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Hi all

 

I'm looking at a new browning x bolt stainless fluted stalker in 22-2250 for fox and roe and if anyone has one your comments on the gun itself would be great

 

Any additional info on ammo and distances etc would be great too

 

 

Cheers guys

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I've used an X-bolt a number of times in .223 which belongs to a friend. It's a stainless synthetic version which I quite liked with the relative lightweight and durability.


It lived up to Browning's reputation of being well built which is what i'd expect from them really.

As for ammo and distances, that will really be down to the individual rifle. Every rifle is made slightly differently and will like different ammunition combinations better than others. Your best bet really is to buy three or four boxes of different brand rounds and see how you get on.

For foxes in .22-250 then a 50gr ballistic tipped or hollow point round will be just fine out to 400 yards providing you are accurate enough to shoot that far and Roe i'd be looking at something slightly heavier, like a 60gr so long as the rifle will stabilise it and in a soft pointed head to reduce carcass damage. That's just my opinion though, everyone will be slightly different :yes:

Saying that, unless you've already put your application in for a .22-250, if Roe is going to be on the cards fairly often, i'd be looking for a .243 ;)

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