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 Post subject: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 Carrier Off Center
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:59 pm 
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I purchased a new SBE 2 Classic model and the carrier appears to be crooked, almost touching the right side of the receiver (when looking at the bottom of the gun) when the bolt is closed. When the bolt is open, it locks up more centered. Is it normal for the carrier to appear off center like this? It appears the carrier latch is pushing it off center. I had a previous SBE 2 years ago and never noticed the carrier not appearing straight in the loading port.

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 Post subject: Re: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 Carrier Off Center
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:54 am 
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Not normal.
Is there a warranty with this gun??
Call Benelli


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 Post subject: Re: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 Carrier Off Center
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:40 pm 
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Yes, I just bought it new and haven't even fired it yet. I sent Benelli Tech Support an email this morning and they responded "It is not unusual for the carrier to look if center. As long as it is functioning properly, you should be fine."

If other's have SBE 2's and the carrier is straight, unlike mine, I think I will need to call Benelli to see about sending it in.


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 Post subject: Re: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 Carrier Off Center
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:18 pm 
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I think that benelli occasionally has problems with the plastic trigger housings..
My old SBEII had a similar issue, albeit not as bad.
If I were you and had any issues at all smoothly and easily loading rounds into the tube, I'd take them up on the warranty service.


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 Post subject: Re: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 Carrier Off Center
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:50 pm 
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It’s new so I would likely send it in ,but the carrier has two legs with holes that pivot on a pin. Pull the trigger in it. Remove it and you can bend the legs and re center it. I’ve done it. Up to you and your skills.


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 Post subject: Re: Benelli Super Black Eagle 2 Carrier Off Center
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:56 pm 
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I pulled the trigger housing, and yeah you can see even out of the gun the carrier is not square with the trigger housing. I called Benelli and got a pre paid label to send it in... will update once I receive it back... I hope they just don't say it is within spec LOL. Thanks for the feedback. If anyone can upload a picture of their SBE 2 carrier for reference I'd appreciate it




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