Stevens Goes 16-Gauge with New 555E More than-and-Beneath ::


Stevens 555E 16 gauge over and under shotgun

Massachusetts-primarily based Stevens is importing the new 555E from Turkey, providing an engraved OAU 16-gauge with wood furnishings and 5 chokes for sub-$1K (Images: Stevens)

Stevens is performing their component to assist retain the 16-gauge game going with their new 555 Enhanced series more than-and-beneath shotgun.

Working with stacked 28-inch chrome-lined barrels with a satin finish, the break-action double stays light via the use of an aluminum receiver, coming in at a total weight of six.45-pounds. General length with the Turkish Imperial walnut stock and forend is 45.five-inches. The action, with auto shell ejectors, has a manual security and a single, selective mechanical trigger.

Stevens Goes 16-Gauge with New 555E Over-and-Under features

The Enhanced version of the 555 gets its name for the silver, scroll-engraved filigree ornament receiver and Turkish walnut furnishings. The carbon steel barrels have 5 interchangeable chokes.

Stevens 555E 16 gauge over and under shotgun

The two-shot 555E has three-inch chambers. The lightweight aluminum receiver is scaled to gauge and reinforced by a steel insert.

Stevens 555E 16 gauge over and under shotgun

Of note, the 16-gauge was the most preferred chambering for shotguns in the U.S. for decades ahead of 12 eclipsed it and Aguila, Federal, Fiocchi, Noble, Remington, Winchester and other nevertheless generate the shells in quantity.

The gun, constructed by KOFS in Turkey, is a single of that company’s substantial line of SXS and OAU doubles. MSRP is set at $879, which should really be a bit much less more than-the-counter. For these who want a plainer 16, Stevens is also importing a regular 555 with a blued receiver without the need of the engravings for $705, recommended.


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