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ARTV: Melvin Forbes and His Rifles

As a young master gunsmith in West Virginia, Melvin Forbes had a vision of an accurate, reliable, bolt-action hunting rifle that weighed less than 6 pounds. He introduced what would become his masterpiece at the 1985 SHOT Show.

Get a closer look at the history of Forbes and his now legendary rifle with this video from our friends at American Rifleman.

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