Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics


Reply

A-Bolt Vs X-Bolt, Boss or no, Wood or synthetic

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #15  
Old 08-16-2012, 09:09 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 91
Re: A-Bolt Vs X-Bolt, Boss or no, Wood or synthetic

I have both. A-bolt in 7mm Rem Mag Hunter with wood stock and a BOSS, and a X-bolt 325WSM white gold medallion. The 7mm shoots Hornady Custom factory 154's and 162's into 1/2" groups @100yds. The 325 WSM shoots Winchester factory ballistic tips 2 1/2" @ 100yds and my reloads 1/2" @ 100 yds. So, they both are tack drivers in my opinion. One thing I love about the X-bolt is the easily removable magazine, but I hate the way the gun recoils. For some reason, this gun kicks back and up. You have to be very careful not to get hit by the scope. The 7mm A-bolt with the boss feels like a .243 and kicks straight back. I would give a slight advantage to the X-bolt because of the magazine and easily adjustable trigger which goes down to about 3lbs. As to the boss and its functioning, it worked on my gun. I was shooting a hair less than 1" with the Hornady factory stuff, and after I did the tweaking on the boss like the instructions stated, it came down to 1/2". Now this may not be the norm on these things, but it worked for me.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 08-16-2012, 10:46 AM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 530
Re: A-Bolt Vs X-Bolt, Boss or no, Wood or synthetic

Well I bought a X-bolt hunter in 300 WSM so thanks everyone for the different input!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: A-Bolt Vs X-Bolt, Boss or no, Wood or synthetic
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
No Boss for Browning A bolt ?? Augustus011 General Discussion 6 07-22-2012 07:37 AM
Browning A-Bolt Stalker 25-06 BOSS jdrigel Guns For Sale 0 04-25-2012 11:06 PM
WTB: Browning a bolt SS with BOSS 300 win mag adeel1981 Guns For Sale 0 02-26-2012 09:45 PM
WTS-Browning A bolt 300 win mag with BOSS system BigMag Guns For Sale 3 10-24-2011 08:22 AM
A bolt ss boss or sendero sf Oregonhunter Equipment Discussions 11 04-26-2004 03:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC