The World's Fastest Semi-Auto Shotgun? Beretta 1301 Tactical! [Review]

The World's Fastest Semi-Auto Shotgun? Beretta 1301 Tactical! [Review]

When it comes to the world of semi-automatic tactical shotguns, Benelli’s probably the name folks are most familiar with – but does Beretta’s 1301 line of tactical scatterguns offer Benelli a run for their money?
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  1. Valpair aviacion Valpair on August 25, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    Do you recommended to buy.??? A big hug from Spain.

  2. Tristan Hicks on August 25, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    By the fact that he said he’s 6’ even, I can tell he’s 5’11”

  3. Durell V on August 25, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    In my opinion, the 1301 is better than the benelli m4. And I own both

  4. Son of Stavros on August 25, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    Beretta has had the 1301 tactical in their lineup for a good 6 years now….i have a gen 1 and 2…..idk why all of the sudden all the YouTubers are just figuring it out and reviewing them

  5. benjamin3290 on August 25, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    Such a cool gun. Extremely capable for home defense. My issue with it is that if I were to buy it (or the more expensive LTT version) I wouldn’t know what to do with it. Can’t really go shoot clay pigeons with a tactical shotgun. LARPing is fun but weird and gets old quick. So it would collect dust in my closet.

  6. Vladi Koz on August 25, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    Could you please educate me what accessories the 1301 Tactical comes with?

  7. Spokane Survival Training and education on August 25, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    That is a gen 2

  8. Jeremiah on August 25, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    Love my 1301 tactical best combat shotgun in my opinion even better then its sister the m4 in my opinion again and less money for a better shogun

  9. slayer calvelli on August 25, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    What a munji cake lol

  10. CMPOLO5 on August 25, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    Okay I’ll buy a shirt

  11. Brendan Booth on August 25, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Check out aridus industries for a magpull stock adapter, a really trick shell carrier and a better handgaurd.

    They also have co-witness ready optic mounts. For that holosun rmr or aimpoints

  12. David Schroeder on August 25, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Damn I want one of these so bad

  13. Brett G on August 25, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    How many avocados does it weigh? I miss the fruit and veggie comparisons

  14. Zane Dubé on August 25, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Can’t stand the “tacti-bro” presentation style.

  15. Chris G on August 25, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Ah Vendetta

  16. Mav Div on August 25, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    My 1301 tactical has a shitty trigger. There is no felt wall or positive break. You just squeeze, squeeze, squeeze, and the trigger just rolls right through the break. Anyone else experience this or is it just me?

  17. Big Don Official on August 25, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Definitely buying this on my 18th bd glad I saw this video 💯🎯

  18. Lamanian 1 on August 25, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    The whole "your 2 3/4" inch shells may be too long" is inaccurate….yes some are a bit longer than others, but thats not the issue. In order to fit 7 rounds in the new mag tube, you have to remove the magazine plug that fits in the end of the mag tube. This will cause the spring to come out when you remove the polymer magazine cover that screws on to the mag tube….but its not a big deal, and this gives you sufficient room for 7 rounds of almost all 2 3/4 inch shells. As far as whether or not its better than the M4….thats personal preference, but aside from having a bit more recoil, the 1301 is pretty hard to beat.

  19. Rimfire Commando on August 25, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    Shirt salesman of the year.

  20. Cory on August 25, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    Awesome video, just picked up a Gen 2 in FDE today. Can’t wait to take it to the range tomorrow.

  21. Alex Pearson on August 25, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Great vid and editing!! I’ve reposted to you as well. Lotta reports on the internet about this double feed issue and some others with timing issues on gen 2. gosh I’m looking at a 1301 but with so many on feeding issues why is the 1301 so prized? It’s counterintuitive and confusing.

  22. FadedHexx on August 25, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    I love my 1301, it is the best semi auto shotgun I have ever had the pleasure to fire. and its FAST. I slapped on a tube extension, sling, and a ESSTAC shotgun card on the side. May or may not run a micro red dot. Will add a Fenix light with pressure switch system soon. Otherwise Stock this thing is a BEAST. I love shooting this thing. eats everything and cleaning is very little. If you have one shoot an entire box of ammo and run your finger through the opening. very little build up. it blows my mind how amazing this shotgun is.

