The Stoeger M3020 Shotgun is a 3–inch, ... Franchi Affinity 3 Semi-Auto Mossy Oak Bottomland 20Ga 26" ~ By: Franchi. While perhaps unremarkable in the case of the Mossberg, many 20 gauge inertia guns are real thumb-busters as is the case with the previously reviewed Benelli M2 and the Franchi Affinity models. by uvagobbler » January 9th, 2017, 10:10 am, Post by ccleroy » January 8th, 2017, 8:22 pm, Post It will do. by turkeyinstrut » May 11th, 2017, 10:02 am, Post Gadwalls and Ringers. Thread Tools: Show Printable Version. by matchbook454 » May 11th, 2017, 12:48 pm, Post . The Affinity will not run 3.5 inch shells. Only difference is the chamber size....but I rarely shoot 3 1/2 its too expensive and 3 inch is perfect for me. Stoeger Uplander Supreme Shotgun 20 Ga. 26" Walnut ~ By: Stoeger. by fountain » May 11th, 2017, 4:40 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 54 guests. 24" bbl and it's light. I'm glad I didn't spend the extra $200 or so for the Franchi. Both reliable as … Now to decide on which one of Hal's tss recipes to start with! Franchi affinity vs sa-08 vs Stoeger 3020 which one? Remington 1100. Franchi Affinity vs Stoeger M3000. The beretta a300 feels very cheap and flimsy. I think the Franchi is Benelli's idea of what a Stoeger should be. The 26" weighs 7lbs according to wakeman. Can't wait to play with it. For reliability at a price you'll love, experts and novices agree on Stoeger. The only thing I'd like to change is the trigger. Surprisingly absent from both lines, though, was a smaller, 20-ga. counter-part to the ubiquitous 12. The TSS I have only got feed back from the SA-08. I am in the market for a new 20 gauge. If you couldn't find a Franchi near you, the Stoeger isn't a terrible choice. by turkeyinstrut » May 11th, 2017, 2:18 pm, Post . It has a lot more Benelli DNA and many of the Stoeger caveats don't apply. !......I tried 9.5's in it and actually get better numbers with 9's and a more even pattern. Stoeger is assembled in Turkey with a beretta made barrel and internals with a receiver made by a third party in either Italy or the U.S.that I can't remeber the name of. Often it's as if the other brands do not exist, which is a shame, because there are plenty of quality shotguns flying just a touch below the radar. I'm glad I didn't spend the extra $200 or so for the Franchi. We have seen them all put up good numbers with the Federal shells. by BuckyT » May 15th, 2017, 8:44 am, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 54 guests. I'm running fed 7 and a sum toy 562-5. Archived. GB has them for $579! by uvagobbler » January 11th, 2017, 12:47 pm, Post by turkeyinstrut » May 11th, 2017, 3:31 pm, Post Posted by 3 years ago. Not overly expensive, camo stock and for end, and shoots good. I'm leaning toward the affinity. We brought all the 20 gauges to get ready for dove opener and duck season. I'm an SA08 guy. Re: Franchi affinity vs sa-08 vs Stoeger 3020 which one. Once I got use to POA/POI I was good. Oh, and its not built by terrorists. As with its predecessors, the M3020 is designed around Benelli’s inertia-driven operating system. Franchi Affinity vs Stoeger M3000. I bought a Bottomland Affinity 20 a little over a year ago. Gadwalls and Ringers. Killed one with tss 9 last year with it. I like the choke system in the Stoeger and Franchi better then the Sa-08. Not a lot more to ask for. This shotgun has been severely overlooked in the 3-gun world in my opinion. Franchi Affinity/ Stoeger 3020 Posted by Old #7 on 12/11/14 at 3:23 pm 0 0 Looking to get a semi auto 20 ga. Out of all the reviews and handling the guns in stores I went with an Affinity off of Gun Broker, got it for a steal at $600 shipped and … Once I figured out the action I wanted (Gas vs. Inertia) I broke it down to a Franchi Affinity to the Stoeger M3000. No, the affinity does not feel cheap and flimsy. by pullit » January 9th, 2017, 12:12 pm, Post I'm with cove...if you can't live without the wife a affinity is what I'd