Can you shoot steel shot in a Belgium Browning?
As has been stated, “Special Steel” has to do with the material the barrel is made from, not steel shot. Per Browning, “Do not shoot steel shot through any Belgian made gun”. Of course, this could be a CYA thing from Browning, but they are pretty emphatic about steel in Belgian guns.
Do you use steel shot loads on Browning?
DO NO USE ANY STEEL SHOT LOADS: The Belgian-made Auto 5, Superposed, and other Belgian Over/Under models, Double Automatic, Auto 5 and all other models not listed in category 1 or 2. Note: Belgian Auto 5 barrels are interchangeable with the new Invector barrels which are made in Japan.
How many shells does a Belgium Browning A5 shoot?
I shoot a 1952 Belgium made Browning A5 with fixed full choke. This gun only shoots 2 3/4 shells but has worked flawlessly for me deer hunting, in the dove fields, and in the duck blinds. As far as steel shot goes I’ve shot only #2 and #4 shot (mostly #4).
Can you shoot steel out of a Belgium A5?
I did some reading up on the A5 and everything I read said not to run steel through the Belgium made guns but the Jap mad A5’s were fine to shoot steel out of. I shoot a 1952 Belgium made Browning A5 with fixed full choke. This gun only shoots 2 3/4 shells but has worked flawlessly for me deer hunting, in the dove fields, and in the duck blinds.
Where was the Belgian Browning Auto 5 made?
The earlier guns made by Fabrique Nationale in Belgium are amongst the most prized both for functionality and for quality of manufacture. The guns were also made by Miroku in Japan for a while and the Japanese made guns were well made but tend to be heavier than the Belgian FN made guns.
What kind of shotgun is a Browning Model 5 Magnum?
This Browning Model Auto-5 Magnum is a right hand semi-auto 12 Ga. shotgun. It has a 31.5 inch ventilated rib barrel with a metal front bead sight. With a 3 inch chamber it has a fixed Full choke. The …Click for more info
Is the Browning Automag 5 in 20 gauge for sale?
I have a beautiful Belgium made Browning Automag 5 in 20 gauge for sale. It has only the lightest of handling marks after very little use. The wood on this particular gun has a lot of char …Click for more info