New for 2019: MasterPiece Arms MPA BA Precision Match Rifle

posted on August 17, 2019

MasterPiece Arms, expanding its lineup of match-ready rifles for today's consumers, is introducing the new MPA BA Precision Match Rifle (PMR) “Competition Ready” Rifle in 2019. Specifically designed and approved for competing in the Production Class of the Precision Rifle Series (PRS), the special “Competition Ready” package includes an MPA BA scope mount and a Bushnell Forge 4.5-27x50mm First Focal Plane MRAD optic. MPA has packaged these items together to offer tremendous value on the “Competition Ready” package for precision-rifle competitions.

The MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle uses the MPA BA Hybrid Chassis, with a V-bedding system that provides additional clearance for glass bedding the action and straight section of the barrel. The chassis also includes a built-in inclinometer, thumb notch, lower mounted Picatinny rail, 20-MOA scope rail, A2-style pistol grip and is also R.A.T.-system compatible. The MPA buttstock comes with an adjustable cheek riser and length of pull that is locked in position with a system similar to the thumb wheels used in the Standard BA Chassis..

Available in 26-inch lengths for 6.5 mm and 6 mm and 24-inch lengths for .308 Win. M24 barrel profiles, the MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle includes an EVG Grip, MPA DN3 muzzle brake and X-Caliber hand-lapped 416R stainless-steel premium barrel blank with a polished barrel finish.

MPA BA PMR “Competition Ready” Rifle Specifications

Caliber: 6 mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor or .308 Win.
Action: MPA/Curtis short action
Bolt: 60-degree bolt throw
Chassis: MPA BA hybrid chassis
Chassis Weight: 3.5 pounds
Rifle Weight: 11.5 pounds
Barrel Twist: Varies by caliber
Barrel Length: 26 inches (6.5 mm and 6 mm) / 24 inches (.308)
Barrel Muzzle Thread: 5/8-24 TPI
Barrel Profile: #M24 Contour
Coating: Cerakote chassis, polished barrel
Length of Pull: 13.75–15 inches
Trigger: TriggerTech Special
Trigger Pull: 1–3 pounds (customer-selected)
Magazine: AICS Type (10-round Magpul/AICS-type magazine included)

MSRP on the “Competition Ready” rifle is $2,999, and for more information on MasterPiece Arms MPA BA PMR rifle, please visit


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