First Look: Rock River Arms Fred Eichler Series Light Predator2L

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posted on March 4, 2021
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Rock River Arms is coming out with a new rifle specifically designed for predator hunting, dubbed the Fred Eichler Series Light Predator2L, which features a lightweight, carbon fiber handguard.

The new Fred Eichler Series (FES) Light Predator2L rifle features with a carbon fiber handguard that reduces overall weight and incorporates the popular and unique coyote paw prints that are found on all Fred Eichler Series handguards. The rifle incorporates a .223 Wylde Chamber suitable for use for both 5.56 mm & .223 Remington ammunition. The rifle has 16-inch long, lightweight fluted stainless-steel barrel with a 1:8-inch twist for consistent accuracy at long ranges and has been cryogenically treated and bead blasted for a no glare, professional finish.

The FES Light Predator2L rifle includes a special RRA Fred Eichler Series Brake that helps control muzzle lift and reduces muzzle flash. The RRA two-stage match trigger provides a smooth trigger pull. This rifle is built for serious predator hunters and for those seeking a precision rifle capable of 1 MOA, straight from the factory. Also included with this new predator rifle is a Hogue pistol grip, RRA Operator CAR buttstock, BCM Gunfighter medium charging handle, hard case and lifetime warranty.

Specifications 

  • Caliber: .223 Wylde Chamber for 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem. 
  • Lower Receiver: Forged RRA LAR-15M
  • Upper Receiver: Forged A4
  • Barrel: 16-inch Lightweight fluted stainless steel barrel, cryo-treated and bead blasted, 1:8-inch twist
  • Muzzle: RRA Fred Eichler Series brake/ ½x28 thread
  • Gas Block: Low profile gas block
  • Trigger: RRA chrome two stage match trigger with non-reflective trigger shoe, winter trigger guard
  • Safety Selector: Star safety
  • Pistol Grip: Hogue rubber grip
  • Charging Handle: BCM Gunfighter Medium Latch
  • Buttstock: RRA Operator CAR stock
  • Handguard: RRA Fred Eichler Series carbon fiber free float extended with full length top rail
  • Weight: 6 pounds, 14.4 ounces
  • Length: 33.5 inches

 

MSRP for the Fred Eichler Series Light Predator2L rifle is $1,945 or $2,010 with a Cerakote Gun Metal Grey upper and lower receiver. More information on this rifle and other products from Rock River Arms is available at rockriverarms.com.

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