The Xanthos is the only semi-auto using an inertial system to cycle the piston and chamber the cartridge. The Xanthos is the only hunting semi-auto with a receiver in solid steel weighing just 2.9 kg. Fast reloading, thanks to the Breda Fast Loading, reloading the gun is very efficient, reliable and enables the hunter to shoot quickly reducing the interval between shots. The innovative design of the Xanthos allows the gun to use a heavier bolt which absorbs recoil better reducing the felt recoil in the shoulder. The style of the Xanthos has been prepared by one of the best Italian designers, Mrs. Cervi. The quality of the wood and the standard of the finish make the gun both handsome and attractive - as well as having high performance. Made in Italy. All Xanthos guns are manufactured and assembled in Italy, inside the Valle Trompia where all the World s best guns and rifles are produced.