Accurate, fast handling and strong, the Browning BAR has everything a rifleman like you demands. The multi-lug rotary bolt allows the BAR to fire magnum cartridges with bolt action accuracy while the reliable gas operation softens recoil to reduce muzzle climb and improve follow up shot speed. When it comes to autoloading rifles, nothing else comes close to a BAR.
Specifications and features:
Browning BAR ShortTrac semi automatic rifle
22" hammer forged barrel with blued finish
4 round detachable magazine
Aircraft grade aluminum alloy receiver with satin nickel finish and high relief engraving
Drilled and tapped for scope mounts
Gas operated, multiple lug rotating bolt
Composite trigger guard and floor plate
Oil finish Grade II walnut stock and checkered/stylized forearm
Interchangeable recoil pad
Sling swivel studs
13-1/4" length of pull
5/8" drop at comb
1-1/8" drop at heel
41-1/2" overall length
6 lbs 10 oz unloaded
The Browning BAR is one of those key products which have defined the Browning mystique throughout the last century. Much of the fame of today's sporting BAR began through the fame of the original military BAR designed by John M. Browning near the end of World War I. This rifle, called the BAR M1918, was commissioned by the U.S. Army in an effort to break the stalemate of trench warfare in the battlefields of France and Belgium. It took John M. Browning three months to design it. Browning took this project so seriously that his son Val personally did testing and training of the American troops. In its short time at the front the sound of a BAR became legendary. At 330 rounds per minute every shot was distinguishable and the sound became uniquely associated with the BAR, a sound that struck fear into the hearts of the enemy.
Today's BARs come in the new ShortTrac and LongTrac variations. Built with lightweight aluminum receivers and modern styling, they offer all the advantages of the originals. Both the Lightweight and the Safari - based on the Mark II configuration - are still in the line as well.
If you demand fast follow up shots from your deer rifle then look no further than time tested, reliable Browning BAR.
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