Overall, the Franchi is nice for a field gun.
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Leaning this way right now, or Tristar.
Both are covered in an oil finish. They never seen to ask twice for my loaner.
Do not buy low cost O/U! 4.
Post subject: Re: How good is the Stevens 555 o/u? He stated that he has had no problems reported to him about this gun. Primary use for the gun will be dove, chukar, ducks, and pheasants for myself and a couple rounds of clays for the kids.
Such emails will be ignored. 01-24-2017, 10:53 AM Today I read Phil Bourjaily's comments on the Savage 555 o/u shotgun.
If the weight hovers around the low end of 5-6 pounds, how do you consider the recoil for a 28 ga? Good review. A few names mentioned might have changed, but the basics are sound: cry when you buy,but laugh when it lasts. by American Rifleman Staff -
Get the American Hunter Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. Since it is manufactured by Benelli, and can utilize the chokes used in my Beretta 682, I have more choke options than the factory-supplied F, M, and IC.
eastbank. Savage Arms resurrected the Stevens brand in 1999, and it has since become a home for budget-priced, but reliable, shotguns. Try one of these three options to get the gun you desire without emptying your piggy bank.
The Tristar Trinity, meanwhile, offers 12-, 16-, and 20-gauges. Both guns are dressed in Turkish Walnut. Bonus: The Stevens 555 comes with five tubes (C, IC, M, IM and F) and also is available in a 20-gauge version weighing in at 5½ pounds with a 26-inch barrel. Each company offers some combination of 26- and 28- inch barrels depending on chambering. If you are a TFL member and can access TFL, please do not use this link; instead, use the forums (like Questions, Suggestions, and Tech Support) or PM an appropriate mod or admin. “Stevens (or rather KOFS) managed to equip the 555 E with a more-than-decent trigger.” I think I made it pretty clear that this is a Turkish gun. Must have had some trouble along that line similar to the early Mossberg O/U's. Since it is manufactured by Benelli, and can utilize the chokes used in my Beretta 682, I have more choke options than the factory-supplied F, M, and IC. I've handled a number of the ATI O/U's and although some like the engraved look receiver, I found it to be rather cheap looking.
Saw a ATI Cavalry 20ga for $400 and liked the 28ga so much thought I would give it a try. My brother and I do quite a bit of wing shooting and when we saw the Stevens 555 on sale we snatched a couple.
The Trinity, with its acid-etched engraving, is finished with 24-karat gold inlay for an exceptionally classy look.
gun .Since it has been a while, I was curious if you have any other feedback on your 555, Toasty?
The Red Label's twin barrels give it more a tad more versatility with two different choke options. The main
The Stevens is a great gun to own when one of your “friends” asks you if he can borrow a gun for the weekend. The 1100 is hands-down the lightest in the recoil department, but also the heaviest of the three. As it appears the shotgun in the upper portion of your photograph is your Benelli, what is its weight? Stevens Model 555 Shotgun Review Stevens firearms have been going strong for 150 years. This email contact address is not an "Ask the Firearms Expert" service. for a hunting gun or a sometime clays shooter they seem alright, but my own personal take from seeing them at the clay ranges is not too good.
Looks good hanging on your wall, but you won't be happy if you take it down and try an shoot it. Don't remember exactly but I know I paid right around $500 for it. For this comparison, we’re using the Stevens Model 555E in 16-gauge with 28-inch barrels against the new-for-2020 Tristar Trinity in 16-gauge with the same 28-inch barrel set.
Like others have said, fit and finish isn't great, the wood is very soft and dents/scratches very easily. To that end, the Stevens 555E offers ejectors. Bonus: The Condor Field also is available in full-size 12, 20, 28 and .410 models: They are priced the same as the youth version.