buy, The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. by chipper » May 11th, 2017, 7:40 pm, Post by matchbook454 » May 11th, 2017, 9:08 am, Post I've had it six years and killed my limit all but one year with it. by savduck » January 8th, 2017, 11:45 pm, Post The swing was awesome. I bought a Franchi Affinity in Bottomland last year. Switch to Hybrid Mode. Whenever a discussion arises over the "best" shotgun of a particular action type, the debate seems to center on a narrow group of brands. I use a Carlson's choke and TSS #9's, lightweight deadly combination for gobblers WAY out there! Both are inertia driven..... Stoeger 3500 is 650 bucks new and the Affinity is 799..... or the stoeger 3000... which is 3 inch chamber and 550 Out Of Stock. by SKFOOTER » May 11th, 2017, 9:50 am, Post Tags: stoeger m3000 chokes stoeger m3000 consumer reviews stoeger m3000 max 5 stoeger m3000 reliability stoeger m3000 vs franchi affinity stoeger m3500 shotgun reviews stoeger semi auto shotguns reviews. Sam M. Sam is an avid firearms enthusiast who loves sharing his knowledge and experience with fellow gunivores. all are good guns. Refer to the chart below to locate the HEVI-Choke™ product that fits your gun. Message me if you have one you'd like to sell. We went to Coon Creek and shot sporting clays. Surprisingly absent from both lines, though, was a smaller, 20-ga. counter-part to the ubiquitous 12. ??? But.. I wanted the Benelli Montefeltro but it doesn't come in synthetic stock in … by matchbook454 » May 11th, 2017, 7:43 am, Post I believe the Benelli M2 was the sweetest of them all BUT my wife would divorce me ( I have one in a 12 ga). After much research, I was not comfortable with a Turkish made gun. by turkeyinstrut » May 11th, 2017, 9:33 am, Post Looking for high numbers. 400 rounds. The 612 and 912 will accept the same extensions as the Affinity, as listed above. Out Of Stock. I do know this is not what you are asking about, but the little Mossberg sa20 turkey thug is a very nice little gun. I may not be smart but I can lift heavy objects. I get 300's to 330's using a Carlson's .575 with the Big 20XL, Big 20XLS, and Stubby Loads. Talk about 20, 16, & 28 gauge and .410 bore shotguns here. Post I’ve heard a lot of folks getting torn between the Franchi Affinity and the Benelli M2, and it’s easy to see why. I've got a buddy that loves his 26" affinity, I'm going to take my chances with the wife killing me and get the M2 20 gauge this summer, I just love the way that gun feels and points, it feels like a natural extension, I may sell my Sx3 12 gauge to offset the cost though and avoid the death penalty. Re: WTB franchi affinity or stoeger m3020 20 gauge w/ 26" barrel [Re: Tailwalk7] #2204476 08/24/17 02:24 PM 08/24/17 02:24 PM: Joined: Jan 2014 Posts: 1,169 Benelli M2. The 28" will add another 1 or 2 ounces. It's a mean gun. I would buy on again in a minute. That all changed in 2015, when Stoeger introduced the 20-ga.-chambered M3020, which is reviewed here. « Return to products Gun Model Choke Interchange Akkar Remington standard threads (not Pro-Bore) American Arms (threads located at bottom of choke) None available American Arms (threads located at top of choke) None available Antonio Zoli None available Austin & Halleck... Read more » These hardworking guns are all about action and value. It's a nice swinging gun. 500/535 (all versions), Maverick 88. Three years ago, the like-chambered M3000 replaced the popular M2000. Avoid Weatherby at all cost. M3000/M3K. Hate how my franchi feels but it is a killer. That all changed in 201… It's a great gun! However according to the manual it came be. The Weatherby Element does not have this obnoxious problem. Re: Franchi affinity vs sa-08 vs Stoeger 3020 which one. I just bought my daughter a 20 ga. Affinity compact with a 24" barrel, it will put 330 to 345 TSS 9's in the 10" @ 40 every time and man is it LIGHT!!!!! I have a bran new M3020 still in the box never fired I will sale for 400.00 ,black synthetic. by