What is the difference between the Silver Pigeon and Silver Pigeon sporting?
Here are the biggest differences between the Field and Sporting Silver Pigeons: Stock: Fatter/wider on the Sporting and has a palm swell (make sure to get a Left-handed version if you’re a lefty) Rib: Sporting rib is wider and usually has a mid-bead. Safety: Engages automatically when the Field version is opened.
What is high performance steel shot?
Increased velocity can also be achieved by changing the propellant and generating more pressure. Such cartridges are known as ‘high performance’ steel. They should only be fired in guns proved for steel. This is indicated by a ‘fleur-de-lis’ mark on the gun and the words STEEL SHOT.
Is the silver pigeon sporting a premium shotgun?
This means that the Silver Pigeon Sporting is a shotgun that will stand up to years of enjoyment and can be passed down from generation to generation. While not as elaborately decorated as our premium shotguns, the Silver Pigeon I Sporting has all the elegance that you can expect from a Beretta.
What kind of swing does silver pigeon sporting have?
Natural Pointability, Swing. At the heart of the Silver Pigeon I Sporting is the legendary 686 action, a long-standing favorite among competition shooters and hunters.
What are the features of the 686 Silver Pigeon?
The 686 Silver Pigeon I’ s receiver, which is derived from the legendary 680 series, features a slim, elegant shape, characterised by the tried-and-tested locking system with iconic trapezoid shoulders and dual conical locking lugs.
How big is the barrel on a Silver Pigeon?
686 Silver Pigeon I Sporting Barrel length (cm) 71/76/81 76 76 76 Barrel length (in) 28/30/32 30 30 30 Chamber (mm) 70, 76 70 70, 76 70, 76 Chamber (in) 2 3/4″, 3″ 2 3/4″ 2 3/4″, 3″ 2 3/4″, 3″ Choke OC MC MC MC