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BreakOpen Semi-Auto

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Dave P, Oct 26, 2007.

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  1. Dave P

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    Quite some time ago one of the gun manufacturers announced in one of the gun mags.that they were comeing out with a break open semi auto. I want to say it was Beretta but I'm not sure. There hasn't been any talk on here about and was wondering what the status is. I'm sure the mag. was American Rifleman. It was no b.s. being started.
     
  2. Gargoyle!

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    I to think it was Beretta.
     
  3. ClaySmoke

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    It's a Beretta. The model is UGB25 Excel. Definately a different design, but it looks pretty interesting. Garrett
     
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    Beretta
     
  5. hubcap

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    Yes, it is the Beretta UGB25. I handled one at the Beretta booth at the Grand...........I must say I was underwhelmed. I personally see no advantage of the UGB25 over the 391. The 391 costs about a third what the UGB25 was listed for.

    I'll just stick with my 391.........if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

    hubcap
     
  6. shannon391

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    You have to be double jointed to open it.The second shell is hanging off the reciever open to rain or snow. No way to save hulls.

    Kind of neat though, definitely thinking outside the box.
     
  7. timb99

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    Great idea, looking for a reason to exist.
     
  8. Gargoyle!

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    Price?????
     
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    Priceless.
     
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    TRON............Please e-mail me; XXXkolarpoleatcomcast.netXXX Questions on the UGB25....thanking you in advance, Dan
     
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    At the Grand the sales people didn't know the price, they said it would most likely be in the $3000.00 range. They had found some production cost decreases, and didn't have a price at thta time.
     
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    Tron, are these for sale, or are they yours? Please email me about it also. Thanks, Steve
     
  13. over the hill

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    Another break auto that was or is still made is the Cosmi. I talked with the owner at the Shot show some years ago. Quite expensive then but looked very reliable. Possibly sold patd. or license to mfg to Bretta. I have a brochere ill look up. Possibly the same design.....Gerald
     
  14. Texas Ton

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    I wouldn't consider the Cosmi to be anything like the Beretta, other than it breaks open.

    It's a piece with some really fine machined parts, hand lapped thruout, but not reliable and kicks like a mule. At least not reliable with what we consider as target loads, questionable with 1200 fps 32 gram loads.
     
  15. michmoe

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    I shot a proto excel at the Grand a few years back...the deal with Beretta was you had to shoot a few shells with the Exel and the then new Tekneys.I could see no advantage of the break-open/gas gun as opposed to the 391.At less then half the price.Another problem they were working on with the exel was that the emptys ejected from the bottom and would have been difficult to save unless you carried a bucket around a positioned it so they would land in it.Might have been kinda hard hitting two targets at once!!!..lol
     
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    For what it's worth. Beretta has pulled that model from production at this time. It is not listed in the catalog or dealer pricing sheets
    Mike Battista
     
  17. Dave P

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    Mike B.: Do you have any info as to why or what is going on with this model. I haven't even or ever seen it advertised anywhere. I was very curious and interested when the first announcements first came out.

    Thanks gentlemen for your responses and help. This is the site for info.!!

    Dave P.
     
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    Mike B.: Do you have any info as to why or what is going on with this model. I haven't even or ever seen it advertised anywhere. I was very curious and interested when the first announcements first came out.

    Thanks gentlemen for your responses and help. This is the site for info.!!

    Dave P.
     
  19. maclellan1911

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    I believe they came out in 2004, I like it couse its different and cool looking? youa trya the web sitea abovea youa seea video, no.
     
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