SOLD FOR: $2275
Model: Cynergy Sporting
Serial Number: 02097ZM132
Year of Manufacture: 2010 (ZM Date Code)
Caliber: 12 GA 2 ¾” and 3” Shells
Action Type: Top Lever, Break Action Over/Under Shotgun With Single Selective Trigger & Ejectors
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH / MADE IN JAPAN/MIROKU” and the left side of the monobloc is marked “INVECTOR / PLUS / 30””. The right side of the upper barrel is marked “SPECIAL STEEL 12GA – 2 ¾” AND 3” / PAT. 6907687”. The top tang is marked “02097ZM132”. The bottom of the trigger guard is marked with a Buck Mark. The bottom of the monobloc is marked “10 H *”, “NP 3 4”, and “02097”. The interior of the forend is stamped “S 7113”. The bottom & sides of the frame, lever, and the base of the forend iron have scroll engraving. The bottom of the frame is marked “Sporting”.
Barrel Length: 30”, Ported Vent Rib
Choke: The currently installed extended chokes are both Skeet
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a green fiber optic bead at the front of the ventilated rib and there is a white alignment bead at the midsection. The top of the rib is finely serrated for glare reduction.
Weight: 7 Lb 14 Oz
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two piece checkered walnut with a pistol grip, slightly convex comb, and black rubber buttpad. There is a little ding on the top of the wrist to the right of the tang. There are a few compressions, draglines, and light rubs, most noticeable on the belly and bottom of the pistol grip. The checkering is strong with light handling wear. The LOP measures 13 1/2” from the front of the adjustable trigger to the back of the buttpad. The drop at the comb is approximately 1 5/8” and at heel is approximately 2”. The cast is neutral. The pad shows light wear. The stocks rate in about Fine Plus overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue & Silver Nitride
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bores are bright. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are a couple little marks on the barrel, hardly noticeable. The frame has light handling wear. The screw heads and pin heads are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun is in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly including the ejectors. The safety does not engage automatically, only manually. The barrels lock to the frame with no play. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is a hard case with a black fabric exterior and felt interior. There are some scattered scuffs and some marks through the faux leather, in about Fine condition.
Our Assessment: Quoted from the Browning website “It has been noted that you can use a field or hunting-style shotgun for shooting trap, skeet or sporting clays, but seldom would you use a sporting shotgun for hunting. There are fine peculiarities in a sporting-type shotgun that won’t be found on hunting models. The Sporting shotguns in the Browning line make busting clay birds much easier. Here are some reasons why, particularly with the Cynergy Sporting. First, it has ventilated top and side ribs which allow easier swinging on targets. The Vector Pro lengthened forcing cones allows the shot to spread and economize as it travels down the barrel to the choke constriction. Lengthened forcing cones also prevent each pellet from becoming flattened or deformed. A deformed pellet will not fly straight and serious target shooters cannot afford any stray pellets. Back-boring a barrel increases bore diameter to its maximum specification, reducing friction between the shot cup and the barrel to propel the shot pellets to a higher velocity/ Back-boring also helps to reduce the recoil into your shoulder. Removable choke tubes are critical to any serious shooter. They can be flush or extended. Extended tubes allow the shot to focus, spread and center, prior to leaving the muzzle. Highly visible, light-gathering sights and beads along wide, flat ribs contribute to picking up the bird when split seconds count.” This 12 gauge Cynergy Sporting shows more signs of storage than actual use, retaining about 98% of its metal finish, bright bores, strong mechanics and with just a hint of handling wear in the stocks. Please see our photos and good luck!