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  1. hughscpa posted a new thread.

    What happened here?

    I just picked up the A-5 the other day and am trying to clean it up. I used FLITZ on it hoping to take the spotty finish junk off trying...

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    Forum: Browning Auto A-5

    May 21, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  2. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    Good question. But you’ve replaced your springs, there’s nothing left. You might try adding a magnum friction piece with two additional...

    May 21, 2019 at 9:24 AM
  3. Hcompton79 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    How does one tell when the friction piece is worn out? Mine still has the protruding ridges sharply figured, they do not look worn, nor is...

    May 21, 2019 at 12:52 AM
  4. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    It could also be the bronze friction piece; they wear out too.

    May 20, 2019 at 11:44 PM
  5. Ranger6 replied to the thread Tang Screw stuck A5.

    Yes some of the screws can be difficult to remove. Once you do get them loose, they shouldn’t be a problem the next time. If you mess one...

    May 20, 2019 at 11:14 PM
  6. Ranger6 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    Seems like they would be about the same by your measurements, however, I always like the ammo to be the final word. If your gun will cycle...

    May 20, 2019 at 11:09 PM
  7. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Tang Screw stuck A5.

    You seem to know the gun well. If you haven’t watched Art’s videos, they’re worth your time. Let us know how you make out with the...

    May 20, 2019 at 10:36 PM
  8. Rudolph31 liked Hcompton79's post in the thread New Member from Michigan.

    Hi All, I was looking for some information on Browning long recoil shotguns, and your Auto-5 sub-forum seems to be the foremost place on...

    May 20, 2019 at 9:43 PM
  9. BGD replied to the thread Tang Screw stuck A5.

    Yes, it is Japanese.

    May 20, 2019 at 9:43 PM
  10. Hcompton79 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    Well, in the effort towards getting to the bottom of this, I employed some methods of primitive science. I build a simple spring...

    May 20, 2019 at 9:33 PM
  11. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Tang Screw stuck A5.

    Is yours a Japanese gun? In one of Art Isaacson’s videos he says the stock screws on those were so tight they had a special tool at...

    May 20, 2019 at 9:28 PM
  12. Hcompton79 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    I you don't mind me asking, where does MGW have different action springs listed for Magnum vs Standard guns? I see this one:...

    May 20, 2019 at 8:14 PM
  13. BGD replied to the thread Tang Screw stuck A5.

    Yes, It was stubborn but the lock screw came out. I tapped lightly with the handle of another screwdriver. maybe that was not hard enough...

    May 20, 2019 at 8:01 PM
  14. Ranger6 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    You may wanna try shotgun world also if you don’t get a reply from someone that owns a720 on here.

    May 20, 2019 at 7:28 PM
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