Browning Expands Silver Shotgun Line

posted on July 21, 2017
Browning has added four new models to its Silver semi-automatic shotgun line: the Silver Black Lightning, Silver Matte Hunter, Silver Matte Hunter Micro Midas and the Silver Rifled Deer Matte.

All of the shotguns in the Silver series feature the self-adjusting Active Value gas system, which diverts gases to operate the action instead of adding to the recoil. When shooting light loads, most of the gases are used to operate the action. With magnum loads, only a small amount of the gas is necessary to operate the action. The remaining gases are vented out the top of the forearm and away from the receiver for cleaner, more reliable operation. The results are faster, more accurate follow-up shots and all-day shooting comfort.

The Active Valve also allows for a wide range of loads to be shot out of the same gun. The 12-ga. 3" models handle everything from 1 oz. field loads to the heaviest 3" magnums. The 3 1/2" model is built with a similar range, shooting everything from 1 1/8 oz. field loads to the hardest hitting 3 1/2" magnum loads.

The new Black Lightning, Silver Matte Hunter and Silver Matte Hunter Micro Midas Silver models are ideal for hunting and sporting clays shooting. All the models have these features:

  • Strong, lightweight aluminum alloy receiver
  • Semi-humpback receiver shape
  • Lightweight profile ventilated rib
  • Three Invector-Plus choke tubes
  • Brass front bead sight
  • Inflex recoil pad

The Silver Black Lighting has these additional features:

  • Gloss black receiver finish
  • Gloss blued barrel finish
  • Lightning-style, gloss finish buttstock and forearm made of Grade 2.5 Turkish Walnut
  • MSRP: $1,259.99

The Silver Matte Hunter and Silver Matte Hunter Micro Midas have these additional features:

  • Silver/matte black bi-tone receiver finish
  • Matte blued barrel finish
  • Satin finish walnut stock
  • Micro Midas model comes with one 14" stock spacer
  • Micro Midas model is eligible for Browning's Growth Insurance Program
  • The Silver Matte Hunter is available in both 20 and 12 gauge with either a 26" or 28" barrel length.
  • The Silver Matte Hunter Micro Midas also comes in 20 and 12 gauge, with a 24" or 26" barrel length.
  • MSRP: $1,149.99 for both models

Browning's new Silver Rifled Deer Matte shotgun combines looks with performance for the serious deer hunter in areas where using a shotgun with slugs is mandatory.

The Silver Rifled Deer Matte has these features:

  • Strong, lightweight aluminum alloy receiver
  • Semi-humpback receiver shape
  • Thick-walled, 22" fully rifled barrel for slug ammunition
  • 3" chamber
  • Satin finished walnut stock
  • Cantilever scope mount
  • Available in 20 gauge
  • MSRP: $1,339.99

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