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#6473404 - 09/29/16 09:28 AM Browning X Bolt long range
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Looking at one of these in 6.5 creed. I like the longer 26" barrel but not sure about the muzzle brake. Anybody have a review on these guns?
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#6473933 - 09/29/16 03:24 PM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: jskin]
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I'm curious as well. I like the X Bolt, wonder what others' experience has been.
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#6474060 - 09/29/16 04:58 PM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: jskin]
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GREAT, ACCURATE, only drawback is if you can live with a 3.5# trigger, no aftermarket , yet/

my daughters x-bolt micro in 7mm-08 is a deadly, accurate, killer, the featherweight trigger breaks very clean. she loves it!!
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#6474413 - 09/29/16 09:38 PM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: jskin]
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Buzz is on the money. My daughter has a micro midas x bolt in 243 -- beautiful gun and shoots great
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#6474513 - 09/30/16 12:44 AM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
GREAT, ACCURATE, only drawback is if you can live with a 3.5# trigger, no aftermarket , yet/


Jard makes one, kinda pricey though.

http://www.jardinc.com/new-page-69/
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#6474802 - 09/30/16 09:47 AM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: jskin]
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I have the Xbolt Hells Canyon in 300 Win Mag. I have yet to sight it in but wanted to include that the muzzle break is removable AND they send a thread protector with the rifle.
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#6474804 - 09/30/16 09:51 AM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: jskin]
eneat1119 Offline
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Love my XBolt Western 6.5 CM.

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#6474869 - 09/30/16 10:41 AM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: jskin]
glb1955 Offline
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I considered that same rifle but Buzzsaw is correct about the trigger. I ended up with a vanguard weatherguard in 6.5 CM. This trigger did not need any adjustments and the rifle shoots VERY well. Costs less too.
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#6474940 - 09/30/16 11:37 AM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: eneat1119]
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Originally Posted By: eneat1119
Love my XBolt Western 6.5 CM.



Gorgeous. cheers
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#6476412 - 10/01/16 08:34 PM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: tth_40]
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Originally Posted By: tth_40
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
GREAT, ACCURATE, only drawback is if you can live with a 3.5# trigger, no aftermarket , yet/


Jard makes one, kinda pricey though.

http://www.jardinc.com/new-page-69/


THIS is VERY interesting. I looked at the manual, and it seems to be an easy "drop in"...hummmmm
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#6476415 - 10/01/16 08:35 PM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: tth_40]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Originally Posted By: tth_40
Originally Posted By: eneat1119
Love my XBolt Western 6.5 CM.



Gorgeous. cheers


That's COOL !!!!
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#6476646 - 10/01/16 11:15 PM Re: Browning X Bolt long range [Re: Buzzsaw]
tth_40 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Originally Posted By: tth_40
Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
GREAT, ACCURATE, only drawback is if you can live with a 3.5# trigger, no aftermarket , yet/


Jard makes one, kinda pricey though.

http://www.jardinc.com/new-page-69/


THIS is VERY interesting. I looked at the manual, and it seems to be an easy "drop in"...hummmmm


I did too. I'm sure I could install it, but I actually like the factory trigger on my White Gold Medallion in .270 Win. If I was to get an X-Bolt model more for long distance precision use I might consider one. cheers
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