8 new long guns to be unveiled at SHOT Show 2015
Many companies are introducing a new long gun — and in several cases — a whole series of long guns at the show
By PoliceOne Staff
Four days hardly seem like enough time to check out all that SHOT Show has to offer this year. In addition to handguns, many companies are introducing a new long gun — and in several cases — a whole series of long guns. Here are some that we've heard a bit about so far. What are you looking forward to checking out? Tell us in the comments section, below!
1. Mossberg Patriot rifle
Mossberg will introduce a new line of bolt-action rifles at SHOT Show this year. More than 50 models of the Mossberg Patriot will be released, including 11 popular hunting calibers.
Stock options are available for the Standard Patriot in walnut, laminate, and black synthetic, and all are equipped with 22” barrels. Short-action caliber options include .22-250, .24, and 7mm-08 Remington, as well as the .308 Winchester.
Long action caliber options are .25-06 Remington, .270 Winchester, .30-06 Springfield, 7mm Remington Magnum, .300 and .338 Winchester magnum, and the .375 Ruger. Standard calibers will have 5 round magazines and a magnums will have 4.
All the rifles feature an LBA adjustable trigger, spiral-fluted bolts, and Weaver-type scope bases. Some models offer rifle sights, and some offer a weather-resistant Marinecote finish and/or a matte blue finish.
The standard rifles and scoped packages will have an MSRP of $386 – $584.
The base model, the Mutant T, is chambered for the 7.62×39 cartridge, and a special receiver will take AK-47 magazines. Using a carbine-length gas system, the Mk47 uses a modified AR-10 bolt, and an AK-style latch system for magazine retention.
Features include a free-floated 16.1” barrel with a 1:10 twist, an A2-style compensator, and a CMMG RKM15 KeyMod handguard.
MSRP for the Mutant T is $1,499 and it ships with one 30-round magazine.
MSRP for the Mutant AKM is $1,649 and the AKM2 is $1,849.
3. The FN15 Tactical Carbine
FNH USA plans to unveil five new FN 15 rifles, including the Tactical Carbine, the Sporting Rifle, the Patrol Carbine, MOE SLG, and a Designated Marskman Rifle.
The Tactical Carbine will be chambered for the 5.56 NATO cartridge, sporting a 16” barrel and 1:7” twist. Other features of this 6.6-pound rifle will include a chrome-lined and hammer-forged barrel, an FNH 3-pronged muzzle, and a Midwest Industries LWM M-LOK 12″ hand guard.
MSRP is $1,479 and ships with a 30-round Magpul magazine.
4. The FN15 Sporting Rifle
The FN15 Sporting Rifle totes a longer barrel, a muzzle break, and match-grade 18” barrel. It will be chambered in 5.56 NATO and uses a rifle-length gas system. Other standard features include a Samson Manufacturing 15″ Evolution rail, a Timney Competition Trigger, and a Magpul CTR stock and Moe pistol grip. It weighs 7.7 pounds.
MSRP is $1,749.
5. The FN15 Patrol Carbine
The Patrol Carbine features a 16″ chrome-lined barrel, Samson flip-up rear sight and a Midwest Industries 7″ quad rail hand guard. It weighs 6.6 pounds.
MSRP is $1,219.
6. The FN15 MOE SLG
The MOE SLG will also be chambered for the 5.56 NATO cartridge, and features upgrades like an MOE SL trigger guard, hand guard, stock, and rear back-up sight, all finished in gray. It weighs 6.8 pounds, and features a 16” barrel.
MSRP is $1,169.
7. The FN15 Designated Marksman
The Designated Marksman is also chambered for the 5.56 NATO and features a match-grade 18” barrel. Like the sporting rifle, it features a SureFire brake, MOE pistol grip and a Timney Competition Trigger, but also includes a Magpul M-LOK 15″ hand guard, Magpul MBUS Pro sights, and an STR stock, and weighs in at 7.2 pounds.
MSRP is $1,899.
8. Barnes Precision .308 rifle
The Barnes Precision Machine is gearing up to unveil their new line of .308 rifles at SHOT Show. The new CQB-10 and LR-10 rifles will be available in both a 16 inch (CQB) and 20 inch (LR) versions.
The rifles feature match grade barrels that are CNC machined from Montana 416 SS barrel blanks, and are treated with Nitromet for a tough black finish that is corrosion- and heat-resistant.
Other features include an Ultralite Extreme 14” hand guard with four reinforced interchangeable sling swivel inserts and a barrel nut.
The billet upper and lower receivers are made of one solid piece of 7075 anodized aluminum. The lower features an ambidextrous bolt latch and adjustable tension screw. The upper houses a bolt carrier group that’s nickel boron-coated standard. Buyers have a choice of either a HIPERFIRE 24E or Geissele G2S trigger.
The rifles include BPM’s new Heavy Metal Buffer System for reduced felt recoil, and MAGPUL MBUS sights.
MSRP is $2,550.00 for the CQB and $2,700.00 for the LR-10.