by Sam Hoober
Alien Gear Holsters’ Sam Hoober reviews the TriStar Viper Max Shotgun, in the 3-½” semi-auto model in Reatree Max-5HD Camo.
The gun comes with 4 chokes – Skeet, Improved Cylinder, Modified and Full – and is compatible with Beretta Mobil chokes in case you wish to upgrade or replace as needed.
TriStar also includes an extra recoil shim in case you need it – which you might. The stock is definitely on the thin side, which suggested to me when I unboxed it that I might be in for some lively times.
If there was a criticism I could make on the TriStar Viper Max Shotgun, the stock would be it as I generally prefer a big butt on a shotgun. Because that’s what we’re talking about here.
Break-in is a box of 3-½”, so I grabbed a box of Federal 3-½” #2 waterfowl and hit the range. I neglected to bring a tape measure to measure the patterns, but pellets were hitting at point-of-aim at …Read the Rest