Winchester Adds to Popular XPR Rifle Line for 2017

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Winchester® Repeating Arms is adding several new offerings to the bolt-action XPR® rifle line for 2017. This line of rifles has built a reputation for accuracy and dependability at a very affordable price.

New for 2017 is the XPR Hunter Mountain Country Range model. It features a polymer stock in the new Mossy Oak® Mountain Country Range camo. Other features found on the XPR include a M.O.A. trigger system, Perma-Cote™ matte blued metal surfaces to minimize glare, detachable box magazine, steel recoil lug, two position thumb safety and Inflex Technology Recoil Pad. It is available in many popular calibers from .243 Win. to .338 Win. Mag. Barrel length for short-action caliber rifles is 22”, short magnum and standard long action is 24” and long action magnum calibers is 26”. Average weight is 6¾ – 7¼ lbs. Suggested retail is $599.99.

Winchester Repeating Arms will also add two new XPR Hunter Compact models for 2017. The XPR Hunter Compactwill be offered in popular short-action calibers from .243 Win. to 325 WSM short magnum calibers. Suggested retail is $549.99. The new XPR Hunter Compact Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country® camo version is offered in the same calibers with a suggested retail of $599.99. Both rifles offer a shorter, 13” length of pull that optimizes them for younger shooters and those with a smaller stature. Average weight is 6 ½ – 6 ¾ lbs. Barrel lengths are 20” on short action standard calibers and 22” on WSM calibers.

Winchester XPR compact

Features:

  • M.O.A. Trigger System
  • Bolt unlock button
  • Nickel Teflon® on bolt body
  • Detachable box magazine
  • Advanced polymer stock
  • Compact models feature shorter 13” length of pull
  • Perma-Cote® matte black metal surfaces
  • Inflex Technology Recoil Pad
  • Steel recoil lug
  • Receiver is machined from solid steel bar stock
  • Two-position thumb safety
  • Button-rifled, free-floated steel barrel
  • Recessed target crown

For more information on Winchester Firearms, please visit www.winchesterguns.com.

Browning Adds to the X-Bolt Rifle Line in 2017

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From Browning:

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.

X-Bolt Medallion Safari Grade

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.

X-Bolt Hells Canyon Long Range Hunter

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
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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.

Savage Arms Introduces Model 10 GRS

Savage 10 GRS

From Savage Arms:

SUFFIELD, Connecticut – April 19, 2017 – Savage Arms is pleased to offer serious long-range shooters a new secret weapon with the Savage Model 10 GRS. The rifle delivers exceptional accuracy and performance whether you’re engaged in top-level competition or simply trying to beat your personal best. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers.

The Model 10 GRS houses the full suite of accuracy-enhancing Savage features firmly within a GRS stock made of 15 percent fiberglass-reinforced Durethan, with 65 percent glass bedding material.

The rock-stable stock’s slimmed down dimensions and textured surfaces provide a better grip in wet conditions, while its length-of-pull can be adjusted to fit any shooter. Plus, its Savage action, precise button rifling, fluted heavy barrel and user-adjustable AccuTrigger deliver the accuracy of custom rifles at a fraction of the price.

Features & Benefits
• GRS adjustable stock made of 15 percent fiberglass-reinforced Durethan
• User-adjustable Savage AccuTrigger
• Slim grip and fore-end with textured rubber grip surfaces
• Adjustable length-of-pull from 33.5 to 36.5 cm
• 5/8-24 threaded muzzle
• Fluted heavy barrel
• 10-round AICS-compatible magazine
• Flush cup sling loops included and sling mount for bipod use installed

Part No. / Description / MSRP
22596 / 6.5 Creedmoor, 24-inch barrel / $1,449
22599 / 308 Win., 20-inch barrel / $1,449

Savage Arms is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. To learn more about Savage Arms, visit www.savagearms.com.

About Vista Outdoor Inc.
Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international customer service, sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. For news and information visit www.vistaoutdoor.com or follow us on Twitter @VistaOutdoorInc and Facebook at www.facebook.com/vistaoutdoor.

Winchester Repeating Arms Offers New Model 1866 Short Rifle

Winchester Model 1866 Short Rifle

From Winchester:

The Model 1866 lever-action was the very first rifle to wear the Winchester® brand. Its bright brass receiver was the basis for the nickname of “Yellow Boy.” For 2017 the legendary Model 1866 rifle is now available from Winchester® Repeating Arms in a Grade I Short Rifle. This makes the “Yellow Boy” experience readily affordable for cowboy action competitors, hunters, casual shooters and everyone who enjoys spending a day at the range with a genuine Winchester lever-action classic.

Winchester 1866 Short Rifle

The receiver, crescent buttplate and forearm cap are crafted from solid brass with a full bright polish finish. The stock and forearm are Grade I American black walnut with a satin oil finish. The folding ladder rear sight and Marble Arms® gold bead front sight get you on target quickly. A full-length magazine tube, open top ejection port and blued steel loading gate and action screws are also featured. Barrel length is 20” and the average weight is 7¼ lbs. It is available in 44-40 Win. and 38 Special calibers at a suggested retail price of $1,299.99.

