NRA Gun of the Week: Barrett Fieldcraft Rifle

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posted on February 6, 2018

Barrett entered the bolt-action hunting rifle business last year, and its initial offering, the Fieldcraft, is an ultra-light rifle developed using Remington’s Model 700 as a starting point. The new .308 Win.-chambered Fieldcraft weighs in at a scant 5 lbs. 1 oz., and features a hand-laid carbon-fiber stock. The 18” slim-contour, stainless-steel, button-rifled barrel is threaded at its muzzle 5/8x28 TPI to facilitate the use of a sound suppressor or muzzlebrake. The rifle feeds from a staggered, four-round blind box magazine and fires via an adjustable Timney trigger. Learn more about it in the video embedded above, hosted by American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen.

Specifications
Model: Fieldcraft
Chambering: .308 Win.
Action Type: bolt-action, repeating center-fire rifle
Receiver: stainless steel
Barrel: 18”, stainless steel; button-rifled, 1:10” RH twist, threaded 5/8x28 TPI
Magazine: staggered, four-round blind box
Sights: none; drilled and tapped for optic mounts
Trigger: Timney adjustable, single-stage; 3-lb. pull
Stock: hand-laid carbon fiber
Weight: 5 lbs., 1 oz.
MSRP: $1,849; barrett.net

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