For Immediate Release
January 16, 2016
Ashbury's SUPRA Precision Light Rifle -
AR Functionality, Configurability in a Precision Bolt Gun Design
Custom Built Precision Light Rifles on the SABER Modular AR Rifle Chassis
- Ashbury Precision Ordnance Mfg (APO) continues to innovate and develop its unique line of precision bolt action rifles built on variants of the patented SABER® modular chassis with the new SUPRA Precision Light Rifle. SUPRA rifles are built on the versatile, low cost yet fully featured MRCS-AR modular rifle chassis and Ashbury's own line of precision manufactured SABER bolt action receivers in a wide range of popular calibers.
The SUPRA Precision Light Rifle is designed for the legions of long gun shooting enthusiasts desiring the form, fit and functionality of an AR, in an accurate lightweight, maneuverable and entirely reconfigurable precision bolt action rifle platform. Each
SUPRA Precision Light Rifle
is hand crafted by Ashbury's experienced ordnance team lead by USMC trained gunsmiths, armorers and proud American craftsmen using Ashbury's precision machined stainless steel actions, match grade hand lapped barrels, rugged and reliable triggers and patented advanced technology SABER® MRCS-
APO's precision rifles are built to exacting standards and precision tolerances that require no bedding, are low maintenance and deliver consistent sub <½ moa performance with factory match grade ammunition. Custom SUPRA Precision Light Rifles are chambered in 15 different short and long action calibers in right or left hand configurations
The core of the SUPRA Precision Light Rifle accuracy, are Ashbury's SX and LX octagonal
SABER® bolt action receivers
precision machined from billet 416R stainless steel. The receiver is matched with a strong one piece, 2-lug bolt made of 4140 Chromemoly steel. Both the bolt and receiver are coated with a rugged, all weather protective BLACKNITRIDE™ finish. The standard SUPRA fire control mechanism is a single stage trigger set to break at a crisp 3 pounds and an optional 2-stage adjustable Tubb T7T trigger is also available.
rifle chassis is engineered to interlock with Ashbury's octagonal bolt action receiver, and is fed by a 5rd or 10rd detachable box magazine. The Precision Light Rifle uses a LUTH-AR (and soon to be released APO ACARS shoulder stock) adjustable carbine shoulder stock mounted on a six position MIL-SPEC buffer tube and attached with APO's double locking alloy hinge. The octagonal aluminum alloy AR styled hand guard uses Magpul's popular M-LOK® accessory attachment system and has 3, 6 and 9 o'clock accessory attachment points. An optional carbon fiber hand guard is also available which further reduces rifle weight. Both the hand guard and shoulder stock are forward compatible with other advanced
SABER modular rifle chassis system
APO precision rifle barrels are engineered using Ashbury's proprietary BASED™ (Barrel Safety Engineered Design) software for calibers from .223 to .408 CheyTac. The standard Pinnacle Series medium contour match grade barrel is made of 416R stainless steel that is fluted and hand lapped. SUPRA rifle barrels are chambered to a straightness of less than two ten thousandths (<0.0002") of an inch or better and finished with an 11 degree target crown, threaded muzzle concentric with the bore and finished with a muzzle brake suppressor adapter! Ashbury also offers a Proof Research carbon fiber wrapped barrel option on the standard and Elite SUPRA models.
The SUPRA Precision Light Rifle features a one-piece monolithic 20 or 30 MOA 12 o'clock Picatinny top rail with plenty of room for a rifle scope and clip on night vision or thermal imaging device for coyote, and hog hunters. Ashbury's patented monolithic rail provides unparalleled chassis rigidity for consistent long range accuracy. The SABER chassis also has fixed or detachable shoulder stock joints, variable grip angles, adjustable hand-grip-to-trigger distance, and a comfortable Ergo Slimline pistol grip.
The base SUPRA rifle weighs approximately 9.75lbs with the standard medium contour Pinnacle barrel and 9lbs with a Proof Research carbon fiber wrapped barrel. There are flush cup sling swivel attachment points along the entire length of the rifle that are repositionable on the hand guard. The rifle is available in a range of Cerakote finishes to include: Armor Black, OD Green, Bazooka Green, Titanium, Tungsten or Sniper Gray, Flat Dark Earth and more. The MSRP for the base SUPRA Precision Light Rifle is $3,490.00
Two very unique
SUPRA-300WM Precision Light Rifles
are being donated by Ashbury during the 2017 SHOT Show to the United States Marine Corps
Scout Sniper Association
as awards for the
2016 Scout Sniper Instructor and Scout Sniper (FMF) of the Year
. These two rifles were proudly crafted by APO to recognize sniper excellence by the two distinguished Marine Scout Snipers. These two special edition rifles feature .300WM A191 chambers, Proof Research carbon fiber wrapped barrels, Tubb T7T adjustable 2-stage triggers, and SABER MRCS A2 chassis with 10rd detachable box magazines. These award rifles will be specially engraved in the APO Custom Shop with the Scout Sniper Association logo.
Ashbury would like to sincerely thank its industry partners the Leupold Custom Shop for donating the Mark 6 3-18x44 rifle scopes, Proof Research for the Carbon Fiber Wrapped barrels and Sniper Tools Design Company for the Angle Cosign Indicators all coming together for a great cause.
Ashbury will be demonstrating and displaying the SUPRA-6.5 Creedmoor Precision Light Rifle at the upcoming 2017 SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range and in booth #31407 located in the Law Enforcement section, Titian Ballroom.
Ashbury International Group Inc.
is a central Virginia USA based company, having more than 20 years of international experience as a prime contractor to government agencies, military, and special operations forces as well as manufacturer of commercial shooting sports equipment. The company provides logistics, engineering, training, ordnance manufacturing, systems integration and emergency preparedness products and services.
Ashbury Precision Ordnance Mfg. (APO), a division of the Ashbury International Group Inc., is a BATFE licensed 07/11/SOT commercial firearms and shooting accessories manufacturer. APO manufactures SABER bolt action receivers and patented modular rifle chassis systems for factory and custom bolt action rifles. APO manufactures custom precision tactical and multi-sport precision rifles in calibers from .223 to .408CT. The APO Custom Shop offers custom reflex sight installation on pistols and complete special order custom rifle and pistol builds for discriminating clients.
APO manufactures high quality rugged electro-optical weapon mounts and TACT3 tactical field tripods. The company also distributes a wide range of rifle sports accessories to include Ruag Swiss-P ammunition, Field Firing Solutions (FFS) ballistic software, the RSTA-II Tripod Shooting System, Long Range Accuracy Bipods, and Snipers Field Tool Kits.
The Rapid Product Development Center (RPDC) provides engineering design and prototyping services. The engineering services group is Solidworks® CAD based with Simulation FEA and FeatureCam® CAD/CAM machine programming software, 3D Printer-Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) capable, a modern CNC precision machining shop and an experienced, well trained staff.