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WTHBY VTG65CMR4O VGD WEATHERGUARD 6.5CREED

In the 1960’s, Roy Weatherby recognized the need for a more affordable rifle that could chamber his signature magnum cartridges. Having just partnered with Howa to produce Mark V actions and seeing the precision and attention to detail that this Japanese manufacture provided, the Vanguard project was born. Starting with a Howa two-lug push-feed action, a number of Weatherby signature safety features were incorporated, including a fully shrouded bolt and three gas ports on the bolt body, both providing protection in the event of an ammunition failure. A hammer forged barrel brought both accuracy and longevity not typically seen in mass-produced cut-rifled barrels of the day, while the M-16 style extractor gives great purchase on the cartridge rim for consistent and reliable extraction. A fluted bolt body similar to the Mark V creates smoother operation when the rigors of the hunt leave the rifle dusty and dirty. The result was a smooth-running push-feed capable of handling Weatherby Magnums at a price more Americans could afford. The modern Vanguard carries a Sub-MOA accuracy guarantee and ships with a crisp two-stage trigger, making it what feels like what’s the best value in the rifle market today. A Monte Carlo stock provides lightweight and durable performance year after year. Its one-piece forged and machined receiver features integral recoil lug for the utmost in strength and structural integrity. One-piece trigger guard with hinged floorplate provides easy access to unfired cartridges in the magazine. The Vanguard rifle also features a specially-fit, low density recoil pad. This technologically superior material significantly reduces felt recoil. Lastly, the three-position safety allows shooter to work the action while safety is still engaged. The Weatherguard allows you to take it into the nastiest environments without a single worry about how it will perform. The Monte Carlo stock is made of ultra-tough Griptonite and all the metalwork has maximum protection with a great-looking Cerakote finish.

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WTHBY VTG65CMR4O VGD WEATHERGUARD 6.5CREED

In the 1960’s, Roy Weatherby recognized the need for a more affordable rifle that could chamber his signature magnum cartridges. Having just partnered with Howa to produce Mark V actions and seeing the precision and attention to detail that this Japanese manufacture provided, the Vanguard project was born. Starting with a Howa two-lug push-feed action, a number of Weatherby signature safety features were incorporated, including a fully shrouded bolt and three gas ports on the bolt body, both providing protection in the event of an ammunition failure. A hammer forged barrel brought both accuracy and longevity not typically seen in mass-produced cut-rifled barrels of the day, while the M-16 style extractor gives great purchase on the cartridge rim for consistent and reliable extraction. A fluted bolt body similar to the Mark V creates smoother operation when the rigors of the hunt leave the rifle dusty and dirty. The result was a smooth-running push-feed capable of handling Weatherby Magnums at a price more Americans could afford. The modern Vanguard carries a Sub-MOA accuracy guarantee and ships with a crisp two-stage trigger, making it what feels like what’s the best value in the rifle market today. A Monte Carlo stock provides lightweight and durable performance year after year. Its one-piece forged and machined receiver features integral recoil lug for the utmost in strength and structural integrity. One-piece trigger guard with hinged floorplate provides easy access to unfired cartridges in the magazine. The Vanguard rifle also features a specially-fit, low density recoil pad. This technologically superior material significantly reduces felt recoil. Lastly, the three-position safety allows shooter to work the action while safety is still engaged. The Weatherguard allows you to take it into the nastiest environments without a single worry about how it will perform. The Monte Carlo stock is made of ultra-tough Griptonite and all the metalwork has maximum protection with a great-looking Cerakote finish.

SKU 4358
Type Longgun
Brand Weatherby
Category FIREARMS / RIFLES CENTERFIRE
UPC 747115427529
Model number Vanguard
Purpose Hunting/Target
Series Weatherguard
Weight 9.00
Length 50.30
Height 3.50
Width 6.50
Attributes
Action Bolt
Caliber 6.5 Creedmoor
Barrel Length 24″
Capacity 4+1
Trigger Adjustable Two-Stage Match
Safety Three-Position
OAL 44″
Weight 7.25 lbs
Stock Description Fixed Monte Carlo Griptonite
Twist 1:8″
Barrel Description #2 Contour Cold Hammer Forged
Muzzle Threaded
Receiver Material Steel
Sights None, Drilled&Tapped
Barrel Length Range 24″ to 24.99″
Weight Range 7 lbs to 7.99 lbs
Hand Right
Stock Finish Group Black
Metal Finish Group Silver/Gray

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Weight 9 lbs
Dimensions 50.3 × 6.5 × 3.5 in
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