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Kerighoff or beretta

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by il shooter, Jul 26, 2008.

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  1. il shooter

    il shooter Member

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    which one would you buy kx 5 or 687 single
     
  2. SanDiegoShooter

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    Agree with Kolardude. I have 2 Ethchen berettas and really like them. Great gun for the money.
     
  3. SanDiegoShooter

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    Agree with Kolardude. I have 2 Ethchen berettas and really like them. Great gun for the money.
     
  4. SanDiegoShooter

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    Agree with Kolardude. I have 2 Ethchen berettas and really like them. Great gun for the money.
     
  5. SanDiegoShooter

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    Agree with Kolardude. I have 2 Ethchen berettas and really like them. Great gun for the money.
     
  6. WarEagle2017

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    I had a KX5 Kept it one week, tnen I got lucky got a good deal on a Beretta combo 682 and i Love it..... Its a keeper
     
  7. fritzi93

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    I might as well give the first contrary opinion.

    The Beretta 68x series are fine guns. My first was a well-used 682 combo in 30/34, pull. Then a new 682 Greystone (from Joel Etchen) in 32/34, in which I had Allem double releases. Concurrently, I picked up a little-used old black frame 682 unsingle combo, 32/34, with a Bowen release/pull. Only trouble I ever had was a broken inertia lever spring in the Greystone. No, not the inertia return spring, the inertia lever spring. Tiny little thing, replaced it myself.

    I went to a KX-5 without regrets. Partly it's subjective, as I always felt the Berettas were slightly muzzle-light. Objectively, the lockwork is simpler in the KX and the parts are better made/finished. If you shoot pull, the factory Krieghoff trigger is far better than the Beretta.

    Either one if fine, so pick what you like. Make sure it fits. Good luck.
     
  8. bigdogtx

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    Had a KX5 and sold it. It was a great gun and I put a PFS stock on it. My problem was that I have a have some arthritis in my thumb joint and the KX5 uses the release to cock the gun. After some time it became painful. I traded it for the 682 Gold E Combo and have been very pleased.

    Either gun will serve you well.
     
  9. il shooter

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    thanks for the input
     
  10. pirate shooter kx-5

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    i shoot a kx-5 and i love it. greatest gun i've ever shot. in my opinion much better than a beretta. except there is no combo option if you like shooting doubles so i have a browning ultra xs for doubles.
     
  11. shannon391

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    Yes, definately the Perazzi.
     
  12. John Thompson

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    No question, the Beretta can be made a combo. It is less expensive and it is a good gun.
     
  13. grnberetcj

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    Yeah ..... buy a P-Gun...shoot a hundred rounds and watch the trigger fall out!!

    You wanna throw money away...buy a P-Gun.....

    Curt
     
  14. AveragEd

    AveragEd Well-Known Member

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    I've owned eight Krieghoffs including one KX-5 and can honestly say they are very high quality guns backed by equally high quality service. You can't go wrong with a Krieghoff.

    A few years ago, I bought one of Joel Etchen's Beretta 687 Silver Pigeon II trap combos for our son and was so impressed with it, especially for the money, that I did a gun test on it for Shotgun Sports Magazine. I have stated numerous times that if I ever buy another trap combo for myself, it will be one of those Berettas. Well, I kept my word just this past Monday.

    Both are very good choices and I don't think you can go wrong with either one but the bang-for-the-buck appeal of the Beretta is hard to ignore.

    Ed
     
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