Written on: 16/01/2011
Got my 525 lightweight second hand and it is a brilliant, good looking gun. Despite the weight of just 6 1/2 lbs i hardly feel the kick from even the heaviest of cartridges. I have shot berettas and never shot well with them but this fits like a glove. Forget the misconception that berettas are the kings of the lightweight shotguns. Wouldnt even swap this gun for a DT10. Definitely made me into a browning man. (read more)
Written on: 15/04/2010
Purchased the Browning 525 Sport a few months ago over the internet. Received it in excellent condition. Shooting skeet and trap with it. The muzzle jump is non-exsistent with the ported 28" barrels. Improved my score immediately as it fit me perfectly.Prior to purchasing it I had looked at other manufacturers but noticed on the field mostly Browning were being used. There are other higher priced gun out there but for the normal working family guy the price and reliability of the Browning... (read more)
Written on: 21/11/2009 by HorseTrader (1 review written)
Just purchased it after a lot of reserch. Fits me like a glove. Will try it out next week and report back. Shot Berettas but did not like they way they feel. Started out wanting a cenergy until I shot a Citori. Got the 525 Sporting Clays model with 28" barrels. A beautiful gun! (read more)
Written on: 08/06/2009 by Jerseyshooter (1 review written)
The best points of this Browning 525 shotgun is barrel weighting. For me, the balance is just about perfect and I am very average 5' 10", 200lb. The triggers are better than my old A-5 by light years. It is crisp and the inertia triggers have never failed to fire. It weighs almost 9 lbs, so it is not a walk about game gun but I am looking forward to dove season this year. I personally prefer the Browning over the Berretta because of the higher profile receiver and slightly heavier... (read more)
Written on: 15/04/2009
Browning 525 sport is an excellent shotgun for clay shoots, very well balanced and a real quality feel compared to most other is the £1200 market. Well worth buying from a shop so you can select a nice stock (not all mark ones are the same) and feel the gun. (read more)
Written on: 31/03/2009
Browning 525 field, excellent gun which is also a good weight, not sure about the finish on the wood,with have to get that wax oiled (read more)
Written on: 02/09/2008
The Browning 525 is a very capable gun which makes even me look good when out shooting in the game, wild fowl or clay pigeon scene.
Very well weighted at the barrel which helps swing though the shot and I found helps with giving lead where needed.
This is a tough gun that will last for as long as you need it to if looked after. (read more)
Written on: 17/06/2008
Top buy and worth the money! Browning 525 Grade 3 30 " superb gun, does exactly what it says on the tin ! can be used as a all round gun. Game DTL Trap ! Shoots all very well with the right selection of chokes! (read more)
Written on: 10/06/2008 by zychtruck (1 review written)
The overall package of the sporting model is very well done. easy to pick up point and shoot. Nice finish and tight fit should last a long time even with repeated use at the range. the only gripe I have is the selection of walnut , could have defiinitly gone up a few grades at this price point . (read more)
Written on: 03/06/2008
I have owned Bereta's, and a gorgeous looking mk38 Trap gun. I shot badly with both despite tuition. I shoot double trap, sporting, and field and have to say all my scores have gone up dramatically using this wonderful gun. My gun is just the basic 525 with no fancy wood work, however it does all you would ever want! The best £1000 quid I have ever spent on a gun. (read more)
Written on: 09/04/2008 by JDLIUK (1 review written)
The browning 525 is a great gun for every one and especially good in left hand fixture. Very well priced for the make and the way that it is made is beautiful. (read more)
Written on: 02/04/2008
I like the selective trigger and the way the weapon handles. Nice oil finish on the stock of mine. It's a little pricey at the shop I bought from but the advantage over the internet shopping was being able to handle the weapon. Pick up the weapon before you buy. Not all 525s are the same nor are any weapons. I tried at least 20 different weapons the day I bought. It came down to two and after repeated eyes closed mounting tests, I chose the Browning Citori 525 Field with a slightly... (read more)
Written on: 23/03/2008
Very good over all. I really like the Browning 525 shotgun. Its great to shoot and a lot of fun to use. Its powerful and accurate and looks great as well. (read more)
Written on: 22/03/2008
My advice is to buy something with a mechanical trigger. They are more reliable. (read more)
Written on: 17/03/2008 by Phil49
Switched from a Beretta 686E which was a good gun for me although not without the odd problem.
In comparison the B525 feels like a mans gun compared to the "feminine" Beretta.
My Skeet scoring is generally higher, I am somehow more aggressive and I never expect to miss with the B525 which for me is a bargain at the price.
I cant wait to get it out and go and kill more Clays with it. (read more)
Written on: 20/02/2008
Best all round shotgun I have owned in many years. First gun I have used straight from the shelf as it didn't require any adjustments as many other makes have done in the past (read more)
Written on: 23/01/2008
how can a company like browning make such bad gun it seems to me that you have to be six foot two for this gun to fit a truely awfull gun (read more)
Written on: 16/01/2008
A good all around gun for either game or clays, i,ve had my 525 for 4 months now and it has really improved my shooting in my opinion, not only that it looks great as well. Good that it is steel proofed because not toxics other than steel are very expensive. well worth the money. (read more)
Written on: 21/12/2007 by spikeywright
A superb shotgun, solidly and beautifully built. I will keep this forever!! (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2007 by neal123 (1 review written)
I bought browning 525 a few weeks ago, the choke barrel sometimes misfires, although the firing pin is hitting the cap does not fire. It will be sent back for repair, having spent over 1000 pounds i am very dissapointed! (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2006 by goody523 (1 review written)
I tried a Field 525 and a Sporting Clays 525 and I found virtually no difference in the recoil or site picture jump with the ported Sporting Clays model. I was really amazed at how little muzzel jump there was with the standard Browning 525 field model. It must have something to do with the design of the gun as well as how it fits me. I also didn't care for the palm swell on the Sporting Clays model. Although it felt good once it was shouldered, it was not as quick to come up from a normal... (read more)
Written on: 23/02/2006 by REP
I wanted to wate to write this review until I had at least two hunts and several trips to the trap and skeet range behind me. Quite simply I love this Browning 525. A field it is a solid joy, with its sure grip and set the lower recoil allows for faster follow up and more confidents with those less that idea shooting positions. Admittedly the lighter models have there advantages but what you give up dollar for dollar to go away from the 525 for me is a decision made out of practicality. (read more)
Written on: 14/09/2005 by B525 2005 (1 review written)
Bought my Browning 525 last Friday used it 3 times, very easy gun to get used to. Only had my licence for a week and I'm hooked, was quite an expensive first gun but definitely glad I spent the extra money on it! (read more)
Written on: 01/03/2005 by jonmalone (3 reviews written)
I bought my Browning 525 sportster m/c new about a year ago. I have used it for DTL clays (bad idea), Sporting clays (good idea) and for foul (good idea).
I have a Browning XTR trap gun that is much better for clays and far too heavy for pheasant/grouse.
The gun is multi-choke, 2 3/4 and 3" "magnum" cylinders. It is proofed for steel and "high-performance" steel. In the UK it is now compulsory to use "not lead shot" over wet-land.
My serial number - according to Browning - makes my... (read more)
Written on: 13/12/2002 by TONY B.
The Browning 525 sporting shotgun offers outstanding value, great feel, total new design and is very different to the previous model 425. (read more)
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