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Old 12-25-2013, 05:08 PM   #71
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theres always a first. sorry! 32 stocks would crack and bbl hangers would wear out. but hey...it does take 80 years!
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In my opinion, for $3k you can get a few guns, all worthy of accurate shooting.
A $3000 gun does NOT shoot 10 times better than a $300 gun.
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but...a 3000.00 gun will go longer before it breaks and hold its value. thats where the savings and wise investment comes in.
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but...a 3000.00 gun will go longer before it breaks and hold its value. thats where the savings and wise investment comes in.
Wish I'd known that when I was younger...When your gun appreciates in value, it's almost like shooting for Free. ( I just like the concept !)

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my 4bbl set back in 1983 cost 2000.00.
its worth over 5 grand used today.
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My friend has a Beretta Onyx 686 20GA that I got to shoot last weekend. BEAUTIFUL shooter, great looking gun and very fun! Recoil was less than my 870 20GA.
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My friend has a Beretta Onyx 686 20GA that I got to shoot last weekend. BEAUTIFUL shooter, great looking gun and very fun! Recoil was less than my 870 20GA.
The 686 is their entry level model and considered a field gun. Wait till you try their competition models. Problem is prices have gon Nutz.

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Beretta Red Label is back on the mkt and 20 ga is supposed to make an entrance in 2014. Ruger's 28 ga was rather wand like and late at night I torment myself for not buying one for $900 at LL Bean - their signature store no less. Lots of models to choose from and they were having a run on rugers.

Think it was B. Rizinini sp who created LL Beans signature O/U line or set of shotguns. They downsized the frame to fit the shell instead of just using a 20 ga frame. (More cost effective.)
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I've added a Caesar Guerini Summit Sporting to my fleet. It's a .20 GA with 32-inch barrels. Not cheap at $3595 but not K-80 or Kolar money either. I really like Guerini shotguns. I might be alone in my love on this site but they make a nice over/under and have great customer service. I've been shooting skeet with mine and it does the job well...and looks great. Best gun I currently own.


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I don't know why but when a manufacturer makes a model in another country or updates the model the value of the older model goes up overnight. I can't feel the difference in a superposed and a citori but when you buy a superposed your wallet can feel it.

I shot a Ceasar Guerini 12 ga Wendsday. It was a pretty gun. Well balanced. I am so used to shooting a 20 or 28 ga I really couldn't appreciate the gun. It was still a great day after the cold weather and a lung infection.
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