by American Hunter Staff - Thursday, February 25, 2016
28 gauge is back in force, of that there is little doubt. Weatherby was one of the first companies to embrace the return of the formidable game cartridge a couple years back, with the introduction of the SA-08 28. You can learn more about the sleek little scattergun with the video above, which was taken from an episode of American Rifleman TV.
Action type: gas-operated semi-automatic shotgun
Gauge: 28, 2¾"
Receiver: anodized aluminum alloy
Trigger: 8-lb. pull
Magazine: four shells with supplied plug reducing to two
Barrel: 28" (also available in 26") with screw-in choke tubes
Sights: ventilated rib with brass front bead
Stock: high-gloss, select walnut: length of pull, 145⁄16"; drop at comb, 19⁄16"; drop at heel, 25⁄16"; cast-off 1/8"
Overall Length: 48¼"
Weight: 5 lbs., 11 ozs.
Metal Finish: polished black-anodized receiver, black barrel
Accessories: cable-style lock; heavy-load gas piston; three choke tubes (improved cylinder, modified, full); flat, stamped choke-tube wench; stock adjusting shims
Suggested retail price: $849
For more information, go to Weatherby.com.
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