With its 60° bolt lift, rotary magazine, crisp trigger, and sub-MOA accuracy, Browning’s X-Bolt rifle line has proven popular. For 2017, the company is expanding its X-Bolt offerings to meet demand in further segments of the bolt gun market. Browning’s press release follows . . .
Browning Adds To The X-Bolt Rifle Line In 2017
Browning is expanding the bolt-action X-Bolt rifle line in 2017 with two new models and the addition of caliber choices in several existing models.
Browning’s new X-Bolt Medallion Safari Grade rifle features a deep polished blued fluted heavy sporter barrel with gold accented engraving. The polished blued steel receiver is also engraved.
A gloss finish checkered Grade IV/V walnut stock is accented with a rosewood fore-end cap and pistol grip cap. Available in short action calibers from in .243 Win. to long action 375 H&H Mag., including the 6.5 Creedmoor. Suggested retail is $1,999.99- $2,049.99.
Another new addition to the X-Bolt line-up for 2017 is the Hell’s Canyon Long Range model. This rifle features a Cerakote Burnt Bronze finish on all exposed metal surfaces. The heavy sporter contour barrel is fluted. The composite stock has textured gripping surfaces, a palm swell and is covered in A-TACS AU Camo® with Dura-Touch Armor Coating. The X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Long Range model is available in 6.5 Creedmoor with 22” barrel, 270 WSM and 300 WSM with 23” barrel, 26 Nosler, 7mm Rem. Mag., 28 Nosler and 300 Win. Mag. with 26” barrel, the suggested retail is $1,229.99 – $1,299.99.
• Steel receiver
• Drilled and tapped for the X-Lock Scope Mounting System
• Feather Trigger
• Free-floated barrel
• Bolt unlock button
• 60° bolt lift
• Rotary magazine
• Tang safety
• Inflex recoil pad
• Sling swivel studs
• 300 H&H Mag. and 375 H&H Mag. Medallion Safari models include open sights with 18” sight radius
In addition to the pair of new X-Bolt rifles, for 2017 Browning is adding the 28 Nosler caliber to the popular X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed rifle and the 6.5 Creedmoor caliber to the following X-Bolt models in 2017.
• X-Bolt Varmint Stalker
• X-Bolt Hunter
• X-Bolt Micro Midas
• X-Bolt Medallion
• X-Bolt High Grade Hunter
• X-Bolt White Gold Hunter
• X-Bolt Eclipse Hunter
For more information on Browning products, please visit the website at www.browning.com.