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Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Rich219, Jan 10, 2012.

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  1. Rich219

    Rich219 Active Member

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    I'm looking to purchase a new gun and need some ideas of what is within my budget. I'm looking to spend $6K or less and it needs to be a combo set. Also, I don't want to purchase a used gun, it must be new.

    Is the Beretta 68x product line going to be the best bang for the buck?
     
  2. Mr. Flinch

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    Personally, I love the Beretta and I believe it to be a great choice. I also like the Browing XT Combo that is only sold through Guns Unlimited in Utah (I think its Utah?).

    Anyway, if you get the XT, I would recommend getting the non-adjustable comb then have one installed by a reputable gunsmith that does that type of work using good hardware. The Browning factory hardware has been the subject of many complaints as I understand.

    Mark
     
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    687 Joel Etchens Combo can be gotten in less then that range and youll have all the goodies and money left over.


    Jerry Lewis
     
  4. dead on 4

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    Yes! 682 or Guerini, I own both, they seem to be the best value. I prefer the way the Guerini points over the Beretta. It's always subjective.

    Surfer
     
  5. Rich219

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    "687 Joel Etchens Combo can be gotten in less then that range and youll have all the goodies and money left over. "

    This is what I've been planning on but I wanted to make sure I wasn't over looking another.
     
  6. g7777777

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    I have this Grand American 1 Unsingle combo- mint

    http://www.trapshooters.com/cfpages/sthread.cfm?threadid=275027&Messages=5


    Regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
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    Rich, sent you a PM. Jake
     
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    Sent you a PM
     
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    I recently bought a 682 combo the more I use it the more i like it. my friends have CG's, brownings and berettas. They are all very nice and very well built. my other choice was the browning combo i liked it and it to felt good. I could have bought the browning just a easily as the beretta, and went back and forth for 6 months; but the beretta deal ( mine I think was there last closed out top single) from etchens yeilded a better price. That being said for a little more you can get a Beretta dt-10 on close out. I could easily buy one of each. by the way the beretta comb hardware is not as bad as people say mike
     
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    used Kolar. best value.
     
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    DT10 on closeout...no question. Below that, take your pick between B and B as to which fits better.
     
  12. Rich219

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    Where are you finding the DT10 on closeout? Why are they on closeout?
     
  13. vpr80

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    New DT11 model is being released this year. From the info on it, does not seem to be a drastic difference or improvement. DT10 has always been undervalued and a great mid-level gun between the mainstream combos and the high-end guns.

    Joel Etchen has them on closeout -- see link.
     
  14. Rich219

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    What is the difference between the JEG 687 and the DT10?
     
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    A 687 is a 682 frame

    The DT 10 is a mass produced SO frame with drop out trigger- massive frame difference and supposedly different barrel steel?

    Regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
  16. Rich219

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    Is it worth the extra $2K?
     
  17. archangel

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    Dt 10 also locks up differently
     
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    Rich,

    I can't speak for all the nice guns on the market as I haven't been as fortunate as many here to try all the top brands and models. I will say I am very happy with my Beretta 682 Gold E Trap. I have had no issues at all with the gun and it is an absolute target crusher when I do my part. If I can answer any questions on the Beretta 682, feel free to PM me and I'll do my best.

    Good luck with whatever you choose.
     
  19. Rich219

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    I think the 687 is going to be the gun. If any questions arise in the next few weeks I will drop you a PM, thanks!
     
  20. Slugo

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    Guns Unlimited is located in Omaha, NE. Google them...
     
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