The 22 lever action that the big boys aspire to. Sure, there are other lever-action 22 rimfire rifles available, but no other has the features, reliability, quality and accuracy of the BL-22.
All the features, fast. Speaking of fast and features, the highlight of the Grade I BL-22 is the short 33° lever throw that makes cycling faster for adults and easier for younger shooters. The easy to load tubular magazine holds any combination of 22 short, long and long rifle ammunition, all of which are on the menu for the BL-22. The magazine tube — once loaded — locks securely in place. The BL-22 features quality muzzle to butt that rivals other Browning firearms.
Steel receiver, very nice. From the machined steel receiver to the fit of the finely finished wood, these superb rifles are Browning’s through and through. Bring one along the next time you head into the field on a varmint hunt or just to roll a few tin cans.
|Overall Length 36 3/4″||Length of Pull 13 1/2″|
|Drop at Comb 7/8″||Drop at Heel 1 1/2″|
|Weight 5 lbs 0 oz||Magazine Capacity 15|
|Twist Rate 16″||Barrel Finish Polished Blued|
|Stock Finish Gloss||Wood Grade Grade I|
|Receiver Finish Polished Blued||Chamber Finish Polished|
|Barrel Material Steel||Barrel Contour Light Sporter|
|Stock Material Black Walnut||Recoil Pad Plastic Buttplate|
|Checkering Cut 20 LPI||Sling Swivel Studs None|
|Receiver Material Steel||Trigger Finish Gold Plated|
|Bolt Slide Finish Brushed Polish||Magazine Type Tubular|
|Trigger Material Alloy||Trigger Guard Material Steel|
|Trigger Guard Engraving Buck Mark in Gold||Drilled and Tapped for Scope No|
A Rimfire Thoroughbred.
The BL-22 is perfect for both new and seasoned shooters. Newbies will appreciate features like confidence-building accuracy, a short 33° lever throw for fast cycling and a trigger that travels with the lever to prevent finger pinch. Experienced types will love the easy handling, light weight and quality construction. Whatever the reason, a BL-22 is a must have for every gun collection.
The BL-22 has features that set it apart from every other 22 rimfire lever action on the market.
- Receiver grooved for scope mounts
- Blued barrel finish
- Recessed crown
- Short 33° lever throw (your fingers never leave the loop)
- Trigger stays with the trigger guard/lever eliminating finger pinch
- Tubular magazine
- Straight grip
- Adjustable sights
- Magazine holds 15 rounds of 22 Long Rifle cartridges (also handles Longs and Shorts)
LEVER-ACTION PERFORMANCE AND FUN: Highly accurate and quick handling, a Browning BL-22 will win your heart. These time-tested favorites include performance features like ultra short 33° lever throw for fast action — even with small hands.
The BL-22 is an American favorite for great rimfire accuracy and firing speed. A flick of the wrist is all it takes to eject the spent cartridge and load a new one in the chamber. It possess excellent accuracy with overall precision and rifling quality in the exact same class as what you get with a Browning X-Bolt centerfire or BLR lever-action. The tubular magazine is extra easy and fast to load, especially with the magazine tube lock that securely snaps the tube in place. The three position hammer operation is time tested and operates exactly as you expect, and are used to, on the best lever-actions.