NRA Gun of the Week: Weatherby Orion

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posted on January 13, 2016

Weatherby's latest version of the Orion is a Turkish-made, entry-level over-under shotgun that is loaded with features for a modest price. Want to know more? Check out the latest edition of NRA Gun of the Week, hosted by American Rifleman Editor in Chief Mark Keefe.

Technical Specifications:

 Importer: Weatherby, Inc.,
Manufacturer: ATA Ailah Sanay A.S. Turkey
 Action: boxlock over-under shotgun
Gauge: 12; 3” chambers
Trigger: mechanical, single selective; 7-lb., 14-oz. pull (top barrel); 7-lb. pull (bottom barrel)
Sights: single brass front bead
Stock: checkered grade A walnut, high-gloss finish; Prince of Wales grip; ¼” cast-off
Weight: 7 lbs., 5 ozs.
Metal Finish: high-gloss blued
Accessories: owner’s manual, three choke tubes (improved cylinder, modified and full)
MSRP: $1,099

For more information, go to Weatherby.com.

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