Written on: 20/02/2013 by Joseph30511 (2 reviews written)
Beautiful sporting gun. A classic and one that will appreciate in value. Love it. The interesting aspect about beretta is the general excellent quality of its products. For a high end shooter who wants a cut above a moss berg or Remington. Not a gun fior carrying across the fields and hiding in bushes - sporting clays are its main reason for existence. Very accurate and forgiving. It allows a mediocre shooter to get on target very quickly. Makes an excellent shooter more consistent... (read more)
Written on: 19/11/2012
Excellent weight balance even on 30'' barrels.The grip is perfect and the chokes are giving fantastic patterns at very long distances, either for shooting or hunting. I would comment to anybody that wants to feel sour and confidence about the gun he will hold in his hands. My opinion is that it is one of the best hunting and shooting tools for beginners or experience. (read more)
Written on: 07/01/2012
Right ! The reason for the funny title is that I have owned 4 682 gold E's, all of them excellent in what they do - I am lucky that they all have fitted me off the rack. Now back to the reason I have owned 4 of them, Gun No 1, 30\" sporter superb wood, few ejection problems when new but sorted by GMK via Essex Gun. This gun went rusty and showed signs of corrosion in the action body, rust came through the gold inlay on the base and beretta logo on each side, this happened in about 12 months... (read more)
Written on: 21/12/2011 by Joseph-3051
When I was determining which shotgun I wanted to buy I checked all of the reputable magazines and read all of the reviews. I wanted quality, reliability and something that had a special resale value if I hated it. I decided on the 682 gold e. Great decision. Had it 4 years and it is superlative. All my friends always ask if they can shoot it. Highly recommended. (read more)
Written on: 02/12/2010 by Keith846 (1 review written)
I have waited to write a review because I needed to give this gun a decent chance before deciding.!!
I wanted a gun from new to be sure of its history so I bought the Beretta 682 Gold e with 30" barrels and Optima extended chokes.
Budget, as with most, was a factor to a degree but I wanted to make sure I was getting the best/most gun for my money as I wanted to choose well and choose right for the next 5yrs+.
I shoot once a week with good friends who both have more money than me, but both... (read more)
Written on: 08/10/2010
Bought new for £1650 in early 2007. Shoot every weekend - no serious probs other than almost losing the trigger pin (loctite it in) - others have seen this too.
Machining isn't top class, several rough finishes on metal parts (especially ejectors) and one engraving error (I'm not happy about that - engraving ends "prematureley"). Chokes with plastic rings look cheap/tacky but pattern well if slightly high. I would recommend a session on a pattern plate with your favourite cartridge.... (read more)
Written on: 03/10/2010 by fishface48 (1 review written)
I have used the 682 gold E for the past ten years for shooting woodpigeon, I have found the gun to be fast handling and accurate with very little recoil, in fact, most of the time I am totally unaware of any recoil at all. This an excellent all round gun happy to be used for pigeon, rough and formal driven game shooting. Will I ever sell it? No. (read more)
Written on: 11/09/2010 by pigeon basher (1 review written)
i have for the last 6 years shot with 682s over that time iv had 3 682 gold e's and sold them for buyin what i thought was a better gun, id won many many comps with the 682s, my self i like the 30inch tubes as feels faster for me to point an swing, many of my freinds iv recomened to give them ago still have theres to this day and i doubt ill sell ever sell mine again i just wish i never sold the 1st one i ever bought (read more)
Written on: 24/03/2010
Second hand buying advice:
Not all Gold e's are the same - especially when buying second hand.
1. Some have a very plastic feeling wood which detracts from what is otherwise a quality gun - it makes them feel like a cheaper gun. Go for good quality wood.
2. Some of these guns have been heavily used. Spend a few hundred quid extra and be confident in your purchase - you wont have any regrets.
3. Once you have negotiated your price (at least £200 off the asking - more for new), ask the... (read more)
Written on: 19/03/2010
i bought the beretta 682 gold e two months ago and found it perfect for clay and for hunting. the results are very satisfactory as it is perfectly balanced and the weight is just superb. i would recommend this gun to anyone!i live in cyprus and we here take shooting very seriously! more and more people are buying this gun. (read more)
Written on: 09/03/2010 by Dereck Kemp (1 review written)
I exchange my 30" DT 10 for a 32" Gold 'E' 3 months ago.
