The quintessential Weatherby and perhaps the most widley-recognized and copied rifle in the world. From the beautiful walnut stock to the critically-acclaimed Mark V action, form and function come together to deliver superior performance.
Caliber: 257 WB Mag, 270 WB Mag, 7mm WB Mag, 300 WB Mag, 340 WB Mag, 378 WB Mag, 416 WB Mag & 460 WB Mag.
Action: Bolt Action- Mark V action is free floated. Three rings of steel surrounding the casehead. Fluted bolt with three gas ports. Nine locking lugs and a short 54 degree bolt lift. Bolt sleeve completely enshrouds rear of action.
Safety: Direct Striker Intervention Safety offers direct, positive locking of the firing pin. Locks bolt in the engaged position and disengages the sear to render the trigger inoperable.
Trigger: Factory-tuned, fully adjustable trigger with sear engagement preset at .012 to .015 and a let-off weight of four pounds.
Mag Type: Internal magazine with hinged floorplate.
Mag Capacity: 3 + 1 (257 WB Mag, 270 WB Mag, 7mm WB Mag,300 WB Mag & 340 WB Mag) 2 + 1 (378 WB Mag,416 WB Mag & 460 WB Mag)
Barrel: 26" (28" with Accubrake) Criterion contoured barrel is hand-bedded to assure accuracy, then deep blued to a high luster finish. All rifles are drilled and tapped for scope. Optional Accubrake
Receiver: Forged and machined steel receiver. Integral recoil lug provides superior strength and structural integrity. Cocking indicator visually indicates whether the rifle is cocked or uncocked. All metal work is bead blast matte blue.
Stock: Hand-selected American walnut with Monte Carlo design with raised cheek piece traditional diamond shaped inlay, rosewood pistol grip cap and forend tip with maplewood spacers. Fineline diamond point checkering provides a firm, sure grip. Satin epoxy or hand-rubbed oil provides a beautiful finish.
Rifling: 1-10" twist- (257 WB Mag, 270 WB Mag, 7mm WB Mag, 300 WB Mag & 340 WB Mag) 1-12" twist- (378 WB Mag) 1-14" twist- (416 WB Mag) 1-16" twist- (460 WB Mag)
Length of Pull: 13 5/8"- (257 WB Mag,270 WB Mag,7mm WB Mag,300 WB Mag & 340 WB Mag) 13 7/8"- (378 WB Mag & 416 WB Mag) 14" (460 WB Mag)
Drop at Comb: 7/8"
Drop at Heel: 1 3/8"
Monte Carlo: 3/8"
Overall Length: 46 5/8" (All Calibers Except) 46 3/4" (460 WB Mag)
Weight: 8 1/2 lbs- (257 WB Mag,270 WB Mag,7mm WB Mag,300 WB Mag & 340 WB Mag) 9 1/2 lbs -(378 WB Mag & 416 WB Mag) 10 1/2 lbs-( 460 WB Mag)
Accessories: The Accubrake can significantly reduce felt recoil by up to 53%. The brake in no way adversely affects velocity or accuracy, only felt recoil and muzzle jump.