This is a shotgun. Simple to use. Simple to load. Easy to point. I have had no malfunctions due to workmanship or ammo. Comes with the pistol grip, which I removed due to personal preference. I paid 200$ new for this shotgun. It is my housegun, i keep it with the max 7 in the tube so the 'click-click' deterrent effect will occur if I need ever be in a defensive situation. I lose the extra one and keep the chamber empty. I load mine with #4 buckshot and 00 buckshot, staggered. Recoil is punishing, but it is a 12 gauge gun. Muzzle flip is negligible. Effect is devastating on paper targets, not to mention soda bottles.