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Model 2020 Waypoint Rifles

So Springfield Armory has crapped out a new product. This bolt action rifle below. Just what everyone has been asking for.Try not to piss yourselves in excitement.


SEE THE WAY

Springfield Armory® is proud to introduce the Model 2020 family of bolt action hunting rifles. Precision manufactured in the USA, each Model 2020 is built to deliver the accuracy and performance expected from a custom grade rifle. The Model 2020 Waypoint features a premium carbon fiber stock and the option of a steel or carbon fiber barrel with an impressive .75 MOA accuracy guarantee. Learn more at springfield-armory.com

LESS TALK, MORE ACTION

Accuracy and performance begin with the all new Model 2020 action. Precision manufactured from premium materials, each Model 2020 action is the foundation for success and is designed to take advantage of today’s most advanced production techniques. Dual locking lugs on the fluted bolt run smoothly down EDM raceways for perfect, repeatable engagement while an optimized extraction cam provides robust, reliable extraction in any condition. Additionally, the bolt features dual cocking cams for ease of operation and toolless disassembly for maintenance.

CUSTOM FEATURES

Offering users a custom-grade firearm for thousands less than you would expect, the Model 2020’s receiver features top-tier features and refinements. Providing strength and repeatability is an integral machined recoil lug, and electrical discharge machining (EDM) of the bolt lug raceways ensures precision dimensions and smooth cycling. An enlarged ejection port, sliding extractor — for reliable operation in the most adverse conditions — and hybrid dual-plane feed ramp deliver reliable and repeatable performance.

STOCK

Springfield Armory worked with AG Composites to develop the rifle’s premium line of carbon fiber stocks. When weight matters, carbon fiber’s exceptional capabilities make it the only choice. Each stock is hand-layed, made from 100% carbon fiber and pillar bedded for perfect marriage to the action. With a weight as low as 6 lbs. 9 oz., the Waypoint and its carbon fiber stock strike the perfect balance between rock-solid strength and mobility.

8 thoughts on “Model 2020 Waypoint Rifles”

  1. I suppose they check all the feature boxes. Company issues aside I didn’t think there was that much of a market for this? plus the market was already pretty saturated I thought. Feels sort of like the Saint release over again. They would be better off bringing back the .308 M1s from the late 90s (I think, memory of the ad is hazy) A new Garand in.308 that I could turn into an M1C would hit that itch.

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  2. Clearly, the marketing department has latched onto “EDM” as their new buzzword.

    Lots of companies have been EDM’ing the bolt raceways on their bolt action receivers for years. eg, Dakota has a sub-contractor do this to make their bolt gun receiver blanks. I’m sure there are others who have been using wire EDM to cut the bolt raceways for years and years.

    All carbon-fiber stock? Ok. Just don’t damage it and then run your hands over it.

    For those who have never bothered to study Newtonian physics, here’s the downside of the uber-light rifle: It has a vicious recoil impulse. F=ma and all that. Choose your cartridge accordingly.

    Personally, I’d be more impressed if they used an American Rifle Co. Mausingfield action and then added some of their own features to it, like a carbon-fiber stock and a carbon-fiber-wrapped barrel.

    The other irony is this: A company that has the resources to build their own rifle action, and they’re still aping the Rem700 line of thinking? Weak. There is a vacuum in the market for someone to faithfully reproduce the Winchester Model 70 pre-64 action. No one seems to want to step up and fill it. Instead, they’d rather impress people with words like “EDM.”

    Sigh.

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