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Old 10-05-2020, 09:42 AM
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That Franchi Affinit is a nice gun but so is the Marocchi super start super magnum. Unfortunatlly the Franchi can only take up to 3 inch where the marocchi is a magnum and can shoot 3 1/2 inch and is a few hundred cheaper.
Both have 5 star rating on cabelas.

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Full disclosure I purchased a 20 at Shields , had stock of just about every brand. Cabala's had one 20 auto in stock. Also the gun I wanted had a very small nick ,instant $100.00 discount. Also double the trade value at Shields . No more Cabala's for me.

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Old 10-05-2020, 07:54 PM
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I use an 11-87 for waterfowl itís a great gun but Itís hard to beat a pump in nasty weather. I suspect your gun has gotten moisture in it which is causing your firing pin to stick. Before I hunt in nasty cold weather I degrease my gun and lightly lubricate it with a quality lube like Rem oil then I wipe any excess off.
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Old 10-05-2020, 11:14 PM
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I'm a HUGE fan of Benelli, but I think if you are looking for reliability in a waterfowl gun with questionable weather, it's hard to beat a pump.

Assuming your "POS" Remington is an 870, that is one of the best scatter guns ever built (especially if it is an older model). Not trying to throw shade, but if your 870 didn't fire, it is pretty likely a maintenance issue, which is only going to be worse with an automatic.
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Old 10-06-2020, 04:19 AM
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I'm pretty sure its an 870 i'll have to look at it again. It did start to act up before the duck hunt when I was skeet shooting and just thought it was the cheap shells I bought and never thought nothing of it. Some of the other guys had semi-auto's and they had no issues at all. I was the only one that had issues.
Also looking at the Canuck Hunter in semi-auto but cant find any reviews on it and its at a small gun shop, not in the big box stores so if I have any questions I should be able to talk to someone that has experience and/or maybe custom fit it for me.

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Old 10-06-2020, 06:48 AM
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I'm a HUGE fan of Benelli, but I think if you are looking for reliability in a waterfowl gun with questionable weather, it's hard to beat a pump.

Assuming your "POS" Remington is an 870, that is one of the best scatter guns ever built (especially if it is an older model). Not trying to throw shade, but if your 870 didn't fire, it is pretty likely a maintenance issue, which is only going to be worse with an automatic.

I left well enough alone but thought the exact same thing on that Remington. Iím not saying there are not any bad ones out there, but Iíve had and dealt with many and have never heard of and issue with an 870. I would venture to say it is the best pump shotgun made.

In the case of this particular gun it almost sounds like a bad firing pin short striking the prime, or maybe a spring. Probably ten dollars to have it running strong again.


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