Question: Is the Browning A5 still made?

With its humpback receiver design, the Browning Auto-5 (or A5) shotgun is instantly recognizable. In production for more than 90 years, the sales numbers speak for themselves: more than 2.7 million made and sold. Production ceased in 1998, but Browning revived the gun less than a decade ago.

Where is the new Browning A5 made?

Portugal Benellis 1986 patent on its excellent, reliable inertia system expired in 2006, opening the door for Browning to develop the A5. The gun will be produced at Brownings Viana plant in Portugal.

When was the Browning Auto 5 Made?

1902 John Browning produced the Auto 5 back in 1902, making it the first mass produced semi-automatic shotgun in the world. John Browning went on to continuously produce the famed scattergun—with several gun makers—until 1998.

How good is the new Browning A5?

The A5 is Brownings inertia gun. It shares the squared-off receiver of the original Auto 5 and a couple of its features (“speed loading” and a magazine cutoff), but in all other ways its a different gun. All in all, its a highly practical, reliable duck gun.

How old is my Browning A5?

The production of the Auto-5 began in 1902. Produced by F.N., John M .Auto-5 Semi-Automatic Shotgun.DateHistoric InformationSerial Number Info1951315001-3460001952F.N. took over production of the Auto-5.346001-3870001953387000-4380001954-55Serial Numbering System changed. H=Standard Weight. L=Light Weight.H1-H83000 L1-L8300012 more rows

What does a Browning A5 weigh?

4.1 kilograms Browning Auto-5Remington Model 11/Browning Auto-5SpecificationsMass4.1 kilograms (9.0 lb)Length127 centimetres (50 in)Barrel length71.1 centimetres (28.0 in)17 more rows

How many rounds does a Browning A5 hold?

The Browning A5 is a recoil-operated autoloading shotgun capable of quickly firing up to five shells (with the three-shot adaptor removed, using 2¾ loads), one shell at a time, with each successive pull of the trigger.

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