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#6851920 - 08/10/17 01:44 PM Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting?
ATX_Hunter Offline
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Registered: 09/10/13
Posts: 51
Hey Everyone!

I am currently using a Benelli Supernova for dove hunting and really like it. I have come into some giftcards and looking at getting a Benelli Montefeltro. Has anyone used this for dove hunting? I am also somewhat looking at the Remington V3.

Does anyone have an issue shooting a shotgun with a stepped rib to a flat rib? Thanks everyone!

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#6851937 - 08/10/17 01:54 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
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Registered: 06/29/11
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
as long as you can look right down the rib and not see any rib, just beads. It should be a GREAT dove gun. It probably comes with shims to adjust stock.

or buy my Super Black Eagle II peep
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#6851973 - 08/10/17 02:25 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
aggiehunter03 Offline
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Registered: 11/13/09
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Loc: Mineral Wells, Texas
I have a Legacy 20 gauge and I love mine. As far as I can tell it's not any different than the Montefeltro.
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#6852211 - 08/10/17 06:26 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
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Registered: 01/20/11
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Loc: Justin, TX
For strictly dove or quail hunting I like the Montefeltro. If heavier loads are in the mix such as for duck I'll take a V3.
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#6852384 - 08/10/17 08:47 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
rexmitchell Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
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I have both, hunt dove and ducks with both. The nova is a good duck gun, the montefeltro smokes dove though.

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#6852543 - 08/10/17 11:14 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Loc: Texas
I have a 20ga montefeltro dove, quail. pheasant, chucker, ducks, turkey, squirrel, rabbits... it doesn't matter to it no partiality to what it likes to shoot. Very good gun IMO.

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#6852652 - 08/11/17 07:43 AM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
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Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 147
Loc: Plano
I use mine all the time. The rib is a little different than on most of my guns, but it's never been an issue. Doves or clays, it make no difference - I aim, the gun goes bang, and the bird falls (well, most of the time).

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#6853094 - 08/11/17 02:40 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
ATX_Hunter Offline
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Registered: 09/10/13
Posts: 51
Thanks everyone. I went ahead and purchased the montefeltro in a wood stock.

Next stop is the sporting clay range! Y'all have a great weekend!

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#6853283 - 08/11/17 05:57 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
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Registered: 01/23/09
Posts: 299
Loc: Dallas
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#6859783 - 08/17/17 02:23 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
Charlie B Offline
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Registered: 01/02/06
Posts: 70
My Montefeltro Silver 20 Gauge is my go to dove gun. You should be very happy with your purchase!

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#6863133 - 08/20/17 08:31 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
0910 Offline
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Registered: 08/14/17
Posts: 23
Pretty nice guns. Lightweight too.

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#6863197 - 08/20/17 09:42 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
Buckshot54 Offline
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Registered: 07/12/17
Posts: 21
Can't get much better in my opinion. Most of the Argentine outfitters use the Montefeltro and shoot tens of thousands of rounds thru em. A very good gun. Simple to clean too. Lightweight. I have and love the 26" gun.

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#6863278 - 08/20/17 11:26 PM Re: Benelli Montefeltro for Dove hunting? [Re: ATX_Hunter]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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I'm going to be using one this year.
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