Pick up a Howa 1500 24-inch Heavy Barreled Action in .308, follow the build video from Brownells, then head to VIR July 28 for some 3GN Long Range fun!
Brownells currently has a smoking deal available on a Howa 1500 24-inch Heavy Barreled Action in .308 Win, for just $234.99, a perfect avenue to build your own bolt gun for 3GN Long Range competition! Better yet, the How-to video below shows you just how to get that new bolt gun built so you can head to the range.
The short-action .308 barreled-action is fully blued and measures .825-inch at the muzzle, featuring a 5+1 capacity. The hammer-forged barrel features a 1:10 twist, and the entire unit weighs in a 6.65 pounds. The bolt utilizes an integral bolt handle, while a HACT two-stage trigger helps deliver a clean pull. A three-position safety rounds out the package.
Buy your Howa 1500 Action HERE.
3GN Long Range at VIR
Once you’ve got your new precision bolt gun up and running, check out the upcoming 3GN Long Range Match at VIR, July 28. Field courses, classifiers, elevated shooting positions, alternative shooting positions and dynamic pistol presentations are all part of the recipe that 3GN Long Range match director David Barker will be cooking up.
Held at Virginia International Raceway, and held concurrently with a 3GN Club Series 3-Gun Match, the last weekend in July gives 3GN Members some outstanding shooting opportunities!
For more information, check out the divisions and rules at 3GN Long Range.