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  1. Howa 1500 308w

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hello! I have a question that I hope someone can answer. What is the difference in accuracy between the standard 22" and the lightweight 20" barrel? I know that the lenght dosen't matter so much but how much does the thickness of the barrel affect the accuracy? I'm talking about the rifle...
  2. Howa Axiom .308 Testing

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hello all, I have recently expanded my hobbies and have picked up hand loading for my Howa 1500 in .308 24'' BB on an Axiom stock. I have installed a Timney Trigger and have a 6.5-20-44 Vortex Viper on top. This is the first rifle I have ever purchased and boy am I glad I invested in this...
  3. Howas 1500

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Just found your forum and couldn't join fast enough! I have a Howa rifle in .243 that I just bought and was wondering if there is a place I can look up the serial number? It is newer than the recalled rifles but not sure of the date of production. Thanks for any help you may have on...
  4. Howa axiom 1500 mounting problems

    Rifle, Shotgun and Handgun Scopes
    I am having some interesting problem with my Howa 1500 .308 and the scope rings. I have a Howa 1500 with the axiom stock and prior to replacing my scope with an upgrade I had assumed that the problem was myself for shots being slightly off. When I replaced the scope I found that the rear Leupold...
  5. Opinions needed, Howa 1500 Ranchland Compact

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Been looking for a rifle for my niece, the Howas weren't even on my radar, but I looked at a couple of them at a gun shop the other day. I really liked how it looked, felt, and shouldered, and the price was pretty good, too :-). Trigger seemed pretty decent, but that can and probably will...
  6. .308 caliber for wife

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    My wife is looking for a hunting rifle, something not too expensive and that doesnt say Remington on it. She will be using it for elk and Nilgai. Anything smaller she will use her bow. Gun is probably going to be used maybe twice a year. She is looking at the Howa 1500 in .308. She doesnt...