Caption: This Navy SEAL'S Remington Model 870 riot gun
is fitted with an extended magazine and a pistol grip.
But trench and riot guns
really do grab my attention.
Anyone who has been battered with heavy buckshot and slug loads in a light pump riot gun
doing a police training or qualification course will appreciate that extra recoil-absorbing weight, as well as the recoil absorbing of the semi-auto mechanism.
Sefa Doyranly, head of the riot-control team posted to the area of the incident, said he was in Okmeydany on the day the incident took place, but stressed that he didn't fire the riot gun
. "I don't remember who on our team was given a riot gun
," he added.
Photos by: James Walters & Nathan Reynolds (unless otherwise indicated) Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun
Caliber: 12 gauge Overall length: 39.25 inches Barrel length: 20 inches Weight: 8 pounds Magazine: 5 rounds, tubular Sights: Front: Bead Rear: None Bayonet: None U.S.
The Savage Arms Company was contracted for numbers of its semiauto Model 720 shotguns in riot gun
and standard configurations.
Soldiers and Marines worked in two-man teams, one armed with a Krag-Jorgensen rifle, and the other with an M1897 Riot Gun
. If the rifleman did not stop the Juramentado at a distance, the shotgunner stopped him at close range.
Given its compact size, officers can carry a lot of them, and 12 to 14 Minishells can easily fit into the tube of a 20-inch riot gun
. Only the Winchester 1300 pump will cycle them without a hitch, but they are just perfect for single- and double-barrel guns.
The latter was offered in a Riot Gun
version with a 20-inch cylinder bore barrel which soon replaced the sawn-off double-barrel shotgun in the hands of law enforcement officers.
Having proved itself in combat in Vietnam with the Marines, the Remington 870 in "riot gun
" guise is the quintessential social shotgun.
So that "little lady" purchases a mean-looking, 8-pound, pistol-gripped, 10-shot, riot gun
and a couple boxes of 3-inch magnum buckshot rounds.
The Model 1897 Riot Gun
was a solid-frame gun and came standard with a 20-inch cylinder bore barrel.