Howa/Axiom Varminter Scope Package Rifle chambered in .204 Ruger caliber. Nikko Stirling 4-16x44 Nighteater scope, 24" Heavy Barrel , Knoxx Axiom adjustable synthetic stock and blued finish.
The Howa/Axiom uses a cam and spring absorber in the pistol grip and another heavy spring in the stock tube. Both systems are separate units from the forend, allowing the stock to absorb recoil on impact. The Howa M-1500 offers as standard many features found in much more expensive rifles, like a forged receiver and forged, one-piece bolt that are both ported for safety, a three position safety, a one-piece guard and magazine box with hinged floor plate. The bolt also features two locking lugs and an M-16 style extractor.
Specifications and features:
Howa/Axiom Heavy Barrel Varminter bolt action rifle
.204 Ruger caliber
24" heavy barrel
5 + 1 round capacity
Knoxx Axiom V/S adjustable rifle stock
Rugged lightweight synthetic stock
Instantly adjustable length-of-pull from 11.5" to 15.5"
Two recoil suppression devices for maximum recoil reduction of up to 70%
Completely free-floated barrel for maximum accuracy
CNC milled to specifically fit the Howa M-1500 action
42.25" to 45" overall length
These rifles are ideal for bench rest shooting or varmint and predator hunting.
This Howa/Axiom in a heavy barrel varmint version features a Camo Nikko Stirling 4-16x44 Nighteater scope, 24" heavy (#6 taper) barrel for greater heat dissipation and stability, and a Black synthetic stock.
The Nighteater Series features riflescopes with Grade A lenses coated with the exclusive Microlux? ETE coatings developed to improve light transfer to the eyes for low-lig ht shooting. Models include saddle parallax adjustment from 10m to infinity and stylish "built-in" sunshades. Nighteater scopes were the 2007 NRA Golden Bullseye award winner for optics.