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Ely Lake Expert

Browning BPS. Anyone, anyone?

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Ely Lake Expert

Since we are finding out what everybody shoots I figured I would throw mine out there too.

I have a BPS 20 and 12 gauges I have been shooting for many years. grin.gif

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Mossy19

Me and my younger brother both have BPS 10 gauges, my older brother shoots a browning gold 10 gauge and my dad shoot an old Borwning A-5. We all love our Brownings!!

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Browning83

Who would ever shoot a browning? 2 BPS's, 1 Gold Fusion, 1 Gold hunter, White Lightning O/U and 2 A-Bolts.

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Gissert

I have a BPS in 10 and 12, love em!

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island guy

I have a BPS and I've never really liked it. Jams a lot and has not been reliable. Difficult (at least for me) to break apart and clean. I love the feel of it and as a lefty, bottom eject is great. I've taken it to a gunsmith several times and had it completely gone over and cleaned but it still will jam. No matter what loads I use.

On the other hand I have a older remington 1100 auto that I've used and abused and it has never let me down. My kid has a Nova I've used on occasion. He loves it, I hate it.

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xedge2002

I have a BPS I bought in 1994, I used it for everything until 1999 when I got my SBE but I bought a slug barrel for it and still use it for that.

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HunterLee

My BPS 12 with the 3.5 has been the best thing i have shot. Got it for a conformation gift probly7 years ago. Love it. Never jams on me unless i short stroke her. I want to get one in the 10 sometime. Mostly for honkers and yotes.

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gatorhunter

I've had one since 1986 and every year I swear that I'll get rid of it but haven't yet. When I get the scratch to buy a decent non-Browning semi, I'll dump my BPS as fast as I can. Like previously posted, it takes 3 hands to clean the darn thing so I've been paying to get it cleaned every year. It shoots okay but I just don't like the gun. I just shot a Benelli pump yesterday and it was sweet.

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kobear

BPS YES! For ducks anyway. Mine has never been as smooth in the action as my fathers. I got it used from a gun shop & you could hardly work the action. It still gets gummy easily mainly the bolt and rails.

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tearin' lips

I have both and 870 supermag and a 3.5 BPS...I prefer and BPS over the 870, basically for fitting purposes. The BPS with the 26" barrel just feels fight and mounts fast for me. The only complaint that I have with the BPS is that I cannot shoot Drylok. I have shot every other kind of ammo out there, but for some reason my BPS hates Drylok with a passion. Nothing but great things to say about the BPS, or the 870 for that matter.

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Sartell Angler

eight seventy...its all I'll ever shoot

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Down2Earth

Browning Gold!!!!!!!! Best Auto on the market today.

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Harmonica Bear

I'm a BPS 20 Guy, since 1986 anyway. I love it.

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VMS

I have two...a 12 and a 20. The 12 gauge I purchased in 1984 (mine has the little single shot, multiple shot lever in front of the eject). It does not have the nice engraving that the following models did. Primarily chose it for the interchangeable choke tubes (fairly new concept around that time..and the top tang safety with bottom eject (yep...I'm a "southpaw")

I had troubles with mine Jamming when I first started shooting it, but that was due to my size (I was 14 at the time and not fully grown, so I didn't get the fore-end all the way up and locked before I would shoot again. Since then, it has been flawless. Great gun, but if I had one critical thing to say about it...it's heavier than most out there.

I'm currently looking to change my 20 out, though...That gun will be my nephew's in a few years, so I am looking for a good Ithaca 37 in 20 gauge with the corncob fore-end. Nice and light, bottom eject too...

Steve

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JDM

I have a BPS. It is servicable, but it is not my favorite gun and I don't use it for regular duty anymore. Hard to clean, will jam (unexcusable for a pump), and is heavy. My gun didn't fit me very well either. I also am not a fan having to use my thumb on the safety, rather than my trigger finger like an 870 or Nova (I own both of those as well).

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lawdog

I never liked my BPS 10 guage very well for many of the same reasons, it would jam and was very tough to take apart to clean. I sold it last year.

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