The Howa 1500 6.5 Creedmoor with black webbing fiberglass stock and 24″ threaded barrel.
Howa 1500 6.5 Creedmoor, Bolt Action Rifle
24 Threaded Barrel
HS Precision Gray Carbon Fiber with Black Webbing Fiberglass Stock
4 Round Mag
The Howa HS Carbon Fiber 6.5 Creedmoor Bolt-Action rifle is a precision blend of performance components unified as one. Featuring thread capped, carbon wrapped Howa barreled action fitted into the renowned HS Precision full aluminum bed stock. A mix of Kevlar, fiberglass and carbon fiber complete with a barrel center screw.
- Sub-MOA Guarantee
- A.C.T (Howa Actuator Controlled Trigger) 2-Stage Trigger (3-lb two stage pull)
- Suppressor Ready
Was established in February under the name of Toyoda Loom Works, Ltd. With the purpose of domestically mass-producing textile machines which were imported at that time.
1941 Toyoda merged with Showa Heavy Industries and renamed Howa Heavy Industries, Ltd.
During WWII Howa Heavy Industries, Ltd had been manufacturing the legendary Arisaka Rifles (Type 99), parts of infantry rifles (Type 38), artillery, machine guns, bullets and parts for airplanes.
1959 To further manufacturing of sporting arms, Howa entered the US hunting rifle market and obtained permission for manufacturing hunting rifles from the Governor of Aichi.
Japan’s first tunnel type target shooting range was then built.
And today Howa Machinery keeps delivering precision rifles with more than fifty years worth of gathered experience in the firearm market.
About 6.5 Creedmoor
The Howa 6.5mm Creedmoor was designed specifically for long-range target shooting, however due to its overall length of 2.825 inches it is capable of chambering in short-action rifles as well.
The ability to retain velocity keeps the 6.5mm Creedmoor with 140-grain match bullets in the supersonic range out to around 1,150 yd (1,052 m), while the .308 Winchester with non-ideal for long range use 168-grain match bullets has a supersonic range of about 975 yd (892 m)
In October 2017, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) tested the performance of 7.62×51mm NATO (M118LR long-range 7.62×51mm NATO load), .260 Remington, and 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridges out of SR-25, M110A1, and Mk 20 Sniper Support Rifle (SSR) rifles. SOCOM determined 6.5 Creedmoor performed the best, doubling hit-probability at 1,000 m (1,094 yd), increasing effective range by nearly-half, reducing wind drift by a third, with less recoil than 7.62×51mm NATO rounds.
In 2018, USSOCOM announced they would roll-out 6.5 mm Creedmoor in a long-range precision rifle, and use it in a carbine and assault machine-gun. That means that the US Special Forces will use the same caliber for an assault rifle, light machine gun, and sniper rifle. That will give better penetration and terminal ballistics (because of high sectional density and retained energy), while providing longer range precision fire.
The Howa HS Carbon Fiber 6.5 Creedmoor Bolt-Action rifle is a rifle made by a company in this business for more than fifty years and surely this is one of the most durable and affordable precision rifle you can add to your arsenal.
Howa HS Carbon Fiber 6.5 Creedmoor Review Video (*Same gun different barrel length)
Howa 1500 6.5 Creedmoor Specifications
Model Number: HSCF65CGRY
Barrel Length: 24”
Total Length: 43”
Twist Rate: 1-8”
Barrel: 24” HB T/C 5/8”-24
Weight: 7.8 lbs.
Color: Carbon Fiber HS Precision Gray