New for 2014, Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) is introducing the 6.5 Creedmoor caliber to its TCR-Tactical Competition Rifle line. If it is not in stock for immediate delivery during competition rifle season, this American-made, precision rifle is available to every level of competitive shooter in as little as eight weeks.
APO’s TCR 6.5 Creedmoor rifle is based on a precision machined Surgeon or SABER SX bolt action receiver. This rifle is available in a standard right-hand configuration. The left-handed SABER SX action model is scheduled to be released in summer 2014. The bolt action receiver features a 20 MOA one-piece Picatinny scope base rail and side bolt release. Reliable and consistent, the TCR 6.5CM also delivers sub 1/2 MOA performance with factory Hornady 140 grain AMAX match ammunition out of the box.
The TCR 6.5CM precision competition rifle has a 24 inch Pinnacle Series fluted barrel in 416R stainless steel with a 1-8.5″ twist. It also has a Huber Concepts Staged-Break tactical two-stage trigger, with a pull of 2.5 pounds. In addition, the TCR 6.5CM has a patented MOD-0 Saber-Forsst MRCS (modular rifle chassis system) which incorporates a fixed non-folding Hand Tool Adjustable (HTA) shoulder stock with ergonomic adjustments for cheek piece height, length of pull, and Limbsaver recoil pad drop. The MRCS platform has a 10-round detachable box magazine, 11 degree grip angle adapter, hand-grip-to-trigger distance adjustment, and a comfortable Ergo Slimline hand grip. All tactical competition rifles from Ashbury have a MOD-0 carbon fiber series forend which reduces barrel mirage and allows for the attachment of shooting accessories with a relocatable 4-inch or 12-inch Picatinny rails on the 12 and 6 o’clock forend positions. There are seven sling swivel attachment points along the entire length of the rifle.
The TCR 6.5CM from Ashbury has an overall weight of 12 pounds and an overall length of 43.75 inches. APO’s custom shop has also manufactured lighter weight competition versions which weigh approximately 10 pounds. These were designed for female shooters who compete in “run and gun” time, obstacle and distance based practical/tactical rifle matches.
The TCR 6.5CM also has a Cerakote finish. The standard barreled action and chassis color is black. Customers can special order other colors to include: OD green, flat dark earth, Nordic and, tungsten gray. TCR-Tactical Competition Rifles are also chambered in alternate calibers .223 Rem, .308Win, .300WM, .338 NM and other custom calibers. Interchangeable TCR accessories include: a folding rear Monopod , Picatinny accessory rails, Anypoint Bipod/Tripod Mount, Long Range Accuracy bipods, Field Firing Solutions ballistic software, Vectronix laser range finders, TACT3 Tactical Tripod Systems and more.
For more information, visit www.ashburyprecisionordnance.com