I never really understood the phrase “going mediaeval on someone” – not until I put these two monsters in one room together: The Hatsan Escort AutoDefend TFS 12 gauge semi-auto shotgun with its 14” barrel including a heatshield and a fibre optic front sight, the folding stock that reminds me of the Franchi SPAS 12 and that has a five round shell holder (in addition to the 5+1 mag capacity) – and the Warmonger cleaver by Zu Bladeworx.
Now I get it
You can find Hatsan’s AutoDefend here.
Specifications (according to Hatsan’s homepage):
- Security & law enforcement purpose 12 gauge, 3” / 76 mm chamber semi automatic shotgun.
- Fixed cylinder choke 14” (36 cm) slug barrel for shot or slugs.
- Magazine cut-off system for single shot.
- Magazine capacity: 5+1
- Fiber optic front sight.
- Heat shield on barrel.
- Integrated picatinny rail on forend.
- Ergonomic design long forend for fast and easy action.
- Strong and durable advanced polymer compound synthetic stock.
- 2-Shotshells holder insert on stock for emergency.
- Spacer shims to adjust the slope of the stock for a perfect fit.
- Oxidation Proof – Chrome plated barrels made of Chromium, Nickel, Molybdenum steel.
- All barrels are Proof Tested.
- Tough black matte finish.
- Elastic butt pad for recoil absorption.
- Manual cross-button trigger safety.
- Sling swivels on stock and magazine cap.
- Extra sling swivel between the receiver & stock
I have to say that I am quite tempted to get the 14″ version with a fixed stock, unfortunately, there are some minimum barrel length restrictions here.