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Recoilless Browning?

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by BattleRifleG3, Mar 22, 2002.

  1. BattleRifleG3

    BattleRifleG3 Retired Moderator

    I saw at the last gun show a beautiful looking breach loading single shot Browning shotgun. Then the guy selling it said it was recoilless. Does this mean little recoil or none? And how in the world do they do it? Price was a grand. If spending a grand on a gun wasn't against my religion, I'd have bought it, it was just the finest looking gun.
     
  2. live2hunt

    live2hunt G&G Newbie

    probably a trap gun from the way it sounds. i believe i have seen a recoilless gun before, seems the guy said they have some type of spring or something in them, kind of like a M-16. not sure though. my guess is there is still some recoil.
     

  3. 3 WEELIN GEEZER

    3 WEELIN GEEZER G&G Newbie

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    I saw a whole mess of these at kesselring's in bellingham wa a few years back. I thought they were real pretty with all the deep dark blue and gold ducks all over and the nice shiny wood. Only problem was they looked broken. The barrel would slide to and fro about an inch. The guy said it had some sort of recoil management system ( shocks of some kind) in it and thats also why it cost around 3000 or so. Thats when I saw my 10 ga not far from these but far enough to be considered riff-raff.
     
  4. Blue Book
    Shotguns, Single Barrel, Recoilles Trap
    12 Ga special bolt action that eliminates 72% of felt recoil. Mfg 1994 - 1996
    100% $700
    Signature Painted Mod
    100% $1000

    DANA
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2004
  5. Oxford

    Oxford Retired Moderator

    I believe I'll just use my Browning "Sweet Sixteen." It cost me $100 used in 1961 and IMHO it's still in "excellent" condition.

    Yes, it recoils...but so do I. :nod: :D