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Old 08-01-2016, 08:45 AM
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Default New Waterfowl Gun

I am looking at getting a new shotgun for this upcoming season and was hoping to get some opinions. I've been shooting a Benelli Nova for past 10 years and I am looking to upgrade to a semiauto. Initially I was looking at a Super Black Eagle II but of course the price is at the very top end of what I can afford.

After some shopping around I came across the Franchi Intensity which has the same inertia driven action and a 3.5" chamber and very similar specs as the SBEII but the price is about $700 less than the Benelli. I was wondering if anybody has had any experience with the guns and if they are a good buy. I know that Franchi is owned by Benelli so I'm hoping that they are similar in quality.

Any advice or opinions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-01-2016, 07:25 PM
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I recommended a Franchi to one of my buddy's and he is very happy with his (12 gauge SXS).

The auto loaders are equally good IMO.

Big bang for the buck + nice fit & finish.
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Old 08-08-2016, 05:42 AM
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I have a new Browning Maxus, My team just took the Silver metal in the 31st crowlympics we downed 392 crows total. I really need to take the gun apart and clean it. No where in the owners manual does it show how to take out the magizine spring. Browning have not answered emails. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 08-08-2016, 01:59 PM
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Franchi's are good guns. I know 2 sea duck guides that love'em.
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Old 08-10-2016, 05:51 AM
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Thanks for the opinions guys, picked up the Intensity last night. Can't wait for season to get here!
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Old 12-07-2016, 05:43 AM
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Originally Posted by jimmymuller View Post
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Old 12-07-2016, 06:42 AM
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For the OP, Franchi and Benelli are made by the same company.
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Old 12-26-2016, 08:46 AM
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both are super shotguns
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get a Hevishot Waterfowl Choke for your Franchi and get to
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