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Old November 30, 2011, 12:51 AM   #1
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oneounceload, a great memory...

going back to 1993 to the Warrington Kennel Club, Wellsville, PA. The first 40 plus out of 50 I shot with my 12ga/29.5" Perazzi MX-8 sporter!! That same year I sold the MX-8 and bought the newly introduced 12ga/30" Browning B325, which I still have today!!

Polaroid pictures before the digital age...



my now vintage 1993 Browning B325. First of the *25 series guns...

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Old November 30, 2011, 05:05 AM   #2
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Wow, sure is a nice one. Whats the barrel length on that citori?
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Old November 30, 2011, 07:07 AM   #3
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Old November 30, 2011, 09:01 AM   #4
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Very nice!
My most used is a Gti - the "daddy" of the *25 series - ugly, but still going strong since the mid-90's........

Ah, the days of Polaroids - when misbehaving at a frat party wasn't world-wide in 30 seconds..............
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Old November 30, 2011, 09:55 AM   #5
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I liked the blued receiver and simple graphic on the GTi. They are appreciating in value since they were the first dedicated target sporting clays gun...

not mine...
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Old November 30, 2011, 09:59 AM   #6
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Everyone thought I was nut to go for 32" barrels back then - 28 was the norm and a few were venturing into 30" territory for sporting clays
Now, if they would have left the ports out...........

There was also the Special Sporting Clays model - a few friends still have theirs -IIRC, it came out around the same time
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Old November 30, 2011, 10:46 AM   #7
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this was my third Citori...

only made for two years. Lightning Sporting Clays 12 gauge with 30" barrels. Also a great gun for trap with the high-post rib...

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Old November 30, 2011, 10:59 AM   #8
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Did that come with the case, or did you add it afterwards?

I am really wanting to get a nice Superposed with a broadway and open the fixed chokes from M/F to something along the lines of .012 and .025 for sporting
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Old November 30, 2011, 04:17 PM   #9
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Bought the two cases separately...

I had a beautiful 12ga/30" Superposed choked mod/full. Sold it sad to say, but made $800 bucks on the deal. Nice guns until you need a part or two...
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