Popular with upland hunters for their instant versatility in range and relatively lighter weight, over/under shotguns are often the first choice for waterfowl hunters across the nation. Stevens Shotguns has just announced the addition of the 555 Sporting Model with some newly added features to their lineup of over/under shotguns. The 555 Sporting Model is intended to enhance the experience of sporting clays and trap shooters and comes in at an incredibly competitive price point. Full details are below.
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Stevens Introduces the 555 Sporting Model to Over/Under Lineup
Stevens Shotguns has added yet another quality addition to the lineup of over/under shotguns with the introduction of the 555 Sporting model. With new added features, the 555 Sporting is designed specifically with the sporting clays and trap shooter in mind.
“The 555 over/under shotguns come in at an affordable price point but maintain the quality and usability of which is associated with the Stevens line of shotguns”, said Jessica Treglia, Senior Brand Manager for Savage Arms. “The 555 Sporting model further adds to this unparalleled line of over/unders with a diverse set of features ideal for the competitive shooter.”
The lightweight aluminum alloy receiver on the 555 Sporting is scaled to gauge and incorporates a steel insert that reinforces the breech, minimizing weight and maximizing strength. Added features like a raised ventilated rib with mid-bead and front fiber optic sight give shooters a competitive advantage and the adjustable cheek riser accommodates any framed shooter at a price that’s unmatched among comparable models.
- 3” Chamber O/U Shotgun
- Turkish Walnut Stock & Fore-end with adjustable comb height and 14.5” length-of-pull
- Raised ventilated rib with mid-bead rear sight and fiber optic front sight
- Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Silver Receiver
- 30” Ported Barrels for recoil reduction
- Manual Safety
- Single Selective Mechanical Trigger
- Chrome Lined Barrels
- Tang Mounted Safety
- Manual Extractor
- Includes 5 Extended Chokes (F, IM, M, IC, C)
The lightweight aluminum alloy receiver, single selective mechanical trigger, and adjustable comb height and length-of-pull should prove to be a boon for the sporting clays shooter on a budget. The new 555 Sporting Model from Stevens Shotguns will retail for $991 and will initially only be offered in 12-gauge, 30″ barrel, capable of handling up to 3″ shells. For more information or to see the full lineup of Stevens Shotguns, you can visit http://www.savagearms.com/.