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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:28 am  Reply with quote
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Considering options for a short stocked lightweight gun at the moment. Does anyone have an idea how long the action tube in the stock measures? Or more to the point how much one could shorten the stock?

I would probably need to alter the pitch a bit and some toe out ideally. Although contouring the pad can give some leeway as well.

Any help is appreciated, Thanks.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:53 pm  Reply with quote
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Mine was shortened to 13.5 inches LOP. Also shortened the length of grip 1/2 inch which made a huge improvement in my trigger reach. The adjustment wedges provided by browning are barely functional. My smith made stock adjustments to get the cast off I needed. Gun now fits me perfect and I shoot it well.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:52 am  Reply with quote
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I ran across a new sweet yesterday $300 off plus the $100 rebate I guess I have a new duck gun it followed me home. I'm not a repeater fan but this girl felt lively and I figured my son would shoot it. The full choke is crazy full browning always did way over choke there full chokes. Really nice light gun for all you Benelli and auto loader fans. It is a carry all day non-tox gun for sure. Pheasant and Prairie grouse gun for you mid-west and western folks. I may carry it for Turkey's it's sure light enough. Browning defiantly trimmed it down sleek I think the motto for it is "carries like a 28 hits like a 12".
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Dave In AZ
PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:13 pm  Reply with quote



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pudelpointer, what was the final price of the gun, including the rebate? And where did you find it $300 off?

I keep trying to find one in Phx to look at, one store has one in 28" about an hour drive away, but I think I'd want the 26" with that long receiver sighting plane as I like 26" guns better in my other semi-autos.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:20 pm  Reply with quote
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$1699.00 store had a $300 rebate so $1399 which is retail plus the $100 off $1299 total. The store supports my RGS shoot every year I'm sure you can buy one for less but I owed them for the support. My guess is you can buy one for $1100-$1200.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:38 pm  Reply with quote
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That's a great price!

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I guess I was lucky with mine in December. It was marked $1389.99 but there was a Browning 10% off sale that brought it down to $1250.99 plus tax. I wasn't aware of the Browning $100 rebate until I read about it later on here. That brought it down to $1150.99, of course the tax was still on the number before the rebate.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:02 am  Reply with quote
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Shot the sweet over the weekend handles nice took me little while to get used to the thing had about 5 miss feeds over 100 targets with the Herters factory 1oz of 8's. It was fun to shoot the mod choke just crushes targets had some long shots 40 plus that broke hard. That itch is now scratched back to the double guns.
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