Browning 4 + 1 270 Winchester Lever Action BLR Model 81 The Browning Lever Action Rifle was introduced in 1971. For the first time ever 2007 welcomes two takedown versions one with a pistol grip stock and the other with a fast handling straight grip stock. The simple takedown mechanism quickly and easily separates the rifle into two compact pieces for travel or easy storage. A scout type scope base is available as an option. From antelope to deer from hogs to elk the BLR remains the first choice of those who favor the lever action.