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Unread 03-26-2013, 05:51 PM
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Re: Anyone custom a Browning A-Bolt?

Good luck finding a bolt for that Browning. I've never know them to be available. I really choose something other than an A-Bolt to build on. OK to re-barrel, I just wouldn't use one for a build.
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    Re: Anyone custom a Browning A-Bolt?

    Browning A-Bolt II's have a seperate bolt head that can be removed and replaced from the bolt body. The bolt head itself is about $65.00. Already found the right one, and it's a 30-day special order piece.

    Why would you not build off of one?
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    Browning A-Bolt II's have a seperate bolt head that can be removed and replaced from the bolt body. The bolt head itself is about $65.00. Already found the right one, and it's a 30-day special order piece.

    Why would you not build off of one?

    Hey MudRunner Just wanted to let you Know you will never see that special order bolt head. I tried the same thing from midway and brownells, They will not be able to get the bolt head because it is a restricted item. Some places still have them in stock from 2008 before they restricted them. That being said if you can find one in stock anywhere, and it has a smaller bolt face then what you are wanting you can open up the bolt face.
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    Hey MudRunner Just wanted to let you Know you will never see that special order bolt head. I tried the same thing from midway and brownells, They will not be able to get the bolt head because it is a restricted item. Some places still have them in stock from 2008 before they restricted them. That being said if you can find one in stock anywhere, and it has a smaller bolt face then what you are wanting you can open up the bolt face.
    Midway doesn't have any in stock....So I might have to call Browning and find out if they will sell me one direct. They sent me a free Boss CR when I bought my first A-Bolt II used, and told them I bought it used, and that I wanted to purchase a BOSS CR, and they sent me one for free. I thought that was really nice of them. Maybe they'll sell me a bolt-head....Who knows? It's worth a shot...
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    Midway doesn't have any in stock....So I might have to call Browning and find out if they will sell me one direct. They sent me a free Boss CR when I bought my first A-Bolt II used, and told them I bought it used, and that I wanted to purchase a BOSS CR, and they sent me one for free. I thought that was really nice of them. Maybe they'll sell me a bolt-head....Who knows? It's worth a shot...

    Thats where I started, Browning told me to go pound sand that it was a restricted item and that I would have to send my rifle to them to install it. MudRunner the only reason they sent you a CR break for free is because they don't want people suing them for hearing loss.
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    Thats where I started, Browning told me to go pound sand that it was a restricted item and that I would have to send my rifle to them to install it. MudRunner the only reason they sent you a CR break for free is because they don't want people suing them for hearing loss.
    Oh......LOL Either way, a freebie is a freebie!

    So, if you send them your reciever and have them put a bolt head in it, will they send you your old magnum bolt-head back with it?
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    Re: Anyone custom a Browning A-Bolt?

    I am having a 375 ruger built on an A-bolt as we speak
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