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Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... #14558793 02/10/20
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I had a Beretta A391 Xtrema that I absolutely loved. Unfortunately, I fell on some hard times, sold it and got out of hunting altogether. Now I'm wanting to get back in the woods, and pick up where I left off. The first place I started was trying to get my hands on another Beretta A391 Xtrema. I know that they now have the A400, but I did not anticipate it being this difficult to find the A391. If I cannot find another at a reasonable price, I will have to go with another shotgun. What I liked about the Beretta was it's weight, and low recoil. I'd like a gun that is similar in those aspects. Any suggestions on where to find an A391 Xtrema? If not, I figure the Browning A5 is about the closest thing to it. What you think?

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Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14558836 02/10/20
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Just a suggestion here...With the newer non-lead shotgun shells and chokes that are available, 3" shells do the job that used to require 3 1/2" shells without kicking the snot out of you. I'd consider a regular Beretta 391, or even 390, too if you find one of those. Keep an eye on Gunbroker or local gun shows. I was lucky enough to find a 391 in camo with a 24" barrel at a gun show a few years ago. Great turkey/waterfowl/predator gun! My son also shoots a Beretta Urika. Good luck in your search.

Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14559201 02/10/20
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Thanks, I didn't consider that aspect of it. I can handle the "kick" on a hunt, but if I want to shoot 200 shells in a day, it's nice be able to do that.

Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14559391 02/10/20
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Xtrema2 owner here

391 parts are getting hard and expensive to get. If you are dead set on a 391, look for the xtrema2, much more comfortable than the 1, better grip, even has kickoff option if that matters to you, but I never felt it was necessary

For the money, I'd look for a A350, its the cheaper version than the A400, a probably more inline with the initial xtrema1 without all the bells and whistles.

Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14559924 02/10/20
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My 391 was the first firearm I purchased myself. Proud as can be of it. You can imagine my disappointment when the rubber grip inserts turned to sticky goop a few years back and later found that replacement stocks didn’t exist. I’ll be very careful of the materials used in stocks for the rest of my life.

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Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14567029 02/12/20
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Why not the A400? They are outstanding shotguns and arguably the best auto made.

Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14568103 02/12/20
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A300 is hard to beat. I bought one for the price, intending it as a backup. Its my main wingshooter now. I clean once per case. No problems.


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Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14571113 02/13/20
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Originally Posted by randolph45
If I cannot find another at a reasonable price...




What do you consider a reasonable price?

I bought one today and am having a tiny bit of buyers remorse. It was sort of an impulse buy and I'm not sure if I made a mistake yet and should have stuck with my original plan.

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The A300 Outlander is no slouch, though probably not as well-finished.

Re: Beretta A391 Xtrema or comparable... [Re: randolph45] #14589673 02/20/20
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I will add...now that the tss is out in force and easy to find...a 3in gun would be more than sufficient.

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