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Old 09-29-2015, 02:46 PM
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Mike, brake the gun down. I would be extremely surprised if the chamber length is not stamped somewhere on the barrel.
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Old 09-29-2015, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by flags View Post
I've got a Belgian Sweet Sixteen and it shoots 2 3/4 shells. Nice gun but I hardly use it anymore since 20 gauge is a lot easier to find shells for.
Yes my dad has a sweet 16 I hunted with that gun growing up witch is why I got this one I ordered my shells from Classic Shooting Company
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Old 09-29-2015, 02:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Oldtimr View Post
Mike, brake the gun down. I would be extremely surprised if the chamber length is not stamped somewhere on the barrel.
Ok let's take a look
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Old 09-29-2015, 02:52 PM
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It may say 65mm or 70mm....if it's an older gun.
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Old 09-29-2015, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Oldtimr View Post
Does it say 2 1/2 inch chamber on the barrel?
on the bottom of the barrel it says choke 16.8 and on the side in the same line it says full 16 special steel it says 16.65
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Old 09-29-2015, 03:06 PM
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That's a 2 9/16 in barrel. Probably not made in 1952 unless the barrel and receiver are not matched.
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What's the serial number? Pm me if you don't want to post it.
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Old 09-29-2015, 03:09 PM
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16.65. Translates to 16 gauge gun chambered for 65 mm shells.
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Old 09-29-2015, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by RPD63 View Post
That's a 2 9/16 in barrel. Probably not made in 1952 unless the barrel and receiver are not matched.
There is also a serial# on the barrel that I ran through the Browning web site and it matched 1952
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Old 09-29-2015, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by RPD63 View Post
16.65. Translates to 16 gauge gun chambered for 65 mm shells.
So what does that translate to in inches
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