ESCORT® Shotgun’s Hard-Hitting SDX

The ESCORT® SDX is part of Hatsan’s Versatile Tactical Shotgun (VTS) series. This modern sporting style shotgun is available in either 12 ga or .410 cal in black or FDE Cerakote. The synthetic polymer lower receiver features an alloy magazine well that ensures a smooth, durable product designed to last. Hatsan’s patented ThermoDefend forend absorbs and dissipates heat from the barrel while offering a comfortable, controlled grip on the weapon.

An active buffer tube absorbs recoil and sports a removable buttstock with elevation-adjustable cheek rest. The soft rubber ergonomic pistol grip is also removable and can be replaced with a wide variety of already available aftermarket options. The charging bolt is reversible to suit a wide variety of shooter preferences. A carry-handle rear sight and fixed front sight come equipped on each gun, but the included flip-up sights can be installed for use with mounted optics. The forend also features 4 picatinny rail locations to accommodate multiple accessory mounting options.

The 12-gauge models feature an 18″ barrel with removable chokes, including an extended cylinder bore choke brake that helps tame recoil with heavy shot or slugs. Standard Full and Improved Cylinder chokes are also included, with other options from HatsanUSA. Each gun ships with two 5-round magazines and a 2-round magazine that can be stored in the buttstock. The gun is chambered to accept 2 ¾” and 3″ shells and will cycle them interchangeably with no external adjustments required by the shooter.

The .410 models feature a 20″ barrel with an integrated choke suitable for both shot and slugs. This model offers the same recoil-absorbing characteristics as the larger caliber models, such as the soft rubber buttpad; this shotgun is extremely smooth. Also shipping with two 5-round magazines, this gun features a spare 3-round magazine stored in the buttstock. The gas piston operates in the same manner, cycling both standard and magnum loads reliably.

As with all ESCORT shotguns, the barrels are proof-tested at the factory to ensure quality and durability. Both models in the SDX series are oxidation-resistant with chrome-plated steel barrels. The hard chrome and Cerakote coatings look great and are built to withstand the harshest conditions. HatsanUSA offers a 5-year limited warranty with all ESCORT firearms.

SDX Features

Modern Sporting style, gas-operated, semi-automatic shotgun

Oxidation Resistant – chrome-plated drilled steel barrel

All barrels are proof-tested

Reversible bolt charging handle for ambidextrous operation

Fixed tactical stock with integrated pistol grip

Elevation adjustable comb

Soft rubber buttpad for recoil absorption

Detachable alloy upper receiver and advanced polymer lower receiver

Picatinny rails integrated into receiver and forend

ThermoDefend forend with ergonomic grip

Manual trigger safety switch

Detachable carrying handle

Adjustable rear sight built into the carrying handle

Adjustable front sight

Optional flip-up front and rear sight set included

Sling loops

Tough matte black or FDE Cerakote finish

SD-X12 Specifications:

12ga gas-operated, semi-automatic shotgun

3 in. magnum chamber

5/2 magazine capacity

18 in. hard chrome-plated barrel with removable chokes

F, IC, and CYL (brake) chokes included

Manual switch safety

37.6 in. overall length

9.0 lbs.

SD-X410 Specifications:

410 cal gas-operated, semi-automatic shotgun

3 in. magnum chamber

5/3 magazine capacity

20 in. hard chrome-plated fixed cylinder barrel

Manual switch safety

39.6 in. overall length

7.8 lbs.

HatsanUSA is the exclusive distributor of Hatsan airguns and Escort firearms in the U.S. Recognized for craftsmanship and precision performance, Hatsan products provide an exceptional shooting experience. The brands are purpose-driven and renowned for outstanding power, performance, reliability, and value. Hatsan takes pride in its vertically integrated manufacturing process, which enables it to maintain the highest levels of quality, workmanship, and a competitive advantage.

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