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: Browning A-5

12-12-2012, 09:06 AM
Has anyone owned or shot the new Browning A-5. Would you recommend purchasing one for duck hunting?

12-12-2012, 08:27 PM
i won one at a DU event and love the gun. it's light and been reliable. all my hunting buddies plan on buying one as well.

01-04-2013, 10:33 AM
One of the new ones or the older versions?

01-05-2013, 07:56 PM
i won a new one

01-06-2013, 09:52 AM
I have older belgian made A-5 and it never gets used when the other choice is a Benelli.

01-07-2013, 08:41 PM
I've heard nothing but good things about them. Hey,its a Browning its almost got to be good.

01-31-2013, 06:53 PM
A Buddy had a new one break on a SD hunt. My dad has a 90yo belgian which I would trade my benelli for.

02-05-2013, 12:51 PM
I did not know Browning was making these again. I loved the old ones so I'm sure these are pretty nice shooting guns. Makes me wish I would have waited before I bought my maxus last year.

Keith Stroyan
02-07-2013, 08:30 AM
I did not know Browning was making these again. ...

Well, they aren't. It's an interesting new inertia action (like Benelli) gun:

02-07-2013, 11:38 AM
yeah I figured it would be an upgraded action from the old A5. I did not know it was recoil operated (like Benelli). I'd be interested to shoot one of these. I do love my Maxus but these might be pretty nice...