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Old July 13, 2013, 12:22 PM   #1
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Browning Citori

My dad had a client who had not been able to keep up with payments and he had offered us a Browning Citori. I Have never been into over under shotguns because there price range is just to high it seemed so i had always been a pump shotgun kind guy. We said we were interested in it but not knowing much on the gun or over under's i did not know. We are primarily dove hunters and also clay shooters rarely do we waterfowl hunt but it comes up from time to time. not sure if this shot gun is one to add to the collection or use as a work horse.

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Old July 13, 2013, 12:44 PM   #2
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If a Brownie fits, shoot it, and don't look back...
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Old July 13, 2013, 01:32 PM   #3
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They aren't collectibles, they are workhorses, and with a minimum of reasonable care will work for a L O N G time
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Old July 13, 2013, 01:44 PM   #4
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Darn good guns. Grab it.
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Old July 13, 2013, 02:47 PM   #5
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Please note that the Browning is just like all guns and will need service from time to time.

Last I can recall it's in the area of about 250,000 rounds.
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Old July 13, 2013, 03:55 PM   #6
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Go for it. If you can find out what model of Citori it is then we could tell you more as far as value...
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Old July 13, 2013, 05:29 PM   #7
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Please note that the Browning is just like all guns and will need service from time to time.

Last I can recall it's in the area of about 250,000 rounds.
Actually, mine needed new springs and firing pins at 90,000. Now approaching 300,000, it hasn't needed anything since..............
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Old July 13, 2013, 06:06 PM   #8
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Dont know model number or anything but i have some pictures of .
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File Type: jpeg Citori 4.jpeg (125.9 KB, 36 views)
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Old July 13, 2013, 07:07 PM   #9
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Fixed chokes or screw ins? 12 ga?
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Old July 13, 2013, 07:11 PM   #10
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screw ins
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Old July 13, 2013, 07:26 PM   #11
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field gun, I had a 12 just like that - bought it from JC Penney when they were getting out of the gun business
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Old July 14, 2013, 10:10 AM   #12
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Buy it if the price is right, it may spoil you after you get used to it.
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Old July 14, 2013, 08:53 PM   #13
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It depends upon how much ($$$) the client owes - that gun's worth about $1100 used/retail w/warranty.




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Old July 15, 2013, 12:54 PM   #14
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Got to agree with petahw, it really depends on how much he owes your dad. If he owes $100,000 i'd make him pay and go out and buy a whole bunch of citoris.

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Old July 15, 2013, 01:01 PM   #15
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It's a field grade Citori.....look at the current Lightning models...

http://www.browning.com/products/cat...id=013&tid=461

For a gun in 3" chambers it lists for $ 1989 and is selling new in my area for around $ 1,700.
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The used value on the gun you're looking at is in the range of $ 900 - $1,200 ....and value will depend on any handling marks, condition inside receiver and barrels.
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They're solid work horse guns....most of the Citori's, even this entry level gun....should give you a 500,000 shell trouble free life with no issues ....

This field model in the Citori line of guns ( they're are about 29 models of the Citori now - with the upper level models selling new at around $ 3,000 )....but the field model like this has remained virtually unchanged since the mid 1980's ..../ all of the Citori line of guns give you a lot of gun for the money, in my view !
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Old July 16, 2013, 12:10 AM   #16
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Old July 16, 2013, 10:00 AM   #17
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Wow .....( log the date ! )....
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Old July 16, 2013, 10:13 AM   #18
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I have that same gun, doves have nightmares about it
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