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NorthEnd
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Difference between Franchi and Benelli



I have a new Franchi 12 ga and the receiver and barrel are stamped Benelli, as well as the box and all the papers. I'm assuming one owns the other? What are the differences. I have another older Franchi that doesn't say Benelli and is recoil operated. Who knows some history on these?






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JAB528
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


Iirc franchi and stoeger are owned by benelli





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Preys on Gumps
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


I love my Franchi, my first was a Brescia A handed down from my pow pow. Got a new one three years ago. It kicks like a mule but shoots a great pattern and is an awesome rice field/goose gun where you need a bit longer range.





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NorthEnd
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


Yeah. Both of mine kick like hell. They're light. Guess that's why





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MOT
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


I think a parent company owns all of them...Benelli, Franchi, Stoeger. Is it Beretta?




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prostyleoffensetime
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


quote:

I think a parent company owns all of them...Benelli, Franchi, Stoeger. Is it Beretta?



Yeah, I think that's right along with Uberti and Sako.






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NorthEnd
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


bump for the MLK crew





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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Difference between Franchi and Benelli


I'm sure a benelli has more stainless and heat treated stuff in it than the lower end franchi and stoeger stuff, but in principal they function exactly the same.





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