Heavy trekking requires you to have a light load without risking survival. That’s why for hunters, a lightweight rifle is just what they need to make those heavy treks. The Kimber Rifles are known for their light rifles, and today, we are going to check out the Kimber Montana.
The 5-LB Kimber Rifles – The Kimber Montana
ArmslistMedia reviews the Kimber Montana .243 Win rifle. This Kimber rifle is available in short or long action and a variety of calibrations shooting different ammunition suited for the game you’re hunting. Kimber is more popularly known for their .45 caliber pistols but they’re also great for making hunting rifles. Check out why in this video review!
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The Montana is light and short with a 22″ stainless steel barrel. Its stock is synthetic which weighs less than a wooden one making this rifle ultra light. The total weight of this rifle is just a little over 5 lbs! If your spot needs a lot of trekking, this could be the hunting rifle for you!
To test this rifle’s accuracy, the hunter aimed at a target 200 yards away. The results were ASTOUNDING! You don’t get a group of shots below two inches when the rifle’s just out of the box, I mean that’s just insane!
But the Kimber Montana’s stock scope needs to be tweaked. That’s why you need to learn how to zero your scopes in order for you to maximize this baby’s scope.
A wobbly bolt is the Kimber Montana’s minor issue but this does not affect the rifle’s performance.
If you’re looking for a lightweight hunting rifle companion, you should definitely consider Kimber rifles. The Montana makes sure that it does not hinder you from running or trekking. It’s pricey, but it’s a good rifle for any hunter.
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