Lightweight Gear Delivers Major Advantages for Mountain Hunters

Lightweight Gear Delivers Major Advantages for Mountain Hunters
Lightweight Gear Delivers Major Advantages for Mountain Hunters

Boise, Idaho-( Planning a mountain hunt? Weight is a major factor on mountain hunts and whittling away every possible ounce translates into more strength and mobility on the mountain. The rifle is the one area where hunters are traditionally willing to allow for more weight. In part, the extra weight allowance is attributed to the lack of high quality, lightweight firearm options previously available in the market.

2A Armament is making major breakthroughs with extraordinarily lightweight, durable and accurate hunting rifles. Ultralight options are available for every piece of gear imaginable. Your backpack, sleeping system and layered clothing are all measured in ounces. Your rifle shouldn’t break that trend by adding 15-pounds to your shoulder. Hunters with a lightweight pack and rifle have a major advantage when scrambling on rocks and hiking through steep inclines.

2A Armament XLR-20 AR10 6.5mm Creedmoor in Kuiu Camo
2A Armament XLR-20 AR10 6.5mm Creedmoor in Kuiu Camo

The 2A Armament XLR-20 AR10 6.5mm Creedmoor in Kuiu Camo is a great example of the perfect mountain rifle. It weighs about the same as many 4-season backpacking tents at an incredibly light 6.88 pounds. The overall weight reduction helps balance your pack and body on uneven terrain. It eliminates the wear on your shoulder from lugging around the dead weight of a heavy rifle and does not sacrifice ounces for quality or performance. Based on rigorous military and tactical field requirements, the rifle is made to perform at the highest level, in the harshest conditions.

If you are hitting the backcountry for elk and deer for days at a time, hogs and coyotes in Texas or simply tackling the most vertical slopes to escape other hunters, a lightweight rifle gives you a major advantage.

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Built with performance and craftsmanship in mind, 2A Armament offers a dynamic line up of hunting and precision rifles, uppers, parts, and accessories. 2A Armament’s facilities feature state of the art manufacturing and process controls to ensure the highest possible quality in high-volume, technically demanding components and finished rifles on the market. We are a CNC, ISO 9001 and AS 9100 certified advance manufacturing machining shop for the aerospace, medical, prosthetic, motorsports, semiconductor and outdoor recreation markets. Out technical ability coupled with hand finishing of every part, results in an unmatched fit, finish, and performance of our firearms. There is no better AR platform available to consumers that present a better balance or weight, performance and value.

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Bo Rayus

Also, if you are carrying a 7 pound tent. You are not going lightweight either. You could shelter a dozen people for that weight if you try.

Bo Rayus

My Dad’s scoped Rem Model 600 from the 60’s weighs less than that.

A friend built an AR in 6.5 Grendal that weighed under 4 pounds.

Come On. Just saying something is light doesn’t make it so.