The Howa 22 inch 223 Remington Nutmeg Thumbhole Hunter uses the popular Howa M-1500 barreled action and a nutmeg laminated rifle stock. Howa M-1500 Rifles have become a true benchmark amongst the South African hunting and shooting fraternity. Durability, accuracy and exceptional value for money has made Howa probably the number one choice in South Africa. The 22″ barrel on standard calibers ensures optimum muzzle velocity and accuracy, with this combination you have a great shooter, combining supreme comfort and great handling, right of the shelf.
What makes this model great is that the Howa 22 inch 223 Remington Nutmeg Thumbhole Hunter model offer Hunters the best of both worlds of competition shooting accuracy and consistency, all in a hunting rifle profile. Top performance and an innovative and ergonomically designed rifle are just some of the Howa traits, all at an unbelievable affordable price.
Howa 22 inch 223 Remington Nutmeg Thumbhole Hunter Overview
Many sportsmen or hunters prefer the versatile applications and durability of the laminated stocks above the look and feel of a solid walnut or synthetic stock on their rifle. Howa Thumbhole Laminated Rifle Stocks are designed to free-float the barrel for maximum accuracy and models are available with the proper clearance for barrels. The Thumbhole Laminated Stock is a great stock for hunters with a more vertical pistol grip which makes this an extremely user friendly rifle stock. Hunters will especially be impressed by the attractive finish, firm grip, increased accuracy and target acquisition at the range, or in the field. The laminated adhesive and resin constructed stock with aluminium pillar blocks, weigh in at only 1.3 Kilogram. The raised rollover cheek-piece and comfortable length of pull of 352 mm on the Howa Thumbhole stock makes it a very popular option among hunters and sports shooters alike.
Howa M-1500 Features
The Howa M-1500 features a dual locking lug action based on an old-world platform using modern thinking, taking you to a new level in accuracy. The bolt action design is from a Sako based action, providing you with the same action type as some of the best custom built rifles, but at a fraction of the cost. One of the safest and strongest bolt actions on the market, the bolt features a one-piece body and M16 type spring loaded extractor. The action length is also matched to the cartridge size of the caliber.
The Howa M-1500 Models provide you with a three position safety. The safety is easy to operate and allows you to unload the rifle while it is still in safety mode. All Howa M-1500 bolt actions are drilled and tapped to accept one or two piece bases for the mounting of optics. The free-floating hammer forged barrel has no sights for a modern look and finish. The increased diameter of the barrel will result in increased weight and less recoil. Slower heating of the barrel will also take place during a succession of shots. As with all other Howa M-1500 models, the Howa Varmint model has a twist rate that is carefully selected for each individual caliber to optimize bullet performance and accuracy.
All Howa Varmint rifles include an adjustable Howa HACT 2 Stage Match Trigger. The Howa Actuator Controlled Trigger system eliminates trigger creep and lightens the trigger pull. The HACT System fits all Howa M-1500 rifles that were previously equipped with Howa’s three position safety trigger group.
Howa Thumbhole Nutmeg Laminated Rifle Stock Features
The Howa Thumbhole Laminated Rifle Stock comes with a durable, rubber recoil pad and a sling swivel stud already mounted. Hunters required a tough and more durable stock than the traditional walnut options and at a competitive price and the Howa Laminate Range was the engineered result of those requirements. The ergonomic control of a pistol grip and time-tested elements of a raised cheek-piece and comfortable length of pull make the Thumbhole Laminate a fantastic value for money stock.
Reliable and built to last, this stock will help improve accuracy, target re-acquisition times and firearm control. The additional stiffness will improve on the accuracy that Howa are known for. The stock has aluminium pillars for increased stability when tightening down your actions screws giving you a solid point and preventing compression of the resin reinforced wood laminates. The palm swell and raised roll over cheek-piece make this stock more user friendly for right handed shooters.
Guaranteed to look great, feel great, and shoot straight! The attractive durable finish on the stock together with the rubber recoil pad make for a comfortable shooting experience. The Howa Thumbhole Laminated rifle stock represents excellent value and combines Howa’s famous prowess in manufacturing with a sleek high quality finish to compliment any rifle that will outlast the adventures that lie ahead.
Howa 100% Lifetime Warranty
The Howa Rifle 100% Lifetime Warranty covers faulty, defective or broken parts due to manufacturing, and provides repair or replacement at no additional cost. For more information, click here.
Howa Sub-MOA Guarantee
Howa rifles are guaranteed to deliver sub MOA performance of 1 inch or less at 100 yards with premium factory ammunition. For more information, click here.