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Seems to me that the "mechanical trigger" was the primary bennefit to the Remove Advertisement. Joined: Jan 29, Messages: 1, The Citori XT Trap guns are great shot guns. You could shoot all trap with it. Singles, Hdc. If you decide to move on or up it is desirable to resell. I'll be honest I have no idea what you mean by a CX Trap.
The newer XT's are blued receivers. No big deal. Citori quality is still there. Should be able to find one very easy. I would by a 32" but that is just my opinion.
Please respond to what a CX Trap is. You have my courosity. I thought the CrossOver target was more in line with sporting and hunting. I could be wrong. SpankyJul 24, Joined: Nov 12, Messages: I think the CX shotguns are supposed to be crossovers that are able for a shooter to shoot everything skeet, trap, sporting with it as an all around gun. At least this is what I have determined from Joel Etchen's site. Spanky thanked this.Your browser is out of date and may not be able to properly display our website.
It appears that you are accessing the Browning Website from outside North America. Would you like to visit Browning International? Two gauges in one combo. A new concept in getting more for your money. The Citori CX is the ideal choice for someone wanting to participate in all three of the major clay target games without having to buy a purpose-built gun for each.
Specialized features for performance. The Triple Trigger System on the CX allows the user to select from three different optional trigger shoe profiles to create their perfect finger-on-trigger position. Take me to Browning International No. Take me to Browning North America. Download Hi-Res Image. Citori CXS Combo. Item Selector. Additional Product Information. Citori Shotguns.
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Esprit Pointer. Esprit Scroll. Grade III. Grade IV Lightning. Grade VI. USS Texas. Citori CX Micro.So, after a few trips to a sporting clays course, you realized that you are hopelessly addicted to this great sport and ready to take it to the next level.
You also realized that shooting borrowed or rented guns is starting to feel counterproductive and you are all set to get a sporting shotgun of your own.
But, which one? With so many brands and options out there, and with all the endless advice from fellow shooters, club members, and numerous internet sites, finding the right one for you can become quite a daunting task.
To help narrow down your choices, here are the top 5 entry level sporting shotguns available today:. Introduced over 30 years ago, it is one of the most well-known and respected over-and-under shotguns out there, with a proven design and a long history of reliable performance.
For more information, visit the Beretta website. Similar to the no longer produced Special Sporting Clays, the CX has already been a hit among budget-cautious competition shooters. The perfectly weighted 8. The fit and finish of the nicely blued receiver and glossy walnut stock is impeccable. Overall, the aggressively priced CXS is a great option for a shooter of any level. For more information, visit the Browning website.
This model is available in 12 gauge only and can satisfy requirements of even the most demanding competition shooter. The Citori Sporting model, introduced by Browning just a few years ago, is the evolution of John M. And, its mechanical trigger design makes an excellent choice for shooters using sub-gauge tubes — no trigger adjustment required. If you are looking for a modern, full featured sporting shotgun, the 8. For more information, visit the Fabarm website.
With an oil finished, nicely figured upgraded wood, glossy blued receiver with gold P. Beretta engraving and gold plated trigger to match, it exudes elegance and is a true understated classic. It is well suited for shooters of every level. The Winchester Model Sporting is built to compete with the finest sporting shotguns on the market.
And, with a richly blued receiver, adorned with traditional engraving, and elegant high-gloss walnut stock with 20 lines-per-inch cut checkering, Model is exactly what you need to obliterate clay targets in style. For more information, visit the Winchester website.
Rizzini over-and-unders have a well-deserved reputation as good, reliable guns, and have been growing in popularity in the U. Priced very competitively and with a plethora of available options and features, they have become a viable contender to the well-known offerings from Browning and Beretta.
It could be a nearly ideal choice for first-time first-time and experienced shooters alike. For more information, visit the Rizzini website. Skip to content.Your browser is out of date and may not be able to properly display our website. It appears that you are accessing the Browning Website from outside North America. Would you like to visit Browning International? Crossover design with lightweight profile barrels, flat point of impact, vented rib and side ribs, Vector Pro forcing cones and more.