  23. Gordon Adams on August 25, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    Time to use a NEW SPOKESMAN.
    This dude looks TOO LEFTIST to be talking about guns.
    What a NERD

  24. anonymous2024 on August 25, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    i Want one of these

  25. angonoka7 Winner on August 25, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    The Beretta 1301 tactical is NOT the worlds fastest semi-auto shotgun that belongs to the FN SLP shotgun !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. AntDknator on August 25, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    I have the ltt 1301 and it’s my favorite shotgun. Better than all the pump shotguns. I hate pump recoil but this gun is a joy to shoot. It’s worth it if you have the money. I put on a trex arms sling, surefire flash light, and holosun 507c plus match saverz. It’s a beast setup and probably the only shot gun I would ever need unless I need a competition shotgun or trap gun

  27. Daniel Higgs on August 25, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    I have the 1301 Comp Pro and OMG what a beauty and beast. Fastest and most controllable shotty I’ve ever used.

  28. Chris Janquart on August 25, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    My first trip to the range with my 1301 was like waiting for a ride at Disneyland; I spent more time checking in and setting up targets than shooting. Besides, 30 rounds go fast with this (or any other autoloader). Now just sourcing parts to make it more Langdon Tactical-ish.

  29. Nasteho Omar on August 25, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    1301 is overrated bruh. Feels like a toy with all the polymer and Aridus Industries furniture.

    Benelli M4 is battle proven and is used all around the world and in video games. The gun slaps outta the box my nigga.

  30. coffeeandlifting on August 25, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    I tried to make sense of the malfunction mode described, but I can’t. The gun "spits a shell out onto the lifter and attempts to chamber another straight from the magazine tube?" So you’re just saying it tries to spit two onto the lifter… but that would have nothing to do with the bolt release which would not be in play while there are still rounds in the mag tube… And you say it won’t happen with a Gen 2 despite the fact that you have a Gen 2… And then you show footage of a round that is backwards on the lifter which could only possibly be caused by user error. I’m super confused, yet still extremely curious as to what actually happened.

  31. Danh8su on August 25, 2022 at 8:43 pm


  32. M W on August 25, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    More TRASH operations from semi-shotgun, just like the marines semi-auto shotgun is trash.

  33. Black Mr Satan on August 25, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    how many more views do you guys get by auto playing the embedded youtube player on your website?

  34. Deuce Dufresne on August 25, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    I have a 1301 Comp and it rocks. I snagged a police trade in M2 tactical…kind of wish I went 1301 tactical

  35. Spruce Bug on August 25, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    I shoot vent rib way faster than irons.

  36. THATMOFODIRT on August 25, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    Good stuff

  37. Tmango 7 on August 25, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Great review but I think I’ll stick with my 870 express.

  38. W. W. on August 25, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    What chest rig are you wearing?

  39. Joe O. on August 25, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    I have my Benelli M4 LE and LTT Beretta 1301 next to each other in the safe. I can’t choose between them so I’m hoping they’ll procreate and make the Mossberg 590A1 watch.

  40. Brad Oldenburg on August 25, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    James agrees…….

  41. Dis Hayn on August 25, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    That’s a spicy a meatball

  42. J Reed on August 25, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    So I have to know what the deal is with the light mount? I’ve got the GG&G light mount with a Streamlight Pro Tac, mounted on the support side. I put a strip of Velcro down to mount the pressure switch but don’t have it set up that way yet. Thx!

  43. Nathan Zavala on August 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    I need to get one tbh

  44. Eric. DaMAJ on August 25, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    I have one and I like it a lot. It does shoot fast. So fast that only my double barreled coach gun has a faster follow up shot and only barely. Recoil and target (re) acquisition play a much larger part. I think if you’re legit going to combat (and training for it all the time like a madman) a Benelli is better. But for the average civilian, cop, or competitor, the 1301 is the way to go.

  45. blantant on August 25, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    The one in ODG is such a beauty

  46. Jokes on you on August 25, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    It’s California Legal!!!! Please be legal when I turn 21 in 4 years, please be legal when I turn 21 in 4 years, please be legal when I turn 21 in 4 years 😭😭😭

  47. McSWM911 on August 25, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Your "jam" looks like it was because you loaded the shell in backwards. The brass end doesn’t face or go into the barrel.

  48. CutTheKnot on August 25, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    The 1301 you were using in the video IS the 2nd Generation model.

  49. YorkshireJoinery on August 25, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Great video J Dog!