Combine the appeal of the traditional lever action rifle, add the quality and handling of a Browning, mix in a little bit of rimfire fun and the result is the Browning BL-22. With a forged steel receiver, short throw lever and crisp trigger, it is always ready to take on a walk in the woods, knock over a few tin cans or even put some dinner on the table. Unlike many 22s, the quality of a BL-22 is evident from first glance, with beautiful fit and finish and accuracy to match. A BL-22 is certainly a rimfire rifle meant to be used and enjoyed now and for generations to come.
Specifications and features:
Browning BL-22 Grade II lever action rimfire rifle
.22 Long Rifle, .22 Long, and .22 Short
20" blued barrel
15 round tubular magazine
Hammer block safety
Single stage trigger
Short, 33 degree throw
Adjustable front and rear iron sights
Blued steel receiver with scroll engraving
Gloss finish American walnut straight grip stock
Grooved for scope mount
Gold trigger with 5 lbs pull
15-3/8" sight radius
13-1/2" length of pull
7/8" drop at comb
1-1/2" drop at heel
36-3/4" overall length
5 lbs unloaded
Combine the appeal of the traditional lever-action rifle, add the quality and handling of a Browning, mix in a little bit of rimfire fun and the result is the Browning BL-22. With a forged steel receiver, short-throw lever and crisp trigger, it's always ready to take on a walk in the woods, knock over a few tin cans or even put some dinner on the tabl e. Unlike many 22's, the quality of a BL-22 is evident from first glance, with beautiful fit and finish and accuracy to match. A BL-22 is certainly a rimfire rifle meant to be used and enjoyed now and for generations to come. Short-throw lever-action. Lever travels through an arc of only 33 and carries the trigger with it, preventing finger pinch between lever and trigger on the upward swing. Forged and milled steel receiver. Grooved receiver will accept most grooved or tip-off type mounts or receiver sights. Precision, adjustable folding leaf rear sight. Raised bead front sight. Recessed muzzle to preserve accuracy. Clean and crisp trigger pull without creep. Approximately 5 lbs. pull. Trigger is gold colored on Grade II models. A disconnect system is designed to prevent firing until the lever and breech are fully closed and pressure is released from and reapplied to the trigger. Designed to handle 22 caliber rimfire ammunition in any combination in the tubular magazine. Magazine capacity is 15 Long Rifle or up to 22 Short cartridges. Forearm and straight-grip buttstock are shaped from American walnut. Cut checkering on Grade II models. Grade II receiver and trigger guard are engraved with tasteful scroll designs. All Browning firearms are shipped with a free locking device to assist in the safe storage of firearms.
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