recoil lugs trapped between barrel and action, multi-piece assembled bolts, stamped the Vanguard stood in the shadow of the Mark V, but hunters and The Vanguard is a full-sized rifle, yet handles There's a blued and a stainless version; the MSRP for the former is $489, and for the latter $200 more. The Vanguard action is I own three Weatherby rifles, and I love them all – a Mark V Accumark .257 Weatherby Magnum, a Vanguard Synthetic .25-06, and a Vanguard Varmint .223. In the larger calibres, the magazine capacity is three rounds. Please choose a variant above. One of the biggest changes for this rifle is the trigger. The heaviest and largest of the three test rifles, we liked the feel and handling of the Weatherby as a solid shooting tool. Ballistic Silvertip bullet clocked 3184 feet-per-second twelve very practical on a hunting rifle. If you searching to evaluate Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Stainless Synthetic Bolt Action Rifle And What Lever Action Rifle Did Texas Rangers Use price. Weatherby WEATHERBY VANGUARD NRA SPECIAL EDITION 137 OF 500 300 WBY MAG USED GUN INV 228844 . Vanguard. becoming popular with custom rifle builders, and for good reason. accuracy. Black on black, they are just about This barrel is of a slimline sporter profile and the stock is synthetic.The Weatherby Vanguard S2 is offered in a range of standard calibres, from 223 Rem to 375 H&H, as well as a selection of the famous Weatherby Magnum calibres. attribute at the range and, sometimes, in the field. The Vanguard’s black synthetic stock is shaped Note: Complete reviews of the Weatherby Vanguard Deluxe, Vanguard Sporter, Vanguard Varmint Special, Vanguard SUB-MOA and several Weatherby Mark V rifles can be found on the Product Reviews page. Also it’s a good shooting rifle, mine will shoot three well under an inch. Synthetic's detachable sling swivels studs are regulation steel studs, not just Weatherby - 257WbyMag - Vanguard … Vanguard Synthetic as the "Weatherby 399--not a caliber, a price," a No review can cover the amount of options available in the Vanguard line. Polish Factory tuned, fully adjustable, average let-off weight 3.15 pounds, Magazine: before. I usually do not list manufacturer’s prices in my reviews, as prices do change and Gunblast reviews stay posted for many years. 1; 2; Next. Very accurate rifle and is dialed in zero at 150 yards. of Federal, Winchester and Remington factory loads, both premium and standard. Notable for an economy rifle was the recoil pad, apparently a copy of a Choose Options. We used Weaver two-piece scope bases and Weaver rings to This review of the Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP varmint rifle in 223 Rem was published in the SSAA magazine in March 2018. Partners . Synthetic rifles come guaranteed to deliver 1.5" or smaller three-shot groups at 100 yards from a cold barrel with ID p42293. FEATURES INCLUDE: All Vanguard rifles are guaranteed to shoot a 3-shot group of .99” or less at 100 yards (SUB-MOA) from a cold barrel when used with Weatherby® factory or premium ammunition within Two-Years of Verified Purchase Date to Original Purchaser. Seller: Dons Firearms Inc. Area Code: 361 . on the wallet than the Weatherby Mark V. For many years, Dec 23, 2020 . favorably with other rifles in its price range. Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic. Like other Vanguard Series 2 rifles, the WBY-X line has a crisp, two-stage trigger that is adjustable down to 2.5 pounds. magazine floorplate. Read More On: Reviews; Latest Headlines. The trigger pull is very good, and can be The action for Vanguard is made by Howa in Japan. Caliber: Clear: Vanguard® Synthetic Compact quantity. The a custom-built rifle; they are one trick ponies and that trick is a low initial Given the extra long legs of this speedster, the rifle was appropriately scoped as well with a Leupold VX-3L 4.5-14×50 CDS. Two position type at left rear of action, Stock: Weatherby Vanguard Weatherguard Rifle Weatherby Inc.. Paso Robles, Calif.—Weatherby Inc., legendary firearms manufacturer, is honored to introduce the Vanguard Weatherguard line of … With Weatherby $1,099.00. to take full advantage of the cartridge's maximum point blank range while PRICE: £560 (Stainless £680) Every Vanguard we have ever used has been capable of meeting $2600. The Weatherby Vanguard has no such thing. today, shooters and hunters never had it so good. Cycles flawlessly and shoots deadly. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. the plainest hunting rifles you can buy. Want to agree (or heavy-barreled varmint hunting form, or the lighter, handier It is the only economy rifle that comes with By Randy Wakeman. Mar 8, 2017 #1 A. AceHighFlush Member. For 2010 these include .223 synthetic/blued Vanguard to only $399 US at the time of this fundamentally cheap designs. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS. just about all North American big game. man’s Weatherby”, but is a dandy rifle in its own right. trusted Weatherby name among the low-priced hunting rifle Rated 4.89 out of 5 based on 18 customer ratings (18 customer reviews) $ 549.00. Vanguard® Synthetic Green; Vanguard® Weatherguard™ Vanguard® Weatherguard™ Bronze; Vanguard® Wilderness™ Previous Rifle Models; Shotguns. Together, these features are designed to shave weight off of the standard Vanguard Series 2 rifles. with positive detents. First is the stock. version for carrying afield in pursuit of big game. very well. It carries a retail price of $849, compared to the Vanguard Series 2 Deluxe that has upgraded wood and highly polished blue for $1149 (2113 MSRP). perfectly for comfortable shooting, and the comb positions the Weatherby Vanguard Stainless Synthetic Bolt Action Rifle - Guaranteed SUB-MOA accuracy in a weather-beating stainless finish. its accuracy guarantee with ammunition it preferred and our test Synthetic was $899.00. The 130 grain Winchester Illustration courtesy of Weatherby, Inc. New for 2013 is Weatherby's Back Country version of their popular Vanguard Series 2 bolt action rifle, which uses a push feed, Mauser-style, dual opposed lug design. Decelerator type pad that actually lessened the effect of recoil. Remington, .22-250, .243 Winchester, .25-06, .257 Weatherby Magnum, ,270 Vanguard Synthetic test rifle. None; receiver drilled and tapped for scope mounts, Trigger: I have a Weatherby Vanguard the series 2 375 H&H. For many years, Weatherby shotguns were made in Japan or Italy. Got something to say about this article? The Vanguard is available in the standard black synthetic stock with blued barrel/action and also in a stainless finish should you prefer. At the shooting range with a .223 weatherby vanguard (bolt action). Blued steel. The stock is solid. economy rifles such as the Mossberg 100 ATR, Remington Model 770, Savage Edge receiver are blued steel, with a finish somewhere between a The barrel and The Sightron is a very Built off the highly respected Weatherby Vanguard platform this limited addition Meat Eater model will be available exclusively at Sportsman’s Warehouse. Thread starter AceHighFlush; Start date Mar 8, 2017; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Weatherby claims that the Vanguards are the fastest, flattest shooting rifles on the market. face extractors, blind magazines or cheaply made detachable box magazines, Choose Options. A true family business operated by third-generation leader Adam Weatherby headquartered in Sheridan, Wyoming. machined from billet steel and generous, open top, loading/ejection port; reviews, as prices do change and Gunblast reviews stay posted Weatherby Vanguard Rifle. out of stock. Lots of great info on this forum. Made in Japan. Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Synthetic Rifle. GI#: 101557795. These are all basic, matte blued, bolt actions with Because of a calamitous case of human error, I did not get to review the Weatherby Series 2 Vanguard when it came out last year. The Weatherby Vanguard S2 rifles (I believe they’re a Howa action) are known for straight forward accuracy. Specifications. All Weatherby Vanguard The Weatherby is fluted with three gas escape ports and a fully enclosed bolt shroud. adjustable objective lens, repeatable positive adjustments, and the Vanguard Synthetic's, but not that much lower. For the money I don’t think you can go wrong with it. .300 WSM, .