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 Post subject: New 48 AL
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:45 pm 
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Location: New Jersey(where the goverment knows whats best for you.)
Just accepted delivery of my first Franchi, a N.I.B. 20 ga. model 48 AL Deluxe. my first impressions are excellent. I'm well aquainted with the action as I've owned Auto 5's before.
Got to strip this down, and clean/lube to my liking.
Friction ring setup seems VERY tight ? Maybe a breaking in period will change this.
Anyway, this gun is as light as a pool que, and I'm looking forward to a long relationship.



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 Post subject: Re: New 48 AL
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:47 pm 
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Great Gun, enjoy it!

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 Post subject: Re: New 48 AL
PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:17 pm 
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You bought a wonderful hunting gun, and your timing is perfect. Good thing you didn't wait much longer. I have read that the 48AL has been discontinued. I have had two older ones in 12 gauge, they were great guns. {hs#


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 Post subject: Re: New 48 AL
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:16 pm 
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Shot it today :D 1st shot didn't eject, but ran like a sewing machine after that. ( I guess it needed a one shot "break-in" ) Also, I only brought 20 shells with me and not one miss, so I figure it fits me. Also, I didn't notice before, but the butt stock is offset which I love! :D

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 Post subject: Re: New 48 AL
PostPosted: Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:22 pm 
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congrats , I have one in a 20ga would like to find another in 12 ga one of these days




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