Crossover perfection. It has all the best sporting features like Invector-Plus Midas grade tubes, the triple trigger system, and a mid bead. The flat, floating rib is made to keep you on target, even under the heat of heavy shooting. It is true that gunwriters consider the CXS a great value -- and they do it for all the right reasons. This is an over and under that can cross over and compete in both the hunting and target worlds.
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Citori Gran Lightning. Feather Lightning. Citori CXT. Limited Availability Discontinued Models.The over-under is the shotgun of choice for many discriminating target and field shooters.
While many firms produce over-unders, few have the long-term legacy of those from Browning, which began with the Superposed. It was the last gun designed by the iconic John M. Browning and was patented in the United States in Production began at the Fabrique Nationale factory in Herstal, Belgium, inand the gun became available here in The popularity of Browning over-unders grew, but so did production costs, and in Browning introduced a new over-under called the Citori that is made by Miroku in Kochi, Japan.
Miroku is a well-respected firm that has been making firearms since The Citori was more affordable than the Superposed and elegant and innovative in its own right. The gun has been offered in more than 70 different configurations and has been in continuous production to this day.
The Latest Citori. The CXS is beautifully fitted and finished. The receiver is steel, highly polished and brightly blued. The barrels pivot on a full-length hinge pin—no trunnions here. The gold-plated shoe is 0. A hex wrench is provided for adjustment, if necessary, and additional shoes are available. As received, the LOP on my test gun was The trigger is an inertia type, so the recoil from firing the first barrel sets the trigger to fire the other barrel.
The trigger pulls on the gun were about as good as it gets on a shotgun. The pull for the lower barrel averaged 5 pounds, 4 ounces, and it averaged 5 pounds, 7 ounces for the upper.
The safety is manual.Browning Citori CrossOver
The forearm has a tastefully restrained schnabel, not the garish, exaggerated hooks found on some arms. The forearm latch is a Deeley-type lever in the center of the forearm.
The buttstock and forearm have extensive 18 lines-per-inch checkering, and the pattern is well executed. The CXS is billed as perfect for hunting, so it was appropriate that I ply it on some feathered test subjects. Flying Feathers has quail, chukars, ring-necked pheasants, plenty of well-trained pointers, and knowledgeable guides to keep everything running smoothly.
I own two other Citori shotguns, so I am pretty well aquatinted with their virtues, and using the new CXS was like hunting with an old friend. By noon, I had my birds.
I ended up with four quail, four chukars, and three pheasants.
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For an all around shotgun for all games the Sporting would be the best choice. As to barrel length it is a matter of personal preferrence. Get the XT with an adjustable comb for trap. Try it to see if you can use it for other sports. If you can't just get another gun for sporting.
Now, why would anyone shoot trap when sporting clays is available?
It's looking like a 30in Sporting is the way to go for what I'll be doing. I was lucky enough to shoot a 30in Citori XS Ultra last night, and while I broke far more birds than I ever had before, I wasn't able to get my mid and front beads in figure eight style due to the high cheek comb on the stock.
That was the only part of the gun that didn't feel natural to me, and my instinct has always been to get that figure eight in sight. I agree with Jaxshooter. IMO it is more difficult to shoot skeet and sporting clays with a trap gun than the other way around. Ive shot 2 of the "XS Sporting" model guns and loved 'em.
I ended up with a Cynergy Trap gun with 32" tubes and have learned to use it for everything. Dont sweat the beads. If you are breaking birds, its fitting ulimately pointing better than you may realize. Different isn't always bad. Now I know what I need and own Trap guns only I don't shoot trap with one execption and it proved my point again to me, slow learner. I since talked myself into an nice 20ga. Sporting Browning XS the exception thinking "I can shoot this". Nope, struggled ended up putting on a taller rib because to hit with it there was way too much space between the beads and was looking way over the gun and also getting an adjustable comb.
Browning CXT trap vs CX Trap, vs 725 trap.
Gotta go with what won't beat you up and shoots where you look no matter what it says on the box. After a box car full of shells, a few years and few guns you will know exactly what works for YOU. I have also tried a Beretta but did not liek the feel.