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#5936530 - 09/19/15 06:18 PM Browning Light 12
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Woodsman

Registered: 09/14/09
Posts: 121
Loc: Harker Heights
My dad bought me a Belgium made Auto 5 when I was 15. 30 some-odd years later after I'd left it at my parent's house after hunting with it all through high school, dropping it in beaver ponds, running countless shells through it I brought it home after my folks passed away. Left it there due to Army career travelling all over. Gave it a good cleaning and my son shot it on the dove field for the first time in a long time. First whitewing rolled up by that old kicking SOB.

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#5936632 - 09/19/15 07:44 PM Re: Browning Light 12 [Re: greenen]
doublehaul Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 5
Well done. Well done indeed.

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#5936701 - 09/19/15 08:37 PM Re: Browning Light 12 [Re: doublehaul]
bobcat1 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 2605
Loc: Sanger, Texas
The tradition and passing from generation to generation is what I like most about hunting. up
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Bobby Barnett


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#5937002 - 09/20/15 05:59 AM Re: Browning Light 12 [Re: greenen]
pervis Offline
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Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 682
I've got a light 20 my grandfather gave me that one day my son will inherit. Great guns, good memories.

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#5937004 - 09/20/15 06:03 AM Re: Browning Light 12 [Re: greenen]
Fowl Language Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/28/13
Posts: 54
Best gun ever! I still have my dad's A5 Light.
I've use my A5 3" Mag since I bought it coming out of HS some 30 years ago. Never had a problem with it.
Giving both to my son, someday... roflmao
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2014 Texas State Duck Calling Champion
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#5937011 - 09/20/15 06:21 AM Re: Browning Light 12 [Re: greenen]
kweber Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/03/15
Posts: 250
setting the friction ring correctly is the secret to lowering the kick...
that long-action in mine is a slow ka-thung.
mine was built mid-50's best guessing.
it even cycles a 7/8 cheap dove load..
have never shot any loads heavier than 1 1/8
a GOOD gunsmith familiar w/their innards can help.
your boy should be thrilled

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#5937199 - 09/20/15 10:22 AM Re: Browning Light 12 [Re: greenen]
Slow Drifter Offline


Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4401
Loc: Central Texas
Great shotguns! I have a few. My oldest was made in about 1913 and still sees regular use every dove season!
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"I have no idea what WW-III will be fought with, but WW-IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

A. Einstein


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