How good are Fausti shotguns?

How good are Fausti shotguns?

Actually, it’s a great all round lightweight fast handling shotgun in any guise. In 20-gauge it is just about right offering a good blend size, weight and handling. Recoil is very light and for me and my son it shot true to each eye with a very flat down the rib orientation.

What age is a 20-gauge shotgun for?

Most are 12- to 14-year-olds with 20-gauge youth-model Remington 870s or Mossberg Model 500s. The guns are too short and kick too hard. Where did they get these guns? From you, their parents, who put one under the tree a year or two earlier.

Do they still make 20-gauge shotguns?

I raised the 20-gauge M2, and two of the 12-pound giants folded just as hard as if I’d shot them with a 12. Twenty-gauge waterfowl guns are in right now. Once considered appropriate only for the small-framed and recoil-shy, they’re now a fad among waterfowlers of all sizes and experience levels.

What kind of shotgun is a Fausti by tradition?

When it comes to Fausti shotguns, you might be more familiar with the “Fausti by Traditions” guns that were imported some five years ago, Franchi Highlander S x S models, discontinued Marlin L.C. Smith relabeled Fausti models or the current Weatherby D’Italia shotguns. The practice of relabeled guns guns is hardly new.

How much does a Faust twenty gauge shotgun weigh?

The Faust “Class” twenty gauge I am working with right now weighs 6-pounds 6-ounces, with consistent clean-breaking triggers that release at 4-pounds 4-ounces and 4-pounds 10-ounces respectively.

What kind of barrel does Fausti side by sides have?

Fausti USA side-by-sides feature hard chrome-lined barrels, interchangeable forearms and stocks, and properly sized and scaled receivers. The latter is important for an English style game gun, noticeably improving the gun’s balance and handling.

Who are the owners of Fausti shotguns in Virginia?

Craig Johnson and Joe Cunniffe are heading things up at Fausti USA, located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. I’ve recently chatted with Craig on the phone and have met with Giovanna, Director of Sales and Marketing in the U.S. and Western Europe, several times over the years, always a pleasant experience.