The Benelli M4 is a fair bit cheaper than the SRM 1216! The others, after seeing some reviews, are little more than imported junk. I was looking for QUALITY defensive firearm for my other house in the mountains. I wanted high capacity and reliability, reliability trumping all else. Spending $2500 on a purely defensive firearm is tough. Saying that, my wife spending $14,000 for my 50th birthday present on a fully loaded M82 in 50 BMG puts things in a bit more perspective.