Features:

  • Grade I American black walnut straight grip stock
  • Classic rifle-style forearm
  • Full bright polish brass surfaces
  • Brass crescent buttplate
  • Folding ladder rear sight with Marble Arms® gold bead front sight
  • Open top ejection port
  • Full-length tube magazine
  • Blued steel loading gate
  • Blued steel action screws

For more information on Winchester Firearms, please visit www.winchesterguns.com.

Savage Arms Adds 6.5 Creedmoor into Its AXIS and AXIS II Lineups

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From Savage:

SUFFIELD, Connecticut – October 10, 2016 – Savage Arms is pleased to announce its extension of 6.5 Creedmoor in nine existing rifle models, including several entry-level offerings priced less than $500. Shipments of these firearms are currently being delivered to dealers.

Since its introduction, the 6.5 Creedmoor has become one of the most popular hunting cartridges on the market. Savage Arms has added nine new rifles chambered for the hot, flat-shooting cartridge. They include the new 16 Lightweight Hunter, AXIS, AXIS LH, AXIS XP AXIS XP Camo, AXIS XP Stainless, AXIS II XP, AXIS II XP Stainless and AXIS II XP Hardwood.

Features & Benefits
• Chambered for the popular 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge
• Flat trajectory and high velocity from a short-action cartridge
• Less felt recoil
• Available in several of Savage Arms’ most popular big game rifle platforms, including the new 16 Lightweight Hunter, AXIS II XP Stainless and AXIS II XP Hardwood

Part No. / Description / MSRP
22670 / 16 Lightweight Hunter, 6.5 Creedmoor / $752
22671 / AXIS, 6.5 Creedmoor / $368
22672 / AXIS LH, 6.5 Creedmoor / $368
22673 / AXIS XP, 6.5 Creedmoor / $407
22674 / AXIS XP Camo, 6.5 Creedmoor / $485
22675 / AXIS XP Stainless, 6.5 Creedmoor / $507
22676 / AXIS II XP, 6.5 Creedmoor / $485
22677 / AXIS II XP Stainless, 6.5 Creedmoor / $580
22678 / AXIS II XP Hardwood, 6.5 Creedmoor / $506

Savage Arms is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. To learn more about Savage Arms, visit www.savagearms.com.

About Vista Outdoor Inc.
Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international customer service, sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. For news and information visitwww.vistaoutdoor.com or follow us on Twitter @VistaOutdoorInc and Facebook atwww.facebook.com/vistaoutdoor.

Browning Upgrades Popular BAR Rifle Line

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From Browning:

Browning will introduce a new updated BAR autoloading rifle for 2016 called the BAR MK 3.  In addition to legendary reliability and accuracy, the new model features a new receiver profile and engraving, as well as a new stock and forearm design.

The lightweight alloy receiver has a satin nickel finish with high-relief engraving and is drilled and tapped for scope mounts. The stock and forearm are Grade II walnut with cut checkering and an oil finish.

The new BAR MK 3 will be offered in 243 Win., 7mm-08 Rem., 308 Win., 270 Win., and 30-06 Sprg. with 22’ barrel length;  270 WSM and 300 WSM with 23” barrel length; and 7mm Rem. Mag. and 300 Win. Mag. with 26” barrel length. Weight is 7 lbs. 2 oz. – 7 lbs. 11 oz.

Suggested Retail, $1,239.99 – $1,339.99.

For more information on Browning products, please visit the website at www.browning.com.

Savage Arms Offers Several Rifle Configurations in the Popular 338 Federal Caliber

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From Savage Arms:

SUFFIELD, Conn. – September 30, 2016 – Since its introduction in 2006, the 338 Federal has established itself has an extremely versatile, high-performance big game cartridge. These qualities have inspired Savage Arms to chamber six of its most popular big game rifles in the caliber. They include the 11 Long Range Hunter, 11 Hog Hunter, 16 FCSS, 16 Bear Hunter, 11 Trophy Hunter XP and 16 Trophy Hunter XP. These firearm options are currently shipping to dealers.

Built on the .308 case and “necked-up” to hold a .338 diameter bullet, this load offers hunters a faster muzzle velocity than the 308 Win. but with a heavier bullet. As a result, the short-action cartridge provides magnum energy for devastating performance on game, without magnum recoil.

Features & Benefits
• Short-action 338 Federal chambering
• Higher muzzle velocity than the 308 Win. with a .338 diameter bullet
• Devastating terminal performance with less felt recoil than typical magnum calibers
• Available in six of Savage Arms’ most popular big game rifle platforms

Part No. / Description / MSRP
22450 / 11 Long Range Hunter, 338 Federal / $1,104
22455 / 11 Hog Hunter, 338 Federal / $560
22453 / 16 FCSS, 338 Federal / $885
22454 / 16 Bear Hunter, 338 Federal / $1,035
22451 / 11 Trophy Hunter XP, 338 Federal / $612
22452 / 16 Trophy Hunter XP, 338 Federal / $740

Savage Arms is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. To learn more about Savage Arms, visit www.savagearms.com.

About Vista Outdoor Inc.
Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international customer service, sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. For news and information visitwww.vistaoutdoor.com or follow us on Twitter @VistaOutdoorInc and Facebook atwww.facebook.com/vistaoutdoor.