I stopped in a pawn shop the other day to kill some time. They are like gun shows, I never find a good deal, but every couple of years I go in one to browse around. Anyway, there were some old pump guns I was not familiar with. There were a several Stevens 67's with bird barrels in 12G in about "good" condition. They seemed complete but well used. They were around $150.00 and the idea of getting one for $125.00 or so was appealing. No, I don't need one. Yes, I know a Maverick new for $50.00 more would be a better idea, and the way to go for someone who was looking for a basic gun. But, I liked the idea of refinishing the wood, touching up the blueing, and hacking off the barrel for an old school looking riot gun. I have a Mossberg 18.5" and was issued 870P's. Great guns, but the older Stevens seem thinner and quicker to handle. They remind me of an Ithaca 37 in the shape of the stock, the corncob forearm, and lightweight barrel. The "better" SG I own all seem heavy. So, I can't find anything regarding the 67, or the Savage 30 which I think is the same gun. Do they work? Any safety issues? Would cutting the barrel down be a sin?