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Supernova mag tube extension

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by Shima, Mar 9, 2010.


  1. Shima

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  2. mixflip

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    Isnt it crazy how much a simple tube like a mag extension costs? $79 is alot of money for a part that mechanically is about as simple as it gets buy hey, it is very good quality.

    I think the Nordic extension is amazing but in the grand scheme of things it isnt a "must have option". Kinda like the analogy of a hammer. A $10 dollar hammer will pound nails just as "effectively" as a $1000 hammer made out of a billet of titanium wit a carbon fiber handle. Are you really getting next generation performance out of an expensive part like a Nordic? It will impress folks though and that is important to some people.

    Its a mag tube. They are cave man simple. I have had Choate and Tac-Star mag tubes in the past that did the job flawlessly and contrary to the hype, they never fell off or broke off.
     

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    I have a tac star on my benelli nova. Anyway you go there built solid as rock and will last a lifetime.
     
  4. Shima

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    Well, the way I see it is that by the design of the Benelli not being as conducive to a tac star side saddle for extra ammo as say a Mossy or an 870, I want to pack as much ammo as I can inside the Benelli. (within reason obviously) I'll probably get some sort of a butt stock ammo carrier as well. I REALLY hope if the day ever comes that I need to use the gun, I don't have to reload. I may want to carry different shells in the stock shell carrier than what's in the gun though.
     
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    Why aren't the Benellis as conducive to a side saddle? :dunno:

    I've seen some nice options out there.

    http://www.mesatactical.com/index.php?id=56
     
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    Choate makes a +2,3,4,&5 extensions for the Benelli.Nova. Price range from $48.00-$51.00
     
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    Seems like the Mesa saddle strips out the little receiver holes in the top, so then where to carry the extra shells?
     
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    Because adding weight to the receiver will affect the reliability of an inertia recoil operation of a Benelli. Not so with the gas operated version.
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    The SuperNova is a pump. But the real issue is the tiny receiver screws being the primary source of stability. They just arent as good as using the trigger housing cross pin design. I think because the SuperNova has a slightly round body/plastic overmold armor shell, a cross pin side saddle system hasnt been made yet. Curved cost more to make than flat parts I think?

    As for the original question...I thought about testing out the TacStar +2 extension but I think the Nordic may actually be the best route as far as fit and finish to match the Benelli. When my fat tax return comes in I'll decide?
     
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    Keep me informed. I wish you had both of those and the Choate so you could do a Youtube review on them, so I could see a good comparison. I don't think I want to skimp on something that I may someday have to depend on in a life or death situation, so maybe $80 for the Nordic Components extension isn't so bad.
     
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    I agree Shima, A sexy Benelli deserves the sexy Nordic. Mossberg? Probably not lol. I am splitting my tax return with the wife so I'll have a few grand to play with next week!
     
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    I know what you mean on splitting the tax return. I got a G26 and she got a DSLR camera. I also got a new set of Nitto tires for the truck, so I can't complain that she wont let me get the Nordic extension right now.
     
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    I hear ya bro. I bought 4 Toyo open country M/T's for this...
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    and it killed me!!! $200+ each!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    I thought it was a bad design the second i saw it. Confirmed by user reports. So i got the Mesa carrier for the PG stock, don't know if you have the PG model or not.
     
  16. Shima

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    No pistol grip on mine. What kind of Mesa carrier is on your stock? Got pics?
     
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    you have the model that replaces the sling plate in the back? that was my question for mesa to make sure it would work. can you comfrim please???? :supergrin:
     
  18. Block Slide

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    yeah it's held together by the big stock bolt. quite a bit tougher that those little tiny screws.:supergrin: It's heavy for only 4rds but it's at the back so if anything i think it makes it balance better.
     
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    So this is for a tactical stock I guess?
     
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    yes....