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 Post subject: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:58 pm 
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In the market for a semi auto to hunt waterfowl and turkeys with. Owned several Browning Citori's, never a semi auto. Had an acquaintance have a rough time with a new A5 not sure I want to go down that road. Anybody had a great experience with a Maxus? If not a Maxus any suggestions? Thanks for any help.




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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:14 pm 
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I think the Maxus is the best thing going for semi-autos.

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:31 pm 
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Had one for a few years now. Has been completely reliable & less felt recoil than most gas guns. I hunt an average of 75+ days ,so gun gets plenty of use & I don't baby it.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:30 pm 
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jmmiller41385 wrote:
If not a Maxus any suggestions? Thanks for any help.


Sure, the Remington V3 is not only a far better shotgun, it costs substantially less.

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:05 pm 
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Will happily and wholeheartedly recommend the V3 but cannot compare it to the Maxus side by side.

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:40 pm 
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I'm going to direct my reply to this question in the remington forum


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:33 pm 
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RandyWakeman wrote:
jmmiller41385 wrote:
If not a Maxus any suggestions? Thanks for any help.


Sure, the Remington V3 is not only a far better shotgun, it costs substantially less.


Giant pos


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:25 pm 
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Will0983 wrote:
RandyWakeman wrote:
jmmiller41385 wrote:
If not a Maxus any suggestions? Thanks for any help.


Sure, the Remington V3 is not only a far better shotgun, it costs substantially less.


Giant pos


Well now, that’s an intelligent and informative post. Care to elaborate ?

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:30 pm 
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Will0983 wrote:
RandyWakeman wrote:
jmmiller41385 wrote:
If not a Maxus any suggestions? Thanks for any help.


Sure, the Remington V3 is not only a far better shotgun, it costs substantially less.


Giant pos


Have you had a bad experience with a V3? Just curious because your extreme condemnation of the V3 is the first I have seen or heard about.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:24 pm 
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When I first got it, it was spittin hot shrapnel at the facial area. I sent it back to Remington, they “fixed” it and it’s still spitting hot shrapnel to the face. Now they won’t respond to my emails or voicemails. Giant pos


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:35 pm 
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Will0983 wrote:
When I first got it, it was spittin hot shrapnel at the facial area. I sent it back to Remington, they “fixed” it and it’s still spitting hot shrapnel to the face. Now they won’t respond to my emails or voicemails. Giant pos



Very interesting, especially so since posts on SW have indicated that others with gas blowback issues with V3s were able to have Remington rectify the issue. Since this really has nothing to do with a Browning Maxus per se, this is probably an inappropriate direction for this thread.

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:32 pm 
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Will0983 wrote:
When I first got it, it was spittin hot shrapnel at the facial area. I sent it back to Remington, they “fixed” it and it’s still spitting hot shrapnel to the face. Now they won’t respond to my emails or voicemails. Giant pos


There must be a reason why Remington answers the phone for everyone, except for you. It couldn't possibly be your expert communication skills.

Although Henry Shrapnel died in 1842, it is good to see that he has not been forgotten.

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:05 am 
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Sprayin LEDS cousin?


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:07 am 
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I've had a Maxus since 2012. I've used it for ducks and geese each year. I handled a V3 at a local store when they first came out. It felt a little bulky in the forend and a bit heavier than I would prefer.

My Maxus has speed loading and is easy to disassemble, clean and reassemble. I don't really have any issues with the gun. I did take Randy Wakeman's advice and try some Trulock chokes. Their super waterfowl choke tubes are well made and work very well.

I've recently considered buying a new Beretta Xtreme Plus or Versa Max but again, they are both heavier than I'd like and I'd lose the shell handling and speed loading of the Maxus. So, it's off tomorrow night on a snow goose hunt in Missouri with the Maxus. If I had to buy a 3 1/2 inch chambered shotgun again today, I'd still buy the Maxus.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:54 am 
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I have a golden clays version and absolutely love it. As noted earlier it is reliable and has incredibly soft felt recoil. The gun has nice balance and feel for me and points where I look. I wouldn't think twice about owning one. On the remington, I have never been a fan of remington semi out guns. I know that most models are quality and dependable guns, however for me they are just too heavy and don't have the dynamic feel that I am looking for to meet my shooting style and desire. I don't think you can go wrong with a maxus us they fit and feel good to you!


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Maxus
PostPosted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:27 pm 
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I bought one when they first came out. A 3 1/2 gun. It was, and still is, flawless. I let my brother in law talk me out of it for a duck gun and he’s hunted it hard for the last few years. I replaced it with a 3 inch model and it was nothing but trouble. Most guys that have them really like them, and I liked the first one a lot. In my opinion however, they’re not in the class of a Beretta. I put 30k rounds thru a Beretta 390 and 20k thru a 391 with zero problems. I haven’t shot their newer guns though.




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