Volume 25, Number 7 December 2017


Browning breathes new life into the A5 and Maxus It’s called “product freshening,” and it’s a process that manufacturers employ to spruce up an existing line so it will appeal to new customers. Doing so saves the time and expense of creating a whole new line, while allowing that manufacturer to extend the life of a time-tested product. That’s the basic idea behind Browning’s Wicked Wing program for the A5 and Maxus semi-auto shotguns. These guns feature an intriguing burnt bronze Cerakote coating on the receiver and barrel. If you look closely, you’ll see an embedded Buckmark “tattoo” on the… [Read More]