Traditional yet innovative, the Beretta A400 Xplor is built with simplicity and functionality for hunters. A versatile shotgun for various purposes and seasons, this beauty is every hunter’s delight.
Beretta A400 Xplor: Your Sharp-Looking Shotgun
Nicknamed as the “Green Monster of Technology,” the Beretta A400 Xplor is a lightweight, semi-automatic shotgun with a gray-green receiver. This soft-shooting shotgun has a superb recoil reduction system, making it easier for shooters to go on and on all day long. What I loved about the Xplor is its fast-cycling feature. It allowed me to swiftly transition and shoot targets here and there. Scroll on to find out more about the Beretta A400 Xplor.
The A400 Xplor is available in three different models: Unico, Light, and Action. These shotguns are made in Italy with nothing but the best materials to meet the expectations of shooters.
The Xplor has a recoil pad called Micro-Core, innovated by Beretta, to keep the shooter’s shoulder comfortable. Additionally, this beauty has a gas-operated system called Blink, an innovative piston that functions as a gasket with its elastic scraper band.
- Gauge: 12-ga
- Chamber: 2-3/4” or 3” or 3 ½”
- Action: Semi-automatic
- Receiver: Green anodized ergal aluminum
- Choke: Optima-Choke HP, F, M, IC
- Barrel length: 26”, 28”, or 30”
- Overall length: 49”
- Finish: Blued, cold-hammer-forged
- Length of pull: 14.5”
- Weight: 6.6 lbs.
Ease of Use and Performance
I went clay shooting with my friend who brought his Beretta A400 Xplor. After trying a few rounds with the A400, the only thing that came to my mind is “I want to own one.” I like how light this shotgun is and how it points perfectly. All throughout the day, this beauty met my expectations and functioned flawlessly.
Another notable feature of this gun is its fore-end, which is probably as thin as the Beretta 391 but it has a fast-cycling feature where you can smoothly transition to your target for an easier follow-up shot.
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Pros and Cons
- Points perfectly
- Functions flawlessly
- Superb recoil reduction system
- Easy to clean
- Safety is a bit hard to operate
Overall Verdict and Price
The Beretta A400 Xplor can be purchased from $1650 to $1750. While it’s a bit costly compared to other semi-automatic shotguns, you’ll definitely not be sorry spending a bit more for this amazing shotgun. This shotgun is absolutely a winner!
Take a closer look at the Beretta A400 Xplor by watching this video:
After trying out the Beretta A400 Xplor in the field, I immediately decided to get one for myself. This shotgun is also recommended for shooters with shoulder injuries because of its superb recoil reduction system. Try shooting the A400 Xplor in the field and you’ll know what I’m talking about.
Are you planning to buy the Beretta A400 Xplor? What did you like about this shotgun? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in August 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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