Responsible For Firearms Safety

As a gun owner, you accept a set of demanding responsibilities. How seriously you take these responsibilities can mean the difference Ixnween life and death. Failure to follow any of these instructions can cause extensive damage to your gun and or possible serious injur - or death to yourself and others. THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR CARELESS OR ABUSIVE HANDLING OF ANY FIREARM. AT ALL TIMES HANDLE ANY FIREARM WITH INTENSE RESPECT FOR ITS POWER AND POTENTIAL DANGER. READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE...

Ammunition

All Citori Plus Models are designed to shoot and function with 2 3 4 12 gauge trap loads only. Browning can assume no responsibility for incidents which occur through the use of cartridges of nonstandard dimension or those developing pressures in excess of industry standards established by the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute SAAMI . CAUTION DO NOT USE 3 OR 3 1 2 SHOTGUN SHELLS IN ANY SHOTGUN OR BARREL WITH A 2 3 4 CHAMBER. THE SIZE OF THE CHAMBER IS INSCRIBED ALONG WITH...

Assembly Procedures

Assemble With Polices Interfering

BEFORE BEGINNING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS, ALWAYS MAKE CERTAIN THERE ARE NO SHELLS IN THE CHAMBERS. 1 After wiping the mechanism clean, place one or two drops of a quality oil, like Browning Oil. on the following surfaces See Figures 3-A, 3-B 3-B Barrel lug. Hinge pin Ixraring surface. Hjector slide. Barrel flats. 3-C Hinge pin. Cocking lever. Locking bolt. 2 To attach the barrel to the action, grasp the stock s pistol grip with your right hand and anchor the buttstock between your right forearm...

Cleaning Suggestions

The Citori Plus is a target gun, and as such will function better and more reliably over a longer period of time if it is properly maintained and kept You should clean vour Citori Plus after every dav of shooting, and more often if it becomes excessively dirty. A minimum cleaning includes wiping down the action and oiling key parts. Most regular maintenance will also include cleaning the barrels. If you encounter a function problem tight action when closing, etc. I e sure to give your gun a...

Optional Barrel Porting

Browning Citori Ported Barrel

Your gun may or may not have optional barrel porting. The drilled holes in the top of the barrel are desired by some shooters for their tendency to reduce ING BACK-BORED BARRELS ONLY .745 0 - .005 , AND ARE NOT INTERCHANGEABLE WITH REGULAR 12 GAUGE INVECTOR CHOKE TUBES. DO NOT USE INVECTOR PLUS TUBES IN BARRELS THREADED FOR STANDARD INVECTOR TUBES. DO NOT USE STANDARD INVECTOR TUBES IN BARRELS THREADED FOR INVECTOR PLUS TUBES. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE WARNINGS MA Y CAUSE DAMAGE TO YOUR GUN AND...

Initial Cleaning

Various exposed metal parts of your new Citori Plus have been coated at the factory with a rust preven tative compound. Before assembling your Citori Plus, clean the anti-rust compound from the inside of the barrels and chambers, and generally wipe clean the metal surfaces at the rear of the forearm, on the barrel lug and the interior areas of the receiver, as well as any other parts coated with this compound. Browning Oil is ideal for wiping and cleaning these parts and for giving your gun its...

Adjusting Cast On and Cast

Trap Shooting Guns

This adjustment allows you to achieve a perfect fit of the stock against your face. This is a most crucial adjustment, as it determines how correctly and consistently your eye will line up with the sight plane along the barrel rib. A Citori Plus correctly adjusted for cast on and cast off will have you looking directly down the center of the rib with the front and middle beads in alignment. Cast on and off is not affected by any changes in point of impact made at the rib. To adjust cast on and...

