Established in 1900, FABARM-Fabbrica Bresciana Armi S.p.A.-is the direct descendant of one of the great gunsmithing dynasties in Brescia, Italy--the Galesi family. A maker of all types of shotguns, the classic over-&-under design represents the apex of FABARM manufacturing.
Max Lion & Black
Lion Competition Series
COMPETITION 12 Gauge with 28" barrel, also
available with 26" and 30" barrel
BLACK LION COMPETITION 20 Gauge with 26" barrel, also available with 28" barrel
The high grade Nickel-Chromium-Molybdenum receiver is machined from a block forging using CNC tooling. Barrels are made using the innovative FABARM process of deep drilling and honing of premium steel barrel stock.
Max Lion models have high-grade stocks and bright metal side plates. Actions on Black Lion models are machined from a chrome-molybdenum forging and blued deep black. Stocks on the Black Lion are deluxe grade walnut. Both models are available in 12 gauge and 20 gauge and are covered by a HK's Lifetime Warranty.
LION 20 Gauge with 26" barrel, also
available with 28" barrel
Lion, Super Light Lion, and Ultra Mag Lion Shotguns
Using the renowned FABARM barrel-making technique for these and all other FABARM shotgun barrels means the complete product line achieves the highest quality. Using "deep-drilling" of optimal grade steel barrel stock on CNC machine tools, FABARM avoids the metal stress created by cold hammer forging of barrels.
Welding temperatures of 700° Celsius are reached slowly and after peaking, barrels are allowed to cool gradually for a stronger and truer bond. FABARM controls 100% of its barrel-making operation, something few manufacturers do.
The entire twelve step barrel-making process is a perfect synthesis of advanced manufacturing controlled and guided by experienced master craftsmen-the only way to ensure the highest quality.
After mating to the shotgun receiver, each barrel is instrument and proof-fire tested with multiple shots. All FABARM barrels meet and exceed the "superior" rating of the Italian government proof house.
Offered in several popular barrel lengths, the Silver Lion 12 gauge and 20 gauge models are the perfect shotguns for marsh or field. A shortened and lightweight interpretation of the Silver Lion, the Super Light Lion is a favorite with Europe's upland bird hunters. And for shooters looking for the flexibility of using the full spectrum of 12 gauge shells, from light 23/4 inch loads to the most powerful 31/2 inch magnums, the Ultra Mag Lion proves a solidly built and responsive handling arm. All models covered by a Lifetime Warranty.
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