NRA Gun of the Week: Fabarm Professional STF-12 Shotgun

American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen checks out the Fabarm Professional STF-12, an NFA- and import-compliant pump-action shotgun brought to our shores by Fabarm USA, a subsidiary of Fabarm based in Brescia, Italy. The Professional STF-12 utilizes the pump-action mode of operation and features an 18” barrel chambered for up to 3” 12-ga. shotshells. A fixed polymer buttstock is standard for U.S. import, but length of pull is shortened to accommodate heavy clothing and gear. Additional features include: Quick-detach Picatinny rail for use of optics; LPA adjustable sights; door-breaching muzzle brake to help mitigate recoil; and soft-touch over-molding on the shotgun’s gripping surfaces to enhance purchase. For more, check out this week’s NRA Gun of the Week video.

Specifications
:
Manufacturer: FABARM S.p.A. (Italy)
Importer: FABARM USA
Model: FABARM Professional STF 12
Action Type: pump-action shotgun
Gauge: 12; 3”
Barrel: 18”, chrome-moly steel
Sights: three-dot; adjustable aperture rear, fixed fiber-optic front; Picatinny rail
Trigger: 4-lb. pull
Magazine: five-round tubular
Stock: polymer; soft-touch black finish
Finish: Cerakote; matte black
Weight: 8 lbs. 7 ozs. w/muzzle brake
MSRP: $1,225

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