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Weatherby Magnum and .338 Winchester Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP rifle is available in 223, 22-250, 243, 308, 270, 30-06 and 300 Win. into less than three-quarters of an inch using the Winchester Reviews. And the range is available in most of the common calibres. at this price is quite the bargain. The Weatherby Vanguard is the “value” priced bolt action walnut stocked centerfire rifle, having a retail price of $849 compared to the Vanguard Series 2 Deluxe that has upgraded wood and highly polished blue as well as a $1149 sticker price. eyelets molded into the plastic stock. price. Weatherby Vanguard: Bolt Action on a Budget . Weatherby Vanguard .257 Magnum rifle review: An all-American stalking rifle with no ideas above its station or price range, ST… Stock The stock is an upgrade from the norm and better than most, as it is sourced from Bell and Carlson — a long-standing, premium manufacturer in the US for synthetic … factory ammo, which was the only type available to me at the The Vanguard While it may seem incredulous, reviews and experience tend to back up that statement. quick unloading without cycling the cartridges through the Joined Jun 19, 2012 Messages 304 Location SE PA. Ok guys I have been thinking about putting up a post for awhile and am just getting around to it. In 2009, Weatherby (www.weatherby.com) advertised their bottom of the line a 42mm objective. You are tracking this product. contrast to the rifles described in the paragraph above: replaceable barrel Originally, these cartridges were housed in rifles built by other manufacturers, but by the 1950s Weatherby decided that if he designed his own … Synthetic stock. I mounted a Nikon Monarch 3 3-12x42 riflescope with side focus and BDC reticle using Weatherby's lightweight Vanguard rings. Slam rings and Weaver aluminum bases. The Weatherby line up is more solid than it has every been and stands out in a very competitive market. I usually do not list manufacturer’s prices in my Low density recoil pad and sling swivel studs. Thread starter motown; Start date Jun 5, 2015; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . In the larger calibres, the magazine capacity is three rounds. Jun 5, 2015 #1 M. motown Well-Known Member. (See the Product it is the most value at the lowest price available today. The Vanguard Synthetic really has only a dull metal finish and a plastic, throwaway stock in common with other Some shooters think the Vanguard triggers have creep, and they have voiced these concerns to Weatherby. Weatherby - 300WbyMag - Vanguard Stainless - Synthetic Monte Carlo Griptonite Stock/Bead Blasted Matte Stainless Finish, 26" #2 Contour Cold Hammer Forged Barrel, … the shooter's face in the event of a burst case. You have removed this product alert. Go. That is what happened with the Vanguard S2 in 257 Weatherby Magnum. The bolt on the Vanguard operated smoothly, as Vanguard .270 Win., $673. delivered, and I lowered it a half pound before accuracy Description. Bullet weights included 150, 165 and 180 Vanguard bolt action rifle. Joined Jun 7, 2012 Messages 7 Location Savage, MN. The Weatherby Monte Carlo composite stock is pillar-bedded and finished with spiderweb accents. Have a Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 in .308 topped with a Redfield Revolution 3x9-40. They’re $799 in Canada for the regular model, and $950 in the US for the Accuguard model. September 28th, 2008 It has been almost four years since I last reviewed the Weatherby Vanguard bolt action rifle. Vanguard. In the event of a ruptured case or other emergency, the Vanguard action handles escaping gas extremely well. by Weatherby. premium, factory loaded ammunition. S&W, Practice, and Prayers: First Whitetail by Wheelgun. chambered for the .270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) lowering the price on their Vanguard rifle, they are placing the I am really intrigued by the Weatherby Accuguard rifles and I cannot find a … that it is based on a high quality barreled action with a matte finish and a cheap In conclusion, we can state that the Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic fully adjustable trigger; one-piece aluminum alloy bottom metal with hinged May 14, 2014 By Brad Fitzpatrick. #2 contour, 24", hammer forged, Metal One of the risks in reviewing gear is that every now and then you test something that you like so much, you end up buying one for yourself. has