Steyr Rolls Out Big Bores

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  1. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    From The Shooting Wire 4/9/2010

    Steyr Rolls Out Big Bores With Promotional Pricing on HS .50 and HS .460

    TRUSSVILLE, ALABAMA -Steyr Arms has drastically reduced the price of its big-bore ultra-long-range HS .50 and HS .460 rifles to $3,995 for the entire month of April-or while supplies last. This special promotional sale represents a savings of nearly 25 percent off the suggested retail of $5,299 for HS .50 and HS .460 rifles.

    Available in either .50 BMG or .460 Steyr chamberings, the smooth-cycling, single-shot, bolt-action HS platform features a 33-inch cold-hammer-forged and fluted barrel that provides unparalleled accuracy and ensures supersonic velocity at distances beyond 1,500 meters with most match ammunition. A highly efficient, three-chamber muzzle brake tames felt recoil. The barrel is fully free-floated above the rigid aluminum stock. A beefy two-lug bolt locks into the barrel block, which mates the barrel to the stock via two action screws. This configuration provides for quick and easy disassembly for cleaning and transportation. A 20-MOA declination Picatinny rail is attached to the barrel block, so the scope remains attached to the rifle when disassembled to prevent loss of zero. Maintenance is easy due to a low parts count.

    The HS rifle has a two-stage direct trigger, and it utilizes a standard AR-style pistol grip. The rifle comes complete with a heavy-duty adjustable bipod that pivots on a Versa-Pod-style post. Purpose-built scope mounts are available from Steyr Arms in 1-inch, 30 mm and 34 mm sizes.

    To take advantage of this incredible offer, visit your Steyr Authorized Dealer, or call Steyr Arms at (205) 655-8299. You can find your nearest Steyr Authorized Dealer by entering your zip code at Steyr Mannlicher US:*Dealers.

    Steyr Arms is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious firearms manufacturers. Steyr's comprehensive lines of premium hunting rifles and precision sporting and tactical firearms are technically mature, and their subtle elegance also communicates the harmony between appearance and substance. In addition to the Steyr-Mannlicher rifles, Steyr Arms is now the sole U.S. importer and distributor of Merkel shotguns, rifles, drillings and combination arms as well as the Anschutz Sporting Rifle Series. For more information, contact Steyr Arms, Inc., 7661 Commerce Lane, Trussville, AL 35173; (205) 655-8299;
    Steyr Mannlicher US:*Steyr HS .50
    Steyr Mannlicher US:*Steyr HS .460
    Steyr Mannlicher US:*Steyrarms.com.

    Steyr Arms Rifle Specifications
    Model: Steyr Arms HS .50; HS .460

    Operation: Single-shot, bolt action

    Caliber: .50 BMG; .460 Steyr
    Barrel: 33-inch cold-hammer-forged steel

    Rifling: 8 grooves; 1:15
    Weight: 28.5 lbs.
    Overall Length: 54 inches
    Trigger: 2-stage direct trigger; 4 pounds
    Safety: Push-button trigger-blocking
    Scope Mounts: Mil. Std. 1913 rail

    Accessories: Adjustable bipod

    Be sure to visit us at booth #3013 at the 2010 NRA Annual Meetings In Charlotte.
    Contact:
    Mike Nischalke (703) 380-3595 mike@hunteroc.com

    Karen Lutto (830) 755-4308 karen@hunteroc.com
     
  2. cpttango30

    cpttango30 New Member

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    I dunno but all them are kind of FUGLY.
     

  3. ^ if it works really well and styer does, does it matter if its not as attractive rifle? big ol 50's like the ones styer and barret makes arent really meant to win any beauty pagents ether, they are meant to take out a target way tha hell out there :D
     
  4. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    So? The .460 is a proprietary round, mated with a rifle that weighs 28.5 pounds and the barrel is cold hammer forged? All for $5K and I still get to buy ammo and optics??

    Hmmmmm.

    I am going to pass and build my own. But. I have that luxury. :cool:

    JD