MasterPiece Arms (MPA) Brings its Precision Bolt Action Rifle to the Hunter Market

The MPA BA Hunter Rifle line brings MPA’s technically superior chassis design and precision accuracy capabilities to the long-range precision hunter seeking an entire new level of performance.

MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, will debut its new MPA BA Hunter Rifle line in booth 2716 at SHOT Show 2019, to be held at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 22 – 25, 2019. MPA has honed their skills within the long-range precision rifle market for several years, becoming the number one chassis of the Precision Rifle Series (PRS), and is now taking their technically superior chassis design and precision accuracy capabilities to the hunting market. MPA’s bolt action precision rifles, designed with the hunter in mind, will provide long range precision hunters an entire new level of performance not seen in this market. The first additions to the MPA BA Hunter Rifle line include the MPA Ultra Lite Hunter Rifle – CF (Carbon Fiber) and the MPA Hybrid Hunter – CF/SF (Carbon Fiber/Side Folder).

Weighing in at just 7.5 lbs. (no mag or optic, 24” PROOF Sendero Barrel Profile), the MPA Ultra Lite Hunter Rifle – CF (Carbon Fiber) is purpose designed for light weight hunting applications. MPA can fine tune the build to the user’s specific application. From caliber selection, chamber dimensions, barrel length, contour, twist rate and chassis finishing, MPA can design a rifle to meet any hunter’s long-range precision application.

The MPA Ultra Lite Hunter Rifle – CF utilizes the MPA BA Ultra Lite Chassis, which is machined on MPA’s CNC Horizontal Machining Centers to exacting tolerances from 6061 aluminum. The v-bedding system provides additional clearance for glass bedding action and straight section of the barrel. The chassis also includes a built-in inclinometer, thumb notch, lower mounted Picatinny Rail and is spigot mount ready. It is equipped with a RAT (Rapid Adjustment Technology) 1.5” Dovetail Rail (tripod direct attachment) and an MPA Enhanced Vertical Grip (EVG). The MPA Buttstock comes with an adjustable cheek riser, length of pull and bag rider. Multiple colors are available for the Cerakote® finish.

The MPA Ultra Lite Hunter Rifle – CF includes a precision gun drilled, reamed and honed PROOF Carbon Fiber Barrel Blank, chambered by MPA (Zero Runout System). The hand lapped barrel is pull button rifled and the chamber is indicated within 0.0001” or less to the bore of the rifle. The Spiral Fluted One Piece Bolt with DLC coating is hand lapped and fitted to each individual action.

The MPA Hybrid Hunter – CF/SF (Carbon Fiber/Side Folder) is purpose designed for medium to light weight hunting applications. From caliber selection, chamber dimensions, barrel length, contour, twist rate and chassis finishing, MPA can design a rifle to meet any hunter’s long-range precision application.

The MPA Hybrid Hunter – CF/SF utilizes the MPA Hybrid Chassis, which is machined on MPA’s CNC Horizontal Machining Centers to exacting tolerances from 6061 aluminum. The v-bedding system provides additional clearance for glass bedding action and straight section of the barrel. The chassis also includes a built-in inclinometer, thumb notch, lower mounted Picatinny Rail and is spigot mount ready. It is equipped with a RAT (Rapid Adjustment Technology) 1.5” Dovetail Rail (tripod direct attachment) and an MPA Enhanced Vertical Grip (EVG). The MPA Buttstock, made in a side folding design, comes with an adjustable cheek riser, length of pull and bag rider. Multiple colors are available for the Cerakote finish.

The MPA Ultra Lite Hunter Rifle – CF includes a precision gun drilled, reamed and honed PROOF Carbon Fiber Barrel Blank, chambered by MPA (Zero Runout System). The hand lapped barrel is pull button rifled and the chamber is indicated within 0.0001” or less to the bore of the rifle. The Spiral Fluted One Piece Bolt with DLC coating is hand lapped and fitted to each individual action.

MPA BA Hunter Rifle Specifications:

MPA Ultra Lite Hunter Rifle – CF MPA Hybrid Hunter – CF/SF

Caliber: Customer Designated (6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5 PRC, 300 PRC, 28 Nosler) Customer Designated (6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5 PRC, 300 PRC, 28 Nosler)

Action: Curtis Custom Axiom Curtis Custom Axiom

Action / Bolt Design: Remington 700 Type Remington 700 Type

Bolt: One-piece bolt with spiral fluting One-piece bolt with spiral fluting

Chassis: MPA Ultra Lite Chassis MPA Hybrid Chassis

Chassis Weight: 2.5 lbs. 3.3 lbs.

Rifle Weight: 7.5 lbs. (no mag or optic, 24” PROOF Sendero Barrel Profile) 9.4 lbs. (no mag or optic, 24” PROOF Sendero Barrel Profile)

Barrel: PROOF Carbon Fiber PROOF Carbon Fiber

Barrel Twist: Varies depending on caliber Varies depending on caliber

Barrel Length: Varies – customer determined Varies – customer determined

Barrel Muzzle Thread: 5/8-24 TPI 5/8-24 TPI

Barrel Profile: Sendero Profile (others available) Sendero Profile (others available)

Coating: Cerakote Cerakote

Length of Pull: 13.5 – 14.75” 13.5 – 14.75”

Trigger: Trigger Tech Trigger Tech

Trigger Pull: 1 – 3 lbs. 1 – 3 lbs.

Magazine: AICS Type (Curtis 3 Round AICS Type Magazine Included) AICS Type (Magpul 5 Round AICS Type Magazine Included)

MSRP: $3,499 – $3,950 $3,725 – $4,175

MPA makes every effort to get the product to the customer as quickly as possible. These are hand-built precision instruments and not production components. To see MPA’s latest delivery and lead times for all Bolt Action Rifles and Chassis, visit https://masterpiecearms.com/bolt-action-rifle-and-chassis-current-delivery-times/.

For more information on MasterPiece Arms and their product line of rifles, chassis systems and accessories, visit www.masterpiecearms.com.

About MasterPiece Arms:

MasterPiece Arms main offices, located in Comer, Georgia, combines quality engineering and state-of-the-art manufacturing to design and produce firearms, such as highly successful BA Rifles and Chassis Systems. Masterpiece Arms uses high accuracy CNC machining, turning, barrel making, laser cutting and bending in its manufacturing process controlled by their ISO9002/TS16949 Registered Quality System.

MPA engineers test and retest our weapons to provide customers with one of the most enjoyable guns available. With versatile uses, such as personal and home protection, long range shooting, hunting and tactical interests, MPA products are one of a kind and backed by a lifetime warranty for original owners. Learn more about MasterPiece Arms products at www.masterpiecearms.com or call 866.803.0000.

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