The Howa/Hogue Compact Heavy Barrel Varminter features a Hogue Overmolded™ stock in Black or O.D. Green with aluminum pillar bedding and a soft rubber skin for a sure, weather beating grip in a non-hardening composition. The Howa barreled action comes with blued finish and the barrel is offered in both fluted and non-fluted 20 inch, #6 contour for greater shooting accuracy and heat dissipation.
- Caliber: .223 Rem.
- Stock color: BLACK
- Barrel length/contour: 20" #6
- Overall length: 13.87"
- Length of pull: 40.50"
- Weight: 8.50 lbs
Target quality H.A.C.T. 2-stage trigger breaks crisp with no creep.
The M-1500 action is made in Japan by Howa who also makes many rifle components for several US gun companies. Howa is the only big bore rifle manufacturer in Japan.
- Trigger: H.A.C.T. 2-stage
- Cold hammer forged barrel
- Forged flat-bottom receiver with integral recoil lug
- One-piece forged bolt/handle (can be taken apart for cleaning by hand, no tools needed)
- 3 pressure relief holes in blot main body
- External Sako/m16 style extractor and m16 style internal plunger ejector
- Push-feed design
- 2 locking lugs and bolt handle acts as 3rd safety lug.
- The HACT trigger is set up like a drop-in unit, 2-stage, no external springs or transfer bars
- Trigger is set to 2.5- 3lb
- Serrated trigger shoe
- Three position safety