Benelli Enhances SBE3 BE.S.T. Lineup with 28-Gauge Models

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posted on January 19, 2023
Mainbenelli BEST SBE3 28Ga Black Synthetic

Benelli’s Super Black Eagle shotgun lineup needs no introduction. These Inertia Driven sky wreckers have been a favorite of waterfowlers since the model's launch in 1993. For 2023, however, Benelli has broadened the SBE 3 line by adding two new models in 28-gauge.

Weighing between 5.5 and 5.6 pounds (depending on barrel length), the 28-gauge SBE3 is fitted with a low-profile black carbon-fiber barrel rib that yields an excellent point. Benelli’s field-proven BE.S.T. (Benelli Surface Treatment) is a hybrid Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) coating that provides protection against corrosion and abrasion. Protection of this sort is a must for hunting in the rough stuff, such as tight, flooded timber, northern swamps, and beaver ponds. Combine BE.S.T. with features like the Crio flush and extended choke tubes, Crio-treated barrels, the ComforTech 3 recoil mitigating stock, and the energy absorbing CombTech cheek piece, and shooters get a shotgun loaded with Benelli’s best technologies.

The new SBE 3 BE.S.T. in 28-gauge is available in black synthetic and comes with a shim kit and hard protective case that is custom fitted to protect the gun during transport. For more information, visit benelliusa.comMSRP: $2,099

SBE3 spec chart

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