Franchi I-12

Description

The Franchi I-12 is a semi-automatic shotgun chambered in 12 gauge. The I-12 comes in four finishes, Realtree APG HD, Advantage Max-4 HD, walnut and black Synthetic to meet a variety of hunting needs.

It uses an inertia driven bolt, so bolt is basically fixed when the firing pin punches forward and strikes the primer. The primer sends a charge into the gunpowder and it explodes and releases gases that propel the shot through the barrel. Once the shot and gas exit, a backwards force then drives through the gun (recoil/vibrations). When the force reaches the bolt housing, the bolt is then driven back until the inertia spring catches and sends it forward. This system replaces systems that other semi-autos use where gas or the initial explosion drive the bolt back. And, since the gases can’t seep through into the chamber there won’t be any carbon-build up.

Features include a Twin Shock Absorber (TSA) recoil pad that deeply compresses with the recoil, soaking up the kick and spreading recoil energy over a wider area of the shooter’s shoulder.

Franchi recommends the I-12 for hunting waterfowl.

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Specifications

Walnut Stock
Capacity: 4
Sights: Red bar front sight
Gauge: 12 gauge
Stock: Walnut/satin finish
Material/Finish: Steel/blued
Type: Semi-auto
Chokes: Cylinder<br />Full<br />Improved cylinder<br />Improved modified<br />Modified
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Weight: 7.6 pounds<br />7.7 pounds
Barrel Length: 26"<br />28"
Length of Pull: 14.375"
Overall Length: 47"<br />49"
Drop at Comb: 1.5"
Drop at Heel: 2.25"
Bore: 2.75"<br />3"
Synthetic Stock
Capacity: 4
Sights: Red bar front sight
Gauge: 12 gauge
Stock: Synthetic/black
Material/Finish: Steel/black oxide
Type: Semi-auto
Chokes: Cylinder<br />Full<br />Improved cylinder<br />Improved modified<br />Modified
Website: http://www.franchius…
Weight: 7.5 pounds<br />7.6 pounds<br />7.7 pounds
Barrel Length: 24"<br />26"<br />28"
Length of Pull: 14.375"
Overall Length: 45"<br />47"<br />49"
Drop at Comb: 1.5"
Drop at Heel: 2.25"
Bore: 2.75"<br />3"
Advantage Max-4 HD
Capacity: 4
Sights: Red bar front sight
Gauge: 12 gauge
Stock: Synthetic/advantage max-4 HD
Material/Finish: Steel/advantage max-4 HD
Type: Semi-auto
Chokes: Cylinder<br />Full<br />Improved cylinder<br />Improved modified<br />Modified
Website: http://www.franchius…
Weight: 7.6 pounds<br />7.7 pounds
Barrel Length: 26"<br />28"
Length of Pull: 14.375"
Overall Length: 47"<br />49"
Drop at Comb: 1.5"
Drop at Heel: 2.25"
Bore: 2.75"<br />3"
Realtree APG HD
Capacity: 4
Sights: Red bar front sight
Gauge: 12 gauge
Stock: Synthetic/realtree APG HD
Material/Finish: Steel/realtree APG HD
Type: Semi-auto
Chokes: Cylinder<br />Full<br />Improved cylinder<br />Improved modified<br />Modified
Website: http://www.franchius…
Weight: 7.5 pounds<br />7.6 pounds<br />7.7 pounds
Barrel Length: 24"<br />26"<br />28"
Length of Pull: 14.375"
Overall Length: 45"<br />47"<br />49"
Drop at Comb: 1.5"
Drop at Heel: 2.25"
Bore: 2.75"<br />3"
MSRP$839.00

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