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Old 01-18-2012, 02:06 AM   #1
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Can someone pls help me im getting a Browning Bar in 30-06 in a couple of weeks and I dont now very much about em so any info will help me alot

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Old 01-18-2012, 04:27 AM   #2
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Which BAR? The military light machinegun from WW 1, or the civilian sporting rifle?

The civilian BAR is one of the most accurate autoloaders I have ever had. They are the Mercedes of hunting rifles.

Owners manual: http://stevespages.com/pdf/browning_bar_1.pdf

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I hear they are very nice guns. I have looked at them, and even the plainer ones are beautiful.

If you are talking about the military version, it is also a very good gun, just beautiful in a different way.

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The hunting version im getting it at a pawn shop for 700 dollars it has a red field scope on it and the wood is in very nice shape

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click the link I gave you for the owner's manual. Great rifles.

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click the link I gave you for the owner's manual. Great rifles.
I did thank u that helped me out so how r they in accuracy im I bolt action guy never had use for a semi that y im in the dark with it
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My Dad owns a sporter BAR in 30-06, he's 70 and shoots groups about 1.5" at 100 yds.
Needless to say, I have to be on my "A" game when we go shootin' and I bring one of my bolt guns.

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My Dad owns a sporter BAR in 30-06, he's 70 and shoots groups about 1.5" at 100 yds.
Needless to say, I have to be on my "A" game when we go shootin' and I bring one of my bolt guns.
Ya. I had the chance to get the browning or a rimington 700 in 06 and once I held the browning had to have it but im in the dark with it cuz I never been In to semi auto rifles and never was huge browning fan so ya lol
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Have an older BAR in .243.

Remember these are light barrel sporters, not a bull barreled target rifle-
with the right ammo, a nickel will cover a 5 shot group at 100 yards.

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Look closely - there are 2 generations of the sporting rifle (Steve's pages has both manuals).

1st generation does not have the bolt release (to release the bolt from locked back position). It's a little harder to
disassemble and clean but still workable with practice. The key to the BAR (any model) is proper cleaning and lubrication.

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