Did Browning make an A5 in 410?
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What gauge is the Browning A5?
Sweet Shooter. One of the most popular versions of the Auto-5 is the 16 gauge, affectionately known as the Sweet 16. The 16 gauge is a little smaller and lighter than the 12 gauge, and many shooters have found it to be the Goldilocks of the Auto-5 lineup. Everything about that gun in that gauge is just right.
Where was the original Browning A5 shotgun made?
The original Browning A5 shotguns, like this one, were made in Belgium until the start of World War II, when Remington produced the A5 alongside their Model 11s. Production returned to Belgium after the war, but moved to Browning’s Miroku plant in Japan in 1975.
When did John Browning invent the automatic 5?
The Browning Automatic 5, most often Auto-5 or simply A-5, is a recoil-operated semi-automatic shotgun designed by John Browning. It was the first successful semi-automatic shotgun design, and remained in production until 1998.
What was the Browning A5 used for in World War 2?
First and foremost, the A5 was a hunting shotgun. Supremely reliable, and able to take a staggering amount of abuse. The U.S. military used issued versions of the Remington Model 11 in World War II. The Army Air Corps used specially designed Model 11s fitted with cuts compensators, like this one,…
Where is magazine cutoff switch on Browning A5?
Note the magazine cutoff switch on the left side of the receiver, a feature only present on A5s made by FN and the “American Browning” shotguns made by Remington during WWII, which differed from Remington’s nearly identical Model 11. photo from gunauction.com Browning didn’t make guns himself.