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Benelli m2 vs. winchester sx3

by , Posted to on 10/22/2012 5:31 PM | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 10/22/2012
Location: ND
 I am looking at getting a semi-auto shotgun. Im looking at the benelli m2 and the winchester sx3. Right now I shoot a winchester 1300 xtr pump. My dad has a benelli montefeltro and it feels and shoots great. I've heard great things about both guns so I'm kinda torn between the two. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 
Re: Benelli m2 vs. winchester sx3
by on 10/22/2012 5:36 PM | Reply #1 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 04/13/2009
Location: ND
My son and I have SX3's and would not own a different semi. We can shoot skeet loads to Geese loads and they never skip a beat.
Re: Benelli m2 vs. winchester sx3
by on 10/22/2012 5:50 PM | Reply #2 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 10/26/2011
Location: ND
 I shoot an M2 and love it. It's the only semiautomatic I've shot but I would buy another one. 

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by on 10/22/2012 6:17 PM | Reply #3 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 12/01/2007
Location: ND
 You would be hard pressed to find much wrong with a Benelli Auto, SX3, or Beretta Auto. 
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by on 10/22/2012 6:30 PM | Reply #4 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Re: Benelli m2 vs. winchester sx3
by on 10/22/2012 6:39 PM | Reply #5 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 03/08/2012
Location: Nd

I like the X3  but would  not go with the duro-touch armor as mine pealed off twice.

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by on 10/22/2012 8:17 PM | Reply #6 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 05/19/2009
Location: nd
sx3 but ask the sales man to show you how to clean it or you will get pissed off. i have shot both, and like the fit and feel of the sx3 better but if you are not a fan of maintenence then go with the m2

i do like the short barrel and mag extension options available for the m2
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by on 10/22/2012 9:05 PM | Reply #7 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 12/17/2004
Location: ND
SuperX3, what did you do about the peeling? I have a SX3 as well and absolutely love how it feels and shoots but mine is beginning to peel. Really bums me out..
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by on 10/22/2012 9:12 PM | Reply #8 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 12/14/2010
Location: ND
That duracoat is junk - just bought the sx3 6 weeks ago or so and its peeling already. Fortunately for the gun it is a pleasure to shoot and its points really well for me.

Both guns are great choices i think - you should pick the one that fits you best and you are most comfortable with.


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by on 10/22/2012 10:58 PM | Reply #9 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 10/22/2012
Location: ND
 Thanks everyone for the help! Probably leaning more toward the m2 mostly because of the inertia system vs the gas system. I just think that the action of the m2 is much smoother than that of the sx3. 
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by on 10/22/2012 11:22 PM | Reply #10 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 03/08/2012
Location: Nd
 Called Winchester got a PO. And sent it in (both times it took 8 to 10 weeks they tried to bill me on the second one.   Let's just say I got it for postage. I talked to JJ 
Re: Benelli m2 vs. winchester sx3
by on 10/23/2012 08:40 AM | Reply #11 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

Joined: 11/01/2005
Location: ND
Father-in-law has had a Montefeltro for a few years and it was really his baby. Last year he picked up an SX3 because he wanted a goose gun. He now says he'll never buy another shotgun and the benelli is now a "safe queen". He says the recoil of the sx3 is significantly less than the benelli and he loves the way it shoots. I don't think he's shown it much abuse.
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