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#5952368 - 09/29/15 10:38 AM Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in
cephus Offline
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Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 436
Loc: Houston
alright, ordered a Beretta A300 Outlander in Max 5 camo last night and should receive it on Thursday. Other than breaking it down and oiling it up, are there any other things I should do to break in?

First semi-auto shotgun. Have been shooting pumps and OUs my whole life.

Any help appreciated.
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#5952428 - 09/29/15 11:04 AM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: cephus]
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Registered: 12/04/10
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I've got the wood version, just clean and shoot it.
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#5952439 - 09/29/15 11:07 AM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: cephus]
Rob Lay Offline
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do not use gun scrubber same room even or you will lose the camo. my semi autos shoot better a little dry and dirty than oily. if it allows 3.5", you might discover you can't shoot too light of loads on the 2 3/4".
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#5952445 - 09/29/15 11:16 AM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: cephus]
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Registered: 09/12/06
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When I bought A300 Outlanders for my son and I, there was a sticker on the box that recommended breaking them in with heavy loads... So we shot some heavy dove loads that were 1 1/8 oz. of shot and at least 3 DRAM equivalent.

Guns work great and have cycled everything we have fed them, to include cheap promo loads from Winchester and Federal.

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#5952907 - 09/29/15 03:17 PM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: cephus]
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Registered: 09/29/12
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clean and shoot, no need for heavy loads. Mine functions with no hiccups and no "break in"

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#5952929 - 09/29/15 03:30 PM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: cephus]
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Registered: 07/22/10
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sounds good guys, appreciate all the info.

can't wait to knock some doves down this weekend with it.
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#5953064 - 09/29/15 04:49 PM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: Rob Lay]
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Originally Posted By: Rob Lay
do not use gun scrubber same room even or you will lose the camo. my semi autos shoot better a little dry and dirty than oily. if it allows 3.5", you might discover you can't shoot too light of loads on the 2 3/4".


I decided not to clean the outside with any type of solvent. I also wipe down the exterior with a dry cloth to remove any residual clp or oil from cleaning. Havent noticed any loss of camo yet.

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#5953445 - 09/29/15 08:28 PM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: cephus]
Nick1 Offline
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Registered: 07/27/14
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Loc: Central Tx
I have the camo version and it shoots flawlessly.. My first shotgun, still trying learn how to clean it effectively. I've read the manual, but I guess I'm visual and can't find any videos on this a300. Other than pushing a patch through barrel, how else are you cleaning it? Thanks for any tips.

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#5953559 - 09/29/15 09:14 PM Re: Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 camo - break in [Re: Nick1]
cephus Offline
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Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 436
Loc: Houston
Originally Posted By: Nick1
I have the camo version and it shoots flawlessly.. My first shotgun, still trying learn how to clean it effectively. I've read the manual, but I guess I'm visual and can't find any videos on this a300. Other than pushing a patch through barrel, how else are you cleaning it? Thanks for any tips.


Only one I've found

A300 cleaning
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