Franchi Instinct L Over-and-Under Shotguns Now In Sub-Gauge Offerings


Franchi Extends Instinct L Over-and-Under Shotguns Line with Sub-Gauge Offerings

ACCOKEEK, Md. (January 21, 2016) – ( – A favorite among upland hunters and sport shooters, the Franchi Instinct L over-and-under shotgun line has expanded to bring sub-gauge options to sportsmen and women who prefer the challenge of taking to the field with smaller sporting arms.

Franchi Instinct L Over-and-Under Shotgun
Franchi Instinct L Over-and-Under Shotgun

The Instinct L is now available in 28 gauge and .410 bore, joining the previously released 12- and 20-gauge versions. Known for producing best-in-class shotguns with high-end fit, finish and performance, Franchi’s Instinct L is a classic over-and-under shotgun delivering unparalleled performance in the field or at the range.

“The dedicated frame for the sub-gauge Instinct L line really makes these shotguns come alive in the shooter’s hands,” Franchi Senior Product Manager Dan Rice said. “It’s light and responsive, making the hunting experience a true pleasure.”

A color case-hardened, all-steel receiver is at the heart of the Instinct L, delivering added strength for a lifetime worry-free performance. The distinctive receiver includes a tang-mounted automatic safety, which doubles as a barrel selector. Other features include a gold-plated trigger, automatic ejectors, removable chokes and a gold-engraved “Instinct L” on the receiver’s right side.

Highest-quality components and eye-catching aesthetics are not confined to the receiver of the Instinct L, which also features a Prince of Wales stock cut from A-Grade satin walnut and features cut checkering on the slim fore end and pistol grip. A traditional oil stain finish complements the grain of the wood while also protecting it from the elements.

Weighing in at only 6 pounds with an overall length of 45-1/2 inches, both the 28-gauge and .410 bore versions of the Instinct L give shooters a smooth, balanced swing on fast-moving birds and targets. Each Instinct L comes with an improved cylinder, full and modified choke, as well as a choke wrench for easy exchanges.

The Franchi Instinct L comes in a protective, custom-fitted, hard-sided case for easy transport and added protection and is backed by an industry-leading 7-year warranty.

Franchi Instinct L

COMMON SPECIFICATIONS: Gauge/Bore: 28 gauge and .410 bore. Barrel length: 28 inches. Chokes: IC, M and F. Sights: Red fiber-optic front bead. Color: Color case-hardened receiver; blued barrel. Stock: A-Grade satin walnut. Weight: 6 pounds. Overall length: 45-1/2 inches. Length of Pull: 14-1/4 inches. Drop at Heel: 2 inches. Drop at Comb: 1-1/2 inches.
MSRP: $1,699

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