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Just a couple notes on mounting accessories.
When I bought my 1201FP, I found several warnings about the weight of accessories negatively affecting function, due to the recoil action.

As far as mounting a light, some people mount a piece of rail to the aluminum shroud in front of the forearm.


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Rogue, what is the method used to limit the mag tube? I can't see in pics any external crimp or dimpling that prevents the follower from going past. Is there a ridge or some other constriction machined on the inside? Thanks.

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There's a crimp around the circumference of the mag tube, about three inches or so back from the muzzle.

You cannot see it in photos of the assembled shotguns, because there's a tubular metal sheath that slides over the outside of the front of the mag tube, between the handguard and the retaining cap.

Here's a quick shot of what it looks like with the cap and sleeve removed. Now you can see the crimp around the mag tube.

 
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Thanks Rogue. I found a place online that has 1201 mag tubes, but can't tell from the photo if it's crimped like this one.


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I recently acquired one of the 18.5" ghost ring sight versions from this batch offered and I've been quite pleased with it. The condition is mechanically very good, cosmetically good, with some scuffs and minor scratches, but definitely not beat up.

Took mine out yesterday for the first range visit and brought a long some #8 bird shot, buckshot and slugs to test fire. All 3 types ran through the gun w/o a hiccup from the shoulder and at the hip. Buckshot and slugs do kick like a mule, so I'm thinking the Mesa Urbino w/ limb-saver will be in my future, but the flawless functionality is worth the beating! I like it so much that I'm thinking I might need to pick up another one, maybe the 20", though I do like the ghost ring sights. At the price paid, even as a parts gun it would be worth it. All in all, a great deal that i am very happy with!
 
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These really are great deals aren’t they? I’m probably going to get an Urbino stock as well but I will probably skip the limb saver. I’ve been shooting low or managed recoil slug and 00 buck for awhile with the Benelli M1 and the Beretta shoots them reliably as well. Now it only kills on one end.
 
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After coming to the conclusion I would never find an M1 PGS I purchased the Mesa Tactical version seen in some of the pics on this thread. And of course, wouldn't you know it a really nice looking M1 PGS shows up on the AR15.com classifieds for $50 shipped! If anyone's looking, it's still available but who knows for how much longer with that price!
 
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Ah too bad they won't sell to non LEO Frown, oh well.
 
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Does anyone know of any great deals on the Urbino stock at or under $100? Looking for the best deal.
 
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Does anyone know of any great deals on the Urbino stock at or under $100? Looking for the best deal.


I've seen a couple used ones on eBay and the AR15.com classifieds recently for $100 or less, but they went quickly.

You can get a new one from MountsPlus for ~$130 shipped, using the coupon code back on Page 2.
 
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Thanks Rogue.
 
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Does anyone know of any great deals on the Urbino stock at or under $100? Looking for the best deal.


I've seen a couple used ones on eBay and the AR15.com classifieds recently for $100 or less, but they went quickly.

You can get a new one from MountsPlus for ~$130 shipped, using the coupon code back on Page 2.


I ordered from mounts plus using this information and received the stock a few days later. Definitely a good deal as it came with the limbsaver and check rest. Very pleased with the service and the stock!
 
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I finally went and picked it up today.

It looks great. Going to do some grinding now before I put on the Urbino stock.

I reused the sling it came with. The front sight still glows a little.

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I didn’t grind on the bolt. Want to shoot it first to make sure it works. I’m also going to swap in a Benelli M1S90 bolt and see if it will ghost load.

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Probably should have tried it first before adding the stock.

Worked fine with regular power loads.

Will not cycle low recoil buckshot.

Any tips from the group?

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I’ve read that they get better with low recoil loads after you break them in with full power ammo.
Mine seems to function fine with Federal low recoil flitecontrol #1buck.


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Thanks. I figured whatever department had them would've broken them in. I have some Federal flitecontrol somewhere. I will try those. I just tried it with Winchester low recoil buckshot since we have a bazillion of those.

I did try it with an M1 Super 90 bolt assembly and I still couldn't get mine to ghost load so I'll give up on that. I'll try the flitecontrol buckshot tomorrow morning. I ran full power buckshot and slugs through it with no issues. I think we have low recoil slugs too, I'll try those as well.

I've got time, my daughter's 16th birthday is next month and this is going to be a gift for her. Gotta get it to work with the low recoil stuff or she can't shoot it.

And our flitecontrol is not reduced recoil.

Dang. Time to order some.

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Mine and my fathers both run perfectly with low and managed recoil 00 buck and slugs
 
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Ok, it works fine with Federal flitecontrol low recoil buckshot.

It still doesn't work with Winchester low recoil buckshot.

Both say 1145 fps, but for some reason the Federal works just fine.



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I’ve used Federal (I’ve fired all of the federal rounds so can’t remember the particulars but was either low or managed recoil 00 buck and slugs 2 3/4”.) Remington managed recoil 2 3/4” 00 buck and slugs both at 1200 FPS. I’ve also successfullly run Rio 00 Buck low recoil 2 3/4” at 1200 FPS.
 
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