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#5981954 - 10/17/15 07:27 PM A-5 Sweet 16
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Will be for sale next year

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#5983202 - 10/18/15 08:32 PM Re: A-5 Sweet 16 [Re: Barny Topwater]
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#5983307 - 10/18/15 09:28 PM Re: A-5 Sweet 16 [Re: Barny Topwater]
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Registered: 01/06/11
Posts: 1720
Loc: Northlake Tx
Please sell me on the 16 gauge. I had a 870 in 16g once and didn't care for it. To me it was like shooting a heavy 20g load or light 12g load. Or is it just a romantic thing.
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#5983367 - 10/18/15 09:55 PM Re: A-5 Sweet 16 [Re: Barny Topwater]
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Registered: 06/12/11
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Loc: Clairette
That 870 was built on a 12 gauge frame and weighed a bit more than the 12 gauge. Once you shoot a true 16 gauge framed gun you will understand the magic. They are incredible pheasant, quail, hun, and grouse guns.

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#5983408 - 10/18/15 10:37 PM Re: A-5 Sweet 16 [Re: Barny Topwater]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Registered: 03/22/11
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Loc: West Virginia
I really enjoyed my grandpas 16, but I don't know if I would want a new one because of the price and availability of shells.

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#5983428 - 10/18/15 11:12 PM Re: A-5 Sweet 16 [Re: texasdude28]
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Ok. I get that but the recoil was crazy.
I think one of my buddies have a 16g in a browning. I'll borrow it and try it out.
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#5984042 - 10/19/15 01:12 PM Re: A-5 Sweet 16 [Re: Barny Topwater]
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Nothing better than having the shot load of a heavy 20 ga. and the recoil of a heavy 12.

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