Browning BLR Lightweight ’81 Stainless Takedown 308Win 20″ Barrel

$1,599.99

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Rugged and rowdy, right down to its very core. The BLR Lightweight ’81 Stainless is ready to take on the toughest hunting conditions you (and Mother Nature) can dish out. The satin finish on the laminated gray hardwood stock, the satin-nickel finish on the receiver and the matte finish on the stainless barrel mean no reflections will spook your trophy buck. The TRUGLO/Marbles fiber-optic front sight lets you draw a fine bead in low light conditions. This is what a serious lever-action hunting rifle should be, and what every other lever-action wishes it was.

Quick takedown. Very quick. The takedown models of the BLR are unique, allowing you to simply flip a finger lever, twist the receiver and barrel 90 degrees and instantly separate the two parts for space saving storage or easy transportation, even in a backpack or hunting duffel. Reassembly is in reverse order and takes only seconds.

Scout style. The barrel on BLR Takedown models is factory drilled and tapped for an optional Browning forward-mounted scout-style scope base to provide a rock-solid optics mounting platform, allowing you to remove the barrel for transportation and storage without losing your scope’s zero.

Specs:

Stock Material Laminate Stock Finish Satin
Recoil Pad Polymer Length of Pull (in) 13 3/4
Drop at Comb (in) 4/5 Drop at Heel (in) 1  5/16
Pistol Grip Cap None Receiver Material Aluminum Alloy
Receiver Finish Matte Nickel Action Length Short Action
Magazine Type Detachable Magazine Capacity 4
Trigger Guard Material Steel Trigger Guard Engraving Buck Mark in Gold
Trigger Material Alloy Trigger Finish Gold Plated
Drilled and Tapped for Scope Yes Barrel Material Stainless
Barrel Finish Matte Twist Rate (in) 12
Barrel Contour Sporter Chamber Finish Polished
Overall Length (in) 40 Weight 6 lbs 8 oz
Checkering Cut 18 LPI Sling Swivel Studs Matte Nickel

Additional Information:

Short Action. Long Action. Ready for Any Action.

As a rule, lever-action aficionados have always had to trade away power and accuracy for quick handling and easy carrying. With the Browning BLR those compromises are a thing of the past. The design of the BLR is as modern as tomorrow with an aircraft-grade alloy receiver, glass-smooth rack and pinion system and multi-lug rotating bolt that handles many of the most popular magnum cartridges, including the fast new WSMs

The exceptional accuracy of the BLR comes from its precision machined, button-rifled barrel that puts those fast-stepping magnum bullets exactly where they’re wanted. Add in the advantages of several great stock designs and finishes, a detachable box magazine, low profile adjustable sights and a wide, grooved trigger that travels with the lever to avoid pinching fingers and it’s clear the Browning BLR is ready for any action.

Most lever-action rifles suffer from accuracy problems caused by the limitations of the flat-nosed ammunition for which they are chambered. Not the Browning BLR. The BLR utilizes a reliable box magazine that protects bullet tips and allows it to fire powerful game-dropping magnum cartridges. An extremely smooth rack and pinion-driven bolt locks tight to the barrel and gives the BLR the kind of superior accuracy that rivals many bolt-actions.

Hammer

The fold-down hammer has two positions at half-cock so the status of the rifle is readily seen. The folding hammer provides an added measure of safety when the hammer is at half-cock. The hammer has four basic positions: Full-cock, half-cock, folded hammer position and dropped, or fired position.

Action

Advanced, lightning fast, glass-smooth rack and pinion lever-action. Strong rotating head, multiple-lug breech bolt with a recessed bolt face and side ejection.

Receiver

Lightweight, sturdy machined aircraft-grade aluminum. Drilled and tapped to accept scope mounts.

Sights

Low profile, square notch, screw adjustable rear sight aligns easily with a highly visible gold bead on raised ramp front sight.

Barrel

Individually machined, precision button-rifled, heat-treated chromoly steel. Crowned muzzle. Barrels are triple checked for interior finish, straightness and air-gauged for uniformity.

Trigger

Wide groove design trigger with short, smooth pull of approximately 4½ lbs. Trigger travels with lever.

Stock and Forearm

American walnut, straight ’81-style with classic round forearm or pistol grip stock with Schnabel forearm. High-gloss finish. Checkered.

Magazine

The flush-mounted detachable box magazine has a capacity of three magnum or four standard rounds, plus one in the chamber.

Safety Lock

All Browning firearms are shipped with a free trigger lock, cable lock, padlock (shown) or chamber lock, depending on model, to assist in the safe storage of firearms.

Recoil Pad

Deluxe recoil pad standard.

Scope Base

Use #123-53 for BLR Lightweight ’81 and pistol grip model.

Takedown Features

BLR Takedown models are just as accurate and reliable as their unified counterparts but much easier to transport and store. The rifle is easily and quickly assembled without tools by simply sliding the barrel half into the receiver half and locking them together with the flip of a lever. The lever mechanically engages a stout locking lug into a recess in the bottom of the receiver. The system is rugged, precise and blends seamlessly into the styling of the rifle.

Scope Mounts

A scout-style scope mount is available as an accessory for BLR Takedown models. This one-piece alloy base mounts forward of the receiver and stays attached to the barrel half of the rifle when disassembled to retain the scope’s zero. A long eye-relief scope is required (not included). The receiver is also drilled and tapped for conventional scope bases and rings (not included). Three scout-style scope mounts are available for BLR Scout models, depending on the caliber.

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Caliber

308 Winchester

Manufacturer

Browning

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