Keith Anderson

Date: February 3, 2014

Howa 1500 in .223 Stealth Package.

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A good friend of mine happened to be on the look out for his first rifle.

Being a game keeper, it would have to withstand the knocks and hardships that a keepers rifle will tend to get!

I received a phone call from him , and he informed me that he was stood in a gunshop looking at a nice Howa .223 rifle.

He went on to tell me that it was complete with moderator, bi pod and scope and was on sale for £840 as the Howa 1500 in .223 Stealth Package.

It sounded like a good deal I told him, but you must ask and see how many shots it’s fired as .223 with hot homeloads can burn a barrel out real quick.

He then went on to tell me that the package was brand new!

Safe to say, I advised him that it sounded like a great deal and exactly the right type of rifle and caliber for the work he would be doing.

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He brought the gun round the next day and we hit the range to put some rounds through it and i can’t begin to tell you how impressed I was with this cracking little rifle.

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Accuracy was great with the Nikko Stirling scope. Nice and clear with a wide field of view, this would be a great scope for lamping foxes at night.

Here are just some of the features of this package.

– Howa Barreled action in sporter or varmint variant
– Hogue rubber overmoulded stock in green or black
– Nikko Stirling 3-12×56 ir
– Mag conversion in 5 or 10 shot
– Picatiny rail with rings
– Adjustable bi-pod
– Sonic 45 soundmoderator
– Hard gun case

For more information on these fantastic packages, visit www.highlandoutdoors.co.uk

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