Paste as plain text instead, × The recoil spring should be cleaned as well. Concluding, the recoil tube should be cleaned with gun scrub and a 20 gauge wire brush inserted through the tube.

I also try to spend as much time at the local park with a Champion Workhorse clay thrower as possible. I am having problems with my 20guage montefeltro.

The models sold prior to my Monte included plastic shims to adjust the stock for drop and cast, but Benelli now lists them separately on their website. I didn’t have any extra shoe strings but I did have some short sections of paracord, and that worked well. I have replaced factory springs after one year on M1’s model number 11045 serial numbers M400240 and M400239. I sold a sweet 12 gauge Montefeltro at my store last month. This is the least expensive semi-auto shotgun produced by Benelli. Life gets in the way.

Dropping a gun like the Montefeltro pictured above into the drink is a good way to add a lot of unnecessary anxiety & disappointment to one’s day…no matter how many birds they bagged. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Care must be taken when removing the screw the assembly is under pressure of the recoil spring. With light target loads, though, that’s no real problem. The misses came sporadically.

The operating system is the same in the Montefeltro as it is in any other Benelli. When I finally uncased the firearm and stepped to the firing line I felt like it had been in my hands many times before. Performing complete and well timed maintenance will go a long way towards keeping your Benelli in great operating condition. . After approximately a box of shells fired thru the gun it is doing it again. Good read! The stock assembly and drop change shim will come off. Per the Benelli website, since 1967. Will give them a try. The shell should freely fall out of the barrel. I’ve had my 20 ga M2 since 2011 and the forend is still pretty tight. It is easy to point, chokes work as they should, 60/40 pattern isn’t unusual on a hunting shotgun. Here is what you can do, check all of your shells if you are experiencing cycling issue's after the above described maintainence. Subjectively I find this sticks out like a GLOCK at a 1911 convention. Off to Google I went for some assistance. Then place your closed end wrench on the nut and loosen. Choke tubes, furniture, magazine cap weights, colored control pieces and aftermarket metal trigger guards.

remarkable, This is superb info. Thanks for that! I plan to keep and use this shotgun for an extended length of time and may even consider adding a second Benelli with synthetic stocks for those aquatic places. Clear editor. so their dog could get a good work out. Display as a link instead, × My first pull of the trigger resulted in a miss, then a hit, again a hit and then another. I have let the Montefeltro go 550 shells between cleaning and the filth just wasn’t there.One patch wiped clean the receiver, bolt carrier and the trigger group. Value: * * * * 1/2

100 shooters and it was known as tough targets. Remember this spring will not shoot 7/8 oz. This failure increases when shooting in cold weather and shooting directly overhead, when the bolt faces the force of gravity. “If anyone is reading this and hasn’t tried sporting clays, it’s like golf, but better because guns.”. Thanks for the replies. A “dry” clean magazine assembly, dry meaning no lubricant, will create the same symptom of the bolt assembly not rotating closed in cold weather as well. I shot it a few times and for me it had a significant amount of felt recoil compared to my Beretta AL391's and A303's.

Display as a link instead, × If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. This will require a 17mm closed end wrench. Point the muzzle towards the ground.

MSRP: $1,129 (high $900s retail).

A great way to spend quality time with friends and family, too. Posted September 2, 2009. All of these have been 2 3/4″ shells. What most Benelli owners do not know about the gun they own is, the vital component listed as the recoil spring and the recoil spring tube. It was time for this dad to pick out his own Father’s Day gift. With the knowledge and understanding of this maintenance and process, the problems experienced in cycling issues could be completely eliminated. They all suffer from it.

Specifications. I havent’ shot clays much lately and am nowhere near the shot I was back then.

Can a monti be cut down to accommodate a 13 1/2 “ LOP? The change was dramatic as I went from competitive in my class to winning the overall league once I’m short armed and the gun felt good in the store, but not on the course.

Cleaning the magazine tube without removing it, at least for me, has meant meant just douching it with solvent through either the … If you read my review of the Browning you saw that I mentioned I have a touch of OCD when it comes to cleaning guns. The 14 3/8-inch length of pull works well for my long arms. Per the Benelli website, since 1967. I install Wolff 25% increase recoil spring in all hunting guns.

The inertia system with chrome barrel and chamber makes for a very clean and easy to clean gun. November 14, 2006 in Benelli. Father’s day was coming soon and I hadn’t added a new firearm to the safe in a while. The Montefeltro comes with a nice wrench and three of Benelli’s Crio system choke tubes; improved cylinder, full and modified. Just wondering, how long did it take you to carefully set that little beauty in the rack before you took the pic?