These SureShell shotshell carriers for the Beretta 1301 feature mounting brackets with integral top Picatinny sight rails. Using the top mounting screw holes found on the Beretta 1301 shotguns. The SureShell shotshell carriers are thus slung on the left side of the receiver, securely fastened at the top. No other shell carrier mounting method is as secure or looks as good.
The Picatinny rails are machined from aircraft grade 6061-T6 aluminum, which are mil-spec hard anodized and provide an extremely durable non-glare matte finish. The basic saddle rail design provides a robust mounting platform suitable for mounting a variety of optical sights, while a second version, which is nearly identical to the basic version, also includes a Mesa Tactical four, six, or eight shell SureShell shotshell carrier mounted on the left side of the receiver. Both versions are manufactured in compliance with MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny specifications, and no gunsmithing is required for installation.
The principle difference between one model of SureShell and another, aside from capacity, is the backing plate, which is designed to mount the carrier assembly on a particular model of shotgun. Side-mount SureShell shotshell carriers for Mossberg , Remington and Benelli M1 shotguns use the trigger group pin holes to secure the assemblies to the weapon; the Benelli M2 Tactical, Benelli M4/M1014, Benelli SuperNova Tactical, some Mossberg 500/590, and the Beretta 1301 versions take advantage of the factory-tapped rail mounting holes in the tops of these shotguns and include integrated Pictanny optics mounting rails; another version with an integrated rail is the saddle-mount design for Remington; SureShell Carriers for M4 SOPMOD stocks feature special hardware for attachment to these buttstocks; Adapter Mount SureShell shotshell carriers are designed to be attached to Mesa Tactical Telescoping Stock Adapter accessory mount points.
Factory shotgun forends, except “tactical” forends, often feature significant receiver overlap when the bolt is pulled back. These forends will need to be cut down or replaced with aftermarket “tactical” forends to be used with some SureShell shotshell carriers. Before you install a SureShell shotshell carrier, measure your forend’s receiver overlap and compare it to the furthest forward point of the shotshell carrier. Then cut any potential overlap or interference off the end of the forend with a miter saw or a rotary arm saw for a perfect fit.
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Wish I could review the actual item. All I can say is I ordered 2 weeks ago and I'm still waiting for my item. Likely an issue with the postal service but when I inquired about next steps, I received a response with the same information I sent Mesa Tactical. Expected a better response from customer service when purchasing a premium product. DISAPPOINTED
Screws are bright chrome instead of black Allen wrench provided was wrong size stopped the head.
This shell carrier is the bomb. Comes with all the mounting hardware screws allen and extra rubber and man best results I really recommand this but do not over tighten screws so you dont strip them. PS for people having teouble removing the 4 screw plugs at the top of the beretta 1301 comp ypu have to disassmble your gun and poke them out through the inside of the reciever