From the humble beginnings of the Bushmaster Arm pistol, the rifle-chambered pistol concept has been an intriguing one. Initially most common in AR-15-based platforms, soon pistols based on the AK-47-style action joined the crowd. Now we're seeing even bolt-action variants join the mix, adding a new twist to the pistol chambered in rifle calibers. Here are just some of the new models released in 2020.
Arsenal, Inc. | SAS M7A-01 This is one of multiple new AK-20 variants available from Arsenal, Inc. The adjustable gas block enables the rifle to operate with all types of ammunition. Though it ships with a five-round magazine, it can take any AK-pattern 7.62x39 mm mags.
▶ Three-position adjustable gas block ▶ Freefloat M-Lok fore-end ▶ Optics rail ▶ Muzzle brake/QD suppressor mount
Remington | 700-CP w/Arm Brace We’ve been seeing AR-15-based pistols for quite a while now, but Remington’s gone one better. Based on the 700, the new 700-CP brings the rifle-caliber-pistol craze to a new level with a bolt-action option reminiscent of the XP-100.
▶Also available in .223 Rem., .300 BLK and 6.5 Creedmoor ▶Rear single-point sling mount ▶M-Lok-compatible handguard ▶Magpul MIAD pistol grip
Springfield Armory | Saint Victor .308 Packing .30-caliber power into a 10.3-inch-barreled package is the new Saint Victor .308 pistol. With features including a freefloat M-Lok handguard and an accessory rail this heavy hitter is a nice addition to your portable pistol toolbox.
Caliber:7.62 NATO Magazine Capacity:20 rounds Barrel Length:10.3 inches Overall Length:28.1 to 30.5 inches Weight:128.6 ounces MSRP:$1,363 (800) 680-6866 springfieldarmory.com
Springfield Armory | Saint Edge EVAC Joining the Saint Edge line is the new EVAC designed for takedown and discreet storage in the included storage bag. Its patent-pending ratchet barrel takedown system combines with a Gear Head Works Tailhook MOD 1 side-folding brace with Law Tactical Gen 3-M folder adapter for extremely compact storage.
Yankee Hill Machine/Graham Brothers Rifleworks | MARC Bolt Action Pistol GBR1600-300 Built using a Remington 700 action, this compact yet hard-hitting handgun features a MARC Sport Chassis System with a Remage-style barrel interface topped with a 5/8x24 threads and YHM’s Slant Brake. A folding SB Tactical arm brace keeps things small for ease of transport.