The Italian designed Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotgun has served alongside the members of the United States Marine Corps for over the past two decades, and is also a popular commercial option.
Despite a versatile hybrid design that allows it to operate as a pump-action or as a semi-automatic with a flick of the wrist, Benelli’s convertible M3 has yet to receive its due in the American market
Of all the options for home-defense arms, the shotgun has long been a staple for such scenarios, as explored here with Benelli's semi-automatic, 12-ga. M4 shotgun set up according to the teachings of Tom Givens of Rangemaster Firearms Training.
At the Outdoor Solution Corp's Long Range Shooting School, student learn the skills necessary to make practical shots in the field with a Benelli Lupo while relying on modern tech and intuition.
Benelli's M4 Tactical took the No. 2 slot in GunBroker's top-selling semi-automatic shotguns in 2020.