spoonysmaker wrote:RobD wrote:Beretta A400 Extreme for sale in the clasifieds
$1200 for a used gun seems a bit over the top......
blackdog58 wrote:Find me a 20ga SX3 for 600 and I'll pay you a beer case commission. I'll even bring it to your house.
Butta boom wrote:The A-400 is THE weapon of choice for some of the Sac Valleys greatest shooters. The safety location, at the front of the trigger guard, has made it tough for some shooters to adapt. Those guns get sold after just a few boxes. If you can deal with the safety location, buy it.
Butta boom wrote:The shooters I refer to are guys that live and work on or nearby the great gun clubs, own or have access to them, and shoot nearly every shoot day. Some shoot pigeons competitively in the off season for money, but most are just hunters.
They shoot enough that the recoil dampening features of the newer shotgun designs is a very important item. They also value reliability and durable camo finish. Thirty years ago these guys bought brand new A-5s and sanded down the finish, and re-painted them camo. Then they buffed down the bluing on the barrel and had it "browned".
I am not one of these guys.
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