Internal Gas System

The Browning 2000 has a uniquely de signed, extremely reliable gas system. It is compactly contained within the magazine tube. This makes it less accessible to dirt and allows a slim forearm design. The gas is sealed off so that it cannot blow rearward into the forearm, along the action bar assembly and toward the action The gas is vented forward through the hole in the forearm cap. How often should you strip down the gas system and clean it There is no rule of thumb. It depends somewhat on the...

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To remove the bolt and bolt slide ease the action bar assembly forward off the magazine tube while depressing the cartridge stop with your finger Figure 22 . The cartridge stop projects from the bottom of the bolt slide. Particularly notice how the double action bars separate from the bolt. This will help you during reassembly later. You can now easily clean all of these components as well as the inside of the receiver. See Figure 23. Again a good solvent is recommended. Further disassembly of...

Reassembly Of The Action

Slide the action spring onto the maga zine tube, compress the action spring and start the action bar assembly onto the magazine tube. Grasp the action bar assembly keeping the spring slightly compressed. 2. Assemble the bolt and bolt slide and align the action bars in their respective recesses in the bolt slide. This is done just forward of the receiver before the bolt is completely inserted into the receiver. Notice that the left loading port side action bar enters from the top of the bolt...

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Browning 2000 Operated Gas

12237 Forearm Cap Plunger Spring 12,20 ga. 12242 Forearm Liner 20 ga. 12246 Forearm Tabs 12 ga. 12248 Forearm Tabs 20 ga. 12272 Gas Piston Bar Guide 12 ga. 12274 Gas Piston Bar Guide 20 ga. 12299 Hammer Pin 20 ga. 12302 Inertia Piece 12 ga. 12304 Inertia Piece 20 ga. 123O8 Locking Block 12 ga. 12310 Locking Block 20 ga. 12312 Magazine Adaptor Three 12342 Ma amp spring-Right or Left 12348 Mainspring Guide-Right or 12352 Mainspring Pin-Hammer 12 ga. 12356 Mainspring Pin-Trigger Guard 12 ga. Guard...

And Gauge Gas Operated Shotgun B

Part DESCRIPTION PART DESCRIPTION 12001 Action 8ar Left 12, 20 ga. 12005 Action 8ar Right 12, 20 ga. l 12010 Action Bar Right 4 , 12, 12025 8arrel Ring 20 ga. 12028 8arrel Guide 12, 20 ga. 12034 8olt 12 ga. 12049 Butt Plate Screw 12, 20ga. 12075 Carrier Cartridge Limit Pin 12, 20 ga. 12079 Carrier Cartridge Pin 12 ga. 12080 Carrier Cartridge Pin 20 ga. 12081 Carrier Cartridge Spring 12, 12085 Carrier Cartridge Stop 12 ga. 12095 Carrier Dog Pin 12, 20 ga. 12098 Carrier Dog Spring 12, 20 ga....

Mounting The Barrel To Action

Your Browning 2000 is packaged and shipped with the forearm attached to the receiver and magazine tube. In order to install the barrel it is necessary to remove the forearm from the magazine tube and affix the forearm on the barrel before mounting the barrel to the action. Follow the sU'Pfl below 1. THOROUGHLY CLEAN ALL ANTI-RUST COMPOUND FROM THE BARREL,THE BORE AND OTHER METAL SURFACES. Remove with any good quality gun oil or gun cleaning solvent. 2. Unscrew the forearm cap and remove the...

Dismantling And Cleaning The Gas System

Dismantling the gas system is very simple. Make sure the safety is on and draw the breech bolt rearward until it locks open. Un screw the forearm cap and remove the barrel and forearm. You will notice the gas piston bar project ing from each side of the magazine tube Figure 12 . Remove this simply by pushing it ing from each side of the magazine tube Figure 12 . Remove this simply by pushing it from one side and withdrawing it from the other Figure 13 . As you do this hold your SYiltJi...

Service Or Repair

If your shotgun should require service or repairs we suggest you first contact a local authorized Browning Firearms Service Center. Your Browning Sporting Goods dealer can tell you the address of the Service Center nearest you or you may call or write our Consumer Information Dept. in Morgan, Utah - 801 876-2711. Otherwise you may return your shotgun to our own repair facility for servicing. The address is Browning Service Department Route 4, Box 624-B Tenbrook Road Arnold, Missouri 63010 3 14...

Trigger Guard Retaining

Browning Bar Bolt Trigger

Draw the bolt rearward about 1 1 2 inches Figure 18 . 5. With your other hand trip the carrier latch, grasp the trigger guard Figure 18 and remove by forcing it slightly forward before attempting to lift it out of the receiver Figure 19 . 5. With your other hand trip the carrier latch, grasp the trigger guard Figure 18 and remove by forcing it slightly forward before attempting to lift it out of the receiver Figure 19 . With the butt stock resting firmly on a workbench or table, grasp the...