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The Model 37 Featherlight®

Ithaca Model 37 Featherlight Upland Shotgun

The M37 has gained the reputation of being an easy gun to handle and point, and its reliable bottom-eject action has long made it a favorite of both right and left handed shooters. At the new Ithaca Gun Company, we have brought a previously unknown level of precision and strength to the venerable Ithaca pump gun.

The Ithaca upland gun is available in 12 gauge, 16 gauge, 20 gauge, and 28 gauge.

Ithaca Featherlight closeup

Ithaca Solderless Barrel System close-upThe Model 37 Featherlight®

• A receiver that is machined from a single block of steel

• Solderless Barrel System : strongest, truest barrel of any shotgun

• A lengthened forcing cone to reduce recoil and shot deformation

• Crisp 4-6lb. trigger pull

• The classic game scene engraving

• Choke threads that are machined true and straight (Briley Chokes)

• Fancy black walnut stock and forend

The new Ithaca upland shotgun sets itself apart from the pack in this crucial way: It has absolutely no soldering or other heat-induced joints. Our Ithaca SBS (Solderless Barrel System) vent rib barrel is the straightest, strongest barrel you can get because it is entirely a machined component--that means the barrel has never warped from heat and it does not require any corrective straightening. The attachment of the vent rib to the barrel is accomplished with a single screw, allowing easy replacement. This approach to barrel making also allows us to use a better grade of steel than what is commonly found on shotguns.

Ithaca Model 37® Standard Game Scene Engraving

Ithaca Featherlight closeup Ithaca Solderless Barrel System close-up

Originally drawn by Bill McGraw--perhaps the most well known of the Ithaca Gun Company factory engravers--the game scene above has graced the sides of Model 37® receivers since Ithaca started producing the gun in 1937. This game scene comes standard on all new Ithaca Featherlight® shotguns and is now precision machined to ensure uniform depth and position and a crisp overall appearance.

See below for complete features and specifications. To find out more about how we make the M37, go to the manufacturing process page.


Featherlight with Vent Rib Barrel
Featherlight® with Vent Rib Barrel


Featherlight with Field Grade Barrel

Featherlight® with Field Grade Barrel


Rifled Barrel For Model 37 Uplands Combo Package

Rifled Barrel For Model 37 Uplands Combo Package


Ithaca Upland Combos come with all the features of the Upland Model 37, including your choice of 26”/28“/30” Barrel and a 24” Inch, 1:28 (12gauge), 1:24 (20gauge) Twist Rifled Barrel with Rifled Sights. This interchangeable barrel is a great package for all types of hunting. Available in 12 and 20 Gauge .


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Model 37 Featherlight® Features


3" Chamber (12 and 20 gauge only)

Shoot 2 3/4" or 3" shotshells

Solderless Barrel System (SBS) vent rib barrel available in 26", 28", and 30" lengths. See our manufacturing process page for more details.

Strong and straight

Lengthened Forcing Cone

Reduces recoil and shot deformation

(1) Truglo® front sight: Red

High visibility fiber optic sights

3 Briley choke tubes: full choke, modified (installed), and improved cylinder. Wrench included.

Steel shot capable; superior patterning

Matte blued steel receiver, barrel, and trigger group and standard classic game scene engraving.

Top radius of receiver is matte finished for aesthetic appeal and glare reduction

Gold-plated trigger

resists corrosion

Fancy black walnut semi-pistol butt stock

See below for stock specifications

Slim grip checkered forend in matching walnut

Comfortable shooting

Pachmayr 752 Decelerator® Recoil Pad ~ black

Chosen for its superior kick-reducing properties

5 shot capacity (4+1) with red safety follower and duck plug

maximum capacity while staying legal

Includes gun and owners manual.

Ithaca wants your upland gun to last a long time and be used safely

Featherlight® Specifications



Length of Pull

Drop at Comb

Drop at Heel

Overall Length

12 Gauge

7.6 Lbs




45.6" with 26" barrel; 47.6" with 28" barrel; 49.6" with 30" barrel

16 Gauge

7.4 Lbs




45.6" with 26" barrel; 47.6" with 28" barrel; 49.6" with 30" barrel

20 Gauge

6.8 Lbs




45.6" with 26" barrel; 47.6" with 28" barrel; 49.6" with 30" barrel

28 Gauge

6.1 Lbs




45.0" with 26" barrel; 47.0" with 28" barrel

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