Do they make 3 inch 16-gauge shells?
Browning has its own brand of shotgun ammo, but it does not actually make its own ammo. There is, however, a new 16-gauge is available with a 3-inch chamber. It is the Barrett Sovereign/Rutherford, a fine over/under shotgun on a true 16-gauge frame that costs $2,500.
Are 16-gauge shells expensive?
Using Federal Upland Loads as a baseline of lead ammunition, a case of No. 5, 16 gauge shells is $15 more expensive than both 12 gauge and 20 gauge in the same size. Comparatively, the 12 gauge is a 1-1/4 ounce load at a velocity of 1500fps. For those of you in the non-toxic world, things look both good and bad.
Are 16 gauge shotguns making a comeback?
After teetering on the edge of obsolescence, the 16-gauge is making something of a comeback, and that’s good news for upland hunters.
How many rounds does a Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen have?
Browning certainly has faith in it. The gun comes with a 100,000-round or five-year guarantee. The claim is that the A5 will function with the complete range of 16-gauge shells, from 1¼ to 1 oz. The trigger is easily detached by pushing out two cross pins and giving it a yank.
How big is an A5 Sweet Sixteen barrel?
Read more by going to the A5 article here. Item Number 0118005004 UPC 023614439585 Gauge 16 Chamber Length 2 3/4″ Barrel Length 28″ Overall Length 49 1/4″ Length of Pull 14 1/4″ Drop at Comb 1 3/4″ Drop at Heel 2″ Weight 5 lbs 13 oz
When did the Browning Sweet 16 shotgun come out?
The original Sweet 16 first hit stores in 1937, and was built on a 20 gauge frame, presenting more firepower than the 20, but in a gun lighter than a 12. Introduced in 1902, the Auto-5, and its cousins manufactured by Remington and Savage, were the first commercially successful autoloading shotguns.
What kind of wood is on a Browning Sweet Sixteen?
Browning lists the wood on the Sweet Sixteen as “Grade 1.” The wood on our gun had a little bit of figure, but more important, it was nicely stained and finished in a high-gloss synthetic. Checkering was machine-cut but well executed in an attractive 18-lines-per-inch pattern.