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#5901145 - 08/28/15 02:57 PM 828u anyone?
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Anyone pick the new Benelli up for them dove birds?

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#5901202 - 08/28/15 03:27 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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I've been waiting for some pics of a new owner of one on the forum, I would like to handle one.

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#5901488 - 08/28/15 06:16 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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Stopped by Mc Queeney Gun Club last weekend, has them on order but not in yet. Saw a couple on Gun Broker but they were asking way over MSRP
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#5901594 - 08/28/15 07:14 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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I think the nickel plated version is a pretty gun but check out this review.

http://www.chuckhawks.com/benelli_828U_12ga.html
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#5901633 - 08/28/15 07:34 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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.........just picked a Super Vinci. Does that count?
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#5901651 - 08/28/15 07:50 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: 1 Year Wonder]
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Originally Posted By: 1 Year Wonder
.........just picked a Super Vinci. Does that count?


Lucky!
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#5901745 - 08/28/15 08:53 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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I picked up an ethos last year and its amazing. I'm going to fondle the 828 this weekend. I hope if feels like crap so I don't have to buy one. Lol

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#5901785 - 08/28/15 09:16 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: BradyBuck]
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Originally Posted By: BradyBuck
I think the nickel plated version is a pretty gun but check out this review.

http://www.chuckhawks.com/benelli_828U_12ga.html


Lol! Brutal, but funny.
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#5901791 - 08/28/15 09:19 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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I haven't handled one but the writer of the review clearly doesn't understand or appreciate lightweight shotguns. They are designed to be carried a lot and shot a little (it kind of rules out dove shooting). Lightweight guns put extreme pressure on technique and require superb fit. I'm someone whose chased pheasants all day with an 8 1/2 lb gun, I understand the attractiveness of a 6 1/2 lb gun, I currently have two side by sides that weigh 6 1/2 and 6 3/4 lbs.
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#5902173 - 08/29/15 08:38 AM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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Even with the bad review I picked up the 28inch nickel one yesterday. Looks nice...

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#5902199 - 08/29/15 08:57 AM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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I'm going to wait until they bust out the 20 gauge. But then again, I haven't put my hands on the new 828U 12 gauge.

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#5902387 - 08/29/15 11:02 AM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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Originally Posted By: www.chuckhawks.com,Randy Wakeman
If Browning could design a gun for Benelli, the 828U is exactly what they would come up with, for it is going to sell a lot of 725s and Cynergys. The Benelli 828U is a major disappointment and an outright embarrassment. Its weak, problematic ejection, vulgar aesthetics, high recoil and annoyingly violent gun movement is topped-off with a nosebleed price. This, despite its low build cost, means that the 828U is a product condemned to please no one.

Ouch
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#5902446 - 08/29/15 11:33 AM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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Saw they guys review and YouTube vid of him shooting it. He said it was a light shooter in the vid and kicked hard in the review. I'll shoot it today and find out.

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#5902475 - 08/29/15 11:56 AM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
5 Stand Dan Offline
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Looks like it came with a nice piece of wood, good luck and let us know how it shoots.

Where are you shooting today?
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#5902490 - 08/29/15 12:10 PM Re: 828u anyone? [Re: Jasb]
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Beautiful gun. Look forward to hearing what u think of it.

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