They are about a half pound heavier than a similarly chambered Rem 700 but are a good hunting weight, especially if you favor accuracy. When the rifle is ordered in the 6. Tech Feature by RifleShooter. The bolt contains a series of vent holes to facilitate gas escape in the event of a pierced primer.
Get help. Latest Topics. February 6, 2017 Bill Marr 0. Home Reviews Howa 1500 Review. No, not really. Because of their exceptional value, I think you will see this increase in the future but I am not a fortune teller.
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It is manufactured to high levels of quality by the Howa company in Japan and is sold in the United States primarily as the Howa 1500 and the Vanguard from Weatherby.
Don't be afraid to purchase either one. Why buy a barreled action? Login or Sign Up. On the right side of the tang there is a stamped steel lever for the 3-position safety.
If you put blue Locktight on it, it is fine though. Today's Posts Member List. Gun Digest. Note the action screw spacing on the Howa is further apart than the 700. The 1500 is available as a complete rifle or just a barreled action. In general, and this is mostly just a WAG wild ass guess , the.
Just think about it, they build it as an over the counter box rifle.