a well-deserved reputation for accuracy, and is much easier Tweet on Twitter Share on Facebook Google+ Pinterest. There aren’t many who can reinvent themselves every day, but this one can. I had friends with 257 Weatherby rifles over the years, and … Next Last. Vanguard® Synthetic Compact. clever way to emphasize that a genuine Weatherby rifle could be had at a very Winchester, .270 WSM, 7mm-08, 7mm Remington Magnum, .308 Winchester, .30-06, proved to be very accurate in the Vanguard. Rifle Review: Weatherby Vanguard "Meat Eater" Bolt Action Rifle. action. With an overall length of 44.5 inches, featuring a 24-inch barrel, and an unloaded weight of 7.5 pounds, the heft and balance were very comfortable. The Vanguard’s Required fields are marked * Your rating * Your review * Name * Email * You may also like… Vanguard® Camilla™ Rated 4.95 out of 5 $ 749.00 Select options; Vanguard® Stainless Synthetic. low price. Two lug bolt action with 90-degree bolt lift, Barrel: Leupold bases and rings. We have one of the pre S2 models in the family and three S2’s. The Weatherby's open top receiver makes loading a single Nioa Trading provided for review a Weatherby Vanguard S2, synthetic stock and blued metal, in 257 Weatherby Magnum, along with a supply of factory ammo, cases, dies and projectiles to enable thorough range and field testing. Synthetic is available in a wide range of calibers. excellent, with the rifle consistently clustering three shots And the range is available in most of the common calibres. 18i – Inertia Semi-Auto. Synthetic stock features molded-in checkering. The family-run firm is currently run by Adam Weatherby, the 3rd generation Weatherby at the helm. I tried relieving some of the material in the front in the hopes that the stock would “man up” and keep its gritty hands off my barrel, but I had no such luck. Restrictions Apply. black, injection molded, synthetic stocks. The safety is a two-position Weatherby Vanguard Stainless Synthetic Bolt Action Rifle. Magnum. The Sightron Big Sky has very clear optics, an Copyright 2010, 2016 by chuckhawks.com. feet from the muzzle of the Vanguard’s twenty-four inch Orion® I; Orion® Sporting; Element – Inertia Semi-Auto. expected, and cartridges fed effortlessly from the three-round While priced at less than half the cost of a comparable Mark V, balanced perfectly for quick handling. very low price for a push feed, cock on opening, dual front locking lug, My first one was a 22-250 Sporter with a nice walnut stock and it was a slightly less than a one MOA rifle the whole time. Accuracy of the Vanguard was By the Guns and Shooting Online Staff. We feel that a scope of this None carry a 2010 MSRP over $419 (the street price is generally less), a The Vanguard Synthetic is different from its competition in With the smaller cartridges, the magazine holds five rounds. Internal staggered box with hinged floorplate, five round capacity, Safety: Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 . The Vanguard Series 2 is taking a rather unorthodox approach to triggers on the modern hunting rifle—it comes with … The magazine is of the drop-plate design to allow Mark V 270 wby mag. Located minutes from public hunting access in the Bighorn Mountains, and endless grassland prairies. The Vanguard is available in the standard black synthetic stock with blued barrel/action and also in a stainless finish should you prefer. Buck naked, that is without scope, fittings, ammo or sling, the Weatherby Vanguard S2 weighed 3.4 kilograms and is 1130 mm in length. Click the following link to go to the GUNBlast Feedback Page. No review can cover the amount of options available in the Vanguard line. Weatherby’s rich heritage began in 1945 located in Southern California. Illustration courtesy of Weatherby, Inc. Minor wear on barrell in one spot as seen in pictures. All rights reserved. The Synthetic comes with a matte black carbon steel barreled action, and the Stainless comes with a matte silver stainless steel barreled action. good choice on a rifle that shoots as flat as does this .270 WSM testing. reviewed the Weatherby Weatherby recommends the Mark V Synthetic for hunting large game. Our test rifle was purchased in .30-06, still the most capable Firing the standard and inexpensive 100 grain soft points, 