With-in 2 weeks my scores at sporting went up by 10%.
It is much easier to handle than the DT10 and very much better
with crossing birds.
I shoot with 1/2 & 1/2 and 7 1/2 Ely Superbs. (read more)
Written on: 13/12/2009
First gun, bought because the only guns they would let me try were the new miroku at 1400 and this one second hand. I figured since I couldn't even tell it was second hand, why not get a bit more gun for my money 9still 1400 quid).
Have had it a year and have since tried a LOT of guns - some of them 20k's worth! - Still like mine best!
Occassional shooter - but just won my clubs sporting and skeet trophies... so it can't be a bad gun eh!
I highly recommend it!
The only thing I would have... (read more)
Written on: 12/09/2009
I have had both the Beretta 682 gold e. 32 sporter and trap models in 32". I found the sporter a very good gun but could not believe the poor quality of the cheap plastic coloured rings on the chokes which split and the writing came off on a gun of £2,3oo. This has now been modified to metal. The poor mecano set choke key was another severe dislike The gun is over priced new even discounted and you can pick up a second hand one for £12000 to £1400. It is among the ideal clay busting... (read more)
Written on: 11/09/2009
Over the last 2 years I have owned a silver pig 5 30, EL2 30, EELL 30, Miroku MK38 30.MK70 30. 682 goldE 32, and a Beretta tekneys Auto 30, which I still have. The Beretta 682 gold e. 32 patterns and handles better than any gun I have owned and has fairly low recoil in comparison, and I've had a few. (read more)
Written on: 18/08/2009
I thought That the beretta 682 gun is to musel heavey with the chokes in. some people like it but when your sport shooting you need it to be lighter i think , also i think it fires slightly to high .. (read more)
Written on: 30/07/2009
Awsome bit of kit.
I only use chokes 1/4 +1/4 and I kill any clay I need to with it.
It patterns very well on the plate, very even, but it does shoot flat which I love because it means you don`t have to shoot low all the time,you just stay right on line with the clay, easier to remember and work out when you`ve not much time.
You can get one with some fantastic wood on it as I did if you ask to see the ones in the back not the plane ones on the shelf.
I ended up paying for a brand new... (read more)
Written on: 23/06/2009
The Beretta 682 gold e. 32 is a fantastic gun. I tried it and fell in love with it (read more)
Written on: 23/06/2009
The Beretta 682 gold e. 32 is a great gun best ive ever shot (read more)
Written on: 17/06/2009
Beretta 682 sportster...Ok. I used it for all my competitions. The barrels still look like new after 4 years... (read more)
Written on: 13/06/2009
i have just tried my mates new 682, very nice, easily the nicest weapon i have tried yet, not a bad word to say on it, perfect clay gun, highly recommend it!! (read more)
Written on: 20/05/2009
The Beretta 682 gold e. 32 is great overall and best ever shot spray in history.
Written on: 03/05/2009
You can't wear the Beretta 682 gold e. 32 out, great feel, great pointing, just a great gun for busting clays. (read more)
Written on: 03/04/2009 by Skeet Champ
tried out the Beretta 682 gold e. 32 for the first time and shot a straight with it its a really good gun excellent handling and i love it (read more)
Written on: 03/02/2009 by gabel (1 review written)
I bought my Beretta 682 gold e. 32 32inch adjustable stock with beavertail forend multichoke over 2 years ago and shoot clays with it twice a week. I have shot most of the range Browning, Blaser ,Miruku, Perazzi and Dt 10 and find that you would be hard pushed to find a better out of the box gun that handles lovely and shoots terrific and better than I could ever shoot . It points well feels comfortable and is a pure pleasure to shoot Regularly shoot 100 clays and you could shoot it all... (read more)
Written on: 09/01/2009
I bought mine new following recommendations from fellow shooters and clubs. It has excelled in all disciplines from skeet/abt/dtl/compact and my main pastime sporting. It's a delight to use and on grounds where there are multi disciplines changing chokes is a 1 minute job. The balance is perfect and it handles great, not as pointable as a 20 bore but that is to be expected. I've fired up to 450 cartridges in 1 week and I am still eager to do more, the recoil is so manageable. Buy one and... (read more)
Written on: 18/12/2008
I've been shooting skeet, trap & sporting clays for 35 years.
