The new Practical Defender features a rugged black composite stock, making it tough enough for serious competition or hunting. As a true do-it-all shotgun, the Practical Defender features an accurate 22" barrel, adjustable open sights, indestructible composite stock and forearm and versatile Winchoke® system. The Practical Defender is designed for top performance in the fast-growing "practical shooting" pump shotgun events and is also perfect for camping in bear country or even an occasional grouse hunt. Additionally, it is a capable deer gun, accurately firing Foster slugs or sabots when using a WinChoke® rifled choke tube (available separately). Features an eight-round magazine.
Rate of Twist
6 lbs 8 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