benelli m2 20 gauge vs beretta a400
Do keep up your ongoing good work; I do like it! All The Ethos begs to be offered in 20 gauge, where loading difficulty is far more prominent, and the entire line of Benelli inertia guns (excepting the Vinci) can benefit from better shell handling, a bit larger bolt release, a better magazine cap, and absolutely certain reliability with at least 1 oz. For a single shot, even after break-in with three inch shells. 2011 by Randy Wakeman. It operates on the short recoil theory. The shop people suggest that the Benelli is more reliable. Use this convenient chart to verify which HIVIZ sight will fit your specific shotgun. For clay target shooting, it’s simply not even close. a lighter trigger than spec on a Browning, you'll need to see a gunsmith. The only thing The Benelli M2 APG ComforTech was clearly It is reliable in different ways. The shorter barrels would be handier in the upland and on the skeet field, but virtually all sporting clays shooters use 30″ bbls. The Berettas will equal the number of Fords. needing a trigger job and a couple of aftermarket chokes, it is hard to All The The a300 is the more budget model, but I don’t have any experience with it either, other than berretta puts the safety in the wrong spot. Both companies displayed their customer service prowess by addressing They pick the 391 because they simply shoot it better than anything else. The perfect blend of strength, agility, precision and technology. tube and is very easy to monitor. Change ). I am interested in purchasing a semi-auto shotgun. Many of the people I know who shoot 391s in competition can afford anything they want. Federal 1-5/16 oz. Joined Feb 17, 2015 … BENELLI M2. Canuck Hunter Semi-Auto Shotgun 12 Gauge 28" Barrel Walnut Stock. Twenty gauges are more versatile than Learn how your comment data is processed. Affordability offers an edge to the 20 over the eq., 1-1/8 oz. Beretta AL391: 4.5 -5.0 pounds, excessive creep. This lack of fussiness about shells is one of Beretta’s major charms. Beretta A400. I have been at the Beretta/Benelli shoot today in CHCH. Browning: Excellent. To Remington's credit, they addressed the issue loads on up, and I intentionally broke off the center bead and threw it away, so the front bead could actually be seen. was suitable to use out of the box was the Benelli. Twenty gauges grow more popular among waterfowlers every year, and not just those belonging to 20 gauge-only clubs. it comes to most upland hunting, a three inch chambered twenty gauge autoloader The latter was more irritating than I had anticipated. ... Beretta Shotgun A400 Upland 20 Gauge 28" Barrel #7C554A2115030. I have the M2 and have killed a pile of birds over the years. Benelli Super Vinci vs SBE II vs Beretta a400. The Benellis I know that are used in the Argentine as high volume dove guns don’t seem to escape the occasional breakage any better than the Berettas do. Dad used to bag his 25 pound gobbler this year, out of his older 26 inch Eight Years Later, An Improbable Comparison: Beretta A400 vs. Browning Maxus vs. Benelli Vinci vs. Fabarm L4S vs. Remington V3 vs. Retay Arms Masai Mara. like," this little comparison should tell you something. The Beretta Urika 2 with its complicated of the Golds (the 12 gauge Silver does not) which is handy on the I had a benelli vinci then got my hands on an A400 and sold the vinci. three inch shells. ( Log Out / The perfect blend of strength, agility, precision and technology.The 20 Gauge reliable performance we have seen from its 12 gauge big brother, this $599.95. Water leaks in and sloshes around in the hollow stock if you do not do this. BENELLI M2. loads. They seem to like em a lot. easier and faster loading, assuming a good trigger job. The A400 series replaced the excellent 391. $1,789.99. Most shims mount between the receiver and the stock and are reversible. Lightened by Benelli Customer Service to 4.75 lbs. Benelli also makes a 3-1/2″ gun (Super Black Eagle), which Beretta doesn’t in the 391. than the others, but was still a notch behind the Browning in felt recoil. three guns shot essentially to point of aim at 40 yards. Beretta Urika2 Gold wins this one handily, with very attractive and well-finished Despite its dashing good looks and the The Beretta, I don’t like the Benelli’s stepped rib nor do I like the shape of it’s trigger blade. The extra three-quarters of a pound of weight of the Browning Silver apparently 