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Posted: 6/30/2008 2:49:46 PM EST
I have a chance on a "lightly" used SPAS 12, asking $900, think I can talk him down to $800, any thoughts
Link Posted: 6/30/2008 3:25:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By JTHM242:
..any thoughts

Cumbersome and unreliable in SA.

Too expensive at any price.

Hey, you asked.
Link Posted: 6/30/2008 6:51:18 PM EST
I would not buy it for one reason Franchi offers no parts for it in the USA. I got this from there rep at the NRA show. nice heavy and kewl
Link Posted: 7/1/2008 10:46:17 AM EST
[Last Edit: 7/3/2008 9:31:35 AM EST by cms81586]
I though about getting one but it was really a hollywood love of the firearm. It's not anything special and just really heavy. I got a Benelli M4 and paid $999 (good deal though) and it is a much better combat shotgun. Just food for thought. IF and only if it has a pushbutton safety (not the lever style) and the full length mag tube and full 21" barrel, folder and hook would I even consider picking it up...even for that price. And that's only for the collectors value of it. They're neat shotguns but the pump/auto function isn't really that practical and the buffers wear out and good luck getting another. Just food for thought.

Link Posted: 7/1/2008 11:33:15 AM EST
I wouldn't buy it.
Link Posted: 7/1/2008 2:46:29 PM EST
thanks for the input,guess I am going to pass, and use the money on a RRA LAR-9 instead
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 12:00:46 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/21/2008 12:01:31 PM EST by Blast]
I love the SPAS 12 and your nuts in the head for not picking one up at that price if its a folder!
Link Posted: 8/13/2008 6:30:24 PM EST
99.9999% chance you'll never shoot anybody with it (i hope) so buy what looks cool.
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