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  1. Default Any experience with Benelli Ethos Sport?

    Hi All,

    My wife and I are planning to start shooting sporting clays. I ordered the Ethos Sport for her, but have come across very little information on it. I'm wondering if it was a wise purchase... I plan to start off with my duck/goose gun, which is a SBEII, and if it goes well, maybe I'll get something more fitting. Hope to hear of some firsthand experiences!

    Jerry
    The inconvenience of poor quality lingers long after the thrill of a good bargain.

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    I have the Ethos 20 ga, not the sport version, and love using it on my annual pilgrimage to SoDak for pheasant. The gun is very light which is much appreciated hen walking creeks and Mike long crop fields.

    Plus, the Etohos in satin grade is the perfect accessory for any of your wife's outfits.

    i see the Sport version has a raised rib and a ported barrel.

    The Ethos sport should perform like a Benelli and serve your wife well.

    Your SBE should bust clays just fine and be good practice, just use ammo with enough "ummph" to cycle the action. The economy stuff on the shelf may not work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fodderwing View Post
    I have the Ethos 20 ga, not the sport version, and love using it on my annual pilgrimage to SoDak for pheasant. The gun is very light which is much appreciated hen walking creeks and Mike long crop fields.

    Plus, the Etohos in satin grade is the perfect accessory for any of your wife's outfits.

    i see the Sport version has a raised rib and a ported barrel.

    The Ethos sport should perform like a Benelli and serve your wife well.

    Your SBE should bust clays just fine and be good practice, just use ammo with enough "ummph" to cycle the action. The economy stuff on the shelf may not work.
    Yeah, we are just waiting for the Ethos Sport to show up. She's been waiting rather patiently, I must say. As for my SBEII, I have never had a problem cycling the bulk econ shells before. I've used it for trap as a warm up for prior duck/goose seasons and never had problems. I clean it annually, usually before hunting begins, right after practicing with it. Gun just flat out works. I've been asked by friends if I planned to upgrade to the SBEIII, and my usual answer is "I'll get a new one when this breaks" which might take a while.

    Jerry
    The inconvenience of poor quality lingers long after the thrill of a good bargain.

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