Gun Review: The Desert Tech SRS-A1 is full of surprises (VIDEO)
By Ben Brown
The Desert Tech SRS-A1 is definitely not the average bolt gun as it’s packed with a host of sleepy surprises. This precision rifle is packed with features and abilities some of which seasoned rifleman would humbly welcome.
Desert Tech’s flagship rifle, the Stealth Recon Scout, has a bolt-action, bullpup design and comes in eight different configurations. The sample SRS-A1 arrived in a OD Green Pelican case that looked like it had been kicked out the back of a C130. But inside, I found a rifle in great shape and much smaller than I had expected. With a 22-inch barrel, the rifle measured in at 33 inches overall. While it felt heavy, all the weight was distributed at the rear of the rifle making it easier to support free hand.
Running the action, the enlarged tactical bolt knob made it easy to slide the bolt home. The trigger scared the crap out of me. I was expecting a long and slightly heavier take up, but instead I felt the exact opposite. Could this be? A bullpup with a precision trigger straight out of the box? The SRS-A1 now had my full attention.
The Desert Tech SRS-A1 is definitely not the average bolt gun as