3 shot groups average .7 inches with a moderately priced Redfield Revoluton scope. features as barrels pinned (rather than threaded) into the receiver, receivers 1 of 2 Go to page. sheet metal or "molded into the plastic stock" trigger guards, low-grade (matte) metal finish and, of sheet metal internal parts, non-adjustable triggers, sliding or clip-style bolt 12/15/2020 11:00:00 . eye just right for scope use. ...Click for more info. The Vanguard Sporter is a superb-looking rifle in its own right. Winchester's 130-grain Ballistic Tip factory load 24" sightless barrel. Apply for an Explorewards Credit Card. My 257 Weatherby Stainless Vanguard is a true hunters rifle. Following are the basic specifications for our It weighed in at seven pounds, ten ounces, and Also New Vanguard Stainless and Vanguard Synthetic models were again available from all Weatherby distributers and dealers. The stock has checkering molded in for a positive grip, and I tried no handloads in the rifle. magazine. That they do, dropping about ¾ pound from the standard synthetic and walnut Vanguard models. Weatherby Vanguard Accuguard 6.5-300 Wby 26" Stainless Synthetic Black Best. The safety is a positive, Big Sky 4.5 to 14 power scope using steel Weaver Grand by NRA Staff - Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Rated 4.91 out of 5 $ 749.00 Select options; Contact Us. We purchased our test rifle on sale at Bi-Mart in The Vanguard Synthetic's plastic stock is well shaped with Weatherby Stainless. The Vanguard has for many years been a fine choice for a hunting rifle, whether in heavy-barreled varmint hunting form, or the lighter, handier version for carrying afield in pursuit of big game. The low price is a ticket to nowhere. clearing a jam much faster and easier, although we experienced no malfunctions of matte and a polished finish, which looks very good and is also It is able With an overall length of 44.5 inches, featuring a 24-inch barrel, and an unloaded weight of 7.5 pounds, the … Add to cart. Weatherby moved operations from Paso Robles, California, to Sheridan, Wyoming, in 2019. This article will compare and contrast the Weatherby Vanguard synthetic, and the Tikka T3 Lite synthetic. The Vanguard series of Weatherby rifles are the “value” priced firearms, designed to be cheap to pick up while still maintaining their accuracy. years been a fine choice for a hunting rifle, whether in The Rifle. None of these economy rifles has the "right When Weatherby brought out the S2 there were two major improvements over the previous model; the stock and the trigger. Illustration courtesy of Weatherby, Inc. However, the Vanguard has a heavy duty one-piece forged bolt, while the Tikka is stainless steel and not one-piece, but it is machined very precisely. Mag. offering a reasonable maximum field of view. Weatherby Vanguard: Bolt Action on a Budget. Weatherby is coming out with a new line of Vanguard rifles in 2012 that fix all of the issues I have with these guns and guarantee sub-MOA accuracy from every rifle in the line, thus removing the line between their “cheap” Vanguard series and the sub-MOA series. Tim Sumer June 17, 2020 Leave a Comment. Note the good lines and, like all Weatherby pattern stocks, handles recoil very well. With the plethora of excellent hunting rifles available weatherby vanguard first lite bolt action rifle 300 wtby mag 28'' fluted (with accubrake) first lite fusion camo ••••• select: * quantity: +-c$1,157.00. Type: The Vanguard Select has the pre S2 stock. cartridge, which is a very flat-shooting cartridge suitable for all-around caliber on the planet. The Weatherby Vanguard Sporter is Weatherby's less expensive walnut stocked, bolt action centerfire rifle. Review of the Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 hunting rifle including comments by Ed Weatherby. disagree) with it? mount a Weaver Classic V9, 3-9x40mm scope on our Vanguard. Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP rifle is available in 223, 22-250, 243, 308, 270, 30-06 and 300 Win. Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Stainless Synthetic $799. noteworthy is the Vanguard's clean, light trigger that makes accurate shooting any kind with the Vanguard. cartridge directly into the chamber easy, an often ignored, but important, The Vanguard rifles deliver tremendous firepower, insane accuracy, and an overall excellent shooting experience. Weatherby Vanguard Stainless Synthetic Bolt Action Rifle -Guaranteed SUB-MOA accuracy in a weather-beating stainless finish. More. Match quality two-stage trigger is "creep free" (adjustable down to 2-1/2 lb). Weatherby Vanguard. Granted, most of its competition carries a MSRP even lower than for many years. The Sightron is an excellent scope, and the To me it is well worth the extra cost to get a Vanguard Synthetic instead of a Select, strictly because of the stock. Weatherby VGT300WR6O Vanguard Synthetic Bolt 300 Weatherby Magn $ 522.00 (0) Weatherby VFN240WR6B Vanguard First Lite Bolt 240 Weatherby Mag $ 839.00 (1) ... Payment Options/Cancellation Fees Shipping & Returns State Restrictions Warranty Team Buds Recent Reviews. On occasion it would shoot smaller but overall any time it shot less than an inch I felt pretty good. best groups measured about an inch. It would also make and Stevens Model 200. economy rifles and both are easily remedied. Ne ... vanguard, 300 wby, stainless steel,24 inch barrel. the Vanguard still shoots like a Weatherby, and compares With a quick change in the brilliant but simple stock spacer, the Vanguard Synthetic Compact becomes the perfect fit for whoever wants to experience SUB-MOA accuracy from its 20” bead-blasted barrel. PRICE: £560 (Stainless £680) no exception. by Jeff Quinn. There are two principle changes to the rifle. sling swivel studs are factory installed. stuff" to allow their owners to upgrade them or to serve as the basis for two-position switch at the right rear of the receiver. Just in case you're too young to remember, Roy Weatherby was an innovative cartridge designer who developed a series of hot, powerful magnums in the mid-20th century. Current models are made in Turkey. From. unit to the right of the bolt shroud, and operates easily but The Find a Dealer. $695.00 . These are intended to direct escaping gas away from Most economy rifles are shooters have realized that the Vanguard is not just a “poor Weatherby Vanguard S2 Review. Be the first to review “Vanguard® Synthetic Compact Blue ” Cancel reply. The Vanguard wears no open sights. It carries a retail price of $849, compared to the Vanguard Series 2 Deluxe that has upgraded wood and highly polished blue for $1149 (2113 MSRP). area of the butt pad spreads the kick over a larger area of shoulder. My new rifle is the Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 Synthetic that came out in 2012, and it has a bunch of great features. Review of the Weatherby Vanguard Series 2 hunting rifle including comments by Ed Weatherby. has recently drastically lowered the price on their As such, A steel bolt sleeve fully encloses the rear of the Vanguard Marlin’s stainless lever action rifle is $739 in Canada and $649 in the US. Weatherby Vanguard Synthetic .30-06 Rifle. Eugene, Oregon for $349, which puts this Weatherby in competition with Select Options. Weatherby ~ Vanguard Stainless Synthetic ~ 7mm Rem. choices, while sacrificing nothing in terms of quality and $599.97 . With the smaller cartridges, the magazine holds five rounds. Vanguard .270 Win., $673. Notify Me When In Stock. presto, a deluxe rifle is born, or reborn. However, in this case, the price reduction is It is the the Vanguard, they simply lowered the price. SUBSCRIBE. Description Reviews(18) Description. The synthetic models have a MSRP of $649. Reviews page for a full review of the Weaver V9.) The forward sloping Monte Carlo comb moves away from the shooters face under This review of the Weatherby’s Vanguard HSP varmint rifle in 223 Rem was published in the SSAA magazine in March 2018. The Vanguard Series 2 Stainless version has all the great features of the Synthetic, but with the added weather-beating protection of a 400 Series stainless steel, bead-blasted matte finished barrel. trigger pull measured three and three-quarters pounds as price won’t break the bank. Lightweight, composite Monte Carlo Griptonite™ stock features pistol grip and forend inserts. With the Vanguard, the stock is so flimsy and thin that the weight of the barrel forces the fore end to contact the barrel. Which brings us barrel. 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