Model 70 Safari Express

THE bolt-action rifle for dangerous game. Built with a forged steel receiver, front and rear bedded double recoil lugs, dual decorative steel crossbolts, iron sights with hooded front sight, satin finish checkered walnut stock and barrel mounted sling swivel.


Perfect for your once-in-a-lifetime hunt. The Model 70™ Safari Express in a matte blued finish is the perfect choice for your once-in-a-lifetime hunt because it’s built to handle the heavy cartridges necessary to take dangerous game. Important details like the Pre-’64 type claw extractor, Pachmayr® Decelerator® recoil pad, barrel band front swivel base, hooded-blade front sight and express-style rear sight make the Safari Express ideal for any African hunt. The dual recoil lugs and two steel stock reinforcing crossbolts handle the punishment from heavy magnum loads. The time-tested Three-Position Safety has been a hallmark of the Model 70 for decades. The secure hex socket action screws won’t snag on clothing, and the one-piece steel trigger guard helps maintain rigidity and provides added strength. The handsome cheekpiece positions your eye instantly and firmly on target. Flip open the flush-mounted, hinged steel magazine floorplate for fast and easy unloading. Large calibers are available, making the Model 70 Safari Express the finest big game rifle in the world.

  • SATIN FINISH GRADE I WALNUT STOCK WITH CUT CHECKERING and DELUXE CHEEKPIECE places your eye in perfect alignment with open sights or a scope
  • ONE-PIECE BOTTOM METAL WITH STEEL FLOORPLATE adds rigidity for better accuracy
  • MATTE FINISHED METAL SURFACES reduce glare
  • DUAL DECORATIVE STEEL CROSSBOLTS add strength, rigidity and a touch of stylish refinement
  • FORGED STEEL RECEIVER WITH DOUBLE INTEGRAL RECOIL LUGS IS BEDDED FRONT AND REAR to eliminate shifts in zero for exceptional long-range accuracy
  • PRE-’64 STYLE CONTROLLED ROUND FEED WITH CLAW EXTRACTOR fully controls the cartridge from magazine, to chamber, to ejection
  • Three-Position Safety shows safety status at a glance
  • COLD HAMMER-FORGED FREE-FLOATING BARREL for years of pinpoint accuracy
  • FULLY ADJUSTABLE REAR SIGHT WITH HOODED BRASS BEAD FRONT get you on target quickly
  • BARREL-MOUNTED FRONT SLING SWIVEL adds a classic touch
  • RECESSED TARGET CROWN enhances accuracy and protects the rifling
  • M.O.A. Trigger SYSTEM with zero take-up, zero creep and zero overtravel gives you outstanding accuracy
  • Blade-Type Ejector for full control of ejection force
  • PACHMAYR® DECELERATOR® RECOIL PAD for optimal protection against felt recoil

Click on the black header bar below for available calibers for this model. 

Item Selector
Caliber Barrel Length Weight MSRP More Options
Item Number 535204139 UPC 048702002519
Action Length Long Action Caliber 416 Rem
Barrel Length 24" Overall Length 44 3/4"
Length of Pull 13 3/4" Drop at Comb 1/2"
Drop at Heel 1/2" Weight 9 lbs 0 oz
Magazine Capacity 3 Twist Rate 14"
Barrel Finish Matte Stock Finish Satin
Wood Grade Grade I Receiver Finish Matte
Chamber Finish Polished Barrel Material Steel
Barrel Contour Safari Stock Material Black Walnut
Recoil Pad Pachmayr Decelerator Pistol Grip Cap None
Checkering Cut 20 LPI Sling Swivel Studs Steel Integral
Receiver Material Steel Trigger Finish Brushed Polish
Bolt Slide Finish Jeweled Magazine Type Hinged Floorplate
Trigger Material Stainless Steel Trigger Guard Material Steel
Trigger Guard Engraving None Floor Plate Material Steel
Drilled and Tapped for Scope Yes MSRP $1,559.99
Item Number 535204144 UPC 048702002502
Action Length Long Action Caliber 458 Win Mag
Barrel Length 24" Overall Length 44 3/4"
Length of Pull 13 3/4" Drop at Comb 1/2"
Drop at Heel 1/2" Weight 9 lbs 0 oz
Magazine Capacity 3 Twist Rate 14"
Barrel Finish Matte Stock Finish Satin
Wood Grade Grade I Receiver Finish Matte
Chamber Finish Polished Barrel Material Steel
Barrel Contour Safari Stock Material Black Walnut
Recoil Pad Pachmayr Decelerator Pistol Grip Cap None
Checkering Cut 20 LPI Sling Swivel Studs Steel Integral
Receiver Material Steel Trigger Finish Brushed Polish
Bolt Slide Finish Jeweled Magazine Type Hinged Floorplate
Trigger Material Stainless Steel Trigger Guard Material Steel
Trigger Guard Engraving None Floor Plate Material Steel
Drilled and Tapped for Scope Yes MSRP $1,559.99
Item Number 535204161 UPC 048702002496
Action Length Long Action Caliber 375 HH Mag
Barrel Length 24" Overall Length 44 3/4"
Length of Pull 13 3/4" Drop at Comb 1/2"
Drop at Heel 1/2" Weight 9 lbs 0 oz
Magazine Capacity 3 Twist Rate 12"
Barrel Finish Matte Stock Finish Satin
Wood Grade Grade I Receiver Finish Matte
Chamber Finish Polished Barrel Material Steel
Barrel Contour Safari Stock Material Black Walnut
Recoil Pad Pachmayr Decelerator Pistol Grip Cap None
Checkering Cut 20 LPI Sling Swivel Studs Steel Integral
Receiver Material Steel Trigger Finish Brushed Polish
Bolt Slide Finish Jeweled Magazine Type Hinged Floorplate
Trigger Material Stainless Steel Trigger Guard Material Steel
Trigger Guard Engraving None Floor Plate Material Steel
Drilled and Tapped for Scope Yes MSRP $1,559.99