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Winchester model 70 Boss - Yes or No ?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by TexasEd, Sep 5, 2009.

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  1. TexasEd

    TexasEd Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    Winchester for a short time made the Model 70 with the BOSS system. I have
    the chance to buy a Winchester Classic Left Hand Model 70 300 win mag. One with the BOSS or one without. I feel the BOSS works well and is a proven design. The rifle without the BOSS is NIB, however the BOSS rifle is 99% and they are both at the same price point. Your thoughts on my dilemma would be welcomed. ( And no I can't afford both :) )
  2. 257WM_CDL-SF

    257WM_CDL-SF Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    me personally no not if recoild did'nt bother me.I had a browning a bolt with it although it helped recoil was just way to loud
  3. rcmodel

    rcmodel Member in memoriam

    Sep 17, 2007
    Eastern KS
    If you want to use the BOSS to fine-tune accuracy fine.

    If you want it to be a muzzle brake to reduce recoil, Fugedaboutit!

    The muzzle blast with a brake will be far worse then the recoil without it!

  4. natman

    natman Member

    Feb 11, 2007
    If the extra accuracy is worth it to you get the BOSS. I can't imagine anything more fun that all the bench shooting required to dial in the BOSS with a 300 Win Mag, although the brake will help, if they allow you to stay at the range long enough! . :)

    Be sure to replace the muzzle brake section with the solid CR section before you take the gun to the field. A 300 WM with a brake is dangerously loud!
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