NRA Gun of the Week: Nosler M48 Liberty Rifle

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posted on May 23, 2016

The Nosler Model 48 Liberty rifle is a traditional, fairly lightweight bolt-action that's meant to join hunters in the harshest locations on Earth. Want to know more? American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz takes a closer look in this latest edition of NRA's Gun of the Week.

Technical Specifications:

Manufacturer: Nosler Inc.
Model: M48 Liberty
Action: bolt-action, center-fire
Caliber: .28 Nosler
Receiver: Carbon Steel
Barrel: 26” Pac-Nor, stainless steel
Finish: matte black Cerakote
Rifling: six-groove, 1:9” RH Twist
Stock: Aramid-fiber reinforced composite; aluminum pillar-bedded
Magazine: enclosed, staggered three-round capacity with hinged floorplate
Trigger: adjustable, single-stage; factory set to 2 lb., 11 oz. pull
Sights: none; drilled and tapped for Remington 700-pattern bases
Overall Length: 46”
Weight: 7 lbs., 10 ozs.
MSRP: $1,795

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