SHOT Show 2016 – the Browning BAR semi-automatic rifle has been delighting hunters for half a century, and Browning is now celebrating this 50th anniversary by adding the new BAR Mk3 Compo HC.
Browning is aware that its devotees have been expecting a limited edition BAR to mark the rifle’s 50th anniversary. Now, collectors will have a chance to purchase two different models.
1,000 BAR MK3 50th anniversary rifles will be available from March, and feature hunting scenes with splendidly engraved boar and deer that will heighten their appeal, further embellished by finely applied gold.
The receiver is nickel-plated, the 21-inch barrel is fluted. This BAR comes with the new Super Feather Trigger system for an even faster fi ring action. The grade 4 walnut underlines the elegant nature of this outstanding gun. Browning’s recommended retail price is 2,499 euro.
BAR MK3 50th anniversary Exclusive rifles is restricted to 50 individually numbered rifles. This collector’s gun boasts exquisite, hand-finished engravings graced with a touch of gold. This BAR has all the features that an outstanding gun should have: nickel-plated receiver, new, fully adjustable point of aim, Super Feather Trigger, grade 5 walnut and a satin-finished, 21-inch fluted barrel. All in a superb leather carry case. The recommended retail price is 4,490 euro.
Browning BAR Mk3 Compo HC
This latest newcomer to the BAR family includes most of the features of the BAR MK3 Hunter Fluted, but with an added composite stock and a hand-cocking system for improved safety.
The BAR Mk3 Compo HC receiver is black anodized, with brushed sides and sanded upper and lower. Barrel length is 21 inch, fluted and with a new profile for ultimate precision (17 mm vs 15.5 mm).
The rifle features a Hand Cocking System, a new Super Feather trigger, new stock and fore-end made of black composite with grey inserts and a 20mm Inflex Pad 2. Left handed version is available and accessories list includes 12 and 25 mm Inflex Pad, 7 mm pad spacer, spacer kit, quick detach swivels.
The new Browning BAR Mk3 Compo HC is available in the same calibers as the other rifles in the BAR family, like .300 Winchester Magnum, .30-06 Springfield, 9.3X62 and .308 Winchester.
Recommended price is 1,599 euro.