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I have a Browning Sporting 725 in 12 and 20ga. I'd love a 410 but would like to ditch buying a whole unit at about 2.8k. Is there a way to get a barrel set in 410? off the 20ga? With or without a forend? Cost effective? or not much difference buying the whole gun?

I have a 410 SIlver Pigeon and it fits fine but 725 feels like made for me. That difference is gold.
 

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Oh just sell the Beretta and get the 725 .410. I bought one barely used last year off Gun Broker and love it. I shot it more than any other shotgun last year and don't expect that to change this year. It feels just like my 725 20 ga.
 

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I have a Browning Sporting 725 in 12 and 20ga. I'd love a 410 but would like to ditch buying a whole unit at about 2.8k. Is there a way to get a barrel set in 410? off the 20ga? With or without a forend? Cost effective? or not much difference buying the whole gun?

I have a 410 SIlver Pigeon and it fits fine but 725 feels like made for me. That difference is gold.
Try out a Beretta Silver Pigeon III sometime and you are in for a shock. Because this particular model is built with a Browning Fit. My best fitting 12 gauge is a 1992 Browning Sporting Clays Lightning, it shoots exactly where I'm looking. I also have the Silver Pigeon III Sporting in 410/28 gauge. It also fits me dead on perfect. Had it out last weekend for a club fun 50 shoot at Skeet and first round of the day shot a 25. Did not expect that because with temps in the low 30's I had 4 layers on this creaky old body. I figured I would do well to hit 20 so that 25 was a pleasant surprise.

BTW, I am seriously considering just shooting the 410/28 for 4 gun Skeet this summer. At 68 years old it's a lot less work to shoot a 6 1/2 lbs gun than an 8 lbs. gun and it's a lot of fun to shoot the 28. I'll also note the 410 is an excellent caliber to practice with, it's cheaper to reload and it requires precision to shoot and building precision is one key to shooting well. I know that Joel Etchen has the 410/28 combo in stock and it might be worth considering. Note, these sets feature a wood upgrade so they are not cheap but IMO it's money well spent. Fact is that I consider purchasing my set to be the smartest gun purchase I have ever made.
 

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I’m in a similar situation, wanting a dedicated .410 clays gun. I love my 12ga. 725 32” and have shot a 20ga. 725 32” that was a sweetheart. So I’m considering a .410 725. I’m 6’4” 250# with big hands and a 15.5” LOP, so am happy with a 20ga frame. If I could add 20ga. and 28ga. barrels at a later date, I’d grab a .410 725. But spending $4600 after taxes (Canadian) for a .410 is a bit much. Not saying I won’t do it, but if extra barrel sets were available I’d be moving a lot faster.
 
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