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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:39 pm 
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Is anyone making after market waterfowl chokes for these?




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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:42 pm 
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dubob wrote:
You mentioned in the video that you've heard from several folks that have already bought one and they like it. I've been checking with Sports South. Bill Hicks. Hicks Inc, Bangers, & Kinseys (Retay distributers) since Retay USA got he first shipment in and sent out. As of last week Thursday, not one single distributer that I talked to on the phone had one listed in their inventory. Retay USA told me they had all been shipped a couple weeks ago and not one of five distributers has received them yet.


Of course they have received them. But, they have to log them in before they show as available.

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:43 pm 
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Buck300 wrote:
Is anyone making after market waterfowl chokes for these?


I use Trulock Precision Hunter extended chokes on mine.

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:15 pm 
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RandyWakeman wrote:
Buck300 wrote:
Is anyone making after market waterfowl chokes for these?


I use Trulock Precision Hunter extended chokes on mine.


Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:42 am 
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osok1 wrote:
I've been seeing the 20 gauge Masai Mara's on Gunbroker. Apparently the sellers think they are available.
Yes, there are several listings for 20 GA on GB that are available. However, comma, there aren't any SATIN or BRONZE PURE models listed. I (my bride) doesn't want a camo or black receiver model. Bangers and Kinsey have them, just trying to get my FFL guy to order it for me. He isn't registered with either of those companies - yet. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:15 pm 
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Briley's in houston tx had a wood/siver receiver, I believe comfort model & a jet black on the shelf.
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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:37 pm 
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Called Trulock and Carlson today no Retay 20 gauge chokes yet. Neither gave a time frame when they will be available.


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:58 pm 
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Buck300 wrote:
Called Trulock and Carlson today no Retay 20 gauge chokes yet. Neither gave a time frame when they will be available.


Not true. All of these Trulocks are available today.

PHCRP20570 Turkey 0.055




PHCRP20570P Turkey 0.055 Ported




PHCRP20580 Turkey 0.045




PHCRP20580P Turkey 0.045 Ported




PHCRP20590 Extra Full 0.035



PHCRP20590P Extra Full 0.035 Ported



PHCRP20595 Full 0.030



PHCRP20595P Full 0.030 Ported



PHCRP20600 Improved Modified 0.025




PHCRP20600P Improved Modified 0.025 Ported



PHCRP20605 Modified 0.020




PHCRP20605P Modified 0.020 Ported




PHCRP20610 Skeet 2 (lite mod) 0.015



PHCRP20610P Skeet 2 (lite mod) 0.015 Ported



PHCRP20615 Improved Cylinder 0.010



PHCRP20615P Improved Cylinder 0.010 Ported




PHCRP20620 Skeet 1 0.005




PHCRP20620P Skeet 1 0.005 Ported




PHCRP20625 Cylinder 0.000




PHCRP20625P Cylinder 0.000 Ported

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:31 pm 
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Randy, I called Trulock yesterday and the lady told me they were not making 20 gauge yet. Just going by what they told me.


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:52 pm 
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Buck300 wrote:
Randy, I called Trulock yesterday and the lady told me they were not making 20 gauge yet. Just going by what they told me.


All you have do is call Staci at Trulock 1-800-293-9402 and she will be delighted to take care of you.

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:05 pm 
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RandyWakeman wrote:
Buck300 wrote:
Randy, I called Trulock yesterday and the lady told me they were not making 20 gauge yet. Just going by what they told me.


All you have do is call Staci at Trulock 1-800-293-9402 and she will be delighted to take care of you.


Life has taught me that it`s certainly not unheard of that the right hand may not always know what the left hand is doing! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:42 pm 
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I read on Randy’s website that the 20 gauge take Benelli style chokes. See below

While the Retay 12 gauge chokes use a proprietary thread style, available from Trulock chokes, this 20 gauge uses the Benelli Crio Plus style.

Maybe they are both right?


