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Old 02-06-2008, 06:02 PM
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Browning A-bolt

My friend just purchased a browning A-bolt stainless stalker in 7mm rem mag. I have not had any experience with browning but i was shooting his gun the other day at the range and right out of the box it was shooting 1'' moa. just seeing what others think about the a-bolt and it capabilities.
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Old 02-06-2008, 06:45 PM
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Browning A Bolt

I have a 280 rem in the same gun. It also shot very well right out of the box. I was useing 4831 sc and it was shooting .750 groups. I changed to RL 22 with 154H sst and every shot is in the same hole or touching. The only other thing that has been done is the trigger was worked on and set to 2lbs. I have some remingtons that do that well but not out of the box. Also the barrel on the Browning is a button rifled barrel and cleans up with half the effort.
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Old 02-10-2008, 04:41 PM
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My friend just purchased a browning A-bolt stainless stalker in 7mm rem mag. I have not had any experience with browning but i was shooting his gun the other day at the range and right out of the box it was shooting 1'' moa. just seeing what others think about the a-bolt and it capabilities.
I shoot a A-bolt composite stalker in 25/06, I handload for it. I can put three bullets into 2 holes at around 3/8" with a hangover. I love it!!!!!!!
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Old 02-10-2008, 06:05 PM
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My buddy had an A-bolt in 7mm mag with the boss shooting system and it was very accurate. His best 3-shot 300yd group was 3/4" and it could hold MOA to 700yds. Of course this was all with handloads.
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:12 PM
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Browning Boy and landcbeitner what were you using for your handloads. bullet, powder, primer ect.
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They wouldn't be my first choice for a heavy rifle, but for a carry rifle I really like them. This one Kirby spiffied up for me a bit has been nothing but outstanding:

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Old 02-10-2008, 09:07 PM
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Jon A , looks like a new rail and scope , whats the details on those if you don't mind me asking?

feel free to PM so we don't jack this thread.

Browning A-bolts are very nice rifles and generaly shoot pretty well from the factory. My brother in law has a 7mm Mag and it would shoot around an inch with factroy ammo , after a little tweeking like a trigger and bedding , then some hand loads it will consistanly shoot right at half in or in the upper.5's

the trigger would be the first thing I'd look at if I were you.
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