Pump PA-459 TR

PA-459™ TR

MSRP $499.00
*Actual price may vary.
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An easy-to-operate shotgun that gives you everything you need to protect your family and loved ones from harm.

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  • New for 2013 - Now available in 20 gauge
  • Shorter length of pull (13 1/2") and comfortable, ergonomic buttstock with rubber textured grip areas for snag-free shouldering
  • 18 1/2" chrome-lined barrel with removable extended ported cylinder choke tube (OAL 20")
  • Adjustable rear LPA-style ghost ring sight
  • Matte black metalwork
  • 5+1 round capacity (2 3/4") or 4+1 capacity (3")
  • Available in 12 and 20 gauge
  • Swivel studs included

Our Threat Response Accessory Rail gives you quick mounting and the flexibility to add a flashlight or laser sight to your Threat Response shotgun. Attaches to the magazine endcap of your shotgun and allows for positioning on the left, right or under side of the weapon*. (Sold separately – light not included)

*Minor modifications may be required for some accessories.


Weight (1)
Overall LengthStock CompositionBarrel LengthChokes IncludedLength of PullDrop at
Drop at
123"6 1/2 lbs.39"Synthetic18 1/2"Extended Ported Cylinder13 1/2"N/AN/A
203"5 3/4 lbs.39"Synthetic18 1/2"Extended Ported Cylinder13 1/2"N/AN/A

Specifications subject to change without notice. (1) Weight approximate. Varies due to stock density (wood models only) and bore diameter.

Competitive Advantage

Features Weatherby® PA-459 TR Benelli SuperNova Tactival Mossberg 500 Special Purpose
Gauges Available 12 12 12
Chamber 3" 3" and 3 1/2" 3"
Barrel Length 18 1/2" 18 1/2" 18 1/2"
Stock Synthetic Pistol Grip Synthetic Pistol Grip Synthetic Pistol Grip
Sights Adjustable Rear and Ghost Ring Ghost Ring Beaded
Weight 7 lbs. 7 1/4 lbs. 6 3/4 lbs.
Chokes Included Extended Ported Cylinder Fixed Cylinder Cylinder
Country of Origin Turkey Italy USA
Retail Price $499 $529 $553


Ergonomic Pistol Grip Buttstock — Pistol grip buttstock delivers sure handling in pressure situations. Features a rubber textured grip for additional comfort and control.

CNC-Machines Receiver — Constructed of aircraft-grade 7075 T-6 alloy to reduce weight and improve handling.

M-16-Style Front Sight — Features a red fiber optic rod that affords faster target acquisition.

18 1/2” Chrome-Lined Barrel with Removable Ported Choke Tube — Chrome lining extends useful barrel life.

Multiple Position Rear Ghost Ring Sight — Chrome lining extends useful barrel life.

Picatinny Rail — Mil-spec rail system is located under the forend and on top of the receiver. Ideal for mounting flashlights, laser sights or other accessories.

Shorter Length of Pull — 13.5” LOP provides for quick snag-free target acquisition. Ideal for close quarter use.

Extended and Enlarged Slide Release — Located ahead of the trigger guard for fast, dependable operation. Oversized release is easy to find by feel, even in the dark.


When was my Weatherby® firearm manufactured?

You can learn the history and lineage of your Weatherby firearm, researched and authenticated through the Weatherby company records. You’ll receive an embossed letter of authenticity which verifies the country of origin, the date your firearm was shipped, where the firearm was originally delivered and a list of features, including any custom embellishments. Each certificate is personally signed by Roy E. Weatherby, Jr., President, and Dean Rumbaugh, Company Historian. Cost for each serial number search is $50 ($75 for Custom rifles, $100 for Special Edition or Commemorative rifles). You may print and mail the Authenticity Order Form or for information, write Company Historian, 1605 Commerce Way, Paso Robles, CA 93446.

Additional historical information can also be gathered from Weatherby. The Man. The Gun. The Legend. This 290-page biography, written by Grits and Tom Gresham, contains a tremendous amount of historical information that you may find valuable in the search for your firearm’s history. Standard hardbound copies are just $30.00. Proceeds benefit the Weatherby Foundation International. See your Weatherby dealer today or order online.

Can I use steel shot with my older Weatherby® (Regency® and Olympian®) shotgun?

If it is a fixed choke barrel, we do not recommend using steel shot. However, if you have stainless steel removable factory choke tubes, we recommend using only modified or larger chokes.

What choke tube should I use when using steel shot?

When using steel shot, you should only use stainless steel choke tubes with modified or larger chokes.

Can I use steel shot with my older Weatherby® (Centurion® I, Centurion® II or model 82)?

If it is a fixed choke barrel, we do not recommend using steel shot.  However, if you have stainless steel removable factory choke tubes, we recommend using only modified or larger chokes we recommend modified or larger.

What is Weatherby®’s Warranty Policy?

Weatherby®’s service policy statement reads as follows:

“Weatherby® is a name that has been synonymous with quality firearms for over 65 years. All Weatherby® firearms are manufactured of the finest materials, and have been thoroughly inspected and tested in every phase of production.

Because of the confidence we have in our products, Weatherby® does not provide a written warranty, but rather stands behind its reputation for customer service and satisfaction.

Simply stated, we will consider requests for service or repair of Weatherby® firearms on a case-by-case basis. A determination will be made, taking into consideration such things as the age and condition of the firearm, and the circumstances surrounding its malfunction or other problem.

Weatherby® will not be responsible for defects resulting from ordinary wear and tear, alterations by unauthorized persons, accidents, misuse, use of incorrect or other than factory-loaded ammunition, or failure to provide reasonable and normal maintenance.

Should any Weatherby® firearm require service or repair under this service policy, it must be delivered transportation prepaid to an authorized Weatherby Service Center. The product must be accompanied by a proof of purchase, and a letter explaining the problem. The firearm should also be insured by the owner at time of shipment, as Weatherby, Inc. can accept no responsibility for damage or loss in transit. Weatherby® will pay all charges to return the product to the owner if it is accepted for service or repair under the provisions of this policy.”

When was my over/under shotgun made?
Over/Under Shotguns Series # Pre-fix
Regency® (Italy) Over/Under (1967 – 1982) R
Olympian® (Japan) Over/Under (1977 – 1981) K-R-W
Athena® (Japan) Over/Under (Version I) (1982 – 1990) D-F-FF
Athena® III, IV, V (Japan) Over/Under (1990 – 2007) DA-DF
Orion® (Japan) Over/Under (Version I) (1982 – 1990) E-G-EE-GG
Orion® I II III (Japan) Over/Under (1990 – 2007) EN-ER-GN-GR
Athena® SxS (Italy) (2005 - ) FS
Orion® SxS (Italy) (2005 - ) FS
Athena® D’Italia III, IV, V   (Italy) Over/Under (2007 - ) L
Orion ® D’Italia I, II, III, SC.  (Italy) Over/Under (2007 - ) B - L
How can I identify the “choke tubes” that came with my Weatherby® shotgun?

Choke tubes can be identified by the number and placement of small notches found on their muzzle (non- threaded) ends.

O Extra Full
I Full
II Improved Modified
III Modified
IIII Improved Cylinder
IIIIII Cylinder

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