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 Post subject: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:45 am 
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Thinking about one for late season big geese.
Reliability?
Balance?
Etc?
There may not be any available in the country right now from what research I’ve done.




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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:52 am 
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There are several listed on GunBroker.com right now, but they ain't cheap.

https://www.gunbroker.com/Semi-Auto-Sho ... h-Gauge=10


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:08 pm 
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lossking wrote:
There are several listed on GunBroker.com right now, but they ain't cheap.

https://www.gunbroker.com/Semi-Auto-Sho ... h-Gauge=10


Those are about $200 over MSRP.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:24 pm 
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Ithaca Mag 10.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:06 pm 
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Dr Duk wrote:
lossking wrote:
There are several listed on GunBroker.com right now, but they ain't cheap.

https://www.gunbroker.com/Semi-Auto-Sho ... h-Gauge=10


Those are about $200 over MSRP.


Then you should buy one at MSRP. Don't look now, but that is the way of the world right now. Don't know why anyone that has a bunch of Beretta Extrema Plus guns would want a 10 gauge but then that is not for me to understand.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:36 pm 
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Dr Duk wrote:
lossking wrote:
There are several listed on GunBroker.com right now, but they ain't cheap.

https://www.gunbroker.com/Semi-Auto-Sho ... h-Gauge=10


Those are about $200 over MSRP.


It’s only money and if you want to play, you got to pay.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:17 am 
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lossking wrote:
Dr Duk wrote:
lossking wrote:
There are several listed on GunBroker.com right now, but they ain't cheap.

https://www.gunbroker.com/Semi-Auto-Sho ... h-Gauge=10


Those are about $200 over MSRP.


It’s only money and if you want to play, you got to pay.


Goose season is over. Don’t need/want one till next fall.
Should be available later this year at better prices.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:24 am 
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I chased geese with a Gold 10 for a few years, and never had any problems at all with the gun.

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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:07 pm 
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GulfCoast wrote:
I chased geese with a Gold 10 for a few years, and never had any problems at all with the gun.


Thank you for your positive comments! {hs#


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:18 pm 
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Dr Duk wrote:
GulfCoast wrote:
I chased geese with a Gold 10 for a few years, and never had any problems at all with the gun.


Thank you for your positive comments! {hs#


We run 4 Gold 10's for geese both here in the west and in Alberta /Sask ,Can.
they 're FAR BETTER than a 12 ga with 3 1/2's both in recoil and performance !
It's a good investment for a Goose Hunter....better if you reload for it !


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:30 pm 
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Gun arrived today!
Wait is currently 2 days and 18 hours


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:51 pm 
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What did you end up getting? New or Used?

I picked up a new Gold 10 this spring (28" barrel with MO Shadow Grass Habitat).

The gun has functioned perfectly so far with factory Federal Speed Shok, Black Cloud, and Winchester Drylok. I've also loaded up some 1 1/4 oz #6 steel loads using components and recipes from Precision Reloading and had some good success on clays.

I found that the factory choke tubes pattern very tightly with factory goose loads (BB, BBB, T). The Mod and IC chokes performed nearly the same across all shot sizes giving roughly 90% patterns in a 30" circle at 40 yds. A little tight for decoying geese IMO. I ended up buying a Trulock SK1 (.770) and that gave me better decoying patterns (90% in 30" at 35 yds and 100% in 27" at 25 yds). This way I should be set up for cooperative and wary geese. #2s from Federal and Winchester patterned a bit more open and should work very well for big mallards.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:50 am 
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Scout80 wrote:
What did you end up getting? New or Used?

I picked up a new Gold 10 this spring (28" barrel with MO Shadow Grass Habitat).

The gun has functioned perfectly so far with factory Federal Speed Shok, Black Cloud, and Winchester Drylok. I've also loaded up some 1 1/4 oz #6 steel loads using components and recipes from Precision Reloading and had some good success on clays.

I found that the factory choke tubes pattern very tightly with factory goose loads (BB, BBB, T). The Mod and IC chokes performed nearly the same across all shot sizes giving roughly 90% patterns in a 30" circle at 40 yds. A little tight for decoying geese IMO. I ended up buying a Trulock SK1 (.770) and that gave me better decoying patterns (90% in 30" at 35 yds and 100% in 27" at 25 yds). This way I should be set up for cooperative and wary geese. #2s from Federal and Winchester patterned a bit more open and should work very well for big mallards.


28” Gold camo. New.
They had a used one, but only $200 less and about 15 years old.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:13 am 
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Hopefully I passed the background check and can pick it up today.


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 Post subject: Re: Browning Gold 10 ga
PostPosted: Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:34 am 
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Buddy has been using a Gold 10 for geese and turkey for at least the last 25yrs. He had to replace the bolt buffer last summer because the original one for brittle with age, other than that it's been gtg.

I had the itch for one a couple years ago and found a shop that had two used ones with the wood and glossy finish for $700. Buddy told me that was high and to wait, now you can't find one and it'll cost way more than $700.




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