New from A*B Arms for 2015 is a rifle chassis system that may change the way shooters perceive precision rifles and the stocks we mount them in. Lightweight, ergonomic and modular, this chassis system allows its user to optimize his or her rifle to their operational needs. This drop-in package allows its user take an off-the-shelf Remington 700 short action and bring it into the 21st century. With minimal time and tools, you can completely update the antiquated design of 700 and give yourself a configurable platform to work from.
The chassis comes with a LUTH-AR MBA stock, an A*B arms SBR pistol grip, and a thirteen inch Keymod handguard. The Keymod handguard has mounting slots at 3 6 and 9 o’clock that make mounting grips, bipods, lasers, and enhanced optical systems as easy as plug and play. The handguard is snag free, which gives you the sleek canvas to dress as you see fit.
The chassis is milled from Aluminum. It is extremely lightweight and strong. Weighing in at three pounds ten ounces, the chassis is an optimal choice if you are looking shave pounds off your gun, or mitigate the added weight of all the tactical bells and whistles you plan on attaching in the future.
- Built around the Remington 700 short action
- Built out of hardcoat anodized aluminum
- 20 MOA milspec top rail
- 5 inch key mod handguard
- Designed to accept AR15 buttstocks, and pistol grips
- Uses MDT/AICS-sytle magazines in .308 and .223
- Available in black and dark earth
We look forward to getting our hands on this chassis system in the coming months and truly putting it through its paces. These kits area available now on the A*B Arms website and are selling for $799. If your looking to jazz up that old 700, this should be the first thing you check out.