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Skunkabilly
December 1, 2001, 07:04 PM
Hi,

Anyone know if Benelli plans to import the M4 Super 90 and distribute it to civilians (probably with a straight stock and 5-shot tube) or will it be restricted to LE/Military?

ChandlerSniper158
December 1, 2001, 07:21 PM
From what I`ve heard.. once they get the USMC contract filled and the LE community gets what they want.. they are going to sell to civilians.. but you are correct. Straight stock and 5 shot tubes. Have to wait and see I guess.

CS#158

SIGarmed
December 10, 2001, 01:38 PM
Why a straight stock and 5 rounds only when you can get an M1 with a pistol grip and 7 rounds right now? Even in California they're legal. I think Benelli will be making a big mistake if they do this.
Well see my other post below I think its illegal if it has 7 rounds and the pistol grip.

krept
December 10, 2001, 05:31 PM
Everytime I see a thread title like this I get my hopes up that someone has discovered the first civvie shipment!:(


Aren't +2 extensions available?

SIGarmed
December 12, 2001, 11:43 PM
Well let me try and prevent confusion. I know for a fact that the Benelli M1 tactical with the pistol grip is legal in CA. I'm very fuzzy on the 2 round extension with the pistol stock though. I thought it was legal but recently I've read that the Brady bill makes a pistol gripped auto shotgun illegal unless it has a 5 round magazine or less. You can add the extension but you do it at your own risk.

CWL
December 13, 2001, 06:34 PM
In CA, you are limited to 5 round tube if you want the pistol grip.