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Old August 05, 2019, 20:40   #1
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Aguila minishells

Who has got some experience with Aguila minishells? I thought about buying a box or two, but wanted to check before.

The gun they are to be used in is a Benelli Super90 M3 pump/semiauto.
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Old August 05, 2019, 21:24   #2
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Probably won't work in the Benelli. They won't work in a Benelli M4. They do function flawlessly in a Mossberg 590. There is a little rubber piece that you install that allows it to feed properly in the Mossberg. OPSOL mini clip is the adapter. The little minis pack a punch. I use the bird shot for snakes.




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Old August 06, 2019, 09:32   #3
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They wouldn't work in my M3. 2-1/4" shells will function, but not the ultra-short 1-3/4" of any brand. Too bad the 2-1/4" are so hard to locate.
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Old August 06, 2019, 16:34   #4
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Mini shells must have been invented by a genius....
Where else in firearms or ammo can you sell half as much for double the price,,,,
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Old August 06, 2019, 16:37   #5
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Mini shells must have been invented by a genius....
Where else in firearms or ammo can you sell half as much for double the price,,,,
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Old August 06, 2019, 16:52   #6
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The only real benny is being able to get a couple extra shells in the magazine tube. Might come in handy. They wouldn't feed in my $1K Benelli M3, pump or semi, but work perfectly in my $200 Chinese Stevens, without any mods.
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They work fine in about half of my Brownings but remembering which half can sometimes be a challenge for my aging brain.
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They work fine in about half of my Brownings but remembering which half can sometimes be a challenge for my aging brain.

Does this qualify as "The Shortest Hueyville Post", ever?


Ya feeling OK Huey?
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Old August 09, 2019, 05:20   #9
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Mini shells must have been invented by a genius....
Same genius who invented 7.5 & 8 oz soda cans that cost quite a bit more than 12 oz ones.
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Old August 09, 2019, 11:45   #10
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Use them here in an old side by side coach 12 gauge to dispatch rattlers,,,why,,,,someone gave me a box of them a long time ago. because they would not feed in anything he owned.
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Old August 09, 2019, 16:22   #11
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You'all know you can make your own mini shells too,,, right ?
I think it rates right up there with watching paint dry or reloading rim fire ammo, but it is pretty easy with a roll crimper in your drill press.
I did it years ago to feed old short chambered doubles, but I havent loaded any shot shells at all since well before the millennium.
Besides actually costing more than store bought, ant' nobody got time for dat,,,,,
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I hear tell that they work in Winchester 1300 model shotguns, but I have yet to test that theory.
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Thinking,,,which is serious dangerous most days,,,,these mini shells in a steel barreled 12 gauge flare pistol?????

Or,,,the metric ones with a 12 gauge insert????????????????????????

Never mind,,,ain't happening here....
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If you are going to stand there and shoot a bunch of 12 gauge in a break-open, those mininshells might be useful to reduce weight. At some point in life, regardless of your level of fitness, reducing weight matters more than it used to.
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Mini shells must have been invented by a genius....
Where else in firearms or ammo can you sell half as much for double the price,,,,
A long-time friend of mine used to say that Harley motorcycles were half the bike for twice the price.
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Old August 17, 2019, 06:45   #16
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A long-time friend of mine used to say that Harley motorcycles were half the bike for twice the price.
True, true,,,or as I usually refer to them,,, 'hardly motorcycles',,,,,,,
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A long-time friend of mine used to say that Harley motorcycles were half the bike for twice the price.
Maybe, but they're ten times the "chick magnet".
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Maybe, but they're ten times the "chick magnet".
True,,,,,one of the few bikes that have enough torque to haul a 10x chick,,,,
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They are great in a HD gun like the mossberg shockwave. Recoil is like 45 long colt but you’re hurling 5/8oz of buck at 1200 FPS.
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