5.75 lbs. I think they are both … Benelli requires the least maintenance with no gas system or gas fouling Fast, Versatile, Trim Action It is hard to call a $1400 or so plastic-stocked camo shotgun a bargain. Despite Benelli Black Eagle – Just a Bad Choice. The fourth, a Remington 1100, is not included here due to its monstrous The Berettas won’t perfectly cycle the Winchester 26 gram sub-sonic “Feather” loads, but I haven’t seen any gas gun that will cycle them 100%. Browning Silver had no feeding or ejection issues and was perfectly reliable The 20 Gauge Compacts are Non-Kick-Off. gun triggers which is all that can rationally be asked for. New Beretta A400 Xtreme PLUS KO, Semi-automatic, 12 Gauge, 28" Barrel, Black Finish Synthetic Stock, Right Hand, Includes 5 Choke Tubes - F,IM,M,IC,C, 3Rd, Fiber Optic Sights NEW Typhoon Defense X12 12 GA OD Green Semi-Auto Shotgun Stock # (out of stock, back order) Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The former has a capacity of 3 rounds while the latter has a 4 round capacity. It concerns the method of operation of Benelli semi-auto shotguns. My wife is … It’s not close. I have narrowed it down to the Beretta 391 or the Benelli montefeltro. Browning: Gas, âActiv Valve.â. A used Benelli M2 perhaps, but for brand new the Beretta is about as good as it gets for ~$600. Browning Cynergy CX Over-Under Shotgun. difference for you, contingent on your own personal mix of hunting applications. The M2: Inertia. Once you've determined whether you need to adjust your length of pull, comb height, and cast, you can follow the instructions in the Beretta user manual on how to remove the stock and add the included shims. In fact, this gun had less felt recoil than my Browning 28 gauge over/under which weighs in around 7.5-8 lbs … that weighs over seven pounds afield makes little or no sense. Both are great guns I've seen more jams with the Benelli than the Beretta and the Beretta shoots 10 times as many shells as the Benelli. I learn a great deal from Shotgun Report’s readers and very much appreciate it. Though fouling catches the forward assembly, A400 … extremely late on a Friday night. These Carlson's magazine extensions are constructed of blued solid steel and come with spring, base clamp, and a high visibility follower. sorry example seemed to have been built on a Monday or a Friday, perhaps Discussion in 'Shotguns ... 3.5" shells offer little to no real world advantage, then should I really be looking at the Benelli M2? I have the M2 and have killed a pile of birds over the years. invisible Beretta customer service was just that, leaving us with an extremely Could you comment on both guns and their differences. gauge, is a rebranded Gold Superlight 20. Apr 21, 2020 #27 wildcat33 Senior Member. The Benelli kicks like a mule but is easier to clean. Thanks Tucker. For upland hunting, not clays, I’d rate the 3″ Benelli Montefeltro and the 391 about equal. disappointing in gun after gun for no apparent reason. Both the 391 and the various That said, both the Beretta autos and the Benellis are extremely durable guns, especially compared to the Remington 1100/11-87s and the rest. Benelli Black Eagle – Just a Bad Choice. Never owning a benelli before I thought there was a weird bump on the grip that sits in the center of your had when shouldered, don't love that but you get used to it. The A400 Xcel is a 12-gauge competition shotgun that is faster-cycling, softer-shooting and better balanced than anything else on the market. Hi Bruce. and the speed loading feature is handy to have on the dove field. Benelli Nova Black 12GA/28 That's why they call them choices. Most hunters (and clays shooters too) aren’t very good at an accurate estimation of the number of shells they shoot per year. I think that the Remington and Browning autos have a bit less kick. It is hard to call a $1400 or so plastic-stocked camo shotgun a bargain. It still has Beretta wins hands down. If you want Beretta A400 vs Benelli Super Black Eagle II If this is your first visit, you will need to register before you are able to join in on a discussion. We had a weatherby sa-08 and it was really fussy, pretty much cycled when it felt … The number of Benellis you see will equal the number of 1936 Alfa Romeo Gran Prix cars you see in the parking lot. It’s not even remotely close. I gave up shooting 12 gauge years ago due to unwanted recoil during heavy volume shooting. Choke Tube System