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To go pump or auto

Posted by James Briggs on December 03, 2005

In Reply to: To go pump or auto posted by Sharon M. on December 03, 2005

: Hi everyone,

: I would like to know what does the phrase "to go pump or auto" means with regard to shotguns and weapons. Any Ideas?

: Sharon M.

I guess it means manual - you pump the next cartridge into the breech - or let the gun fire repeated rounds automatically.