Weatherby Vanguard 30-06 Springfield 24" Gray/Black

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Weatherby Vanguard 30-06 Springfield 24" Gray/Black 
Brand Weatherby 
Category Rifles 
Caliber 30-06 Springfield 
Model Vanguard 
Stock Finish Gray with Black Panels 
Action Bolt 
Barrel Length Range 24" to 24.99" 
Sights None, Drilled&Tapped 
Capacity 5+1 
Muzzle Target Crown 
Size Full Size 
Application Field 
Drop 3 / 4" @ Comb & 1 1 / 4" @ Heel 
Hand Right 
Length of Pull 13.50" 
Max Capacity 5 
OAL 44.50" 
Receiver Finish Matte Blued 
Receiver Material Steel 
Safety Three-Position 
Stock Description Fixed Monte Carlo Griptonite 
Stock Finish Group Gray 
Stock Material Synthetic 
Trigger Adjustable Two-Stage Match 
Twist 1:10" 
Weight 7.50 lbs 
Barrel Description #2 Contour Cold Hammer Forged 
Barrel Finish Matte Blued 
Barrel Length 24" 

In the 1960's, Roy Weatherby recognized the need for a more affordable rifle that could chamber his signature magnum cartridges. Having just partnered with Howa to produce Mark V actions and seeing the precision and attention to detail that this Japanese manufacture provided, the Vanguard project was born. Starting with a Howa two-lug push-feed action, a number of Weatherby signature safety features were incorporated, including a fully shrouded bolt and three gas ports on the bolt body, both providing protection in the event of an ammunition failure. A hammer forged barrel brought both accuracy and longevity not typically seen in mass-produced cut-rifled barrels of the day, while the M-16 style extractor gives great purchase on the cartridge rim for consistent and reliable extraction. A fluted bolt body similar to the Mark V creates smoother operation when the rigors of the hunt leave the rifle dusty and dirty. The result was a smooth-running push-feed capable of handling Weatherby Magnums at a price more Americans could afford. The modern Vanguard carries a Sub-MOA accuracy guarantee and ships with a crisp two-stage trigger, making it what feels like what's the best value in the rifle market today. A Monte Carlo stock provides lightweight and durable performance year after year. Its one-piece forged and machined receiver features integral recoil lug for the utmost in strength and structural integrity. One-piece trigger guard with hinged floorplate provides easy access to unfired cartridges in the magazine. The Vanguard rifle also features a specially-fit, low density recoil pad. This technologically superior material significantly reduces felt recoil. Lastly, the three-position safety allows shooter to work the action while safety is still engaged.

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