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Old 09-03-2019, 10:12 AM   #1
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Iím getting the itch for a new shotgun and was looking at a few Browning Citoris....show off your over unders




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Old 09-03-2019, 10:16 AM   #2
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:25 AM   #3
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Browning 725 Sporting 20 ga with 32" barrels... Took me a long time to decide on my ream 20 ga for dove but I am happy with my decision all the way around. Its a dove killa..




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Old 09-03-2019, 10:33 AM   #4
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Remington 3200 4 barrel set. Taking the 28 gauge out today for my opener.
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:35 AM   #5
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:44 AM   #6
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Browning super light feather


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Old 09-03-2019, 10:45 AM   #7
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Beretta Silver Pigeon or Citori White Lightening
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:50 AM   #8
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Mine was a Stoeger 20 ga, nothing fancy but dang it handled well and I shot it good, I should’ve never traded it
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:52 AM   #9
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A couple of years ago I gave my trusty Ruger Red Label to one of my boys and started looking for a new 20 gauge O/U. I narrowed it down to the Browning 725 or the Beretta Silver Pigeon. Fortunately I had the opportunity to shoot a couple of boxes through both and as it turned out the Beretta fit me better. I went with the 30" which is longer than what I'd owned previously and I really like the way it swings

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Old 09-03-2019, 10:54 AM   #10
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Browning Citori Ultra XS 28 gauge, the Browning 725 20 ga ranks right there with it.
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:55 AM   #11
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Citori 28" 12ga.

It's the 5th O/U I've owned but the first one that fit me well.

It's my favorite for sentimental reasons too. It was by BIL's who passed a couple years ago.

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Old 09-03-2019, 11:09 AM   #12
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Old 09-03-2019, 11:14 AM   #13
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Weatherby Orion here. Nothing to drool over but fun to shot.
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Old 09-03-2019, 11:15 AM   #14
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Old 09-03-2019, 11:27 AM   #15
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I have been shooting the same Citori since 94. Sheís a little loose and the blued receiver is now silver but dang she points well!
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Old 09-03-2019, 11:29 AM   #16
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Winchester 101 lightweight pigeon grade followed by Browning 725 sporting both in 12 ga.
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Old 09-03-2019, 11:44 AM   #17
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Krieghoff is the best Ive ever shot... A buddy of mine has a browning cynergy that is smooth
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:02 PM   #18
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Do y’all prefer a 12 or 20?
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:17 PM   #19
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My beretta SO5 fits me like a glove, but is an expensive shooting iron and really a clays gun I sometime take out to shoot birds.

The other two O/U that i really enjoy shooting are my ruger red label and browning superposed. You would need to look used for these guns, but the original production runs of both are very well made guns.

I have bought and sold a Citori, and shot a few more. Nice enough gun, just never fit me well and they were not well balanced/weighted for a field gun IMO.
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:29 PM   #20
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Do y’all prefer a 12 or 20?



I'm a 20ga fan...I don't even own any 12 ga anymore.


I just like the smaller shell weight in the dove bag, the smaller gun frame, the yellow shell color in case I drop them or eject them and at least in my gun, a lesser kick....etc etc.

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Old 09-03-2019, 01:33 PM   #21
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28Ē 686 20ga
Hard to say which is my favorite but I like this one on doves.
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:38 PM   #22
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Red Label 20ga....sadly, I'm afraid she's about done.


The one I want is the 686 Onyx Pro....but that will have to wait.
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Old 09-03-2019, 01:48 PM   #23
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Ithaca SKB Mod 500 in 20ga, I bought new in 1969.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:14 PM   #24
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Pigeon grade Win. 101 in 20ga is my favorite o/u that I own for upland birds and quail and the rare sporting clay round I may shoot... I also have the same gun in 12 ga that I used to goose hunt with, but in the last 30 years, all it's shot are hogs in the Lance Rosier unit... Used it with slugs because it has double beads and was good for aiming at their heads... Bought them back in the late '70's when I used to bird hunt and shoot competitively a lot... both just seemed to shoot where I pointed so I chose them over all the other's I'd tried... Never even had to have them canted or adjusted in any way...
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:20 PM   #25
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Beretta Silver Pigeon 28 gauge. Love it so much my next purchase will be the 20 and 410 models.



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Old 09-03-2019, 02:21 PM   #26
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Ruger Red Label 20
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:52 PM   #27
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Shot a Beretta 682 for decades & switched over to a Zoli...big fan.

