Browning BT-99 Grade III


The Browning BT-99 Grade III model is a single-shot break-action shotgun chambered in 12 gauge. Browning introduced the BT-99 line in 1969 and it now has eight variants. The BT-99 Grade III is unique in that it features a Monte Carlo Grade III/IV walnut stock. The Monte Carlo stock offers a raised cheek comb. For aesthetics, the Grade III has gold accents and high-relief engraving and its barrel has silver nitride finish. And it also includes three interchangeable choke tubes.

Features include a blued steel receiver and a walnut stock with a satin finish. It has a back-bored barrel, meaning the bore diameter has been increased. This means less choke constriction is needed in order to achieve an intended shot pattern. It also comes with a Beavertail fore-arm. This style of fore-arm is wider than the standard fore-arm, and may help to absorb recoil.

An optional feature is an adjustable comb (add about $270) and it is available with either a 32″ or 34″ barrel.

Browning recommends the Grade III for American singles and handicap trap shooting.

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BT-99 Grade III
Capacity: 1
Sights: Bead front sight
Features: Adjustable comb model available<br />Silver nitride barrel finish; Monte Carlo grade III/IV stock; and Beavertail forearm
Gauge: 12 gauge
Stock: Monte Carlo grade III/IV walnut stock
Material/Finish: Steel/silver nitride
Type: Single-shot
Website: http://www.browning.…
Weight: 8.3125 pounds<br />8.375 pounds
Barrel Length: 32"<br />34"
Length of Pull: 13.375"
Overall Length: 49"<br />51"
Drop at Comb: 1.375"
Drop at Heel: 2"
Bore: 2.75"

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