One of the great things about my job is being able to roll down the gun counter and see the new stuff that’s come in. This one I really like for several reasons. For instance, this rifle represents the struggle against stagnation in the bolt action world. We’ve seen the pretty .30-06/.243 until we’re sick of looking at them because nothing much changes. This rifle is definitely not one of those.
To start off this thing is in 300 AAC Blackout. Did you get that? Let it sink in….yes I said 300 Blackout. So the round everyone is going crazy over because it was designed, from the beginning, to be suppressed is in a synthetic bolt action.
If you haven’t already gone for a drool bucket you might want to do that before we go any further. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.
Okay, this is an extremely lite 16” bolt action carbine in a textured synthetic stock with a threaded barrel, picatinny rail, thread protector, and adjustable cheek riser STANDARD. The sheer implications of that are staggering. This gives you a short, maneuverable, rifle that was born to suppress and scope ready. Those of you in hog country should be almost ready to cry at this point. Don’t worry, I’m here for you bro.
AAC never does things half way. They really put some thought into the cheek riser. It actually has numbered markings so you can switch between shooters comfortably by simply remembering what number you had it at last. This is a great feature for those hunting with their children or taking out that first time adult hunter.
The texture on the stock is well thought out as well. It’s an absolute upgrade from the classic synthetic stock. It’s not going to tear up your hands but will still keep sweaty hands stable on the stock.
Nothing on the finish is bright and flashy either. With a matte finish throughout it’s perfect for hunting skittish game without scaring them away with flashes of light off a shiny barrel. This rifle was simply designed to help you have a successful hunt.
You can pick up this rifle, today, at the McQueeney Gun Club for $764.29.