Browning has expanded its bolt-action X-Bolt rifle line with two new models and the addition of caliber choices in several existing models.
Browning's newX-Bolt Medallion Safari Grade riflefeatures 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 .243 Win. to long action .375 H&H Mag., including the 6.5 Creedmoor. MSRP: $1,999.99- $2,049.99
Another addition to the X-Bolt line-up for 2017 is theHell'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, 7 mm Rem. Mag., 28 Nosler and .300 Win. Mag. with 26" barrel. MSRP: $1,229.99 - $1,299.99
Drilled and tapped for the X-Lock Scope Mounting System
Bolt unlock button
60° bolt lift
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.