SKFOOTER » January 11th, 2017, 5:33 pm, Post So, I started looking at both the Stoeger 3000 and the Franchi Affinity. I personally shoot the Franchi Affinity, we have a Stoeger m3020, and various remingtons. The Stoeger is basically a lesser quality version of the Affinity, both of which are made under the Beretta/Benelli umbrella. I finally got my hands on a Franchi Affinity and made a video comparing it to my Benelli M2 with 3-gun in mind. First notice was that the a Stoeger was the lightest even with the 28" barrel. The 6.5 lbs for the affinity is not accurate. Stoeger Industries, Inc., a corporation beneath the extensive Beretta Holding S.p.A. umbrella of companies, has imported Turkish-made, semi-automatic shotguns since 2001, when the 3\"-chambered, 12-ga. M2000 was introduced. You cannot bend or flex the affinity stock. As both of these manufacturers are members of the Beretta Holding Company, there is sure to be plenty of overlap in components, style, and engineering. 6. The 3.5 inch models are designed to run off of 1 1/8 oz loads of shot in the 2 3/4" shells, you might find they do not like loads under that unless the lack of shot is made up for with additional powder. RECOIL PADS by thankins88 » January 18th, 2017, 6:04 pm, Post I've toted the Franchi Affinity compact with me the past 2 seasons, I'd buy it again if I didn't want to toss the extra $$ for the M2. Wanted the M2 but can't justify spending the $ on something I … I own a Stoeger M3020. A lot of people don't know it but the Stoeger and the Franchi is the same gun. I'm just getting started on the competitive side, planning on using it for 3 Gun matches and occasionally clays. Looks like a Carlsons .575 is the way to go. For that you need the Intensity model. I own a Stoeger M3020. Franchi affinity vs sa-08 vs Stoeger 3020 which one? $949.00 $799.99. 2 buddies of mine have the Franchi and the Stoeger, both equally great guns IMO. Click on a term to search for related topics. by Fatmo » January 8th, 2017, 10:36 pm, Post Franchi affinity vs sa-08 vs Stoeger 3020 which one? $539.00 $519.99. Shot ducks with it last year with a box of #4 Hevi-Metals. Im looking to get the Franchi Affinity 28 inch with max4 or the Stoeger 3500 in max4. The Beretta A300 and the Stoeger M3000 / M3500. I do know the Franchi is a killer and Light. by WV Ridge Reaper » January 10th, 2017, 10:59 pm, Post (20 gauge only duck club). ↳   Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest Archives, ↳   2016 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2015 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2014 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2013 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2012 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, By accessing or using this Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions as stated in the GobblerNation.com Rules & Terms. I think the stoeger is turkey where franchi's are Italian and on the benelli line. Franchi is the same … It shoots well. ... or a Franchi Affinity/Intensity. by SumToy » January 13th, 2017, 7:54 pm, Post Post Franchi or Stoeger Sa-459 here and like it! Email this Page. Reading Randy's review of the Affinity, I felt this was the way I should go. Benelli M2. Thanks for sharing your experiences. by Lonster » January 18th, 2017, 5:25 pm, Post not in the buttstock. Patterns well with TSS too. Both the Mossberg SA-20 and the Weatherby Element are easy to load. I have an m2 that's nice with a pretty sparkly stock set and my wife doesn't want to dip it, so I bought her the Mossberg. matchbook454 Posts: 32 I looked at all three of them at sportsman warehouse on Friday. I don't think you can go wrong with any of the guns to be honest. I haven't got it yet but will get the extended non ported choke. STOEGER MODEL 3000 and MODEL 3500. by uvagobbler » January 8th, 2017, 7:14 pm, Post Posting Rules You may not post new threads. The Stoeger M3020 caught my eye for a minute. by Cove » January 10th, 