Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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In the market for a new Semi-Auto shotgun. Looking for some suggestions from you guys on your favorites that I should out on my comparison list before I make a decision.


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Re: Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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What's your favorite color? It all depends on your favorite color.

Ask vague questions, get vague answers. What do you want this shotgun to do? Trap/Skeet? Dove hunting? Home Defense? 3-Gun? Look cool in your safe and impress your idiot friends when you go shoot s*** in the desert and leave your shot up old microwaves in a wash?
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I don't have any idiot friends. I don't shoot 3 gun and I don't shoot microwaves in the wash.
I do shoot trap and skeet , dove hunt , and I do it all with the same shotgun. It even works for home defense if I want.
I am not sure how cool it looks in the safe because the door is always closed.

When it comes to a semi auto shotgun I prefer the Remington 1100.
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I like the Beretta 1301 Tactical recently.
http://www.beretta.com/en-us/1301-tactical/

I used to be a fan of the Remington 1100 but the newer Remington guns aren't worth buying anymore.
If you are an NRA instructor (even an RSO qualifies) you get a discount on Beretta guns.
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Re: Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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I agree , the newer Remingtons aren't what they used to be , but an older 1100 that is in good condition is hard to beat.
I haven't bought a new shotgun in years. So I can't personally vouch for anything new.

I guess I'm old school I like the older
Remington model 1100
Remington model 11
Browning model A5
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Imo it's a toss up between Benelli M2 and M4. I'm bias so I'll say M4, but the M2 is just as good.
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My favorites are Rem 1100 and Benelli M4
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just about anyone i have in my hand at the time, so subjective of a question, everyone will have a different idea or unit.
like asking if you like my shoes.
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Re: Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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#1 Benelli M4
#2 Saiga SBS
#3 Saiga

YMMV
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Re: Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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Benelli
Franchi
Stoeger

All the same fail safe operating system.
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Benelli M4 hands down. I've met plenty of people who hate the price but never anyone that didn't like the shotgun.
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YNOTAZ wrote: June 27th, 2019, 7:12 am #1 Benelli M4
#2 Saiga SBS
#3 Saiga

YMMV
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Had a Beretta AL391 which is highly touted. Could not get used to the way it handled. Went back to the 1100 and have not missed it.
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Re: Best Semi-Auto Shotgun

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BENELLI SUPER SPORT

VEPR 12-03

MOSSBERG 500
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you must pump the hell out of that Mossberg 500!
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