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#5570978 - 01/29/15 11:18 AM Browning A-Bolt II Medallion
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Anybody have thoughts on these rifle? I'm looking at getting one in 22-250 and was hoping someone had experience with them.

Thanks, Rex
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#5571001 - 01/29/15 11:27 AM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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I have an X Bolt Medallion and I wouldn't hesitate to get another one. I'm willing to bet the A Bolt will be every bit as good.
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#5571009 - 01/29/15 11:29 AM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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In 22-250, you will be fine. They shoot very well. My main complaint on the Browning A-bolt rifles is the short magazine box. If you reload ammo for this rifle, you have to seat the bullet deep in the case to feed and function out of the mag. This limits the bullet options that are available. You can not shoot the heavy for caliber bullets or the long skinny Berger VLD's in this rifle very well. In a 22-250, you will not have this problem, since you will be using lighter, shorter bullets anyway.
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#5571015 - 01/29/15 11:31 AM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
In 22-250, you will be fine. They shoot very well. My main complaint on the Browning A-bolt rifles is the short magazine box. If you reload ammo for this rifle, you have to seat the bullet deep in the case to feed and function out of the mag. This limits the bullet options that are available. In a 22-250, you will not have this problem, since you will be using lighter, shorter bullets anyway.


Thanks Chad. I'm definitely not reloading for it, factory ammo shoots beyond my abilities currently so I'll be sticking with that.
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#5571158 - 01/29/15 12:37 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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I have a medallion in 7mm and its a very nice rifle, I love the gun

A little light so it kicks like the dickens but IMO it's really hard to beat a browning
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#5571298 - 01/29/15 01:44 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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I had the same gun in 243 and it shot great. I would put a Timney Trigger spring in it and you will like it a whole lot more.
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#5571384 - 01/29/15 02:29 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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Went by cabelas today but they didn't have any, they are on special right now for 639$. They are trying to get one shipped from another store so ill know in about a week or so. Thanks for the input guys.
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#5581231 - 02/03/15 10:37 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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Ok, so it looks like I've got one of these on the way to the local Cabelas. Anyone have some scope ring/base recommendations? I've got a Vortex Viper HS 4-16x44mm that I am planning on using for it.
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#5585699 - 02/05/15 11:48 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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Picked up the rifle today, gotta say I'm happy with it. 639$ on close out at cabelas. Bad picture but the wood is really nice.



Edited by rexmitchell (02/05/15 11:49 PM)
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#5585724 - 02/06/15 01:49 AM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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Good looking rig.

Range report when you can. up
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#5586087 - 02/06/15 09:23 AM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: tth_40]
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Originally Posted By: tth_40
Good looking rig.

Range report when you can. up


Will do, need to do a little research on some ammo now. Looks like the barrel twist is 1:14, anybody have some recommendations for this round?
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#5587137 - 02/06/15 08:02 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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Took a couple more pics.



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#5587348 - 02/06/15 10:47 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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Purdy!!
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#5587954 - 02/07/15 12:42 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: rexmitchell]
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I have a Browning A-bolt in .260 that i have had for about 15 years. Love it! Good looking gun, and damn nice scope.
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#5588018 - 02/07/15 01:26 PM Re: Browning A-Bolt II Medallion [Re: Deep Sea]
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Originally Posted By: Deep Sea
I have a Browning A-bolt in .260 that i have had for about 15 years. Love it! Good looking gun, and damn nice scope.


I really like that vortex. I had it mounted on my DPMS .223 upper before this and loved it.
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