The HOWA 1500 barreled actions are legendary for precision perfection. From their cold hammer forged, lightweight, durable and remarkably accurate barrels with consistent bores and incredibly smooth surface. Their one-piece receiver with integral recoil lugs. To the forged steel bolt with two locking lugs, reliable M16-style ejector and extrator and tool-less take down design. Howa’s barreled actions are the best kept secret in shooting sports.
The Howa 1500 Hogue Rifle is a Japanese bolt-action rifle that somehow manages to combine superb quality manufacturing and precision in an affordable rifle.
The Howa 1500 Hogue Rifle has numerous calibers in 22” long lightweight, 22” standard and 24” heavy barrels. 22” lightweight barrels are available for .243 Winchester, 6.5 mm Creedmoor and .308 Winchester. 22” standard barrels cover .22-250 REM, .243 Winchester, 6.5 mm Creedmoor, .30-06, 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win Mag. Finally, the 24” barrels are used for .22-250 Rem, .308 Win, .243 Win, 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor, .308 Win and .300 Win Mag.
The 22” barrel length guns are 42.25” long and weigh 7.8 pounds while the 24” barrel guns are 44.75” long and weigh 8.0 pounds.