Interchanging A5 Barrels

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by CountryGunsmith, Feb 24, 2003.

  1. CountryGunsmith

    CountryGunsmith New Member

    Jan 29, 2003
    Deep Piney Woods of East Texas
    Posts: 8
    (12/9/02 7:16:06 pm)
    Reply | Edit | Del All will vent rib interchange
    i have a browning auto 5 12ga.made in 1957,in mint condition,i want to get a shorter barrel for it,it has a 28" plain mod. barrel.
    i would like to know if a vent rib barrel will interchange with the plain barrel.
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    *TFF Senior Staff*
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    (12/10/02 12:00:49 am)
    Reply | Edit | Del Re: will vent rib interchange
    Though no expect in the early Browning designed receivers, I would expect vent ribbed or plain(smooth) barrels would fit. I don`t remember any cut out in any receiver "semi-auto" to specifically fit vent ribs. Best I can do at this time.

    Regards LTS

    *TFF Staff*
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    (12/10/02 2:00:42 am)
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    Re: will vent rib interchange
    Yes they will. They will even interchange from a Belgium Broning to a Jap browning.
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