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One Sweet Shotgun. In the not-so-distant past if your buddy uttered the phrase, “Sweet Sixteen,” your eyebrows didn't go up because you knew he was talking about a Browning Auto-5 in 16 gauge. Maybe it was the sweet way these guns handled, their light and trim dimensions, or it might have just had something to do with the way the phrase “Sweet Sixteen” rolled off the tongue. 

Often called the “Gentleman’s Gauge,” the in-between 16 is, to many hunters, the ideal ammunition for the perfect gun. A well designed 16 gauge is closer in weight to a 20 gauge, with a shot payload nearer the 12 gauge, and patterning that bests them both. Like its most revered predecessor, the Browning A5 16 gauge is built on a smaller, lighter receiver for reduced weight and a sleek feel in your hands. It also benefits from the advantages of Total Barrel Dynamics and the Invector-DS choke tube system to extract the most performance from this revered gauge. The humpback receiver profile increases the length of the sighting plane to give you the same advantage the first Auto 5s were famous for. Pick up an A5 Sweet Sixteen and see how sweet it is. 

Guaranteed. The Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen is sure to become a modern classic, with a short-recoil operated action that is so reliable Browning backs it with a 5 year/100,000 round guarantee — come hell or high water. 

The Kinematic Drive™. In its simplest term, kinetic energy is the energy of motion. The new Browning A5 makes better use of kinetic energy with its powerful, short recoil-operated Kinematic Drive System. Kinematic Drive harnesses recoil energy and converts it into the mechanical motion needed to operate the action. This concept is tried and true, and now perfected by the company that broke ground first with autoloading shotguns. The beauty of Kinematic Drive is the simplicity of design for consistent, reliable function with any load and under the full extremes of weather, temperature, moisture and grime. This gun is designed to work, come hell or high water. Operation is clean because gases are sent out the barrel and away from the action.


Gauge: 16 Ga

Barrel Length: 28"

Length of Pull: 14 1/4"

Drop at Heel: 2 1/4"

Magazine Capacity: 4, 2 3/4" shells

Barrel Finish: High Gloss

Wood Grade: Grade I

Receiver Finish: Polished Black

Chamber Finish: Chrome Plated Chamber

Choke System: Invector-DS Flush

Stock Material: Turkish Walnut

Checkering Cut: 18 LPI

Receiver Material: Aluminium Alloy

Trigger Guard Finish: Matte Black

Magazine Type: Tubular

Trigger Guard Material: Alloy

Choke Wrench Included: T-Wrench

Chamber Length: 2 3/4"

Overall Length: 49 1/4"

Drop at Comb: 1 3/4"

Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz

Rib Width: 1/4

Stock Finish: Gloss

Chokes Included: Full, Modified, Improved Cylinder

Dura Touch Finish: No

Front Sight: Fibre Optic

Barrel Material: Steel

Recoil Pad: Inflex 2, Large

Sling Swivel Studs: None

Trigger Finish: Gold Plated

Bolt Slide Finish: Brushed Nickel

Trigger Material: Alloy

Trigger Guard Engraving: Buck Mark in Gold

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Browning A5 Sweet Sixteen 16 Gauge 2.75" 28" Barrel Semi Auto Shotgun

  • Brand: Browning
  • Product Code: 0118005004
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $2,384.95

Tags: Browning, A5, 16 Gauge, 2.75", 28" Barrel, Semi Auto Shotguns, Firearms, Hunting Shotguns, Shotgun, Waterfowl, Turkey, Deer,