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Old 01-05-2013, 19:23   #21
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thanks guys. ill try that, i havent even taken it down yet. i bought it from the son of the original owner, he said his dad NEVER EVER fired a single round through it, and the son put around 200 rds through it. it then sat in a closet for about 15 years untouched.
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Old 01-05-2013, 23:06   #22
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Probably dusty and full of shipping goo still. Clean it, shoot it, see what happens.
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Old 01-06-2013, 13:04   #23
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I have 2 of them, they are great shotguns.
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Old 01-06-2013, 16:50   #24
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so i finally took this thing apart, and man was it dry, dirty, and sticky. Very cool how it breaks down. i got her all cleaned and oiled up, and will take her back out today. the action feels WAY better just cycling it by hand. hopefully this helps, i really want it to work, as it is one of the best feeling shotguns ive ever fired. so fun to put slugs through.
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Old 01-07-2013, 17:04   #25
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Since you bought it used I recommend you take off the recoil pad (it snaps off--twist it sideways). The take off the buttstock. You will need a 13mm socket with an extension. Pay attention to how everything under the bolt sits and be sure not to lose the lock washer under the bolt. When you take off the stock you will see the recoil tube. In older Benelli's this was made of Carbon Steel and had a tendency to get gunked up especially in hard use hunting guns and they would rust. In any case you need to clean the tube and the way the factory recommends is to spray in some gun solvent into the hole at the end of the tube. Swish it around and repeat a few times. Then LIGHTLY lubricate the interior with some oil. Benelli doesn't recommend you take off the end cap on the older tubes as its easy to bend them. The newer guns have aluminum recoil tubes and don't have the issues with corrosion. You shouldn't have to clean it very often--maybe once a year if you shoot a couple thousand rounds. Should be fine.
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Old 01-12-2013, 15:58   #26
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so i finally got her to the range.... put a few different loads through it.

winchester Wally world game/target loads 1200 fps: cycles fine unless i rapid fire. it choked several times. kinda disappointing. out of 8 rounds, it would choke one or two.

remington 00buck: cycles better. still choked once out of around 50 rounds.

remington 1oz rifled slugs: it seemed to like these, but i still had one failure.

win PDX1 rifled slug/3 pellets of buckshot: it liked these. i didnt shoot too many of them, but they work. cool round.


conclusion: I really expected more reliability. Im not sold on this auto, im sure many peoples work, but mine is not 100 percent. Its a HD shotgun, but i like to play on the range, so the fact that it wont cycle cheap target loads is a big negative.

i may go sell it to get a mossy/870 pump and a new carry piece.
It is a fact, low recoil loads don't always work as well, it's a grreat gun, still.
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Old 10-19-2014, 22:54   #27
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It is a great shotgun, on parity with all of the succeeding models that have come out since then. The great thing about Benelli's are their inertia(not gas) driven actions that cut down and pretty much eliminates misfires. Reliability wise they are the same as the the M-4 models used by the Marines. Great technology.
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