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After years of shooting a s/s and semi autos finally bought a new Browning 525 sporter 30inch Just wanted o ask forum anyone have any reviews on them will be used for clays right through to a mucky duck ๐Ÿฆ† hideย 

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On 07/05/2022 at 13:50, Gerry78 said:

After years of shooting a s/s and semi autos finally bought a new Browning 525 sporter 30inch Just wanted o ask forum anyone have any reviews on them will be used for clays right through to a mucky duck ๐Ÿฆ† hideย 

I have two B525s. Great guns as you would expect from Browning/ Miroku. I have a grade 1 and a grade 5 both field guns, but as I mentioned in another thread I will hopefully be changing the grade 1 to the laminate sporter. Used at Clay's pheasants and duck. If you see an ou in my videos,ย  it's a 525.ย 

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I have the 525 sporter 1, 4 years old.ย 

Lovely gun, mine is a bit stiff but that's easily fixed. It's a forgiving gun, rib is a touch elevated and has brought me easy fun! It's only a grade 1 wood but it's cheap and cheerful, a really great first gun.ย 

Not much to say but a solid shotgun that has a good balance point and overall weight, really nice.

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Cheers lads the wood on mine for a grade one is not too bad To be honest Iโ€™m fed up using the semi auto on clays and ducks and itโ€™s spitting all the cartridges over the place The B525 feels well built Iโ€™m looking forward To using it on a side note can you buy extended chokes for it ๐Ÿ‘

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On 11/05/2022 at 11:21, Big Al said:

Some 525s are invector choked. My grade 5 has investors and the grade one has invector plus.ย  Just make sure what yours is before you buy extended chokes.

Yes big Al it came with 4or5 internal chokes il ask the gun dealer ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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On 12/05/2022 at 17:31, Gerry78 said:

Yes big Al it came with 4or5 internal chokes il ask the gun dealer ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

It will be marked on the barrels somewhere too. Around the shiny bit at the Ejectors.ย 

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20 hours ago, Big Al said:

It will be marked on the barrels somewhere too. Around the shiny bit at the Ejectors.ย 

Thanks mate never thought of looking there ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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I have had my 525 sporter for 4 years now . Overall Iโ€™m very happy with it . Mine shoots high for me and prefers Hull pro fibre so worth pattern plating it if you get a chance.ย 
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Itโ€™s been reliable , itโ€™s about the right weight for clays and game and in the post 2015 model that I have there is very little recoil.

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