I have personally seen more problems with the 11-87's than I have with any other gun in my life. The Baikal, Berreta, and the Bennelli are exelent choices. The Baikal is made in Russia and has been around for many years. Only just recently imported to the US. MP153 come in synthetic and wood stock. I personaly like synthetic because my guns get used and are not for show. The only thing I think could be better on MP's is the fact that edges are a little sharp. It perforumes as well as Berretta's and Bennelli's. I hope I'm not too late with this info.