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  1. GTTom

    Ammo?

    I found some ammo on line at Federal. I added 10 boxes to my cart. During checkout the card amount reduced to 6 "available", then by the time I entered my credit card number the amount dropped to "0- None Available"......🙄
  2. Went to the range yesterday. Everything worked great. No problem loading 8 rounds. Not FTF. Ghost loaded 10 rounds. Boy was that fun😄 Action shot of my buddy who emigrated from Scotland. He sent the photo to his friends in Europe titled" Sunday morning Merica!". You can see the flash pattern from the breacher choke.
  3. Thanks for all the great info in the this thread! I had trouble getting 7 rounds in my new Briley carbon fiber mag tube. I then added Briley's One Shot Extension before I decided to work on the spring. FYI the Briley spring that comes with their CF mag tube is 7" longer than the Benelli factory spring. Thanks to the info from @Birdog19 post I was able to shorten the magazine spring without a lot of trial and error. Shortened the spring to 16" sticking out of the magazine (with the One Shot extension) and it fit 8 rounds but it felt like the last round was binding the spring just a bit. C
  4. I have friend who moved here from Scotland years ago. I haven't been to the range in awhile so I invited him along this morning and let him shoot my M4. Took a short video for him. He texted it to his friends in Europe with the caption "Sunday in Merica!" 😄 We had to wear masks but I could tell he was smiling ear to ear.
  5. I used blue locktite when reusing the original nut. If you have a new nut with unmolested nylon insert I would not use any locktite that is what the insert is for.
  6. GTTom

    Ammo?

    I going to test my M4 out at the range tomorrow after installing some mods. I hit 4 local gun stores today looking for 12ga slugs. Only found two boxes of Federal at the last small mom and pop store I went to. And they would only sell me one of the boxes🤨. Going to be a short test tomorrow.......
  7. Follow up on this thread: I contacted Briley tech service and they sent me a CAD drawing of the One Shot with measurements. It was a 1:1 sketch so I printed it, cut it out and using it as a template it looked like it would fit. Ordered the One Shot extension and it came in last week. it FITS! For clearance I have to install the One Shot extension first then screw in the Carlson choke. Just enough clearance doing it this way. Now that it it fits I had to address the issue of not getting the last round in the magazine. Thanks to the info from @Birdog19 post in this thread I was able to shorten t
  8. Also curious as to what qualifies as "LE" only. Is it only when marked LE on the receiver or does it have to do with having a 7 round capacity factory installed directly from Benelli?
  9. Call Tango and ask them. My forearm looks great without any marks. Maybe they did just an exchange?
  10. I think you can edit your post for only a short period of time then the edit feature is disabled.
  11. GTTom

    Some R&D

    That looks nicely done! Is this your version of a 5 position recoil tube? Is that aluminum or stainless?
  12. Yeah, never noticed a click when assembling either. You are fine.
  13. Definitely better than factory. I wish I'd recorded the trigger pull before and after but didn't think that far ahead😊. The pull is noticeable smoother, a little lighter with a crisper break. As good as a competition job? I couldn't say. But I do have quite a few semi custom 1911s and I like the feel of the FFT trigger.
  14. Turned out great! No issues what so ever. Very happy with the FFT trigger group and the A&S tigger guard. The FFT parts are machined well and you can feel the difference in the steel from the original Benelli parts. The FFT parts are NP3 coated which makes a difference. The A&S trigger guard is nicely machined and a quality part. Easier to install the safety on the A&S guard too.
  15. Wow quite a difference! Glad they made it right. Good company to deal with.
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