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First Look: Mesa Tactical “Truckee” Forend for Beretta 1301

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NEW from Mesa Tactical comes the Truckee forend for the Beretta 1301!

Mesa has been making great forends for a while now, and now they’re bringing that to the Beretta 1301 shotgun. Made from aluminum with M-LOK attachment points, this is a rock-solid way of mounting what you need to your shotgun.

The Truckee forend is sleek, rugged, and lightweight. M-LOK slots accept Picatinny rail sections or specialized light mounts or vertical grips. The Truckee forend is offered in two lengths, the 13-inch version is available now and the 15 ¾ inch forend will become available in August of 2023.

“This new modern forend will meet the expectations of professional operators, and it is designed to perform under the most demanding field, competitive shooting, and tactical conditions. It was developed and designed in-house, to be the perfect complement to our product line,” says Zuly Rivera, Marketing Manager at Mesa Tactical. “We are excited to have law enforcement professionals or recreational shooters, take advantage of the enhanced ergonomics and modern features it offers.”


  • Made from 6061-T6 aluminum and high-temp, glass-filled nylon polymer end caps for rugged durability
  • Industry standard M-LOK slots can accept Picatinny rail sections as well as other M-LOK mounts and accessories
  • Replacement forend complies with Federal law 18 USC §922(r), as a single US-made part
  • Installs in seconds, no gunsmithing required
  • Can be easily removed on the bench or in the field to access gas system
  • Available for Beretta 1301 and Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotguns

Prices and availability

Truckee forends for the Beretta 1301 and Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotguns are now available. Production models for the Benelli M2 Tactical will be available in the fall of 2023. Pre-orders are now being accepted. 


  • 95320 Truckee Forend for Beretta 1301 (12-GA, M-LOK, 13 in) $130.00
  • 95520 Truckee Forend for Beretta 1301 (12-GA, M-LOK, 15¾ in) $145.00

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