The first example of this rifle I've been able to put my hands on and I was shocked at how difficult the action cycled. I'm use to the ease at which many of Savage's actions operate but the B.Mag was very stiff and anything but smooth; with a 'cheap' feel overall. Let's hope it shoots like a banshee. Here's a look at the 17 WSM round next to others.
Here's a look at the Savage B.Mag and 17 Win Super Mag from SHOT Show!