Where are the choke markings on a Browning?
The Browning has markings on the side of each barrel. The top barrel is marked ** and the bottom barrel is marked **-. Do you know where I can find out what choke those stand for? I am hoping the top barrel is modified and the bottom one is improved cylinder, but it is a mystery right now.
What kind of choke does a Browning B25 have?
In “Browning speak” modified choke is ** and improved cylinder is **- . This would be very typical choking for one of their 26-1/2″ barreled O/Us. Usually the 28″ barreled B25 Superposed guns came in Mod/Full.
What is the serial number of a superposed Browning shotgun?
Example: 6556S2 = A 1962 Superposed 12 ga. shotgun with serial number 6556. This was then preceded by the serial number beginning with 1000. Example: 1000S69 = A 1969 Superposed 12 ga.. shotgun with a serial number of 1000. In 1975 Browning standardized its serial number identification which it followed until 1998. 1. Superposed Type 2.
Is the Browning Superposed still in the market?
Yes. The Superposed shotgun was introduced to the U.S. market in 1931 and discontinued distribution in the U.S. in 1986.. The Superposed is still available through Browning International’s Custom Shop. To find your serial number, you will need to refer to your owner’s manual.
The fixed choke markings are denoted by * marks on the bottom of the barrel under the forearm assembly. 3 on the left barrel and 4 on the right. *** Modified choke **** Improved Cylinder
What do the numbers mean on a Remington barrel?
Here the first (LH) mark is the final inspector mark, the O represents July, the R would be 1968. And the F again being an assembly number. 1954 = A (JAN. AA) (*) Typically from the beginning, they NEVER used serial numbers to DATE their long firearms, but date codes. That does not preclude them from also assigning serial numbers.
When did Remington stop stamping the barrel with the date code?
After the war with numerous new 22 caliber models being introduced, serial numbers were not assigned to ALL GUNS until the Federal Gun Control Act of 1968. (**) On 8/9/99, they stopped stamping the barrels with the date code.
Can a Remington 870 shotgun barrel be changed?
An issue that people need to be aware of, is that many Remington firearms such as the 870 series of shotguns can have their barrels easily changed or replaced. So, if the barrel is not original to the specific firearm in question the barrel date code may be meaningless.
What are the choke sizes on Spanish shotguns?
On Spanish shotguns usually there are two markings on each barrel – the barrel diameter and choked diameter – difference between those is choke in mm. I’m very impressed but what’s the formula ?
How to calculate choke sizes from barrel markings?
Have Fallen on an old Spanish sxs made in 1961 but i can’t work back the choke sizes from the markings so need someone who is adept with an abacus:) I know there’s a formula but can’t find it on tinterwebby LH barrel is 0.8mm = 0.030″ = 3/4 = Imp Mod RH barrel is 0.4mm = 0.015″ = 3/8 = Light Mod I’m very impressed but what’s the formula ?
What kind of chokes do I need for a shotgun?
Shotguns come in two formats – fixed choke and multi choke. It goes without saying that a multi choke gun will give you much more flexibility if you practise different types of shooting as you can swap and change the chokes as you wish. With a fixed choke gun, you need to have physical alterations made to your barrels by a professional gunsmith.