Weatherby SA-08 28-Gauge

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posted on January 15, 2014
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Recent winner of an American Rifleman 2014 Golden Bullseye Award for Shotgun of the Year, the Weatherby SA-08 28-guage is an excellent game-bird rifle. At 5 1/2-pounds, a field gun doesn't get much lighter. The SA-08 features a deep black-anodized and highly polished receiver that is machined from a hard aluminum alloy.

Technical Specifications:

 

Action type: gas-operated semi-automatic shotgun

Gauge: 28, 2¾"

Receiver: anodized aluminum alloy

Trigger: 8-lb. pull

Magazine: four shells with supplied plug reducing to two

Barrel: 28" (also available in 26") with screw-in choke tubes

Sights: ventilated rib with brass front bead

Stock: high-gloss, select walnut: length of pull, 145⁄16"; drop at comb, 19⁄16"; drop at heel, 25⁄16"; cast-off 1/8"

Overall Length: 48¼"

Weight: 5 lbs., 11 ozs.

Metal Finish: polished black-anodized receiver, black barrel

Accessories: cable-style lock; heavy-load gas piston; three choke tubes (improved cylinder, modified, full); flat, stamped choke-tube wench; stock adjusting shims

Suggested retail price: $849

For more information, visit Weatherby.com.

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