I am a die hard Remington fan and having said that, the 7400 is a very fine rifle BUT... IMO the Browning BAR sets the standard by which all the other name brand semis (sporter/hunting) are judged on. It is a very accurate, beautiful firearm.
You're going to find that everything with the Browning name on it is going to cost much more. For some reason you'll be paying through the roof. Never owned a BAR, but do have a couple of Belgian made Browning Hi Power pistols and can tell you that I personally believe them to be the best handguns in the world, bar none. Have also been very happy with my Remington rifles and shotguns.
You can't go wrong with either Remington or Browning, both are very good quality guns. It's just a matter of how much more extra you want to pay.
Remington is USA made if that matters to you. Most Brownings are made by Fabrique Nationale in Belgium or Portugal, and others are made in Japan by Moruku.
Here is a tip that was passed along to me - and I have not tried it yet - but it looks (and smells) like it will work fine! The gentleman that gave it to me regards it as his secret weapon and he is a VERY successful hunter.
Get a fresh tarsal gland off of a decent buck - I think the ranker, the better. Taking them off of bucks that are hot in the rut seem to be the best because that is when the glands are the darkest and have the most "male buck" scent...
Take that gland and put it in a good,...