Browning X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon McMillan Bolt-Action Rifle 26″ LR Left Hand

SOLD FOR: $1,580

WOA#:  WY240201KD033

Make: Browning

Model: X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Mcmillan

Serial Number: JP31609YZ354

Year of Manufacture: 2021 (YZ Date code in serial number)

Caliber: 6.8 Western

Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with detachable rotary Magazine

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked, “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH MADE IN JAPAN / MIROKU NP”.  The right side of the barrel is marked, “X-BOLT CAL. 6.8 WESTERN 1-7.5””.  The right side of the receiver is marked “JP31609YZ354”.  The bottom of the trigger guard is marked with the Browning Logo.  The buttpad is marked “Decelerator”.  The muzzle brake is marked “RECOIL HAWC”.

Barrel Length: 26”. Fluted 28” with removable flash hider.  

Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver is mounted with a scope mount picatinny rail.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is Mcmillan Game Scout OVIX stock with textured semi-pistol grip, textured forend,QD cups in the belly and bottom of the forend, bipod lug, and Decelerator Recoil Buttpad. The charging handle is extended.  The LOP measures approximately 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.  The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish:  Smoked Bronze Cerakote

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish.  The markings are clear. The screwheads are strong. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.  There is no operation wear.  It appears unfired.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with its factory box, flush fit thread protector, chamber lock, X-Bolt Mount tap covers, and Owner’s manual.

Our Assessment:   The Browning X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon McMillan Long Range (LR) Bolt-Action Rifle, meticulously engineered for left-handed marksmen and chambered in the groundbreaking 6.8 Western, represents a pinnacle of modern firearm technology tailored for the discerning hunter and long-range precision shooter. This rifle is a masterpiece of design, integrating the latest advancements in ballistic performance and ergonomic features to meet the exacting demands of those who seek unparalleled accuracy and reliability in challenging environments.

The choice of the 6.8 Western cartridge is a testament to Browning’s commitment to innovation; this caliber has quickly gained acclaim for its outstanding long-range capabilities, offering a remarkable blend of high ballistic coefficients and significant downrange energy retention. It’s particularly suited for the demanding shooter aiming to achieve superior performance in both big game hunting scenarios and competitive long-range shooting.

The McMillan Game Scout OVIX LH stock, is a masterclass in design for the discerning left-handed marksman. This stock, renowned for its robust fiberglass construction, offers unparalleled stability and resilience against environmental factors, crucial for hunters and precision shooters facing diverse conditions. Its OVIX camouflage, designed for superior concealment across various landscapes, combined with an ergonomically crafted profile featuring a vertical grip with palm swell, ensures optimal comfort and shooting accuracy.

Browning’s proprietary Feather Trigger system enhances this rifle’s precision, allowing for a clean, crisp break with minimal overtravel, a critical component in making those crucial long-distance shots count. The inclusion of a recoil pad significantly mitigates felt recoil, promoting longer shooting sessions with less fatigue. Furthermore, the convenience of a detachable rotary magazine facilitates quick reloads and unloading, emphasizing the rifle’s blend of practicality and performance.

In essence, the Browning X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon McMillan LR in 6.8 Western for left-handed shooters is not just a firearm; it’s a comprehensive tool designed to elevate the shooting experience beyond conventional boundaries, offering supreme accuracy, adaptability, and endurance for the most ambitious of outdoor challenges.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Browning X-Bolt Hell's Canyon McMillan Bolt-Action Rifle 26" LR Left Hand
Browning X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon McMillan Bolt-Action Rifle 26″ LR Left Hand