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Just picked this baby up about a week ago and got a chance to blast about 100 rounds today. Ran some birdshot, 00 buck, slugs, and some 3" loads.

I was a bit apprehensive about spending upward of $2500 for a shotgun, but this baby shoots like a dream with all kinds of loads. Its from the Benelli performance shop and I believe the work is done by Benny Hill.

It comes with the standard magazine cap and spring, also the Nordic extension, which of course I had to put on and holds 8+1 of the 2 3/4. Speed loading is easy and the comfortech stock does make a difference.

I'm getting into 3 gun and my conclusion after today is that this shotgun is well worth the price. This is replacing my 930SPX







 

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What are the differences between the M-2, and the military version of the M-4? The magazine tube looks different, but other than that, I can't see much if any difference.
 

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M2 uses an inertia system and the M4 uses the argo gas system. If you put a bunch of tacticool crap on an m2, it may not cycle light loads, where the m4 will.
 

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I really want to get a M2 from accurate irons.

So if I'm right the differences are charging handle, welded lifter, ground and smoothed out receiver, nordic mag tube?
 

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I see the lifter is filled in/welded. Can the 3-gun variety of the M2 be "ghost loaded"? (Is the bolt any different?)

ETA: Congrats on an awesome gun. I've got an M2 Field that I love.
 

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Where did you find one? I've been looking and they're nowhere. I realize they're very limited... but come on.
I got it from Able Ammo, but I see they dont even have it listed any more.

Even tho its inertia driven, the thing cycles low brass loads without a hiccup, even while laying prone and not having it shouldered well.
 

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I got it from Able Ammo, but I see they dont even have it listed any more.

Even tho its inertia driven, the thing cycles low brass loads without a hiccup, even while laying prone and not having it shouldered well.
Benelli says don't use anything lighter than a 3 dram 1-1/8oz load in their inertia guns, but plenty of folks out there load and shoot 1oz loads with no problem.

The lightest load I've used since I don't reload 12ga is the cheap stuff (win or fed) from wallyworld which is 3 dr.eq. 1-1/8oz. Zero problems so far.
 

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I really want an M2 but don't think I could afford the $2500 price tag. What about buying an M2 Field for like $1200 and throwing on a tube extension, some sights, and a couple other goodies? Think you could save $500 without too much loss of quality?
 

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I really want an M2 but don't think I could afford the $2500 price tag. What about buying an M2 Field for like $1200 and throwing on a tube extension, some sights, and a couple other goodies? Think you could save $500 without too much loss of quality?
I'd look for a used M1S90 for around $600 or so...plenty of them out there.
 

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I'd look for a used M1S90 for around $600 or so...plenty of them out there.
That's a good idea, but I kinda have my heart set on something new.

Did a little shopping just now and I can get the extension, sights, and charging handle for less than $150, and I pry wouldn't get the handle anyway. So if I get the M2 field for $1100-$1200 I could potentially save $1150-$1250. It wouldn't have the welded lifter or bored-out receiver though. Then again, am I willing to pay $1150 for that?
 

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i have a camo m2 in perfect cond im trying to get 800 for it am i pricing it too low what are the differences between yours and mine
 
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