hopefully I am not dissuading a potential wingmaster sale for the sake of argument; but after factoring in all the complications philster mentioned the gun is not a beater and it only costs $200! its hard to walk away from deals like that even if you don't subscribe to market value. that being said; $300 for a used wingmaster is one hell of a good deal too. I would buy both. as far as waterfowl goes I am a heavy gauge fan through and through, I am even trying a ten gauge this year - mainly because i am looking for a shorter shot string, more pellets and a square load. however with the advent of non toxic heavy shots there is absolutely no reason not to take on waterfowl with a twenty gauge. I wouldn't use it for pass shooting but as I stated above, for decoying birds it would fit the bill quite nicely. you might have to let a few go by with out shooting, but like fly fishing thats where a blood sport becomes art. Upton- i couldn't agree with you more. just because I prefer the larger gauges doesn't mean I can deny the effectiveness of a twenty in skilled hands.