What is everyone carrying?
GLH is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 08:12 AM
  #2
Charter Member #232
Charter Member
 
Audiofn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Carlisle, MA USA
My Boats: 1979 Formula 302, 99 Formula 353, 81 Donzi 18 2+3 with 454
Posts: 18,379
Default

Binelli Super Sport. Very good all around gun. Everyone at the range loves mine and most people will shoot it over their guns because it hits the clays so hard. Had a guy last week that could not break 9 out of 25, picked up my gun and hit 16.
__________________
Put your best foot forward!
Audiofn is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 08:27 AM
  #3
AT Cult Member #3
VIP Member
 
R Addiction's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Pa.
My Boats: '99 Active Thunder Tantrum
Posts: 20,687
Default

Salzimar 12 gauge O/U. Bought it second hand. Haven't used it in a while...Thanks for reminding me GL. Gonna go kill some clay this weekend!!
R Addiction is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 08:37 AM
  #4
Registered
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Kemah, Texas
My Boats: Wellcraft Scarab 38' KV Miami Vice
Posts: 723
Default

HK .40 USP with four Mags, and my trusty ol AR-15!
JetJock is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 08:50 AM
  #5
Registered
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Naples Fl
My Boats: 02 Velocity Vr1
Posts: 390
Default

have a standard 870 and a ruger super redhawk .454 casaul with a Burris 2 power on top, 300 grain plus p look out
searaycer is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 08:53 AM
  #6
Registered
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 4,215
Default

GLH, you know they have a stainless Marine mag version dont you?

I also have Mossbergs answer to it, the 590 Mariner.
THRILLSEEKER is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 08:53 AM
  #7
Registered
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: MICHIGAN
My Boats: PQ 380 **SOLD**
Posts: 766
Default

You guys are carrying these guns on the boat? I guess I never thought about carrying on the water. But maybe that's because I am not in the ocean. I hunt and own many guns, maybe it's something to think about. By the way GL, the 1911 is a nice gun.
NKissau is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 09:00 AM
  #8
SeaRay Sundancer
Gold Member
 
tblrklakemo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: SW Missouri
My Boats: In the Slow Lane
Posts: 2,914
Default

Looks like a winner. My 870 has been trusty for many many yrs.
tblrklakemo is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 09:08 AM
  #9
Registered
 
rjcardinal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
My Boats: '99 27 Fountain Fever
Posts: 1,070
Default

Ruger Mini-14 or Mini-30 in stainless with synthetic stock and factory 20 round mags. They are dead reliable.

Shotguns are great for close range but nothing beats being able to shoot a few rounds across the bow of an enemy at 200 yards. This keeps them away. Empty a 20 round clip in their general direction and they will change their minds about approaching you.

Ron
rjcardinal is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2008, 09:11 AM
  #10
Registered User
 
BAJA WILL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Tampa, Indian Shores Beach
My Boats: Don't even mention the word boat
Posts: 3,300
Default

Usually, just a Ruger 9mm 2 clips. However May need to do a full Gulf crossing in a slow sail boat and was thinking of taking my AR 15, and 12 gage pump. No one to call 100miles out.
BAJA WILL is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Hardin Marine
New Products and Member Discounts
5
10-31-2008 12:57 PM
el indio
Prop Talk
6
07-03-2006 07:11 PM
ccnhra
Fiberglass and Paint
1
04-25-2006 04:42 PM
blownboat
General Q & A
8
12-27-2003 10:24 PM
florida gator
General Boating Discussion
15
02-08-2003 11:05 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:49 AM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.