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Old June 14, 2012, 01:40 PM   #1
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well, as they say, I finally pulled the trigger...

about two hours ago on a new 32" Sporting!



photograph by Randy Wakeman...
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Old June 14, 2012, 01:57 PM   #2
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The one I got to test fire seemed to fit a wide variety of folks - tall/short and fat/thin
Personally, I couldn't tell too much difference between it and the 525

(And I STILL thought you hated 12 gauges!)
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Old June 14, 2012, 02:01 PM   #3
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read my prior posts regarding the 725. Totally different feel, balance and lighter weight than any previous 12 gauge Citori. Like comparing a mail truck to a Porsche 911...
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Old June 14, 2012, 03:06 PM   #4
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read my prior posts regarding the 725. Totally different feel, balance and lighter weight than any previous 12 gauge Citori. Like comparing a mail truck to a Porsche 911...
Now they feel more like a Beretta!!
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Old June 14, 2012, 03:16 PM   #5
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I don't buy it Slugo, and neither did my gun writer friend who had the gun and has been reviewing guns for decades. There was 1/16" difference in height. He DID like the barrels - said they were closer to his FN Superposeds than the others. No one could tell a difference in the triggers as we had 5 other Brownings there that day.

Overall, a decent gun, and everyone liked the fact for once the price was lower than the previous model. It should last and shoot like any decent Browning O/U has, and if I wasn't looking REAL hard at a Beretta semi, it would definitely be on the short list since Perazzis for me will require a Powerball winning ticket!
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Old June 14, 2012, 03:38 PM   #6
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We're happy for you ...congratulations....

I'm sure they'll make a 20ga version by next year ...so leave a little room in the safe...just in case ... ( or maybe by Xmas...)....so it doesn't get lonely in there all by itself.
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Old June 14, 2012, 04:05 PM   #7
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Thanks BJP. I'm betting the sub gauge models will be out by years end...
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Old June 15, 2012, 01:34 PM   #8
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Pretty.

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Old June 15, 2012, 01:40 PM   #9
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thanks Dave, hopefully it will work out...
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Old June 16, 2012, 10:10 AM   #10
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Graceful gun art.
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Old June 16, 2012, 10:35 AM   #11
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Nice, are you still looking for an 1100 LT20?
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Old June 16, 2012, 12:07 PM   #12
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zip, not at the moment. I have some guns to sell, then I'll get back to a nice preowned 20 gauge autoloader...
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