Category: Shotguns and Smoothbores
The Benelli Autoloader has been tipped as one of the most revolutionized guns in the world of shotguns due to their beautiful designs and efficiency. They indeed have redefined how autoloaders should work. With its inertia driven property, Benelli has popularized this bolt system as the best alternative to gas operated autoloaders. The Benelli Autoloader is black and has a synthetic look with an additional carbon fiber texture and finishes. The Benelli Autoloader’s aesthetics simply ushers in the new age of autoloader shotguns in the world.
The Benelli Vinci 12-gauge is one of its models. This autoloader shotgun is best for hunting. It is loaded into three modules, the first module is the barrel/ receiver, the second module is the trigger group/the forearm and lastly, the buttstock module. The Vinci 8.5” receiver has the barrel as the host to the next generation inertia driven system. Functioning on the same axis as the bore, the short bolt and return spring are the operating system.
The Benelli Autoloader comes in handy with five Benelli crio chokes namely cylinder, an improved cylinder, modified, improved modified and full. It is also available in either 28”or 26” barrels weighing around 6.9 and 6.8 pounds respectively.
In the trigger group, the trigger is incorporated in the forearm module. The forearm contains the trigger assembly, safety, the shell carrier and the self-contained magazine tube. On top of the unique Vinci 12-gauge autoloader, the The Benelli Autoloader has a Benelli Shell view where the user can see the number of shells in the magazine because it is transparent. The magazine has a considerable capacity of 3+1 and is easily assembled by a button’s push. The setting of the barrel and the forearm has made the Benelli Autoloader obsolete.
The buttstock module – popularly known as the Quadrafit Buttstock module, is the third feature of the Benelli Autoloader Vinci 12-gauge. It maintains the Benelli’s Comfort Tech recoil-reducing system. It uses a turn-and-lock mechanism. This enables the quick field changes on the stock to either a pistol-grip stock or the turkey hunting stock. With the Quadrafit plus, one can adjust the drop, cast, comb height and the pull length in a very short time without necessarily having to resolve to the assistance of any adjusting tool.
The Benelli’s V-grip corrugated, non-slip surface, which is molded into the pistol grip and the forearm is another added safety measure of this gun. This feature offers a more secure hold to the gun thus reducing the chances of injury or misfire. In addition, the Vinci 12-gauge reduces recoil felt by the user. The recoil reduction is ranged to be about 72% from the recoil felt from other autoloaders.
Other models include the Benelli Montefeltro, which is considerably lighter, slender and a quick pointer. This is a semi-auto shotgun with an inertia driven bolt. It comes in two designs, the Benelli Montefetro 20-gauge and the Benelli Montefeltro 12-gauge. This gun shoots as well as it looks combining asthetics and efficiency.
The Benelli M4 is another model that comes with the autoloading feature. The Benelli Autoloader is the gun of choice to the U.S Marine Corps who preferred the 12-gauge shotgun. It comes with a Picatinny rail for optics, an adjustable ghost-ring rear sight and a black synthetic pistol-grip stock. The Benelli Autoloader is also preferred by those who are looking to bolster their home security.