Browning Expands X-Bolt Rifle Line

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posted on July 7, 2017
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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 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 .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 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, 7 mm Rem. Mag., 28 Nosler and .300 Win. Mag. with 26" barrel. MSRP: $1,229.99 - $1,299.99

Features:
  • 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 visit browning.com

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