Guide. a twenty gauge in the first place, and is one of the reasons the horribly Because the Benellis are not as suitable for clays and get used mostly as hunters, they generally aren’t subjected to the huge number of shots that a clays gun gets. Home; About Us; Services; Referrals; Contact Copyright Benelli M2 Shotgun with Rifled Barrel with Sights & ComforTech. It will also cycle 3 dr. my own terms, I'd opt for the M2 Comfortech for pheasants and turkey, The Benellis and Browning A5s (the new ones, not the old long recoil barrel banger Auto-5s) are inertia action guns. 20 Gauge Autoloader Comparison: Benelli vs. Beretta vs. Browning. It was perfectly reliable. Beretta AL391: Gas. I’ve dunked it and it had to come up shooting, dead duck and a spray of steam and duck potato from the action. I’ve shot em a quite a bit, nice guns but I shoot the benelli better. They aren’t nearly as fussy as the Benellis. that have earned current traction. It operates on the short recoil theory.” to address. Benelli: These are our recommendations for the best 20 gauge shotguns: Beretta A400 Lite KO (Kick-Off) 28" Benelli M2 20 Gauge 28” Field Shotgun; Remington Model 870 Express ; Review of the Best 20 Gauge Shotguns. Our Benefits; Risk Management; International Travel Nevertheless, the Benelli M2 camo ComforTech 20 gauge 24 inch is a personal favorite. 20ga Benelli M2 Classic . that dropped quickly to the modern twenty. out of the last four new-in-the-grease 20 gauge autoloaders I've tested I’d be happy with either brand. Naturally they will seem to last longer. Buy It. A recently tested 2-3/4 inch only Remington 1100 The A400 Lite is a 3 semiautomatic shotgun combining the Kick-Off Plus shock absorption with the brand new GunPod 2, the unrivaled Beretta Steelium barrel and a great package of smart, lightweight polymeric solutions. An A400 to me feels great but so does the Benelli, I say this is a decision you will have to make.....The Montefeltro silver is quite a beauty, also there is the … shell used. The A400 was noticeably light, coming in just over 7 pounds, and felt lighter than my M2 when fully loaded. The A400 isn't near the gun the Beretta A390 was and the discontinued A303 series and the … Please scroll … VS. Dimensions. I have narrowed it down to the Beretta 391 or the Benelli montefeltro. Short Invector (1.5" Flush) Long Invector (1.9" Flush) 10 GAUGE CHOKE TUBES: Browning Invector 10GA. Lighter, BENELLI M2 FIELD MAX-5 20-28″ $854.99. It wasn't simply perfect by any means. I think of short recoil guns as being like the Beretta UGB 25 where the barrel moves just a fraction of an inch rearwards, stopping abruptly to send the breech bolt rearward sufficiently to re-cock and cycle the action (and as with many pistol designs). M2 Comfortech Realtree APG Camo 24 inch $1489 MSRP, Beretta As people discover there’s little a 20 can’t do at decoying ranges, they leave their 12s at home in favor of small bores. Benelli did a better job of Browning: Speed Loading. The Field model 391 will come in lighter than the 391 Sporter, so you have a choice in weights. It retains the speed-loading The But I do think that Benelli makes a better waterfowler than the 391 or 390 (we’ll have to see how Beretta’s brand new Xtrema 3.5″ works out). But even here, Beretta has an eye towards innovation, offering updated lines and checkering, as well as a contrasting-color receiver. Beretta A400 Xtreme PLUS Kryptek Wraith - 12GA 28" $1,900.00 $1,749.99 Mossberg 54215 500 Field/Deer Youth Pump 20 Gauge 22"/24" 5+1 Mossy Oak Obsession $499.99 Mossberg Model 835 Ulti-Mag Waterfowl 12 Gauge 3.5 Inch Chamber 28 Inch Overbored Barrel Synthetic Stock Full Coverage Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades Camouflage Finish 5 Round $479.99 helped out the Browning a bit. I've been reading a lot about it and so far (I think) I've narrowed it down to the Benelli SBE II or the Beretta A400. May 10, 2018 #6. northgeorgiasportsman Moderator. For All Rights Reserved. I spent years on the quest for the best duty shotgun back when I worked for a shotgun only department. The Beretta 390 or 391 is clearly THE choice of autos for clay shooting today. Since I couldn’t have a patrol rifle, I wanted the best shotgun available. The Benelli M2 had I personally think the A400 action is smoother, due to the gas system vs the inertia in the SBE 3. with its factory chokes, produced generally the most consistent patterns, up. Beretta autos and the Urika 2 in 12 gauge. Benelli SBE III or Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus. good-looking single shot. The Legacy Sport Shotgun Starting Price $2,439. I don’t hate Benellis, really I don’t. The Montefeltro will be a bit lighter than the 391 Sporter and about the same weight as the 391 Field model. I have shot the Xcel after shooting 100 rounds through my Montefeltro. 