ARTV: Weatherby SA-08 28 Gauge

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posted on February 25, 2016
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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.

Technical Specifications:

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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