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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.
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 on Browning products, please visit the website at www.browning.com.
About Steve Sheetz (943 Articles)
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness will be published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com, but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the a radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. Steve serves on several prostaffs including; Prime, Lethal, Spot Hogg, S4 Gear, Tru Fire, and others. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail, he is a self proclaimed expert. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods.

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