Massachusetts-based Savage this week announced a new installment in its Stevens series of budget-minded shotguns that looks like anything but a "budget" gun. 

The new 12-gauge Stevens 560 Field shotguns will be available in both 28- and 26-inch barrel formats and standard (14.5-inch) or compact (13.5-inch) lengths of pull. All feature oil-finished Turkish walnut stocks and forends with added features like a raised ventilated rib with a mid-bead and front fiber-optic sight.

A gas-operated shotgun with a hard-chrome-lined barrel and 3-inch magnum chamber, they have oversized controls and a manual safety mounted on the trigger guard. Savage describes these as "a great hardworking option for wing shooting or a day of shooting clays."

Savage Stevens 560 Field shotgun
Turkish imports under the Stevens brand, the new 560 Field models feature walnut furniture and chrome-lined barrels with a fiber-optic front sight and mid-bead. (Photos: Savage)
Savage Stevens 560 Field shotgun
They will be available in four different lengths, with 28- and 26-inch barrels and standard and compact LOPs, with each coming standard with oversized controls and a manual safety mounted on the trigger guard. The standard model runs a 14.5-inch length of pull on the stock while the compact model trims that down an inch. 

Using a lightweight aluminum alloy receiver, the weight is in the 6-pound range. Each shotgun will ship with three interchangeable chokes (IC, IM, F) while the MSRP across the series is $499. That makes them competitive with the popular Turkish-made Tristar Viper wood-stocked 12s of similar styling. 

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