You are obsulutely correct. I think you can pay more, but you won't get a better gun. I am Italian (Eppie is my Bronx nickname for Giuseppe)still have uncles/aunts/cousins there, so I have nothing against the Benelli and Berettas. But I can't rationalize paying 3 times what the SPX costs.
"Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.” -Vladimir Lenin
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." - Thomas Jefferson (An early warning to Obama care)