Benelli R1

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BENELLI R1 BIG GAME RIFLE   .30-06 Springfield Benellis R1 big game rifle recently got bigger. The R1 is now available in .338 Winchester Magnum, considered one of the most respected North American big game cartridges thats suitable for hunting large game like brown bear, moose and elk and Africas largest plains game. The Benelli R1 with ComforTech is currently available in .30-06, .300 Win. Mag., and the latest additionthe .338 Winchester Magnum. No rifle in the world that allows you to get back on target faster than the R1 with ComforTech just the ticket for hunting game anywhere in the world. Pairing R1s ComforTech recoil dampening stock with Benellis ultra-reliable A.R.G.O. piston-driven system really takes the sting out of recoil. Imagine a .300 Winchester Magnum that feels like youre shooting a light .270 and youll understand what this hunting rifle from Benelli is all about. To put it more graphically, other high-powered hunting rifles kick about twice as hard. R1 A.R.G.O. System The reliability of the R1s Auto Regulating Gas Operated (A.R.G.O.) system has been proven in the M1014 military shotgun and has been adapted for centerfire rifle cartridges with a three-lugged rotary bolt. The rifles gas cylinder is positioned just in front of the chamber allowing for short operating rods and reduced recoiling mass. AA-Grade Walnut stock 4 +1 mag. capacity 44" Overall 7.2 lbs Receiver is drilled and tapped for scope mount; picatinny rail is included Length of pull: 14" Drop at heel: 1 3/4" Drop at comb: 1 1/4" (Raised comb included)

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.30-06 Springfield








Matte Black

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Full Length Centurion Arms top Picatinny Rail

Barrel Length


Benelli R1 Features

The Benelli R1 is a semi-automatic hunting rifle that operates on the same self-regulating gas system as the Benelli M4 shotgun (M1014).  It is built with a 22 or 24 inch barrel depending on the caliber and has a hardened steel receiver that is drilled and tapped to accept an optics rail.

Benelli R1 Ballistics

.30-06 Springfield Ballistic Data
Range (Yards) Drop (inches) Velocity Energy Wind drift (inches) Time (milliseconds)
0 0 0 0 0 0
50 0 0 0 0 0
100 0 0 0 0 0
150 0 0 0 0 0
200 0 0 0 0 0
250 0 0 0 0 0
300 0 0 0 0 0
350 0 0 0 0 0
400 0 0 0 0 0
450 0 0 0 0 0
500 0 0 0 0 0

Benelli R1 Capacity

The Benelli R1 is available in .308 Winchester, .30-06, .300 WIN MAG and .338 WIN MAG and feeds from a detachable 4 round magazine.  With one round in the chamber, this gun can hold up to 5 rounds making it fall into compliance with all rifle hunting laws in the US.
Measuring 44 inches long with an unloaded weight of 7.2 pounds, this rifle is incredibly easy to carry around over long durations without inducing much fatigue.  While the length does make it a bit tricky to navigate through dense vegetation, its lack of sharp edges helps keep it from getting tangled up in the leaves.

Benelli R1 Mobility


Benelli R1 Ergonomics

The R1 handles like a deer rifle and has controls that are similar in setup to the Remington 1100 or 11-87.  The stocks, whether wood or composite, include a half-pistol grip and integrated cheek riser while the forends feature included contours that offer a much more stable grip.

Benelli R1 Fit & Finish

The Benelli R1 is built with a hardened steel receiver and is available with either composite or hardwood furniture.  The design makes smart use of polymer where metal simply isn’t needed to reduce weight.  All contacting surfaces are honed for a smooth action that won’t wear out easily.

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How much is a Benelli R1 worth?

In 2024 a new or used Benelli R1 value varies depending on supply and demand. In the last 12 months there is great demand for a Benelli R1 and most rifles. The Price for a Benelli R1 has increased in cost by $0.00 in 2024 compared to 2023.

Estimated New and Used Values for a Benelli R1 Values are based on a basic model with no options or colors.

Condition Trade-In Private Party Dealer
New In box $650.64 $850.84 $1,000.99
Excellent $600.59 $800.79 $900.89
Very Good $550.54 $800.79 $900.89
Good $500.50 $750.74 $850.84
Fair $350.35 $650.64 $800.79
Poor $250.25 $500.50 N/A

Gun Value Conditions explained:

New in box - 100% condition in unopened box. Excellent - 95%+ condition with or without box.

Very Good - 90% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Good - 80-90% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Fair - 30% - 80% condition, parts, and finish may or may not be original. Must function properly and shoot.

Poor - under 30% condition. Firearm has severe wear and tear, does not function, or is damaged.

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