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Browning X-Bolt ???????
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

You are right Bushy, I also have an A-bolt /06 and love it, granted I love technology but if they discontinue the A-bolt it would not make any sense to me as the A-bolt is a proven design.

I wanted to buy my youngest an A-bolt and also seen (Like Bushmaster said) nothing listed for the /06.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

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Welcome back . Haven't seen you on any threads .
I too noticed the A bolts were drying up . Understood Browning was going to continue with the two product lines , but they seem to have a real push on the X bolt .
You may have to look for dealer stock to still get the A bolt you want .
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

Ya didn't look hard enough !!!A-Bolt 30-06


And it comes in other models as well !!!

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

Like, maybe, "hunter"?

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
Though I did notice that there didn't seem to be any .30-06 in A-bolt on their web site.


Ya musta missed the Stainless Hunter 25th Anniversary and Eclipse Hunter models..........I know, I know you want just a plain Jane boring hunter !!!

The others are; Medallion, Composite Stalker, Stainless Stalker, and the Grade V Octagon 25th Anniversary.
Some are even available for lefties !!!

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

I've shot the X and A bolt side by side at the range. Identical guns except being X & A. I will take my Abolt anyday. I think my trigger was better than the X and was more accurate. I don't like the plastic mag on the X either. The one plus is being able to open the bolt with the safety on
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

I just read and watched what Browning has on their site about the X-Bolt..........they sure make it sound better !!!


Does anyone know for sure if they plan to phase out the A's ???

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

Why does it matter if the bolt opens with the safety on?

I know of a lot of "Plain Jane" rifles and I'll take my "Plain Jane" Hunter any day...

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:50 am    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

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Why does it matter if the bolt opens with the safety on?

Don't know but it seems to be a big issue with the 700's !!!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:33 am    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

But I don't have a 700.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:42 am    Post subject: Re: Browning X-Bolt ??????? Reply with quote

chambered221 wrote:
Bushmaster wrote:
Why does it matter if the bolt opens with the safety on?

Don't know but it seems to be a big issue with the 700's !!!

Then the Browning thank God only goes "Bang" only when I want it too!!

Ya!! think the remme topic would be dead and buried by now .
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