Good luck and thanks for stopping in! Look at the engraving very closely - some of the more recent Browning engraved work is machine-rolled and machine-cut and looks like it - nice, but not nearly so pleasing to the eye as less perfect hand-done scrolls and loops. I bought this rifle used, from an individual, so many years ago that I cannot remember when it was or even if the case came with it. A similar rifle was made by Remington from 1919 to 1949 as the Model 24 and 241, under license from Browning. You can afford a lot of ammo and fun for. Hi James, I know this is a very old post but I just found it. Above the trigger is the cross-bolt safety, easily accessible for even small handed shooters. You then return the follower tube into the magazine tube, lock the key with a quick turn and you are ready.
When broken down, it will pack away nicely in a suitcase. You will have to do a shoot off with them to let us know which is more accurate. I have had horrid accuracy from some. You can check out for more and more detailed info. If anyone ready to buy, email me at joebra excite. It was worth about 3 times what I paid for it, and I wanted my M1 Garand even more, so I sold it.
The fix that worked for me was: 1 turn the barrel adjusting ring the serrated ring immediately behind the barrel lock ring as far up the barrel as it will go. The older Belgian guns are kinda their own thing, not directly comparable to the new guns. In my case it was a Marlin 39A, c. But somthing in my head keeps saying, you already have one you don't need another. The bottom eject receiver is oddly small, but it turns out to be a great balance point to hold the rifle at while walking through the woods. Superannuated, occasionally asocial curmudgeon with no hard major-party political affiliations.
It had a different release on the pump handle. Japan is famous worldwide for its metallurgy and its woodworking, and belgium isn't. What it does have, however, is just as neat. If it is severely leaded, the barrel may need the attention of a gunsmith. What is your favorite all-purpose gun? The one I had would feed any ammo put in it wiithout any problems.
Overall it's a nice rifle, very popular, I love mine. I had to sell it a while back to pay doctor bills. Hey Mike, nice to have you stop in. The barrel was clean, the point of the takedown was very much like new. Browning still offers a fitted case for the. That said, I also want to give a special shout-out to the 7th pick…the Henry Golden Boy. I believe the serial number you listed is correct for 1962.
How can I figure that out? I never knew him to shoot aspirin like I have seen trick shooters do but he was a good shot. A key on the end of the follower is turned to unlock and the follower pulls back. Magazine is loaded through a port in the side of the stock -- and the magazine follower is pulled back for loading or removed entirely from the buttstock itself. Best regards, Juice 67 Anonymous said. I found a wheel sight model in a gunshop.
My experiences with Texas fox squirrels taught me that. Could the previous owner have over tightened the barrel take up adjustment? If She Can Do It, So Can You Because. The gun is perfect like new and looks like it was never fired. A John Moses Browning original design. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. They seem to come on a pretty regular basis. To each of you, thanks for stopping by! All you have to do is attach the receiver to the stock, insert the barrel, and tighten the nut.
Thank you again for all the good info. We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! It is my all time fav. I would love to own one of these fine weapons but I'm right-handed and left-eyed. Don't even mention the earlier Belgium made models. I was looking with some mild interest at a Browning. However the serial number falls in with the short rifle not the long rifle? These old rifles just sometimes don't fit in with published serial number information.
Hard to tell from the pics, I get a lot of glare. It has been called a rifle that was appropriately designed for its cartridge — slim, light and easy handling. Thanks a ton for the links and all the comments, I will be finding a stock for it and the correct front sight so I can get it in good working condition. Values vary around the country. Thanking you in advance for any help you can give. If I find anything solid, I'll post it here.