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Shotgun Review: Fausti's Aphrodite - An Exciting New Addition!

Introducing a new manufacturer to the already remarkable Somarriba lineup, Fausti. Fausti, an esteemed Italian manufacturer known for its superior gunsmithing, has long been revered by both hobbyists and professional shooters. Each Fausti shotgun reflects the artistry, detailed craftsmanship, and remarkable engineering that are the cornerstones of the brand.

It is the Aphrodite that truly reflects these sentiments and shows what truly makes Fausti standout in the market.


There are firearms, and then there are works of art. The Fausti Aphrodite is both. This masterpiece of gunmaking artistry signifies an exceptional achievement in design, functionality, and craftsmanship that effortlessly balances practicality and elegance.

Named after Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, this shotgun's allure is apparent at first sight. Crafted from fine Italian walnut, the Aphrodite features a beautifully checkered Prince of Wales grip and an elegant Schnabel forend, which not only add a unique aesthetic appeal but also ensure a comfortable, confident hold.

The engraved, silver finished receiver showcases classic Fausti detailing. Depicting a tastefully stylized scroll engravings, these intricate designs complements the rich hue of the walnut, resulting in a shotgun that is not just a tool, but a statement.

Despite its namesake, the Fausti Aphrodite is not just a pretty face. It boasts a remarkable performance that matches its stunning aesthetics. Built around a solid, reliable action, it ensures smooth operation and dependable performance, whether you're on the trap field or in the hunting field. Its barrels, available in various lengths, are designed to provide superior ballistic performance, while the selectable single trigger provides enhanced control for precise, reliable shooting.

A common concern among shooters is the weight of their firearm. The Aphrodite, however, perfectly addresses this. With its balanced weight distribution and streamlined design, this shotgun guarantees easy handling and maneuverability, making it suitable for shooters of different skills and stature.

For those in search of a shotgun that truly blends form and function, the Fausti Aphrodite serves as a benchmark. It is, without a doubt, a manifestation of Fausti's commitment to excellence, a perfect balance between aesthetics and performance that offers an unparalleled shooting experience.


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