Cleaning the magazine

Depending on how often you shoot, it is helpful to disassemble the box magazine for cleaning. First, remove the detachable box magazine from the rifle. Slide the magazine bottom plate out to the rear. The magazine spring and follower can then be easily removed for inspection. Wipe off any dirt or residue then apply a very thin coat of oil and wipe clean again. Too much oil will only serve to collect oil and dirt. To reassemble, reinsert the spring and follower, then slide the bottom plate back...

Trigger Adjustment

V The A-Bolt's trigger is preset at the factory. The trigger pull can be adjusted within a range of approximately 3 to 6 pounds. To adjust the trigger pull, first MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE RIFLE IS UNLOADED. Next lower the floorplate and carefully remove the trigger guard screw See figure 11 . Lift the trigger guard out of the stock See figure 12 . The trigger pull adjustment screw is located at the rear of the trigger assembly See figure 13 . To decrease the weight of the trigger pull, turn the...

Unloading the rifle

WITH THE SAFETY IN THE ON SAFE POSITION, AND THE MUZZLE POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION, release the magazine floorplate to its open position. Move the safety to off safe and draw the bolt to its rear or open position. This will extract and eject any live round that may be in the chamber. As a good safety practice, ALWAYS VISUALLY INSPECT THE CHAMBER TO BE ABSOLUTELY SURE A LIVE ROUND IS NOT PRESENT. The magazine may then be detached and either kept loaded or the cartridges may be stripped from the...

NLoading With The Magazine Attached To The Floorplate

Rifles Parts

Hold the rifle in the natural position with the barrel angled down toward the ground. The bolt may be in the open or closed position. NOTE IF THE BOLT IS IN THE Schematic is provided for parts identification only and should not be used as a guide to assemble the rifle. Parts numbers listed are for the A-Bolt Medallion. See the parts list for A-Bolt Hunter part numbers. IMPORTANT. When ordering parts, list code number, part name, caliber, model and serial number. CAUTION Browning parts are made...

Care and Cleaning

The correct procedure for cleaning your A-Bolt is as follows BE CERTAIN THE RIFLE IS UNLOADED AND THE BOLT HAS BEEN REMOVED. USE A CLEANING ROD WITH A TIP AND PATCH LARGE ENOUGH FOR A SNUG FIT IN THE BORE. Insert the rod and patch into the barrel at the breech end and run it back and forth several times. Do not insert the rod at the muzzle end as the rod or handle could strike the crown of the muzzle. Damage to this area can affect the accuracy of the rifle. INSPECT THE CHAMBER AND BORE FOR...

Service or Repair

If your firearm should require service or repairs, we suggest you first contact a local recommended Browning Firearms Service Center. Your Browning Sporting Goods dealer can tell you the address of the Service Center nearest you, or you may call or write our Consumer Information Department Browning Consumer Information Route One Morgan, Utah 84050 Phone 801 876-2711 Otherwise you may return your firearm to our own repair facility for servicing. The address is Browning Service Department 3005...

Parts List

Browning Rifle Bolt Face

Browning A-Bolt High Power Rifle PART NO. DESCRIPTION P0787I2 Magazine Floor Plate Hinge. '1 07 739 Medallion 'P078738 l' gt 7 215 Magazine Floor Hale Hinge I'm P0782I8 Magazine Floor Plate Hinge 'P078240 P078222 Magazine Floor Plate Latch 'P078770 1 078227 Magazine Floor Plate Latch Pin 'P078773 1 078229 Magazine Floor Plate fetch 'P078255 P078709 Magazine Floor Plate Long 'P078258 P078708 Magazine Floor Plate feng 'P078766 P0787I1 Magazine Floor Plate Short 'P078268 1 07 710 Magazine Floor...