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:53 am 
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I just recv'd 2 Comfort Satin models 26" yesterday. I plan on listing them this weekend. So far in handling them they are very nice. The case was surprising, hinged and a lot of thought went into its design. The gun looks and handles like an ethos. I'll eventually have one in my shotgun family.
It sure seems as if this company is going to be a valid contender in the biz. We shall see...


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:04 pm 
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sclagg wrote:
I just recv'd 2 Comfort Satin models 26" yesterday. I plan on listing them this weekend. So far in handling them they are very nice. The case was surprising, hinged and a lot of thought went into its design.


The Masai Mara is easily the best 20 gauge auto I've tested in many years and the best 20 gauge autoloader on the market today. It beats everything else out there in terms of build quality, ability to handle all factory loads out of the box with zero adjustments, and on the basis of the precision-machined metal push-button release trigger group, excellent factory trigger, metal trigger guard, metal magazine cap, the "no-click" Inertia Plus action, hand assembled hard-soldered rib, etc., nothing else comes close.

The supplied shim set, unlike some guns, really works. My example had a 50mm drop shim installed and that isn't enough for me. It was easy to install the 60mm shim set: now, I see no rib, just the red bead, and with cheek pressure, I can make the bead disappear . . . exactly how I want a shotgun to fit.

It wasn't always that way. The prototype I went through wasn't close to being ready for prime time, and my analysis of it was brutal. However:

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"You know we backed up delivery dates and redesigned the whole gun based on your impressions of the prototype!!!" -- Retay Arms


If you love the Masai Mara 20 gauge, you can thank me at least a little bit. Or, if you don't love it, you can send me some hate mail. Retay took their time with the MM, and it sure paid off. It is a truly terrific 20 gauge.

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:25 pm 
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Twodog wrote:
I read on Randy’s website that the 20 gauge take Benelli style chokes. See below

While the Retay 12 gauge chokes use a proprietary thread style, available from Trulock chokes, this 20 gauge uses the Benelli Crio Plus style.

Maybe they are both right?


The great folks at Retay told me the Benelli crio plus does seem to be a fit ,but recommended their own.


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:41 pm 
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DUKFVR wrote:
The great folks at Retay told me the Benelli crio plus does seem to be a fit ,but recommended their own.


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They don't just seem to fit, they are the same. Retay does not offer extended tubes or tungsten-approved turkey chokes, so there is nothing to recommend at this point. The supplied flush chokes are fine, but only "Modified" or less are tungsten or steel-rated.

My long-time friend George Trulock is normally 100% up to speed on all things chokes. However, George went in for a triple bypass: it ended up being a quadruple bypass. Everything went well, I'm happy to say, but George is on the mend, not at his plant and won't be until doctors give him the okay. The Trulock crew is excellent-- right now, they are gearing up for their Black Friday sale.

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:35 pm 
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Okay - it's on its way here and should be here next week Thursday (Nov 19). I was able to buy the Satin model (R251805SAO26) that my bride wants. I'm not at liberty to discuss the source or price, but we're happy with the deal.

I will endeavor to post a report after we've had a chance to shoot some Skeet with it. It will be my brides go to Skeet gun going forward - IF she approves of it. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:54 pm 
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Randy, I'm going to be shooting Boss shot shells for waterfowl out of my 20 gauge. They recommend factory full choke, do you think this will be ok with the Retay full chokes?


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:04 pm 
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Buck300 wrote:
Randy, I'm going to be shooting Boss shot shells for waterfowl out of my 20 gauge. They recommend factory full choke, do you think this will be ok with the Retay full chokes?


You will be fine with the full choke. Bismuth is soft like lead. You might want to do some pattern work though. I am getting great patterns out of a modified choke and boss shells.


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 Post subject: Re: Retay Masai Mara 20 Gauge
PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:11 pm 
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Buck300 wrote:
Randy, I'm going to be shooting Boss shot shells for waterfowl out of my 20 gauge. They recommend factory full choke, do you think this will be ok with the Retay full chokes?


It will be "okay" with any choke, but it may not be what you want. I've not tested any 20 gauge bismuth loads out of anything, so like always . . . you'll have to pattern the shells you intend to shoot at the ranges you plan on using them at.



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