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Old February 9th, 2019, 07:12 PM #1
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Which 20 gauge semiauto?

Looking at 20 gauge semiautos. I found an unused "used" Remington 1100 G3 for $950. Really nice, tag is still on it. Or I could spend $450 less for a Stoeger 3020, or $200 more for a Benelli M2. The shotgun I'm choosing may have the stock shortened at a later date. Which would be the best candidate for this?
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Old February 10th, 2019, 06:53 PM #2
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I have an 1100 G3 in 12 gauge, it is a beautiful gun and came with a really nice Remington luggage case. It isn't really an 1100, mechanically it is an 11-87 with most of the parts being teflon coated and fitted. Basically a high end 11-87. When they were introduced they were too expensive and sold poorly as a result, now it is a pretty rare gun.
I bought mine as a duck gun and decided it is too nice, I use a Beretta 391 for salt and mud now
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Old February 10th, 2019, 07:10 PM #3
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1100 for 20 gauge
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Old February 10th, 2019, 08:16 PM #4
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I have 2 3020s. A first run blued gun that needed all the work the 3000s did for 3 gun to make it reliable.(see the Brian Enos Forum) Polish the magazine tube and debur the extractor grove. The blued gun rusts easley and requires frequent oiling. The camo one is much better. It's newer and has a better tube and the extractor grove is better too. But I haven't shot the camo on as it it for my son. They are light at 5.6lbs and swing quicky. I love how quick it is. Lighter than my friend's 28ga 1100.The safety is small so I replaced it with a MOA Precision single sided safety for the 3000 and is almost to big.

The M2 is nice with no work. But 3 times the price.

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Old February 10th, 2019, 08:27 PM #5
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I have a Benelli Legacy Sport 12 gauge semi (never fired) that I'd sell. I don't remember what I paid. It's a beautiful rifle.
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Just bought an Remington 11-87 Sportsman. Great little relatively inexpensive shotgun to start with. A friend of mine bought the Stoeger and had nothing but trouble with it.
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Check out the Franchi Affinity, awesome gun so far with not one issue. Also have an 1187 jamomatic, wouldn’t recommend.
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Great responses so far. I'm going to throw the Winchester SX3 into the mix, too. Cabela's has them on sale for $750.
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You want a nice gun for the money? Buy a Tristar G2 and you won't regret it. They action is a cross between a Remington 1100 and a Beretta. It is easier to clean than a Beretta and doesn't blow o rings like an 1100. Here is alink. https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/...%22+silver+ste

I shot a G2 Viper Sporting for about 5 years and was very happy with it. At my club, we have half a dozen people who own them with 2 being regular ATA shooters.
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I bought a 20 gauge 11-87 Sportsman (synthetic stock), new from Bass Pro 2 yrs ago for $700 plus tax. Shoots great. I also have an 11-87 in 12 gauge which I've run 5000+ rounds through (lots of skeet). Obviously I'm a fan of the gun.

Wood vs synthetic? What are you going to use it for? It's a great gun, but no collector's item.

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