2017, 10:01 am, Post stoeger m3020 vs franchi affinity, stoeger vs franchi. Heavy rib, heavy trigger and overly heavy guns are part and parcel of the Stoeger line. Looking for some advice for my first semi-auto shotgat. It came with the dead ringer sights and also is drilled and tapped and includes a rail. I get 300's to 330's using a Carlson's .575 with the Big 20XL, Big 20XLS, and Stubby Loads. Franchi Affinity 20ga 26 barrel with Carlsons choke TSS 9s, I have a bran new M3020 still in the box never fired I will sale for 400.00 ,black synthetic. My gun is built based off the old beretta 390 gas system. A price-point gun with a generally dismal track record that makes many wish they had gone elsewhere, to the Franchi Affinity, Girsan or others that offer a clearly better-built product. There are plenty of the stoeger's out there performing perfectly. Lightest one I could find. Switch to Threaded Mode. In this shotgun video Elliott from Freelance Duck Hunting takes a look at two semi automatic shotguns. I've shot turkeys, pheasant, quail and whatever else with it and love it. I will have a Franchi Affinity next season. Stoeger’s M3020 is a 3-inch, 20-gauge Inertia Driven ® semi-automatic shotgun joins Stoeger’s line of quality, affordable shotguns. Kinda stepped away from it as it's not drilled and tapped for a scope mount. Shot ducks with it last year with a box of #4 Hevi-Metals. Franchi Affinity Vs. Benelli M2. by matchbook454 » May 11th, 2017, 7:28 pm, Post Ill add, in our house we have an array of shotgun brands. You can easily flex it with your hand. It's a mean gun. by turkeycallin » January 19th, 2017, 6:27 am, Post I am a SA-08 man as well, after 2 shoulder surgery's I like the less recoil. To me the Franchi and Stoeger are almost identical in design, with the fit a finish being better on the Franchi. I just bought an Affinity 20 with 26" barrels. The Franchi Affinity is essentially the Stoeger version of the inertia action, with the mainspring under the forearm, around the magazine tube . Not sure what the difference is in the receiver make-up between the M3020 and say a Rem 11-87 is, but I do know that it's not recommended to drill and tap the 11-87. They're Turkish-made guns that … George Thompson of Benelli talks about a few of the most attractive features that come standard on the new Franchi Affinity 3 in a 20 gauge. The Stoeger and Franchi is inertia and the Weatherby is gas......I have a SA-459, same thing as the SA-08 just a shorter barrel, it's a great gun. Patterns well with TSS too. No matter which one I go with, it will be a dedicated turkey gun. Stoeger M3020 Semi-Auto Shotgun -Stoeger’s M3020 is a 3-inch, 20-gauge Inertia Driven semi-automatic shotgun joins Stoeger’s line of quality, affordable shotguns. We had the Franchi Affinity. I'm sure any of these shotguns will do all I need. It's a nice swinging gun. by killerstump » January 8th, 2017, 9:49 pm, Post Close. I have a Stoeger M3020 now. Ideal for waterfowl, turkey and upland game; Handles a full range of loads, from 2-3/4 inch to 3-inch magnum Talk about 20, 16, & 28 gauge and .410 bore shotguns here. Display Modes: Linear Mode. I bought a franchi affinity because the dealers that stock Benelli, franchi, and stoeger seem to indicate the franchi is the better performing and strips down better too. And the Stoeger M3020. by strutnva » January 11th, 2017, 3:16 pm, Post ↳   Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest Archives, ↳   2016 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2015 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2014 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2013 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, ↳   2012 Gobbler Nation Turkey Hunting Contest, By accessing or using this Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions as stated in the GobblerNation.com Rules & Terms. However the stoeger or the franchi will both serve you well. 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