Gun Report

Franchi Model 48 AL 20 Gauge No. 40205

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Patterned after the reliable Browning A-5 semi-automatic with its recoil-operated system, this copy just didnít live up to the expectations of our testers.

Franchi Model 48 AL 20 Gauge No. 40205

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Hunting
Recreational
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Capacity
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
Action Type
Ejectors
Chamber Length
Choke Tubes
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Receiver Material
Rib Width
Sights
Stock Material
Forend
Buttstock
Length of Pull
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
Trigger Pull Weight Bottom
Trigger Pull Weight Top

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Based on the design of the recoil-operating system of the Browning A-5, the shotgunís shell-handling ability proved to be a poor imitation, with numerous failures encountered by our test group.
A silver trigger and bolt handle are the only contrast in the plain appearance of the low-end shotgun.
The silver bead atop a standard quarter-inch rib was rated as just an average sighting plane by our shooters

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