NRA Gun of the Week: Benelli 828U Shotgun

posted on November 28, 2015
Benelli announced its over-under shotgun, the 828U, at the 2015 SHOT Show, but American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz was treated to an early look at the gun during a 2014 South Dakota upland bird hunt. You can learn what makes this over-under different than any others on the market by reading his complete review here, and watch the shotgun in use on the range in the video above, as the 828U is our latest NRA Gun of the Week.

Manufacturer:
 Benelli Armi SpA, Urbino, Italy
Importer: Benelli USA Corp.
Action: lock plate over-under shotgun
Receiver: anodized aluminum alloy
Gauge: 12, 3”
Trigger: single-selective, inertial; 5-lb. pull (top barrel); 6-lb. pull (bottom barrel)
Sights: 0.280” carbon-fiber ventilated rib, 0.078” red fiber-optic bead
Stock: walnut
Weight: 6 lbs., 7 ozs. (26” barrels) to 6 lbs., 9 ozs. (28” barrels)
Finish: blued barrels; black anodized trigger guard
Accessories: owner’s manual, five Crio choke tubes (C, IC, M, IM, F); choke tube wrench, thread chaser; shim kit; trigger group removal tool; lock and case
MSRP: $2,999, nickel-finish receiver (tested)

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