Weatherby's Vanguard Series 2 Back Country Rifle

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posted on January 22, 2013
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The original Back Country, introduced five years ago, had a stainless-steel barrel and a pillar-bedded stock. The new Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Back Country has a 24" fluted-barrel featuring chrome moly metalwork with a CeraKote Tactical Grey finish that is extremely weather resistant, and avoids corrosion. The pillar-bedded, Monte Carlo composite stock has spiderweb accents. This rifle is 6.75 lbs., which is perfect for the hunter who plans to put a ton of bootprints on the ground and needs something a little lighter.

For more information on the Back Country visit Weatherby.com.

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