February 10, 2011

Weatherby's Vanguard Deluxe Returns

(GunReports.com) -- Weatherby has brought back the Vanguard Deluxe rifle for 2011. Brad Ruddell, Weatherby's vice president of sales and marketing, said, "Initially introduced as the VGX many years ago, this rifle is nearly identical in appearance to our classic Mark V Deluxe and has many of the same features, but costs much less. Like all our Vanguard rifles, its performance is backed by a written accuracy guarantee."

The Vanguard Deluxe features a Monte Carlo-style "semi-fancy" grade walnut stock (gloss finish) with maplewood spacers, and rosewood forend and grip cap. A polished action and high-gloss blued metalwork further enhance the rifle's looks.

Vanguard Deluxe rifles that have serial numbers beginning with the new "VB" prefix will be guaranteed to shoot SUB-MOA (a three-shot group of .99-inch or less) with factory or premium ammunition. Each will feature the new two-stage Match Quality Target Trigger, which has an auxiliary sear for a "creep free" consistent let-off and pre-set sear engagement at .008-.012. The trigger is adjustable for weight of pull down to 2.5 pounds.


Measuring 44.5 inches in overall length, the Vanguard Deluxe weighs approximately 7.75 pounds. It is available in .257 Weatherby Magnum, .270 Winchester, .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Weatherby Magnum and .30-06 Springfield. Right-hand models only. $969.

Other accuracy-enhancing features include a 24-inch, #2 contour cold hammer-forged 4140 steel barrel with field crown and a Monte Carlo stock capped by a low density recoil pad.

www.Weatherby.com.

Comments (2)

Devout Constitutionalist with healthy love of the 2d Amendment.

Posted by: Bill, in Branson | February 11, 2011 11:51 AM    Report this comment

Devout Constitutionalist with healthy love of the 2d Amendment.

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