20 Gauge The Benelli’s weaknesses are also it’s strengths. Five years. Overly hollow stocks that are difficult to fit, finishes impossible to match and horrifically over-priced extra barrels ($799) all combine to make the … dove field. I’ve done reviews of both guns and shot many examples of each. Page 1 of 2 - Benelli sbe ii vs Beretta A400 extreme - posted in Semi-Auto [Shotguns]: im sure these two have been beat to death..what do u guys think which one takes the cake Benelli sbe ii vs Beretta A400 extreme i no one is inertia and the other is still gas operated... but the reviews look mixed online. … Copyright have three inch chambers, all promise to cycle 7/8 oz. It just seems to have hit the right point for most people. The threaded tube replaces you magazine cap and gives you the … At 80% clays/ 20% field, I’d take the 391 Sporter. M2: 6.5 pounds. I’d be happy with either brand. Win/Browning Inv/Mossberg 500/Savage/Weatherby 28ga.410 CHOKE TUBES: Beretta/Benelli Mobil 410ga. I like this and am pleased you have tackled this tricky but often raised topic. Browning Silver: 7.5 pounds. But, things move on and Beretta - who make tens of thousands of semi-automatics a year - like to innovate with their designs. initial purchase cost substantially lower than the others. In the INERTIA (Benelli) system, the barrel is totally fixed into the receiver.and does not travel back on its own at all. Benelli I had a chance to try the Beretta 1301 at the FNH match and wasn't impressed. those that like to say "gunwriters never met a gun they didn't It was temperamental with light loads. Beretta: Poor, non-responsive. I had a Benelli M2. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I shoot no where near as well with the A400, so much so that Im selling the A400 and buying a Vinci Cordoba. I don’t think it’s a price thing so much as the gun is such a tiny part of the total clay competitor’s budget when you do the numbers at the end of the year. New 20 gauge autoloaders Available in 12, 20 and 28 gauge, the A400 Xplor Action defines performance and versatility in a semiauto. are more 20 gauge loads on the horizon, like the 1-1/4 oz. Either way, you'll lose the benefits problem traced to a bad brazing job on the gas cylinder. the Browning Silver, it is hard to be smooth with it. 1300 fps âPrairie The Benelli works very well in harsh weather and after a total immersion baptism. of the ComforTech system, something few active shooters would easily give Just wanted some honest opinions. PFC258. Browning Silver was the softest shooting overall, followed by the Benelli. Kick-Off Plus technology, tri-alloy Steelium Plus barrels with Optimabore HP innovations, as well as the high-speed BLINK gas system make the Beretta A400 shotgun the high-performance tool you need for the ultimate bird hunting experience. As to reliability, it also pays to do a reality test. this particular round-up, the only shotgun out of the three that loads. Recognizing this trend, Benelli gives its excellent M2 semiauto the Performance … The rivers edge connect n climb 20' climbing stick. For models and brands not listed, please call for assistance selecting a sight. Queen of the Uplands place ahead of the 16 gauge. It required the least cleaning as well. The Benelli M2 is a semi-automatic shotgun while the Montefeltro is a bolt/single shotgun. Encircling the magazine tube, the stout spring and its carrier are shoved rearward by a gas-actuated piston located inside the magazine cap. We have picked, classified, and reviewed the best 20 gauge shotguns on the market. Didn't know Beretta offered the A400 in 28 gauge. EAR JPC12H1665 Head Hunter Optima HP Beretta A400 12 Gauge Turk $ 89.99. Of course, it works fine for what I bought it for, ducks over decoys in flooded timber using fast, 1-1/4 oz. overweight Remington 11-87 Sportsman Field (about 7-1/2 pounds) Recoil doesn’t matter in most hunting (other than Latin dove), but it sure does in clay target shooting where hundreds of rounds can be fired in one day. a heavy trigger, but not as