We got to send some rounds downrange with the versatile, multi-caliber Barrett MRAD Conversion Kit in .300 Norma Mag recently at the Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous. Also, shooting targets at extended ranges, the MRAD, as always, proved to be an impressive rifle system.
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“What makes this gun unique as a chassis system is the fact you can convert this one system to eight different calibers by loosening these two nuts, pulling out the barrel, replacing it with another barrel that has a bolt face that has already been fitted, or headed, to the chamber,” said Barrett’s Mountie Mizer during the event. “This goes back into the bolt, put the barrel back in, tighten it down, and you’re ready to shoot a second caliber.
“Another reason we’re talking about and shooting this gun at this event is because this is our submission for the armed services rifle contract in a .300 Norma Mag,” Mizer continued.
As such, we got trigger time shooting Berger 230-grain bullets from 100 to 1,000 yards. In a benchrest setting, the MRAD proved capable at these ranges, only hinting at the full capability …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life