New for 2019: Azimuth Technology AZTP-22 Precision Action

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posted on December 18, 2019
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Azimuth Technology is introducing its new AZTP-22 Precision line of barreled actions, receivers, barrels and components, which are based on the popular 10/22 series of firearms. However, these tuned components are designed to provide unsurpassed accuracy right out of the box.

“After decades of 10/22 production, Ruger’s rimfire has proven itself on the range and in the field,” said Len Zaiser, IV, chief executive officer of Azimuth Technology. “We at Azimuth love this platform and are committed to continued refinement to make the 10/22 rifle platform perform even better.” 

The Azimuth Technology’s AZTP-22 Precision Line is built on a foundation of an aerospace-grade 7075 billet aluminum receiver. CNC machinery is used to manufacture critical areas to tolerances as tight as .0005 inch. In addition to this, the ZTP-22 receiver uses a unique dual internal rail design that prevents bolt canting and an integrated Picatinny rail for extreme dependability.

Each AZTP-22 Barreled Action has an AZT match-grade, 12-groove, precision-button-rifled, .920-inch-diameter fluted bull barrel, which is available in either 4150 CM or 416R SS (threaded or non-threaded). Each action has a complete matched bolt assembly with stainless-steel firing pin and oversized bolt handle. Azimuth’s internal barrel team maintains exceptional concentricity from chamber to crown, dampening vibration for perfect barrel harmonics. All AZT barrels are then finished with HydraLap, Azimuth Technology’s proprietary bore polishing process.

Each barreled receiver is hand assembled, and precisely torqued to 20 inch-pounds, with witness marks applied to each screw, delivering MOA accuracy from a 10/22-style rifle.

AZTP-22 Features

  • Available with Bentz or Sport chambers
  • Integrated Picatinny rail
  • Matching serial numbers
  • Milled, heat-treated 17-4 V-block 
  • Pre-torqued hex screws.
  • Milled 17-4 stainless, heat treated bolt
  • Round stainless firing pin
  • Music wire spring
  • Oil port on top of the bolt
  • Sharp milled extractor
  • HydraLap match-grade fluted barrel in 416R stainless or 4150 steel
  • Threaded barrel with 11-degree match crown

More information about the AZTP-22 can be found at azimuthprecision22.com.

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