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WATCH: Using the Barrett MRAD Conversion Kit for .300 Norma Mag

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We got to send some rounds downrange with the versatile, multi-caliber Barrett MRAD Conversion Kit in .300 Norma Mag recently at the Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous. Also, shooting targets at extended ranges, the MRAD, as always, proved to be an impressive rifle system.

“What makes this gun unique as a chassis system is the fact you can convert this one system to eight different calibers by loosening these two nuts, pulling out the barrel, replacing it with another barrel that has a bolt face that has already been fitted, or headed, to the chamber,” said Barrett’s Mountie Mizer during the event. “This goes back into the bolt, put the barrel back in, tighten it down, and you’re ready to shoot a second caliber.

“Another reason we’re talking about and shooting this gun at this event is because this is our submission for the armed services rifle contract in a .300 Norma Mag,” Mizer continued.

As such, we got trigger time shooting Berger 230-grain bullets from 100 to 1,000 yards. In a benchrest setting, the MRAD proved capable at these ranges, only hinting at the full capability of the platform.

Barrett MRAD Conversion Kit Features

The Barrett MRAD rifle system utilizes a monolithic upper receiver machined from 7000-series aluminum. A full-length Picatinny rail provides generous mounting surface for both day and night optics. Also, the rail features built-in taper in keeping with the rifle’s intended role of long-range engagement. Barrett placed additional accessory mounting surfaces at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions.

Arguably the biggest highlight of the MRAD platform is the system’s barrel interchangeability. After loosening only two bolts via a standard Torx wrench, the user can then change between several different calibers or barrel lengths. MRAD chamberings include .338 Lapua Magnum, .338 Norma Mag., .300 Norma Mag., .300 PRC, .300 Win. Mag., .308 Win., 7mm Rem. Mag., 6.5 Creedmoor and .260 Rem. Barrel lengths include 17, 20, 22, 24 and 26 inches.

For more information, visit barrett.net.

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