Update, 3/10/2015: Bernhard G. has created the following album of pictures (LINK HERE) comparing one of these darker hooks to another one of his own. He shows weight as well as measurements for comparison.
Update, 2/25/2015 10:00pm EST: I've now received numerous emails regarding these hooks from SPAS 12 owners here in the United States. I have spoken with both the buyer and seller at length, as well as a technician at Benelli in Italy who is familiar with the SPAS, as
After seeing the sticker shock of what it takes to get a factory sling, SPAS 12 Project man-of-the-hour Paul S. decided to take it upon himself to shop around for someone willing to make a sling for our favorite shotgun, and I'm happy to announce that Fire Force Tactical Gear based out of California answered the call. I have a few in the online store, but you should really check out FireForceUSA.com as well. All products made in the USA and a heck of a nice company to deal
I tried coming up with a good title for Valentine's Day but I'm unfortunately not that clever.
Anyway, there is a SMALL number of replacement hooks in the online store. The first batch was supposed to be larger, however an issue in the quality department (which sent me through several machinists) chewed up a lot of the original resources.
The hook in the picture is one of the replacement hooks. These are carefully titled "replacement hooks" and not "replicas", they wer
It seems like the grip plug is just another one of those pieces that the SPAS likes to reject over time, along with it's share of buffers, bumpers, and o-rings. A replacement is now available through the SPAS 12 Project! Made in the USA.
Hey guys! After receiving several requests I'm happy to announce that both old and new-style receiver buffers are now a highly visible blaze orange, allowing you to see your buffer without needing to disassemble your SPAS 12!
There are now hundreds of SPAS 12 Project buffers in use all over the globe, and while there haven't been any reports of a single one failing, your SPAS 12 wasn't cheap and the extra peace of mind from knowing your buffer is in there protecting your