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WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK ABOUT THESE SHOTGUNS? THEY HAVE THEM AT WALMART FOR 499.99$ GREAT PRICE. THEY LOOK PRETTY GOOD AND THEY HAVE NICE SILVER RECIEVER WHICH IS ENGRAVED WITH BIRDS, AND SELECTABLE BARRELS WHICH HAVE REMOVABLE CHOKES! THE STOCK IS NICE WALNUT AND THE TRIGGER IS GOLD. I FEEL THESE GUNS WOULD BE GREAT FOR THE FIELD HUNTING PHEASANTS.THE RECIEVER IS STIFF BUT I THINK IT WILL LOSSEN UP OVER A FEW TIMES OPENING AND CLOSING IT. PLEASE GIVE ME SOME INPUT???
 

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DK, never held one in my hands, so can't say. But, seems to violate the "if something seems to good to be true,......." rule. I've owned a bunch of less expensive autos, and they've all acted like it. Benelli's are expensive, but worth every penny for the aggrivation and frustration you'll avoid later. Wait until you can afford the right one, then buy it.

And whatever you buy, make sure you get a sling :D
 

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MOOREHEAD WALMART HAS A NEW FAUSTI TRADITIONS O/U IN A 20 GUAGE IT SURE LOOKS GOOD! CHECK THIS GUN OUT AND GIVE ME A REPLY! P.S. SLINGS??? COME ON! SLINGS ARE FOR GUYS LIKE DANO 2 HA HA ! :poke:
 

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Hey there D.K.,
I have owned a Fausti for about 2 years now, and this is a gun that defies what a earlier author had written about too good to be true!
The Fit and finish is great on mine, it shoots very well. I ran 60 clays ,out of the box new and she did wonderfully. My Uncle was Class AA champ many years back-I got to shoot his top notch guns. He had stuff worth thousands! the Fausti shot as well as the majority of his 5000 dollar guns!

The only complaint on this Gun was the "Hinge" is stiff for a bit, it wears in and it's not a long term problem. The Trigger Pull is crisp, the safety is a switch type the Barrels can be selected and that switch is located in front of the trigger guard. There is nice engraving on the receiver sides and on the bottom. :D The ejectors are fine, and the Gun comes with Full, Mod and Improved Chokes. Recoil is Moderately Light with # 6. I shot some turkey loads and That gave the fausi some bite, but it's not really that kind of a gun.

The Stock is Wood, I think it's Walnut- I honestly am not up on that, really nice job on the Checkering which is on the Fore and at the grip. I'd be glad to send you a photo of the Shot pattern @ 25 yards from our range here in Murray County, GA.

I envy you for being in such a great Bird state, there is no Highland bird hunting here, it's Turkey and Deer.... UGH! This gun would be great in your situation. I am a big guy, 6'1" and 300 lbs, the Gun fits like a glove for me.

I used to Pheasant and Wood Cock hunt in the Sussex County area of NJ also Penn and NY state. We have some partrige here but far and few! this would be great for Rabbits too, Balance is great, it was a well thought out design, it's easy to keep your follow through when shooting skeet or trap

If there is any further Information I can provide, perhaps copy the Manual or other documentation, Please feel free to let me know at: kb2seo"at"yahoo.com.

The gun was a Valentines gift from my Wife and Kids and believe me, I really like it!

Best regards,
Drewski
 

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I recently purchased a Fausti O/U Shotgun. I am very pleased with the performance of the gun. I disagree with a writer who stated you get what you pay for. For the price, it is a fine gun. I shot the high price guns and my Fausti shot just a good as the big dollar guns. I use it for 5 Stand and Skeet. It works well. The receiver is kinda stiff, but as the gun is used, that seems to go away. I would suggest that you purchase the better "Chokes" from the Traditions Web site. The are more consistent than the chokes provided. Not everyone who shoots can afford the Benellis, ETC.. For the money and the perofrmance, it is a great deal.
 

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A gun is a gun, if you know how to use it. I kinda laugh when people ask which gun is the best. The best gun is the one you shoot well with, whether it is a auto or pump. I've seen people massarce birds with a "coast to coast", if you're not familiar it is the cheapest gun ever put together.

The best gun certainly isn't the most expensive! You can fall victim to all best marketing and what not, but in the end if it shoots thats all that matters. I've got a friend who bought a benelli SBE thinking that would solve his "missing" problems. Nope, only exacerbated the problem. He used to get 50%, now he shoots 3 times at every bird so his average is like 25%. I myself own 3 shotguns and only use one, a benelli super 90. Sure it is an auto, but if you only shoot once what is the difference. For those times I don't get the bird on the first shot, which isn't all that many, it is sure nice to have an auto though.
 

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Just bought a Fausti 12 ga. at Wallyworld. It's really clean. Haven't shot it yet , but will this afternoon. This model is built special for Walmart. The original Field Hunter model has a different part number and a blued breech area. The part number dosen't even show up on Tradition's web site. Really a beautiful gun. Fausti is a subsidiary of Benelli. Can't go wrong there.
 

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Nice shotguns for the money. I have one and love it. Shot 0 for 10 opening grouse weekend. Took it to the range, practiced a little and shot more pheasants this year than ever. I don't know if it was the gun or the practice or a little of both, but I sure love this gun.
 

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I have owned a 12 gauge fausti for over a year now. And use it mostly for shooting sporting clays at different courses. I bought it for pretty much for the same reason everyone else got one. Its a really great gun for the price. Since I got it I have probaly shot well over 10,000 rounds through it. I usually shot clays at my farm during the week, and courses on the weekend. So I put it to the test if you know what I mean. And have had not one problem with it, it was stiff at first (the action) but it flips right open no problem now. It shoots really well to, I shoot w/ guys who have brownings, berretas, Franchi's you know those high dollar guns and I out shoot them all the time. Since I bought it I have had the barrel sent away to pro-port and had them ported, and backbored and the cones lengthened. I have noticed a considerable difference since then too. Also I got a few sets of extended choke tubes to those make it really nice. But for the money I got in it and the way I shoot w/ it, I wouldn't trade it for any of those high dollar guns. So if you was wandering whether or not to give a fausti a try , go ahead bet you'll like it.
 

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I just saw my first Fausti at a new Walmart this weekend. The stock did not look like wood and their website didn't help much. Some of the replies on this gun are a couple of years old now. Any updates? Are they really connected to Benelli?
 

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Just want to give this thread a bump. I am interested in this gun as well!
 
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