First Look: Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact Rifle

posted on July 9, 2020

Legacy Sports International introduced the new Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact rifles in the popular 6.5 Creedmoor caliber. The Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact is available in a short heavy barrel model that is 16.25 inches long and comes from the factory with a muzzle that is threaded for a suppressor or muzzle brake. In addition to this, the forged, one-piece bolt on the rifle has two locking lugs for added stability and strength.

The Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact rifle is paired with the renowned Hogue overmolded pillar bedded stock, the perfect blend of form and function that reduces recoil and vibration. The stock is available in two colors: Either Olive Drab (OD) green or black. Its barrel is fully freefloated in the stock to ensure maximum performance both on the range and in the field. The two-stage Howa Activated Controlled Trigger on the rifle delivers out-of-the-box accuracy with a predictably consistent and crisp trigger pull and minimal overtravel. The rifle has a three-position safety and the Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact series continues the legacy of accuracy and ruggedness that Howa is known for with a great short-barrel offering that will deliver excellent accuracy and ballistics downrange, along with easy handling and storage.

Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact Features:

  • Howa 1500 16.25-inch heavy barrel, 6.5 Creedmoor caliber
  • Hogue overmolded pillar bedded stock in either OD green or black
  • Threaded barrel with cap
  • 2-stage match trigger
  • 3-position safety
  • Sub-MOA accuracy assurance
  • Freefloated barrel
  • Lifetime warranty 

MSRP for the Howa Hogue Creedmoor Compact starts at $649. For more information about Howa rifles as well as other offerings from Legacy Sports International, please visit


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