First Look: Escort Dynamax Semi-Auto Shotgun

posted on September 6, 2021

Designed to be the perfect combination of speed and comfort, the Escort Dynamax semi-automatic shotgun is loaded with features that maximize both performance and value.

Escort Dynamax at Angle

The Dynamax is outfitted with Escort's modern, patented Hybrid Cycling System (HCS). It combines the best features from each of the two traditional cycling operating systems, gas and kinetic. The Dynamax will cycle light loads like a traditional gas system, but uses much less gas. As a result, recoil is reduced, and the cycle rate is faster and more efficient. With less felt recoil, the shooter acquires targets faster, making follow up shots more effective. Using less gas to cycle the gun also means the Dynamax does not have to be cleaned as frequently, and the shotgun is simple to break down, making maintenance easy.

Escort Dynamax Hybrid Cycling System

The entire barrel/receiver module is oxidation-proof for ultimate weather resistance. The precision-tooled barrel is made from Ni-Cr-Mo steel, and is hard-chrome-lined. The bolt of the Dynamax is also fabricated from Ni-Cr-Mo steel and is hard-chrome-plated for long life, reduced friction and maximum resistance against corrosion. This process makes for maximum durability and provides the utmost resistance against rust and corrosion. In addition, all Escort barrels are rigorously proof tested to ensure both strength and longevity.

The Dynamax stock features a DaSoft finish to provide scuff and UV protection while improving durability and handling feel. The DynaPad recoil pad's advanced elastic material and V-shaped ventilations provide superior recoil absorption to maximize shooting comfort. The semi-auto is also equipped with an integrated DynaComb cheekpiece that increases comfort and reduces felt recoil. All of these features make the Dynamax comfortable to shoot, with even the stoutest of magnum loads.

Escort Dynamax Two-Piece Modular Design

The unique two-piece modular design makes the Dynamax one of the quickest and easiest shotguns to assemble and disassemble. The two-piece modular design is comprised of the stock / trigger group module and the barrel / receiver module. This intuitive design allows the shotgun to be fully disassembled and reassembled in just seconds with no tools. Simply loosen the magazine cap a few turns, and the two modules can be separated.

Escort Dynamax Features
• Capable of firing both 3" and 2 ¾" shells
• Oxidation-proof chrome plated barrel
• Hybrid Cycling System (HCS) combines speed, range, and comfort
• Steel shot suitable multi-choke system (F, IM, M, IC, CYL)
• 4+1 round shell capacity
• Accessory migratory plug to decrease capacity to 2+1
• Steel receiver with 11 mm groove for optic mounts
• DaSoft stock finish for increased durability and soft touch feel
• DynaPad ventilated butt pad for maximum recoil absorption
• DynaComb elastic padded cheek rest for ultimate shooting comfort
• Checkered and ventilated anti-glare rib
• Manual cross-button trigger safety
• Detachable sling swivels
• HiViz fiber optic front sight

Technical Specifications
• 12-gauge, 3" magnum chamber
• 28" barrel length
• 5 chokes included (F, IM, M, IC, CYL)
• 4+1 capacity (2+1 w/ migratory plug)
• 50" overall length, 7 lb. weight

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