The Defender 8-Shot allows you to be prepared for any unseen obstacle that might come your way while in the backcountry. It's easy to pack and carry, and handles both buckshot and rifled slugs easily. The rugged Defender 8-Shot features an eight-shot magazine capacity, 18" cylinder bore barrel, non-glare metal surfaces and a lightweight composite stock and forearm. Choose from the full stock version with a removable front TRUGLO® fiber optic sight, the pistol grip model, or the combo version with both pistol grip and full stock included. The full stock model is available in both 12 and 20 gauge.
Rate of Twist
6 lbs 4 oz
Model 1300 Notes: 1. All Non-Defender Model 1300's have a total shot shell capacity of 5 including one in the chamber. Defender Models have a Total Shot Shell Capacity of 8 & 7 in the Costal Marine, subtract one for 3 inch shells in all Defender Models. 2. All WinChoke® equipped guns are supplied with a wrench for removing and installing choke tubes. 3. All Model 1300's (except Defender models) supplied with a removable plug that limits magazine capacity to two shells. 4. Checkering patterns may be subject to change. 5. Abbreviations: VR = Ventilated rib. W1C = Cylinder Choke Tube. Smooth = Non-rifled, smoothbore, no choke. WF = Full Choke Tube. Rifled = Fully rifled barrel, no choke. WXF = X-Full Tube. W3 = WinChoke, Full, Modified and Imp. Cylinder Tubes HDXF = High-Density X-Full turkey tube Cyl. = Non-WinChoke, choked Cylinder Bore. RS = Rifled extended tube for shooting Sabot-type slugs. W1M = Modified Tube. WXLX = High-Density X-Long, X-Full turkey choke tube