My current home defense weapon is a Mossberg 500 with a few extras.
I've kept it under the bed for 5 years, and we had our first son in March. We also have 6 nieces and nephews running around now, so we have new factors to consider. I found an under-the-bed biometric safe that I have been testing and am very happy with, but I would much rather stick with a shotgun rather than switch to a pistol that fits in the safe. I was thinking--if I switch to a detachable magazine shotgun, I can keep the magazine in the safe, the shotgun under the bed, and not worry about a firearm and ammunition falling into the wrong hands.
So, any suggestions on detachable magazine 12 gauge shotguns? Semi or pump are OK--reliability is key. I know of the Saiga 12, the SRM 1216, the Valtro PM5, the XM-26 (available to the public?), and a couple others, but I am not convinced so far.
I have put much thought into whether a gun safe makes sense for my situation, but if I go with the option listed above, what is the best detachable magazine home defense shotgun?