The Stoeger Coach Gun is a double-barreled shotgun. It is marketed and distributed by Stoeger Industries in Accokeek, Maryland. It is manufactured by E.R. Amantino (Boito) in Veranópolis, Brazil.
The Coach Gun is a side-by-side shotgun. While suitable for bird hunting, clay target shooting, or home defense, it is primarily designed for cowboy action shooting. As the name implies, it is a coach gun style shotgun, similar to those used to defend stagecoaches in the American Old West.
The Stoeger Coach Gun has been produced in 12 gauge, 20 gauge and .410 bore. The chambers are three inches long, to accommodate either 2¾ inch or 3 inch shells. barrel lengths include 18, 20 and 24 inch. The gun has a raised center rib with a brass bead front sight. The Coach Gun has dual triggers, one for each barrel. The safety mechanism is located on the tang, on the upper rear part of the receiver. Opening the action automatically engages the safety. To comply with cowboy action shooting regulations, the gun does not have ejectors, but it does have an extractor.