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That functions as a magazine cut-off. When put in 'S' position, the gun functions as a single-shot.

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The circular switch with selections of S and R on a Browning BPS Special Steel shotgun is the magazine cut-off switch. When set to "R" (or "Rear"), it allows rounds to feed from the magazine tube. When set to "S" (or "Stop"), it blocks the magazine tube, allowing you to load and unload the chamber without cycling rounds from the magazine.

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Q: What is the function of the circular switch with selections of S and R where the magazine tube meets the receiver on a 12 gauge Browning BPS Special Steel shotgun?
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