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adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« on: March 11, 2013, 07:26:44 AM »
So I have my dads older Browning citori that has a fixed choke barrel mod and full how hard is it to thread them for choke tubes and where's a good place to get it done?

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2013, 07:31:58 AM »
I wouldn't put a classic Browning under the knife but:

http://www.choketube.com/choke-tube-installation.php

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2013, 08:06:07 AM »
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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2013, 08:03:36 AM »
Both brileys and Carlson have done a bunch of them, but I would have to ask....what are you doing with the gun that requires the tubes?

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2013, 09:30:04 AM »
Been shooting a lot of sporting clays.  Would be nice to have some more open patterns for the close shots.  Also thought about buying a barrel with choke tubes and keep the stock one as is.  Not sure if that's even an option  :dunno:

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2013, 11:02:54 AM »
Citori barrels have to fitted by a gunsmith, pretty pricey.  A less intrusive and cheaper option would be to have the full barrel opened up to IC, and leave the Mod as is. 

IMHO no interchangeable choke patterns as well as a good fixed choke gun. 

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2013, 11:13:44 AM »
Citori barrels have to fitted by a gunsmith, pretty pricey.  A less intrusive and cheaper option would be to have the full barrel opened up to IC, and leave the Mod as is. 

IMHO no interchangeable choke patterns as well as a good fixed choke gun.

A MOD and I/C will cover 98% of what you'd ever need on the sporting clays course.
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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2013, 11:18:44 AM »
Thanks guys :tup:

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2013, 11:19:35 AM »
Maybe I just need to buy a new gun.

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2013, 11:34:31 AM »
If you can find a set of citori barrels getting them fitted wont be all that expensive you'd be looking at a couple hours for the smith to fit them

As far as gettin tubes done I'd use briley the make a great tube and have every choke and fashion you could think of or ever need

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2013, 05:01:13 PM »
mike orlen is the guy your looking for. his turn around time is great and his prices can't be beat at $55 a barrel for choke tubes


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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2013, 08:09:09 PM »
I've had Mike Orlen rechoke a couple of very good guns and he does great work and turn around time is the best in the business.
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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2013, 06:59:55 PM »
How much older? Belgian or japaneese?If it's belgian I'd leave it alone,I've got a Superposed 1962 silver pigeon that sports 30 inch full chokers top and bottom.I'm leaving it alone,I use that one at the bus stop at Sunneydell.

So I have my dads older Browning citori that has a fixed choke barrel mod and full how hard is it to thread them for choke tubes and where's a good place to get it done?

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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2013, 09:05:28 AM »
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Re: adding choke tubes to old citori barrel
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2013, 12:17:24 PM »
Tube it,not of  potential collecter value IMO.

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