The Howa 1500 bolt action rifle is a premier marksman weapon. One that has been specifically designed for the art and science of long range target shooting and it has few peers and hardly any superiors in this capacity.
The Howa 1500 is an extremely accurate rifle chambered for the 6.5 Creedmoor round. This rifle and caliber combination has been created keeping in mind extreme accuracy at long range. This top-end rifle is a blend of very high-performance parts and components. All of these parts work together to function in a very smooth and coordinated manner to ensure that every shot ends up on target.
This rifle features a carbon-wrapped very high quality barreled action that has been fitted into a full aluminum bed stock crafted by the world-renowned HS Precision Company. Fiberglass, Kevlar, and impact-resistant carbon fiber complete the rifle.
Why Choose the 6.5 Creedmoor Caliber?
This round retains its velocity in the supersonic range at even very large distances, as long as the operator uses match 140 grain ammo. The Howa 1500 rifle can reach out and tag its target at distances above one kilometer (1050 meters, and at even longer ranges). USSOCOM (the American armed forces Special Operations Command) tested a lot of calibers for long range precision use. The 6.5 Creedmoor easily outperformed all of its commercially available competitors. It increased long-range accuracy while generating less felt recoil when compared to several other popular long-range calibers.
In fact, USSOCOM was so impressed by the performance of this round that they announced it as their top choice for their next-generation assault rifle, light machine gun, and sniper rifle configurations.
Howa 1500: Key Features
- The rifle practically guarantees sub-moa groupings
- It comes with its own proprietary Howa A.C.T or Actuator Controlled Trigger system. This system employs a dual-stage trigger with a three-pound 2-stage pull for superb trigger control
- The weapon is available in a suppressor-ready configuration
- Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor
- Barrel: 24 Threaded Barrel
- Stock: HS Precision Carbon Fiber in gray color
- Mode of operation: Right-hand bolt action
- Capacity: 4 Round Mag
- External safety: Manual Safety
- Rate of Twist: 1- 8
The Japanese Howa company has been in the rifle-making business since the early 1940s. They have over eight decades of experience in this field that they have put it to good use to create the Howa 1500.
This is one of their most durable, accurate, and reliable long-range precision rifles. Unlike many other long-range precision offerings, the Howa 1500 is affordable enough to serve as an excellent platform even for beginners new to the long range shooting game. Veteran enthusiasts will also definitely appreciate this rifles outstanding accuracy and other features.
Rest assured that the howa 1500 6.5 Creedmoor is the ideal long-range rifle to add to your arsenal.