New Bolt-Action Rifles for 2013

New Bolt-Action Rifles for 2013

Petersen's Hunting was at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas for the release of several new and exciting bolt-action rifles that are sure to make a big impact on the hunting world this year. Among the most eye popping was the Weatherby X series, which features the Whitetail Bonz, Kryptek and Black Reaper patterns on a lightweight composite stock.

Browning also had a model to offer, the A-Bolt III, which is set to retail for around $600. Meanwhile Remington revealed their much anticipated new bolt-action, the Model 783, which they say is designed to be the quintessential deer rifle. Boasting of tack driving accuracy on a re-engineered platform, the 783 was a big hit on the trade show floor. Check out the other new bolt-action rifles for 2013, straight from the SHOT Show floor in Las Vegas.

Weatherby X

As a manufacturer of traditional, top-end rifles, Weatherby threw a major curve ball this year with the launch of their new WBY X line of bolt-action rifles.

Designed for the upcoming generation of hunters, WBY X features sleek new patterns like the Kryptek and Black Reaper, both of which captured the attention of a lot of folks at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

MSRP: $749

Remington Model 700 SPS Camo

Remington built a classic in the Model 700 that will last a long, long time. What they have shown, however, is that there\'s always room for new improvements.

At the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Remington released the 700 SPS in Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity camo. With textured grips and a matte black finish on the barrel, the new 700 SPS is another step forward in a classic bloodline.

MSRP: $770

Winchester Ultimate Shadow Hunter SS

The Winchester Model 70 is one of the most classic rifles ever built, no question about it. But that doesn\'t mean it doesn\'t have room to grow.

At the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Winchester released the Model 70 Ultimate Shadow Hunter SS in Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity camo. The updated version features rubberized grip surfaces for increased control and a matte finish on a stainless steel barrel.

MSRP: [imo-slideshow gallery=109],039

Thompson/Center Dimension

New this last year and on display at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas was the Thompson/Center Dimension, a bolt-action rifle with interchangeable components that allow hunters to switch calibers on a dime.

With ArmorSoft stock coating (available in black or camo), adjustable trigger and unparalleled interchangeability, the T/C Dimension continues to be a great success story for 2013.

MSRP: $650

Mossberg Thunder Ranch MVP

Working in conjunction with Marine Corps veteran and former SWAT member Clint Smith of the world-renowned Thunder Ranch training facility in Oregon, Mossberg has developed a new and highly dependable line of firearms.

The Thunder Ranch MVP is a bolt-action rifle chambered in .556 NATO (.223 Rem), with an olive drab stock, matte blue finished barrel and 10-round magazine.

MSRP: $935

Browning A-Bolt III

Petersen\'s Hunting was on hand at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas for the release of Browning's new A-Bolt III. The new rifle retains a 60-degree bolt throw, has a top tang safety with locking trigger and features a bolt locking button, much like the X-Bolt.

The three level trigger system comes set from the factory at 3 1/2 pounds and the A-Bolt also comes with a detachable box magazine. The A-Bolt III will be available in March.

MSRP: $599

Bergara BCR19 Tactical Rifle

With custom built precision and a world-class reputation for making outstanding barrels, Bergara was at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas to show off their BCR19 heavy tactical rifle.

With custom made barrels from Bergara, Spain, the BCR19 series rifle really is a work of art. The rifle also comes with customizable options, like switching from the standard .308 or .300 Win. Mag to .338 Lapua.

MSRP: $4500 (base model)

Remington Model 783

One of the most anticipated bolt-action rifle releases for 2013 is the Remington Model 783. The 783 features a composite stock with a SuperCell recoil pad and all black finish.

The 783 has been lauded by Remington as a tack driving specialist — a rare mix of legendary bolt-action heritage and today\'s latest features. At a reasonable price, the 783 has been a huge hit at the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

MSRP: $450

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

2018 Petersen

2018 Petersen's Hunting Episode 9: Aloha Axis Deer

Host Mike Schoby joins his buddies Jon Dubin and Jeff Johnston on the island of Lanai for a deer hunt Hawaiian style!

2018 Petersen

2018 Petersen's Hunting Episode 12: High Plains Elk

David Draper teams up with Fred Eichler to hunt elk on the high plains of southern Colorado.

Camp Chef at SHOT Show: Elk Venison Slider Burgers Recipe

Camp Chef at SHOT Show: Elk Venison Slider Burgers Recipe

Have a freezer full of ground elk venison from your fall hunting trips? Never fear, the folks at Camp Chef have a great SHOT Show recipe that is lean and mean, easy to prepare, and a crowd-pleasing favorite!

2018 Petersen

2018 Petersen's Hunting Episode 7: Beginner's Luck

Host Kali Parmley takes first-time hunter Danae Hale of CZ-USA to Wyoming for a mule deer hunt. After covering all the basics with Danae, the girls head into the field and what happens next goes way beyond either of their expectations!

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

My deer-hunting seeds were planted and nurtured as a youngster on my family's small farm in North America

Best Units for Hunting Western Mule Deer

Josh Dahlke

My deer-hunting seeds were planted and nurtured as a youngster on my family's small farm in

I have never felt that camping trailers at least the Hunting

The Ultimate Hunting Trailers

WA Staff

I have never felt that camping trailers at least the "house on wheels" variety that most...

Over the years, Remington has introduced a continuously expanded variety of Model 1100 shotguns. Guns

Remington Timeline: 1963 - Remington Model 1100 Autoloading Shotguns

Hunting Online Staff

Over the years, Remington has introduced a continuously expanded variety of Model 1100...

Which are the best states to hunt for black bears? I have compiled a list of several great black North America

Best States To Hunt For Black Bears

Joseph von Benedikt

Which are the best states to hunt for black bears? I have compiled a list of several great...

See More Trending Articles

More Guns

We found the most breathtaking guns at the 2019 SCI Show. Here are our top picks! Guns

Most Beautiful & Extravagant Guns in the World

Joseph von Benedikt - February 11, 2019

We found the most breathtaking guns at the 2019 SCI Show. Here are our top picks!

With the Federal FireStick and NitroFire from Traditions, muzzleloading is now more accessible. SHOT Show

Federal & Traditions Team Up to Make Muzzleloading Easy

David Draper - January 20, 2020

With the Federal FireStick and NitroFire from Traditions, muzzleloading is now more...

We go in-depth with the Classic Select Grade from Kimber Rifles! Guns

Kimber Rifles: Classic Select Grade Review

Brad Fitzpatrick - September 04, 2019

We go in-depth with the Classic Select Grade from Kimber Rifles!

Check out all the top brands from SHOT Show 2020! SHOT Show

New Predator Rifles for 2020

Mark Kayser - January 27, 2020

Check out all the top brands from SHOT Show 2020!

See More Guns

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save.

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.