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Rifles With Browning BAR Scope Mounting Surface

The Browning BAR is a popular semi-automatic rifle introduced in 1966. It was manufactured up until 1993 when the second generation, BAR MK2, was presented. In 2016, Browning introduced the third generation of the series, known as the BAR MK3.

Rifles That Have Two-Piece Scope Mounts Interchangeable With Browning BAR

As detailed in the main article on interchangeability, the Browning BAR has a wide range of rifles with two-piece scope mounts that are interchangeable. These rifles may have different B distances from the Browning BAR but share other critical mounting parameters like A and C distances, radiuses, and BHU. This means that the listed rifles below should feature two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with the Browning BAR.

Technical drawing of the mounting surface
Two-Piece Scope Mounting System

Below is a list of all rifles that have two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with the Browning BAR mounting surface.

Mounting Standards With Interchangeable One-Piece Scope Mounts

Given the extensive list of rifles that have two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with Browning BAR, there are certain cases where a specific group of rifles within this list shares a certain B distance, creating its own sub-standard.

This means that rifles in such a group will have two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with the main mounting standard of the Browning BAR, but will also have one-piece scope mounts interchangeable between themselves because they share that same B distance. This article will explain the sub-standards and provide a list of rifles for each standard.

One-Piece Scope Mounting System

All the rifles listed below should have two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with the Browning BAR and one-piece mounts between themselves.

Browning BAR

The Browning BAR is surely the most popular rifle from Browning. The rifles listed below will have two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with the Browning BAR mounting surface, but will also have one-piece scope mounts interchangeable among themselves because they share the same B distance.

Browning BLR SA

The FN Browning BLR SA is the short-action version in Browning’s BLR series. The rifles listed below will have two-piece scope mounts interchangeable with the Browning BAR mounting standard, but will also have one-piece scope mounts interchangeable among themselves because they share the same B distance.

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Browning BAR Mounting Standard
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Browning BAR Mounting Standard
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This article lists rifles in specific sub-groups under the Browning BAR mounting surface with interchangeable scope mounts.
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