Operation of the Safety

Browning Gold Semi Auto

The cross bolt safety prevents the trigger from being pulled when in the on safe position. The safety is located at the front of the trigger guard See Figure 2A . In the off safe position a red warning band is visible on the safety button on the left side of the trigger guard. To place the gun ON SAFE, press the safety but Properly position the gas bracket seal. Align the piston rod with the forearm shoe. Align the piston rod with the forearm shoe. Properly position the gas bracket seal. ton to...

After the Last Shot

The breech of the Gold shotgun remains open, with the boll locked to the rear, after the last shot has been fired. This allows convenient and fast reloading. 1 Place the safety in the on safe position. 2 Drop an appropriate shell into the open breech. 3 Close the action by depressing the carrier release button. EVEN WITH THE BREECH LOCKED OPEN AFTER SHOOTING, DO NOT ASSUME YOUR SHOTGUN IS UNLOADED. ALWAYS INSPECT THE CHAMBER, CARRIER AND MAGAZINE TUBE TO BE SURE THEY CONTAIN NO CARTRIDGES.

Reinstalling the Bolt Assembly

Browning Automatic Assembly

1 With the gun inverted, place the bolt assembly in the receiver with the rear of the bolt touching the recoil spring follower. 2 Hold the slide assembly in an inclined position see Figure 11 and insert the assembly so that it rests on the shelf on the inside of the receiver. 3 With a screw driver, reach down in back of the slide assembly and push back on the recoil spring follower so that the rear of the slide assembly will clear the drive spring shells in compliance with federal...

Unloading your Gold shotgun

CAUTION WHENEVER UNLOADING, ALWAYS BE CERTAIN THAT THE MUZZLE IS POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION AND THAT THE SAFETY IS IN THE ON SAFE POSITION. 1 The quickest way to unload your Gold shotgun is to grasp the operating handle and cycle the action until all rounds are ejected. 2 The magazine can also ta unloaded manually by depressing the carrier release button and reaching inside the loading port with your index finger, simultaneously press in on the bottom of the carrier until it latches in the...

The Barrel to the Receiver

Mossberg 500 Trigger Assembly

The Gold shotgun is delivered, in the box. with the barrel removed and the forearm still attached to the magazine tube. It is important to follow the exact sequence for assembly in steps 1 and 2, in order to properly assemble your Gold shotgun. ALWAYS PLACE THE SAFETY IN THE ON SAFE POSITION BEFORE ASSEMBLY PROCEDURES AND CHECK YOUR GUN CAREFULLY TO BE CERTAIN THAT THE CHAMBER, FEED MECHANISM AND MAGAZINE CONTAIN NO SHELLS. 2 Components of the gas system the gas piston tube and gas bracket seal...

Responsible For Firearms Safety

Browning Gold Trigger Assembly

As a gun owner, you accept a set of demanding responsibilities. How seriously you take these responsibilities can be the difference lx -tween life and death. Failure to follow anv of these instructions can cause extensive damage to your gun and or possible serious injury 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...

Adapter Magazine Capacity

How Load Browning Semi Auto Shotgun

The Gold shotgun is delivered with the magazine three shot adapter plug installed in the magazine, limiting magazine capacity to two CHECK THE MAGAZINE, FEED MECHANISM AND CHAMBER TO BE SURE THEY DO NOT CONTAIN ANY SHELLS. 2 Unscrew the magazine cap and remove it. 3 The magazine three-shot adapter lays underneath the magazine spring retainer located in the forward end of the magazine lube. Pry the magazine spring retainer out of the magazine tube. Slowly remove the magazine spring retainer as...

Serial Number

The serial number of your Gold shotgun is bolt assembly locks to the rear, instead of returning forward. This facilitates speedy reloading. The short-stroke of the gas piston along with the snug, gas sealing fit of the piston rod limits the amount of combustion gases blown out of the gas cylinder and into the receiver, keeping the inside of the receiver clean. NOTE The Gold shotgun is delivered with the magazine adapter in the magazine which limits the gun to three shots, in accordance with...

Firing Your Gold shotgun

Browning Gold Choke

With the chamber loaded, all that is necessary to lire the gun is to push in on the safety so that the red warning band is visible on the left side of the trigger guard and pull the trigger. The gas system ejects the fired shell and picks up a new shell from the magazine and chambers it. automatically. This is repeated each time you pull the trigger until the last shell has been fired. AFTER SHOOTING, IMMEDIATELY PLACE THE SAFETY IN THE ON SAFE POSITION. Your shotgun's barrel is threaded to...