I've always preferred the heavier swing of a full size 12ga sporting gun. Still would love to have a used 20ga / 28ga set in the same Z sport model.
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:16 PM   #28
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Dang Artos, you got a lot of money in equipment layin' on that tailgate LDP!!

Whur you fishin?? I see you got a can of worm dirt there too!!
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:27 PM   #29
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Nice shotgun. I like mine too, but I still shoot my Ruger Red Label 20 better.
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Old 09-03-2019, 03:29 PM   #30
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Maybe you will be as good as me one day!!


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Old 09-03-2019, 03:33 PM   #31
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Old 09-03-2019, 08:44 PM   #32
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Silver pigeon 28 here too
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Old 09-04-2019, 10:21 AM   #33
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Shot a Beretta 682 for decades & switched over to a Zoli...big fan.

I've always preferred the heavier swing of a full size 12ga sporting gun. Still would love to have a used 20ga / 28ga set in the same Z sport model.
I got a remington 870 ill trade you
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Old 09-04-2019, 10:25 AM   #34
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Ruger Red Label in 20 gauge...
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Old 09-04-2019, 11:56 AM   #35
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I've always liked O/U's in 20 gauge and Beretta is my favorite brand because they fit me. Never found a Citori that really fit me well.

Picked this up the other day, Beretta White Onyx with all the stuff and got Briley extended chokes for it.

Really like it, as I do my Silver Pigeons.
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Winchester 101 that was handed down to me.

It may not be the best out there but its scratched and worn and mine.

I love it. Wouldn't sell it, well I would but it would take some motivation.
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Old 09-04-2019, 12:18 PM   #37
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I have a Benelli 828U that looks good, but I still can't hit anything with it.
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Old 09-04-2019, 12:23 PM   #38
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Ruger Red label. Mine is about 35 years old. I have bought and sold lots of guns, but that 20 gauge works too well for me to ever switch.

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Old 09-04-2019, 12:30 PM   #39
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20 for me
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Old 09-04-2019, 01:29 PM   #40
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My wife’s uncle has a silver pigeon for sale 20/28gauge barrels.
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Old 09-04-2019, 01:52 PM   #41
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For what its worth my Yildiz Texas edition 12 gauge is a fantastic shooting gun, I use it every year for dove.
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Old 09-04-2019, 10:09 PM   #42
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Red Label 20ga....sadly, I'm afraid she's about done.


The one I want is the 686 Onyx Pro....but that will have to wait.


Check Joel Etchen guns. Best Beretta prices Iíve found.
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Old 09-04-2019, 10:55 PM   #43
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F.A.I.R. SLX 600 Deluxe Black 20ga

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Old 09-05-2019, 02:01 AM   #44
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I second the Browning 725 sporting in 20ga with 32" barrels. I was a beretta fan for years until I decided to shoulder a 725. It has moved itself into the pole position in my collection!
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Old 09-05-2019, 02:49 AM   #45
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My 1978 Browning Citori choked Mod/Lite Mod.
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Old 09-05-2019, 06:15 AM   #46
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My Citori White Lightning. Had her a long time. Bought it new when they were just $1100.
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Old 09-05-2019, 07:50 AM   #47
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Old 09-05-2019, 08:15 AM   #48
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682 Gold E Sporting, mainly because it’s the only O/U I’ve had. Still love shooting it.
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Old 09-05-2019, 10:29 AM   #49
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I like shooting my semi-auto but dang I need an O/U

Beautiful guns gentlemen!
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Old 09-05-2019, 10:44 AM   #50
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682 Gold E Sporting, mainly because itís the only O/U Iíve had. Still love shooting it.
The 682 is without a doubt one of the best work horse sporting guns you can get for the $$$...shot 10's of thousands of rounds through mine for 20+ years. Sent it off to beretta / Coles for their top internal work over / replacement & was going to save it for a back up.

Since no longer made, I went & was talked out of going to the 692 & just wasn't made as robust as the 682 & was having some problems on the clay circuit & was then turned onto the Zoli which mimics the Beretta feel & the Z sport is very close to my former 682 Super Sport. I sold the gun to a member here who's son was shooting 4H & needed a good gun so she got a good home. If I hadn't found the Zoli I would have looked for a like new Gold E.

You should be able to shoot that gun your entire life & wouldn't sell it if you are shooting it well.
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