Who says you have to take out a second mortgage to buy a new shotgun? Plenty of gun makers understand the economy is still struggling and that plenty of gun enthusiasts can’t justify dropping a grand or more on a new shotgun. They also grasp the concept that inexpensive does not equal cheap.
There are plenty of high-quality, affordable shotguns that may not have the bells and whistles of higher-priced options, but shoot straight and shoot often. In short, they do everything a hunter or target shooter expects without breaking the bank. Here’s a look at 10 budget-friendly shotguns under $700.