7 New Bolt-Action Precision Rifles for 2019

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posted on April 24, 2019
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Even in a firearms market that's overrun by the AR platform and other takes on the modern sporting rifle, bolt-action platforms still have their uses, especially when it comes to stretching the legs of today's popular rifle cartridges. In 2019, several companies have partnered to provide consumers with cutting-edge precision platforms built on the dependable, rugged bolt-action operating system. From heavy bench rifles to handy precision carbines, there's something to fit every need in these seven new bolt-action options:

Bergara Ridgeback
Bergara teamed up with Grayboe stocks to offer a new Premier Series rifle, available in a number of popular chamberings and barrel lengths and built on the company’s innovative Premier Series action.

Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor
Magazine Capacity: 5 rounds
Barrel Length: 24 inches
Overall Length: 43.5 inches
Weight: 10 pounds, 6 ounces
MSRP: $2,000
(877) 892-7544 bergarausa.com


Browning X-Bolt Max Long Range
Expanding its X-Bolt line, Browning’s X-Bolt Max Long Range has a new stock to improve shooting confidence thanks to its adjustability. What's more, it's offered in a new chambering—the 6.5 PRC.

Caliber: 6.5 PRC
Magazine Capacity: 4 rounds
Barrel Length: 26 inches
Overall Length: 46.13 inches
Weight: 8 pounds, 3 ounces
MSRP: $1,299
(800) 333-3288 browning.com


Daniel Defense Delta 5
Daniel Defense’s first foray into the bolt-action world incorporated many lessons learned from the company’s years of premium AR-15 manufacturing, giving consumers an accurate, rugged, customizable platform.

Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor
Magazine Capacity: 5 rounds
Barrel Length: 24 inches
Overall Length: 44 inches
Weight: 9 pounds, 8 ounces
MSRP: $2,199
(866) 554-4867 danieldefense.com


Howa Oryx
Thanks to the versatility of Howa’s Model 1500 rifle action, a great number of chamberings and barrel lengths can be mated to the company’s new, ergonomic, adjustable Oryx rifle chassis.

Caliber: .308 Win.
Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length: 20 inches
Overall Length: 39.5 inches
Weight: 10 pounds, 13 ounces
MSRP: $1,099
(775) 828-0555 legacysports.com


Mossberg MVP LR Thunder Ranch
Paying homage to the famous Thunder Ranch training facility in Oregon, the latest model of the Mossberg MVP accepts AR-style magazines and can be had in either 5.56 NATO or 7.62 NATO.

Caliber: 5.56 NATO
Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length: 20 inches
Overall Length: 39 inches
Weight: 8 pounds
MSRP: $974
(203) 230-5300 mossberg.com


Ruger Hawkeye Long Range Target
Built for long-distance precision, this rifle boasts several accuracy-oriented features including a 20-MOA Picatinny rail, a freefloat barrel and a two-stage adjustable trigger with short take-up.

Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor
Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length: 26 inches
Overall Length: 48.5 inches
Weight: 11 pounds
MSRP: $1,279
(336) 949-5200 ruger.com


Steyr Arms Scout
Designed over a 10-year collaboration with LtCol Jeff Cooper, the Steyr Scout is now available in 6.5 Creedmoor while maintaining its features as a lightweight, bolt-action rifle with an integral bipod.

Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor
Magazine Capacity: 5 rounds
Barrel Length: 19 inches
Overall Length: 38.6 inches
Weight: 7 pounds
MSRP: $1,787
(205) 417-8644 steyr-arms.com

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