Beretta A400 XPLOR 28GA 28” Semi-Auto Copper Shotgun, MFD 2021

SOLD FOR: $1,301


Make: Beretta

Model: A400

Serial Number: XA253252

Year of Manufacture: 2021

Caliber: 28 Gauge, 2 3/4” Shells

Action Type: Semi-Auto Tubular Magazine

Markings: The right side of the barrel is marked “WARNING: READ MANUAL BEFORE USE / BERETTA USA CORP. ACKK. MD / ALLOYED CR. MO. QUENCHED HIGH TENSILE STEEL / XB273306 IT21 / 0504209”.  The left side of the barrel is marked “BERETTA – GARDONE V.T. – MADE IN ITALY / HP 25 Ga. 70 mm for 2 ¾”-28”-13.9”.  The right side of the receiver is marked “BERETTA”, “Xplor / ACTION”, “XA253252 IT21”.  The bottom of the receiver is marked “21” with two other proofs.  The left side of the receiver is marked “A400-Xplor-28 GA / ACTION / MADE IN ITALY – PATENTED”.

Barrel Length: 28” Vent Rib

Choke:  The barrel is threaded for interchangeable chokes. Comes with three Optima-Chokes.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a red fiber optic rod fixed to the serrated vent rib.  The top of the receiver is serrated for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stocks are very nicely grained and finished checkered wood with a grooved forearm, semi-pistol grip, straight comb, sling stud in the belly, sling stud on the front of the magtube, and a Beretta buttpad.  The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures approximately 14.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the rubber buttpad. The buttpad shows hardly any wear. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Black Oxide, Copper

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright. There is no erosion. There is fouling at the chamber.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This gun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light operation wear. The receiver area is very clean. The screw heads are sharp and undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics:  The action functions correctly. We did not fire this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This shotgun comes with its factory case, two sling swivels, total of 3 Optima chokes, Beretta Gun Oil, two drop adjustment plates, two gun sleeves, and takedown rod.

Our Assessment:  The Beretta A400 Xplor Action in 28 gauge is a cutting-edge semi-automatic shotgun that exemplifies Beretta’s commitment to innovation and performance in the field of hunting and sport shooting firearms. As part of the A400 series, the Xplor Action is designed to offer unparalleled reliability, speed, and ease of use, making it a favorite among hunters and competitive shooters who demand the best from their equipment.

Crafted with Beretta’s advanced Blink technology, the A400 Xplor Action boasts one of the fastest cycling times in the world for semi-automatic shotguns. This system ensures that shooters can fire shots with remarkable speed, a critical advantage in fast-paced shooting scenarios. Additionally, the shotgun features the Kick-Off Mega recoil reduction system, which significantly mitigates recoil, allowing for more comfortable shooting experiences during extended sessions in the field or at the range.

The 28 gauge model of the A400 Xplor Action is particularly noted for its lightweight and balanced design. The choice of 28 gauge makes this shotgun an excellent option for shooters looking for a lighter recoil and the ability to carry a more maneuverable firearm without sacrificing performance. Its elegant aesthetics are highlighted by a beautifully finished walnut stock and fore-end, alongside an attractive bronze-toned receiver that is both stylish and durable.

With its combination of advanced technology, superior craftsmanship, and attention to shooter needs, the Beretta A400 Xplor Action in 28 gauge stands as a testament to Beretta’s legacy of producing some of the finest firearms available to hunters and sport shooters worldwide.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Beretta A400 XPLOR 28GA 28” Semi-Auto Copper Shotgun, MFD 2021
Beretta A400 XPLOR 28GA 28” Semi-Auto Copper Shotgun, MFD 2021