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Element 3.0 Magnesium Chassis
DescriptionThe Element 3.0 Magnesium is an ultra-lightweight modular hunting rifle chassis designed for the backcountry hunter. The standalone chassis, without buttstock or grip, weighs only 16 oz. When configured with a carbon fiber buttstock and carbon fiber grip the system weight is just 28 oz. This ultralight configuration is the first rifle chassis system in the world to weigh under 2 lbs!
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Discussed in Manners folding stock for backpack hunting? in the Long Range Hunting Forums community
The Manners folding stock is rock solid but adds a good bit of weight and takes up a good bit of space in the smaller pack I used it in. I now run an XLR magnesium folder that runs about 30 oz on an 18" carbon barrel 6.5x47 that fits in my pack very nicely. As for a DIY folder try an ATI folder and modify it. HS Precision ... ... more
Discussed in Lightweight stock options for Savage action in the Long Range Hunting Forums community
XLR magnesium chassis is 28oz if yo use the carbon fiber butt stock. I run one on my 6.5x47 and have an Xcaliber CF barrel also, shoots great ! Use the bag rider if you get one ... ... more
I have two of these chassis, ones a Tikka LA, other is rem700 LA. I do like them a lot. My only complaint is the lack of rigidity in the forend. I installed lightweight arca rails ... ... more
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