Browning has announced the new Browning AB3 Bolt Action rifle. With an MSRP of $599, about half the price of the cheapest Browning X-Bolt or A-Bolt, this “valued priced” rifle will compete against the mid-range rifles such as the Remington 700 SPS. From the press release …
For 2013 Browning is pleased to announce the introduction of the AB3 bolt-action rifle. Built to be an accurate and value priced rifle, the AB3 will retail for $599.99. For 2013, the AB3 will be available in a Composite Stalker model in four different calibers.
The new AB3 features a bolt lock override button that allows shooters to unload the firearm while leaving the top-tang safety in the on safe position. The steel receiver has a matte blue finish and is drilled and tapped for scope mounts. A free floating, hand chambered barrel with target crown is featured. The AB3 also has a removable box magazine.
The composite stock is matte black and features textured grip areas. An Inflex recoil pad reduces felt recoil. Sling swivel studs are included.
The AB3 Composite Stalker model is chambered in .30-06 Springfield, 270 Win, 300 Win Mag, and 7mm Rem Mag.
Suggested Retail Price: $599.99