Citori Plus

Browning Citori Parts

TRAP SHOOTING OVER amp UNDER SHOTGUN KEEP THIS RECORD FOR FUTURE REFERENCE We are pleased that you have chosen a Browning Citori Plus trap shotgun. In every way it is a firearm you will be proud to shoot for many years. It is one of an advanced new generation of trap guns with more adjustability and comfort features than any Browning trap gun ever. Take time to follow this manual carefully, and you will gain real advantages that will bring out the best in your shooting ability. With a...

Parts List Citori Plus Shotgun

Parts Shotgun Browning Citori

P034062 Cocking Lever Lifter Pin 12 Type 2 amp 3 P034068 Cocking Lever Lifter Spring Plunger 12 All Models P034064 Cocking Lever Lifter Spring 12 Type 2 amp 3 P034041 Cocking Lever Lifter 12 Type 2 amp 3 P034032 Cocking Lever Pin Set Screw 12 Type 2 P034011 Cocking Lever 12 Type 2 amp 3 P034074 Connector Stop Pin 12-20-28-410 All Models P034070 Connector 12 All Models P093672 Drop Stop Adjustment Screw P034106 Ejector Extension Left 12 All Models 30 P034148 Firing Pin Over 12 All Models 31...

Invector Plus Choke Tube System

Your Citori Plus is provided with the Invector Plus screw-in choke tube system. You can confirm this by reading the inscription on the right side of the barrel. The words INVECTOR PLUS mean your shotgun uses a choke tube system designed for use in Browning 12 gauge shotguns with back-lx red barrels. The extra length, combined with special tube tapers, gives you the finest possible patterns for target shooters. Plus, you retain the same choke switching convenience of the standard Invector...

Operation of the Safety

The complete action both barrels is put on safe by drawing the thumb safety selector rearward See Figure 10 . To put the gun off safe the safety selector is moved forward. In the on safe position, an S appears directly in front of the safety selector. The above applies whether the selector is positioned for the 0 over barrel or U under bar SAFETY TO OFF SAFE, AND PULLING THE TRIGGER. Always keep the muzzle of your shotgun pointed down range at all times when on the shooting line. When leaving...

General Operating Procedures

Browning Citori Release Trigger

Highly skilled techniques of hand-fitting and polishing have been used to accomplish the hairline fitting of metal parts on this gun. These painstaking operations are necessary to prevent looseness, even after long use. You may consider your new gun to be slightly stiff. This close fitting, however, assures you of long lasting dependability. The top lever operates the locking bolt, which is very closely hand-fitted to its barrel lugs. Provision is made for the gradual wear of locking surfaces...

Citori Plus Schematic Page

Browning Schematics Citori Plus

Schematic is provided for parts identification onlv and should not Ik used as a guide to assemble guns. IMPORTANT When ordering parts, list part numbers, part name, gauge, model and serial number. CAUTION Browning parts are made exclusively for Browning guns and are not recommended for use in other guns even though models may be similar. Inadequately fitted parts may be dangerous.

Adjusting Point of Impact

Trap Shooting Positions

BEFORE PERFORMING THESE AND ANY ADJUSTMENTS, ALWAYS MAKE CERTAIN THERE ARE NO SHELLS IN THE CHAMBERS. Point of impact is detenuined by patterning a shotgun and determining the relationship between where you were aiming and where the actual center of the pattern is. The Citori Plus comes preset with point of impact approximately 6 above the point of aim at -iO yards. Point of impact above the actual aiming point allows you to keep the clay bird in view constantly just above the ril gt as you...

Nomenclature

Trap Shooting Guns

In conventional gun terminology, the position and movement of gun parts are descrilxxl as they occur with the gun horizontal and in normal firing position i.e., the muzzle is forward or front butt stock is rearward or rear trigger is downward or under occur when unsafe or improper gun accessories or ammunition combinations are used. DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, ALTER THE TRIGGER, SAFETY OR OTHER PARTS OF THE FIRING MECHANISM OF THIS OR ANY OTHER FIREARM. FAILURE TO OBEY THIS WARNING MA Y...