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Bear Creek Arsenal New BC-201 [First Look]

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NEW from Bear Creek Arsenal comes their take on the classic 10/22. 

Semi-automatic, heavy barrel, in a Hogue stock the BC-201 is a 10/22 clone from BCA. As such, it does the things that you would expect from a good 10/22 clone. It takes Ruger 10/22 magazines, it is compatible with most 10/22 aftermarket parts, and it eats just about any kind of .22 LR ammo you can find.

BCA does have some nice upgrades in the BC-201 right out of the box that might put it a step ahead of the competition. The charging handle is modeled after the BCA AR-15 side charging handles to give you more to grip and make charging the bolt easier.

The really nice upgrade is the fact that BCA uses the Ruger BX trigger along with a stainless steel bull barrel. The thicker barrel combined with the enhanced trigger makes for a more accurate rifle.

1913 railing is integrated into the receiver for the mounting of red dots and optics.

“Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned shooter, you will love Bear Creek Arsenal’s new BC-201 rifle. This semi-automatic .22 LR caliber rifle is one of the most popular designs with innovative technology in features and options that make it even more customizable and fun to shoot.”

The BC-201 comes with one 10-round magazine.

MSRP is $345 and is available now for order. Current ship estimate is ~4 weeks according to the BCA website.


BC-201 | .22 LR Right Side Charging | 16″ 416R SS Unthreaded Heavy Barrel (Match Grade) | 1:16 Twist | w/10 rd rotary magazine

  • Weight (lbs): 6.5
  • Magazine Capacity: 10 Round Magazine
  • Length: 16
  • Profile: Heavy Barrel
  • Twist: 1:16
  • Finish: Stainless
  • Material: 416R Stainless Steel
  • Thread Pitch: Non-Threaded
  • Caliber : .22 Long Rifle
  • Flutes: Non-fluted
  • Charging Style: Right Side Charging
  • Classification: Rifles
  • Platform: AR-22
  • Bolt Material: E9310
  • Receiver Material: Billet

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