Traditions Introduces Vortek StrikerFire Backcountry

posted on January 12, 2017

Traditions is expanding its signature Vortek StrikerFire line, with the addition of the new Backcountry model.

The Vortek StrikerFire Backcountry features a 26" Chromoly barrel, which the company choose specifically to decrease weight and increase maneuverability. All told, the Backcountry weighs 5.8 pounds. The compact barrel length also makes it ideal for smaller-framed shooters.

All told, the Backcountry sports the same features as Traditions' other Vortek StrikerFire rifles, notably the patented StrikerFire system itself—there's no external hammer. The Backcountry has a TAC2 Trigger system with a trigger set at two pounds, Hogue Comfort-Grip Overmolding, Accelerator Breech Plug and Dual Safety System, among other standard features. It comes with a Nitride Finish, which coats both the outside and inside of the barrel.

The Vortek StrikerFire Backcountry is expected to retail between $556-$640.

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