More expensive is not always better! I also own 2 Valmets,1
390, 2 391s and a Winchester Super X 2. In short, I traded a MX7 for 682, 2 bbl. set. I'm much happier
with the Beretta! Also shoot sporting clays with this gun. Swings
like a dream and I feel like I'm always able to make in flight
adjustments easily. (read more)
Written on: 03/11/2008
Buy one, you'll never look back. At first I was drawn towards the look off the gun very slim, clean lines and good wood. I bought a new one, and was amazed, top quality gun by a top quality manufacturer, I would recomend this gun to anyone (read more)
Written on: 11/09/2008 by mandy story
would recomend Beretta 682 to any one spending around 1400 on second hand gun - can not aford to shoot clays any more so just do a bit of pigeon decoy finding very hard to mount and not get clean kills (read more)
Written on: 18/08/2008 by billy4 (1 review written)
If this broke I would by another. I have owned a 686 gold E for six years I bought it new after trying many other guns at shoots and for the price this is tops my score went up on average I am very pleased as it is a superb sporting gun with a very nice action . (read more)
Written on: 07/08/2008
This gun is very well made but i find the balance is not good. Does not feel lively in the hand (read more)
Written on: 25/06/2008
I bought this having tried the competition and in my opinion it came out top. I shot 430 cartridges in 1 week and still feel fresh and ready for more. Weekend 100 sporting is a breeze, go for it. (read more)
Written on: 21/06/2008
Best o/u for the money. Pulls up perfect ,light but not to light, no bad points what so ever. (read more)
Written on: 07/06/2008 by peter charman
I have had my gun now for just over three years and with a minor problem with the trigger have found the gun to be a good reliable sporter having shot roughly 10 thousand cartridges during that time a little gem (read more)
Written on: 17/05/2008
Good value gun which can compete at any level , I love it. (read more)
Written on: 08/03/2008
By balancing the gun it help movements left or right mounting ,i shoot skeet olympic with it. THe Beretta 682 Golf is a great gun (read more)
Written on: 07/03/2008
The Baretta 682 gold is a great gun. Ive been using it for ages now and have not had a single problem with it. Ive put thousands of shots through it. Its accurate, powerful and looks great. (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2008
I chose this gun after shooting a few other over-unders like the Browning Citori, Blazer, and the Pirazzi MX6. Althought the Pirazzi felt more comfortable, it has 3x the price. The Citori didn't pattern too well, but felt nice.
What I like most about the 682 Gold E was that it felt very nice. The trigger and hand placement felt more natural than most guns I've shot. Also with the low rib you are able to acquire the target quicker and able to realign for the second target quickly.
If I had... (read more)
Written on: 21/01/2008
The Beretta 628 gold e.32 is oK for shooting a few clays. Not a gun for formal driven shooting days. (read more)
Written on: 20/11/2006 by angusgrainge (1 review written)
I bought the 30 inch 3 months ago and have shot about 1000 cartridges a week with it since then. So far, it has performed faultlessly. I was lucky enough to get some really nice wood on the stock of the sort you might pay a lot of extra money for with other guns. I have used it mostly for sporting shooting, but have also shot skeet, DTL, and FITASC. The gun sems at home whatever the discipline as long as you select the right chokes. My only criticism is of the rubber recoil pad that comes as... (read more)
Written on: 02/11/2004 by oldfenners (1 review written)
It took me over 10 years to finally buy a 32" Beretta 682 gold e., from when I first used one back in about 1993 till this august when I eventually plucked up the courage to hand over the plastic and say.."I'll take it."
I'd pondered over the 30" model but decided on the 32", as I'd most recently been shooting a 391 semi auto and I'd got used to using a long gun and quite liked the extra "pointabillity",
Bamfords excellent gunshop at Eccleston in lancs were happy to order in the 32 incher... (read more)
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