On this “Gun of the Week” video preview American Rifleman staff examine a purpose-built bolt-action rifle from Browning that features McMillan’s Game Scout Stock and comes chambered for .280 Ackley Improved, a once wildcat cartridge designed for flat, long-range performance.
Since its release in 2008, Browing's X-Bolt bolt action rifle design has grown to include 30 different versions available in five different barrel lengths, with 10 chambering to choose from.
It is said that the Winchester Model 1873 lever-action rifle is one of the guns that "Won the West." The same could also be said for its cartridge which still lives on to this day, the .44-40 Winchester, the history of which is explored here.
His firearms have figured significantly in history for more than a century, but John Moses Browning had a method of inventing that is only now being fully understood—and may come as quite a surprise.
Browning Arms continues to add to its Buck Mark series for 2021 with the Contour model. American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz heads to the range with the camera crew to experience this latest Browning offering.