Posted November 4, 2015 1:00 pm by Comments

By Nick Leghorn

Vanguard_Modular_Chassis

I reviewed MDT’s LSS chassis for the Remington 700 and loved it. The chassis is lightweight, attractive, and improves the accuracy of the firearm thanks to rigid bedding and a free floating barrel. Weatherby similarly makes great rifles (like this one I reviewed), but their product line has been missing something. Just about everyone else makes a “tactical” rifle these days, but Weatherby has stuck with their traditional designs. Until now, that is . . .

It looks like Weatherby and MDT have teamed up to produce the lovely “tactical” bolt action rifle you see above. Combining the sleek sexiness of the MDT LSS with the reliability and accuracy of a Vanguard rifle is bound to be a hit, especially with an MSRP in the neighborhood of $1,449. At that price point it’s a direct competitor with Ruger’s Precision Rifle, and honestly I think it might be a winner. Here’s the press release:

Weatherby Inc., legendary firearms manufacturer, is honored to introduce the Modular Chassis rifle, one of the latest iterations of the Vanguard series that debuted in the early 1970s.

Since that time, Vanguard rifles have redefined the level of performance that’s attainable from a production hunting …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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