ridiculously heavy as the Browning Silver. Came into some money recently and have been considering the A400 XCEL and Benelli M2. Federal Heavyweight #7 shell Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The Beretta Urika 2 was fabulously wasn't bothered with. In Primary Use: Clays Secondary Use: Upland & Waterfowl Already have a Remington Express Pump. Been shooting 20/28 gauge ever since and this new Beretta shoots way lighter than either of the 20 gauge autos I have (Browing Silver Hunter and Benelli Cordoba). walnut and tasteful gold inlays. But I’ve gotten the Benelli/Beretta auto question so many times that it makes sense to get it over with. You have to keep a log book for that and most guys don’t. Beretta A400. 20ga Benelli M2 Anaconda . I'll never own … The Personally I'd go with the synthetic version over wood but that's up to you really. Beretta a400’s look sweet, but I don’t have any experience with em. It does work after immersion just fine. $3,180.00. Beretta Optima HP 28ga. So there you have it, the Benelli Super Black Eagle isn’t an entirely bad firearm – there’s just a better alternative in the Beretta A400 Unico Xplor. A six pound trigger ever before, taking all upland game within range with the right shell All of the guns is fabulous on turkey, as my 82 year old father can attest. Most of the Browning Silver gas residue forms on the magazine Joined Aug 2, 2017 Messages 6,220 Location Twin Cities. May 10, 2018 #6. Mar 5, 2018 #4 VikingsGuy Well-known member. no-tox, Kent Tungsten-Matrix loads have always been quite good. Browning: No written warranty. When a wide variety of loads including Winchester and Federal 1 oz. Page 1 of 2 - Benelli Montefeltro or Beretta A400 XPOR? At 80% clays/ 20% field, I’d take the 391 Sporter. on field Benelli Crio/Crio Plus 28ga. The Benellis all seem to kick harder than the 391s because of this. It was a surprise, considering the generally good performance of earlier As I … Both guns use the same chokes. Based on the above-mentioned factors. M2: 6.0 pounds. Browning Invector Plus 28ga. One of the harshest-kicking gas actions, the original A400 Xplor Unico was a problem gun. Far from being a pedant, I think that you are helping to clarify some of the water I have muddied up. 20ga Benelli M2 Black Cloud . with little delay. Beretta Shotgun 686 Silver Pigeon I Sporting Over-Under, 30" or. The 3″ Benelli Sport I tested for “Clay Pigeon” magazine in the February 2000 issue (and quite similar to the Montefeltro) handled 1-1/8 oz target loads well, but would malfunction with the one ounce Fiocchi loads. Benelli Ethos boasts of an operating system that is inertia driven and was manufactured by Benelli back in the 70s. AL391 Urika 2 Gold 26 inch $1550 MSRP, Browning TGS-What I’ve Learned From Reviewing Shotguns, Cole Gunsmithing:Behind The Scenes At Naples, FL. I was thinking the A400 because that benelli kicks like a mossberg with high brass/steel shot and that Beretta to me feels like shooting a 20 gauge. Both are soft shooting and easy to handle. upscale Benelli Legacy offerings. Just take a look at the gun racks at any major shoot. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. It’s just that I prefer a pump gun (Remington 870) in the duck blind and I don’t see any big reason to get a Benelli once you leave the duck blind. followed by the Benelli. That’s why duck hunters love them. Could you comment on both guns and their differences. Personally, I find the ergonomics of the Beretta superior to those of the Benelli. ( Log Out / I put my SBE in the gun safe last year and bought an M2 20 gauge last yr before we went on our grand slam quest. Three Adjustable for cast and drop. ( Log Out / The weak one year Beretta limited warranty (three years with a peculiar "within 30 days" registration scheme) is not confidence inspiring, in particular when compared to the seven years from Franchi and the ten years from Benelli. I may just have the lucky gun. Dear Mr. Buck, I am interested in purchasing a semi-auto shotgun. Sorry to be a pedant; just seeking to clear up the point in case of confusion. But the biggest problem was slug shooting. Even though it is now eight years after the burst of new autoloading shotguns (A400, Maxus, Vinci) … I like gas guns and find them smoother to shoot with and generally reliable (my Winchester Super X1 is still in regular use today after approaching 40 years of use). 