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So, Magpul Enters the Bolt Gun Market

In the run up to SHOT show, Magpul has started putting out teasers for new products. Today they put out this one for the Magpul Precision Hunter stock with an intgrated aluminum bedding block.

According to their Facebook page,

$259.95 MSRP has an anodized aluminum bedding block, uses SGA cheek riser and LOP spacers, has M-LOK slots, has dimples to add swivel studs and places to add our QD sockets, weighs 2.9 lbs, and works with factory Rem bottom metal as packaged, or….
Remove a spacer (30 seconds) and insert our hybrid steel and polymer Bolt Action Magazine Well (MSRP $69.95, includes one magazine) to use AICS compatible magazines, speaking of which…

The PMAG5 7.62 AC is an AICS compatible polymer magazine with anti-tilt follower, MSRP $34.95.

There are some interesting things here. This puts them squarely in the same market bracket as brands like Bell & Carlson. I am very intrigued by the idea of AI compatible magazines, as I may someday install CDI bottom metal on my bolt gun.

They also made sure to mention that there are a lot more announcements to make before SHOT show. I’ll be staying tuned.

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