NRA Gun of the Week: Stoeger M3020 Defense Shotgun

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posted on September 22, 2018

The M3020 semi-automatic 20-ga. defense shotgun from Stoeger Industries, part of the Beretta umbrella of companies, offers shooters Benelli engineering at a bit lower cost. The Turkish-built shotgun features the proven recoil-operated Inertia Driven system combined with an 18.5” barrel, iron sights, optic rail and room for accessories, it makes for a shotgun ideal for defensive use. To learn more about this shotgun, watch this week's NRA Gun of the Week video

Specifications:
Model: M3020 Defense
Importer: Stoeger Industries, Inc.
Action Type: recoil-operated semi-automatic shotgun
Gauge: 20; 3” chamber
Receiver: aluminum
Barrel: 18.5” steel; cylinder bore constriction
Magazine: four-round tubular
Sights: adjustable aperture rear, wing-protected fiber-optic front; optic rail included
Trigger: 6-lb., 9-oz. pull
Stock: black polymer
Weight: 5 lbs., 13 ozs.
Accessories: owner’s manual, lock
MSRP: $619 

Additional Reading:
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