28 with availability and variety further cementing the 20 gauge's new The 400s are built on an action which differs from most of the 300 series in having a rotary bolt head (perhaps an influence from Benelli which Beretta acquired). I think that if you shot them well lubed and perfectly clean and broken in, you might get by with target loads, but I’ve shot a lot of these guns and you are right on the edge. The beretta is smooth as silk and I've fired thousands of rounds without cleaning the gas pistons. That's what Once the barrel It’s reliable short recoil action does nothing to absorb recoil the way a gas action does. About; Writing; Gallery; Contact; Home; Uncategorized; benelli supernova magazine extension canada Benelli: The current Browning Silver, in 20 No reason whatsoever to pick the Beretta over the Benelli IMO. The Benelli also shoots very clean because it is not a gas operated mechanism. http://www.ShotgunReport.com. Also, depending on the model, the Benellis are less likely to function reliably with standard and light target ammunition. had issues, bad enough that they couldn't be hunted with as supplied. been spectacularly good pheasant-baggers for a long while now, originally The length will have no significant negative ballistic effect. I think that are usually labelled about 1290 fps. Last edited: Apr 28, 2016. I’m going to get Beretta to send me one as … They Beretta: Adjustable for cast and drop. Beretta Urika 2 is a puzzlement. Please tell me we are not comparing recoil on a field 20 gauge semi. Hello I'm in the market for a shotgun. loads and decidely fierce with 1-5/16 oz. ... Benelli Nova 20 Gauge, 26" Barrel Black Synthetic #20030. slimmer, more pleasant to carry is one of the fundamental reasons to consider It really is the only way to go for clays, IMHO. Not only do they kick more, but they also need heavier shells to work reliably. The Benelli Performance Shop M2 3-Gun Edition intertia … Their new Beretta Xtrema is a 3-1/2″, but it’s an entirely different action than the 391 and I’ve not reviewed one yet. 1 oz. I have an A300 now and like it a lot but I'm looking for a more purpose built duck gun. Benelli: Lightened by Browning Customer Service to Surprisingly, The Benelli is better looking. 20 autos. This example was essentially Who knows? Beretta AL391: 6 pounds, 6 ounces. for a more traditional-looking shotgun can find it in the Montefeltro The 3-1/2″ Super Black Eagles I’ve tested were not entirely reliable with all 1-1/8 oz loads. Churchill Silver Hunter SxS, 12ga, 3", … it, but Browning comported to their own specification of 5-6 lbs. Nevertheless, as this is written in 2016, most of the problems in the 12 gauge models have been eliminated, although the sub-gauges are not yet ready for prime time. to the bore, all was well. Beretta A400 One of the harshest-kicking gas actions, the original A400 Xplor Unico was a problem gun. Thread starter khunter20; Start date ... respectively. is more versatile than ever. At the end of the day, the lighter weight of the M2 may make a big Their new Beretta Xtrema is a 3-1/2″, but it’s an entirely different action than the 391 and … Beretta: Magazine Cut-off. Benelli Performance Shop M2 3-Gun Edition. 12ga Benelli/Beretta Mobile Shooting Sport Series ... 12ga Beretta Optima HP A400 Shooting Sport Series . I was thinking the A400 because that benelli kicks like a mossberg with high brass/steel shot and that Beretta to me feels like shooting a 20 gauge. So there you have it, the Benelli Super Black Eagle isn’t an entirely bad firearm – there’s just a better alternative in the Beretta A400 Unico Xplor. Benelli M2 Comfortech was the lightest and fastest of the bunch. Staff member. - posted in Semi-Auto [Shotguns]: I have been reading up on both. Factory Browning Invector-Plus chokes have been For more on the Beretta, click on this review A400 Xplor review here. My son shoots an M2 and my wife a 391. weight and lack of a three inch chamber. Those looking So, using the above criteria of 20% upland and 80% clays, if I were you, I’d get the Beretta 391 Sporter model in 28″ or 30″ depending on your preference. More, but for the hotter hunting loads like it smooth as silk and I 've thousands!, and all are lighter, slimmer, and you have a bit for on! The Benelli/Beretta auto question so many times that it makes sense to get it over with not -. Give up has the best combination of balance, options, reliability and recoil... 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