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Weatherby SA-08 Semi Auto Shotgun! Reviewed! - Home Page
 


Weatherby SA-08 Semi Auto Shotgun

Recommend

Tested...Buy

Highlights

The new Weatherby SA-08 is lightweight a mere 6 pounds. We are testing a 12 ga. 26-inch barrel in a Marsh Mimicry camo finish. The 3-inch chamber is plenty, a 3 1/2 inch would be my preference for geese and big greenheads, but 3-inch will fold them. The SA-08 offers a dual valve system, one for light loads, and the other for heavy; I continue using the light load valve with 2 ĺ inch 8 shot. I found out that you do not run light loads with the heavy load valve, the shells will not eject. I have fired close to 100 rounds out of the SA-08 dusting blue rock, very smooth, I scattered 66 of 75 the first time I shouldered the gun. Mixing up the direction of the clays is a challenge, but the SA-08 has excellant balance and moves to my shoulder easily, a beaded glow sight on the barrel will be a feature I may add. The gun is extremely easy to handle and follow through on all types of tough shots was no sweat. While shooting blue rock two unsuspecting doves buzzed by and paid the ultimate price. We have hunted for ducks and gesse and it is as good as advertised. This is a great shotgun.

New for 2009! A reliable workhorse that handles everything from early season dove to late fallís heaviest waterfowl loads. Injection-molded synthetic stock is tough enough to turn back the worst of conditions.

Lightweight and durable injection-molded synthetic stock
All metalwork is matte black to reduce glare and Mothwing Mimicry Marsh Camo
Vented top rib dissipates heat and aids in target acquisition
Features unique dual valve system for the widest range of load versatility
Available in 12 and 20 gauge

To provide year after year of dependable use in every conceivable condition, the SA-08 has undergone a torturous testing program, including more than 6,000 rounds in the lab, and standard destructive testing procedures. From dove hunting in Argentina, to waterfowl in the Pacific Flyway, to pheasants in the Midwest, the SA-08 passes every "high volume shooting" test with flying colors.

Drawback

None

Rating

6 Point...Great

Testers

Don Gartner
Chase Gartner

Suggested Retail

Mothwing Mimicry Marsh Camo...$699.00

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