Posted February 5, 2016 1:00 pm by Comments

By Tyler Kee


Among one of the cooler bolt guns I fondled at the 2016 SHOT Show was the Model 98B Fieldcraft from Barrett. I’m a sucker for a cool bolt gun and Barrett certainly has a history of making “reach out and touch it” rifles. The Fieldcraft has been out for about a year and brings a couple features to the table that are interesting and fun . . .

The Model 98B is the bare bones, magazine fed, bolt gun that rounds out a portfolio that includes auto loading, mag fed, and single shot .50’s as well as auto loading 5.56 guns. The Model 98B has traditionally been a magnum chambered gun with an eye on .338 Lapua. The Fieldcraft is specifically designed to be a lightweight gun, perfect for hunting and competition.

The Fieldcraft edition comes in .338 Lapua Mag, .300 Win Mag, 7mm Rem Mag, .308 WIN, .260 REM, and 6.5 Creedmoor. All six guns come in five different colors, black, grey, burnt bronze, brown, and OD green. The Magnums will come with a twenty-four-inch barrel while the slippery 6.5s will be fitted with a twenty-two-inch barrel. The .308 WIN will feature …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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