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Thread: Armsan A612 Series Shotguns - Any Reviews?

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    Armsan A612 Series Shotguns - Any Reviews?

    Hi,

    I have been looking into buying an Armsan A612W semi-auto shotgun for some casual clay destruction, and was wondering if anyone had previously purchased any of the models, or have any insight into them. If so, it would be great to hear pros and cons, and any recommendations for alternatives at comparable price-points ($699 - $799).

    Thanks

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    I own a Armsan 12gauge I bought from hunting and fishing about two years ago now ... think they still around the $799 mark .. very low recoil,synthetic stock which keeps it light.. really had little problems with the feeding(shot about 100 clays the other week with another noob "Cam" from forums only 2-3 jams,prob the "
    nuts behind the wheel" more than gun's fault .. Very easy to disassemble and clean.Mine came with 5 different sized chokes,so you can change them for hunting or clays etc
    Also found ,and have always found Great service at Hunting and Fishing.

    Armsan

    Go the Turks

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    I brought a armsan from hunting and fishing this year for duck shooting, I had a few issues with feeding only with the light clay loads and that was more not enough lube, I've shot around 4-500 rounds thru mine this year and I am absolutely impressed with it, awesome gun, even had a mate who brought a 1800 dollar shotgun like it over his one, definatly value for money!

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    What models do you have Tristan and Seano?

    I have seen a few reviews on youtube and they said that there were no issues down to 32gr or 28gr loads. Seem to be a pretty great gun for the price, and the fact I can buy from Hunting and Fishing (I think they are semi-exclusive distributors for Armsan in New Zealand) rather than Gun-Shitty is a great bonus. I think when I can scrape together the cash I will make the investment. Cheers!

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    Mine is a a612 came with 3 chokes, if out of the box I can hit nearly every duck I aimed at and my preg misses can hit 5 out of 5 clays for her first ever time shooting a shot gun at clays its def a well balanced suited gun for most ppl, couldn't recommend it enough!

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    Mine also is a "A612" not sure if its a "A612S" or "A612F" ? .. But has 5 chokes ..and holds 7 + 1 Rounds ..
    As Tristan said "is def a well balanced suited gun for most ppl, couldn't recommend it enough!"

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    Yahhh mines only a 5+1, mag extension I recon !

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    Do you know if they have a "Mag extension" for the Armsan's ? or are they universal ?
    How about this for an extension .....
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    Well the guys at hunting and fishing said they could, but that doesn't always hold truth, I've seen them online, not a bad idea at all, imagine trying to load that in the Mai mai

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    Quote Originally Posted by seano View Post
    Do you know if they have a "Mag extension" for the Armsan's ? or are they universal ?
    How about this for an extension .....
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    Can I just ask, potentially quite naively, what the hell is that thing?

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    That "XRAIL" is a shotgun mag extension with over kill ... think some of them hold up to 21 rounds

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    Quote Originally Posted by seano View Post
    That "XRAIL" is a shotgun mag extension with over kill ... think some of them hold up to 21 rounds

    All I can say is that I imagine it would make trap shooting less challenging - though other people might think it somewhat circumspect if I was walking anywhere with one of those things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I_shoot_freely View Post
    All I can say is that I imagine it would make trap shooting less challenging - though other people might think it somewhat circumspect if I was walking anywhere with one of those things.
    you sir are the master of the understatement.

 

 

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